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Have A Purpose

Have a purpose. I got that phrase from Joe Biden’s memoir Promise me, Dad – about his time as Vice President – but more importantly about his son Beau’s battle with brain cancer and how it affected their whole family. That is what the doctor said to President Biden when he asked: “how should he …

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Writing for TV

This week I thought I’d tell you what’s involved with writing for TV, which in South Africa, most often means writing for soapies or long-running series. It starts off with your work being commissioned. What happens is that the channel will commission say a thirteen part drama, to test the waters, see if the audience …

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