• art progression on Witchfinder 1 cover

    Most of you are aware that I’m co-writing the next Witchfinder mini-series with Kim Newman, and that the amazing Tyler Crook is providing the art, with colours by the multiple award-winning Dave Stewart. I’ve now seen all the art for issues 1 and 2 and it’s terrific. I can’t wait until other people see it too. On top of all of this we’ve been lucky to have Julian Totino Tedesco as our cover artist. I’ve seen most of the covers now and he’s doing tremendous work. Recently on Facebook he posted the art progression of the first cover of Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland, and I thought other people would…

  • be prepared to kill your darlings

    Work on the new script progresses. This time I’m writing it out of chronological order. I have my outline, and I’m picking scenes to write based on what I’m trying to achieve with the characters. This is working out better than I expected. There’s a benefit to writing the important, emotional scenes in the film first. It sets the tone for the movie. Unexpected threads appear quickly. Maybe it’s because my intent for this script is so clear, while for my last one I had to re-write it numerous times before I even know what I was trying to say. Today I wrote a terrific scene. It was a rush…