Tag Archives: Matt Colborn

How Not to Plot a Horror Film by Matt Colborn

As a writer you can sometimes learn more from dysfunctional stories than from masterpieces. Take the 2017 movie Annabelle: Creation, a prequel to the earlier rather mediocre prequel Annabelle (2014). The 2017 movie, directed by David F. Sandberg and written … Continue reading

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A Wild Tomorrow? by Matt Colborn

“If I were to write a new dream of the future it would…still be a dream and picture of the human race in its forest period.”  So wrote the naturalist W.H. Hudson, discussing his far future utopia The Crystal Age … Continue reading

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Live blogging from Milford 2017: Monday 11th September – 19.00

Jacey Bedford My first crit session of the week went well. This was my revised opening of The Amber Crown, set in an analogue of the Baltic States around the middle of the seventeenth century. I’m working on a revision … Continue reading

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