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Notes From The Engine Room 31

At the time of writing we're a mere 58 days away from 2022; two years into what some hoped would be our glorious revisiting of the Roaring 20s. It's a hope that feels like it's been eroded, bit by bit, headline by headline, development by development.

Notes From The Engine Room 30

While I've been doing very little writing in my time away, I have been taking a lot of photos. I don't know whether it's being away from familiar sights, the quality of the light, or the sub-culturally textured nature of Margate, but I've been inspired to take a lot more photos than usual.

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Modern life tends to be fairly stacked, it can be like a game of Tetris trying to fit it all in; if one piece doesn’t quite fit properly, then the whole thing starts falling apart.

Notes From The Engine Room 28

After passing the six month anniversary, working on issue 28 feels almost workmanlike; not quite pedestrian, but certainly part of the weekly grind.

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SIX MONTHS! That blows my mind quite a bit. Considering it was already a cut down version of the prestige format print-on-demand magazine I wanted to do, I didn't really see me sticking with this, never mind for six months, never mind every single week!
Klaxons Xan Valleys

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What is Britishness? What is Britishness in TV? That’s still pretty vague. But could you identify it if you saw it? More specifically, could you find a way to phrase a legal obligation on TV channels to include Britishness in their content?
Bella Poarch Build a Bitch

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em is praised and much-loved, and their absence from the industry is mourned. I never thought I’d be writing about Abba in these journals. 

Emmy 2021 Nominated Screenplays

The limited series category of Emmys has some truly outstanding scriptwriting this year, but overall Disney has truly done well

Brand New Cherry Flavor

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sleep and patience. The lost sleep makes the day-to-day more difficult, which adds to stress. And this is without the addition of any of the extra-curricular activities that tend to occupy my mind and vie for attention.
Sweet Tooth

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I don’t enjoy self-promotion. Wait, that’s not right: I don’t enjoy creating advertorial style updates, whether in-person, email or social media, to explicitly drive attention to something I have done or made. Like this very thing you’re reading right now.
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Notes From The Engine Room

Is it still an announcement of something new, if it’s been running for five months? Yes, if you never thought

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Oscar Nominated Screenplays 2021

It’s been a while since I did one of these lists, not since the Emmy 2019 Nominated Screenplays. 2020 wasn’t

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