Author Archives: Lee Bailes

Duotrope

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I also stumbled across a brilliant writers resource – something I have been searching for all these years since the internet has grown to fruition – a site that tells you who wants what and what they will or will not pay for, especially for short horror fiction! CHECK OUT DUOTROPE! I have already started submitting stories to a few… Read more »

Flow in creativity – flow theory

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Mr. Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced chick-sent-me-high-ee) is chiefly renowned as the architect of the notion of flow in creativity; people enter a flow state when they are fully absorbed in activity during which they lose their sense of time and have feelings of great satisfaction. Mr. Csikszentmihalyi describes flow as “being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego… Read more »

Life lesson – scared of one's own reflection

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Watching TIGER – SPY IN THE JUNGLE – the excellent and very chilled out documentary following the exploits of a family of beautiful and majestic Tiger cubs. The 4 cubs have been plagued by a strange male Tiger while away from their Mother. While the other three play in the long grass, the fourth attempts a river crossing. As he… Read more »

OUTPOST

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OUTPOST (2007): I just finished watching this and have to say although far from original it was a damn sight more entertaining that I thought it would be. OUTPOST is a rag tag ensemble action/horror tale of 6 mercenaries and their client in search of an abandoned SS bunker which may hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of physics,… Read more »

Movie deal screenplay contest – deadline extended!

I have just submitted something to this. Might be worth considering it also, if you have scripts that are itching to be unveiled: Screenplay.com friends use STUDENT ENTRY BUTTON to receive $25.00 off entry! – Use PROMO code SCP7028 (Courtesy of Write Brothers). THE MOVIE DEAL! Screenplay Contest offers prizes and exposure to contestants, plus one amazing GRAND PRIZE: The… Read more »

GAS

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I recieved the final result of the SHRIEKFEST 2008 selections.I found out that “GAS” (Thriller / Drama / Horror category) – a short film based on ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est‘ and a rework of something I co-wrote with makeup FX whiz Richard Skelley years ago had been selected as a Semi-Finalist! Then the next day I found out that SEPULTURE… Read more »