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Would You Like To Help Launch A Bestseller?

I’m writing a film script based on my book Her Secret Rose, my historical novel drama about the love triangle between the Irish poet WB Yeats, his muse the revolutionary feminist Maud Gonne, and her daughter, Iseult. (Yes, you read that right, and yes, it is a true story, though told as page-turning fiction. Believe me, you couldn’t make it up). The book won recently the inaugural Carousel-Aware prize (best novel) and I’m almost ready to ask my agent to send the pitch out to film companies. If I can also make it a bestseller on Amazon, it stands a…

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When Archibald Leach was turning himself into Cary Grant, his theatre work brought him to George Burns and Gracie Allen.  He was fascinated by the comic duo’s act: the interplay between George’s dead-pan calm in the face of Gracie’s manic stupidity and dizzy, ceaseless chatter. Obviously agreeing with Salvador Dali that ‘those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing’, Grant spent hours watching  Read More

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