The future of My Not So Fictional Life


The new blog…

You may not be aware of this, but I’ve started a new blog. It’s called Drowning in MultimediaI’m going to be posting on there far more frequently than here. The new blog is dedicated to analysis of creative processes and analysing comics, videogames, books, TV shows and films. So, if you like posts such as my Far Cry 3 ones or my one about Final Draft and Android – head there.


Clearly some creative thinking is needed to get Final Draft onto Android

Opening of Relativity

Project I’ve written using Final Draft 7 on Windows.

Those of you who know me reasonably well, know that I like to write stuff. Like the short film script pictured above or the odd comic. And I don’t like using a basic word-processor when writing scripts for screen or comics, I like to use programmes such as Final Draft. I have a laptop PC and a tablet with a keyboard. Continue reading

That acquisition of IGN by Ziff Davis…

IGN logo

In some ways, I’m glad that IGN found a buyer (Ziff Davis) and has set sale away from the shores of News Corp. But there’s a detail in the PR speak about the acquisition that keeps making me smirk just a bit… Continue reading

I’ve left BeefJack

Emily Xbox 360


A few know, but… this week I left BeefJack. I’d been there for almost three years and was the longest contributing contributor. There are many varied reasons as to why I left and some are too personal to go into here. Continue reading

Geek credentials? Geek gate keeping?

Emily Xbox 360

I am perhaps a little guilty of this on the gaming side of things (see this old BeefJack piece), but in the past few months I have decided that I’ve had enough of “geek gate keeping”. It has to stop. And this is a bit of a rant. Continue reading