Month: April 2019

Helping others to tell their stories, as well as telling my own

1958 film poster for a film called Carve Her Name with Pride. Poster shows Virginia McKenna in fatigues, holding a rifle.

Carve her name…with pride

Two years ago, me and a friend started a project. Carve her name tells the story, day by day, of women’s achievements throughout history. I’m putting my name to it now as I’ve spent the last few months bringing all the facets of my work together, working out how they fit to create one version…
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publicity photo from The Last Jedi

Who buried Paul, and audience’s need to create meaning

A 1999 talk on the ‘Paul is dead’ fan theory can teach us a lot about how audiences create stories from a few facts.