“What are you doing…?” That’s what my friends normally ask me, as I stagger around church after a Sunday service. And it’s such a loaded question! Indeed, I ask it to myself often: what am I doing? What on earth am I doing?!
I’m aware I’ve been quiet for a while. The reasons for this are positive, though – I’ve actually been quite busy, so it’s been hard finding time to sit down and actually compose one of these blogtastic ramblings. And even today, I shouldn’t really be writing copy for my own website. But it’s an important part of what I do, so I concede that it is worthy of my (albeit limited) time and attention!
What better time to discuss a pantomime DVD than in the middle of February! It’s been a rather chaotic few months, but in a good way. I’m currently writing this in my new ‘home’ in a converted mill in Otley, which will serve as the Skerratt Media nerve centre until circumstances necessitate another move! Until such times, I’m very comfortable, and grateful for the opportunity to commit these musings to virtual paper.
Here it is – another Sooty DVD from Abbey Home Media! The Sooty Halloween Special hit the shelves last week, and features Lily Allen, Mo from the Market, Matt Smith and Derren Brown!
Apologies, I’m lying. But they are just some of the jokey suggestions I’ve been known to make during Sooty writing confabs, (another involved the inclusion of sharks in The Swimming Lesson. It’s a wonder I’m still employed.)
This month, writer Aaron Price shares some thoughts on the creative process, and his work on Skerratt Media’s upcoming animated series The Trimmings…
Hi, readers! I’m Aaron and I’m a freelance writer. I’m also friends with Skerratt Media Captain, Alex. Last year, I had a great time co-writing some of the episodes for CITV’s Sooty Show with Alex. So when he asked me to write some episodes for Skerratt Media’s latest project, I couldn’t refuse!
Starting a new project is a bit like falling in love. There’s the fascination, and the rush, and the excitement. You learn new things about one another. You can’t wait for them to meet your family and friends. Every second you’re with them is charged, blessed. And you miss them when they’re not there.