Alec Guinness

What Makes Appealing Writing?

A question: Do you want to try and get rich or do you want to be satisfied? Surprisingly, there are many writers who still believe that this is even a viable choice. Nobody who’s creative can ‘decide’ to get rich. Many writers who set out with supposedly killer hooks for their books quickly come a […]

Great British Character Actors No.1: Sir Alec Guinness

I thought’d do this from time to time because I’m writing a sort-of sequel to ‘Paperboy’ called ‘Film Freak’, which picks up on elements of the earlier book, with its lists of character actors and movies. Who better to start with than Sir Alec Guinness? And how typical that his last film role should be […]