Author Archives: Jules Horne

Crossing art forms – dramatic techniques and fiction writing

One especially rewarding aspect of the Open University MA course in Creative Writing is the chance to make a sideways swerve into another writing form. So, for example, poets can try their hands at fiction for a term, and non-fiction … Continue reading

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Writing for Site-Specific Theatre

I’d always wanted to collaborate on a site-specific piece, and when Nutshell’s director Kate Nelson asked me to write a play for her allotment for the Edinburgh Fringe, I jumped. Partly in excitement, partly in terror. Terror because we’d be … Continue reading

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All-Action Radio Road Movie

The story of Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the inventor of the pedal cycle, is well known in Dumfriesshire, but he doesn’t seem to get due credit elsewhere. Time, I thought, to put the record straight, and give him his own radio play.  … Continue reading

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