Category Archives: Fiction

Animoto trailer for Maker of Footprints

Hey, look what I just managed to make! Click the link below. I used Animoto and found it amazingly simple – though there’s a lot to learn to make more complicated videos and trailers. I can imagine Animoto being useful … Continue reading

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The Hairy Backside!

Every writer says it; every writer knows it; every writer does it! Just listening to people around you is sooo useful. Sometimes I think my ears must be out on waggling stalks as I try to catch some interesting bit … Continue reading

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Write the beginning at the end (and other stuff!)

This is my cat Fudge. She’s a smart cat. She has, for example, learnt how to operate the cat flap. It took her many nights of scratching, pulling, poking and persistence but she triumphed in the end. One thing she … Continue reading

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Fiction: the primeval simulation programme

Maker of Footprints  is set in the north of Ireland, which is a wonderful place to play out  the dilemmas, loves and tragedies of ordinary people. For far too long we have been a place apart, a place black with bad … Continue reading

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