‘I write for the people who are sitting on the fence, and my writing punches them off to fall on the correct side.’ - @clairegcoleman on who she aims to reach (and change the mind of) with her writing. #Speculate19
Great question about podcasts bringing the oral performing of poetry back into focus. @earl_livings says it was happening before with live events, but oral and performance artqork is different to the written artform. #Speculate19
What is a faithful adaptation? #Speculate19
What's it being faithful to? The themes or the literal plot? @michaeljpryor it goes back to good writing and bad writing and does it work as a film. Blade Runner does.
Our market is too small to sustain a whole career writing just one thing. Aussie screenwriters have to do a bit of everything; American screenwriters can specialise in one genre. @CSMcMullen #Speculate19