Recent Episodes

Nov. 14, 2022

S2 Ep30: End of season-ish

Some will be sad. Some may be happy for what has been. Many will call it an “end of an error”. Well, you know what, they might all be right. This week we share some of our old writing from …

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Nov. 7, 2022

S2 Ep29: Lucy Porter interview

Comedy star Lucy Porter joins us this week, to have a good old natter about comedy, quiz shows and cephaloporn. Plus she throws a few shiny pearls of wisdom in along the way too. Fancy seeing Lucy on tour? https://www.lucypor...

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Oct. 31, 2022

S2 Ep28: Halloween and Sunyi Dean

A little bit of a spooky special this week, as we reveal the winner of our Trick or Tweet Halloween writing competition and we welcome author of The Book Eaters, Sunyi Dean, on the show. We have a lovely chat …

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Oct. 24, 2022

S2 Ep27: Talking Pitching with TV Exec Saskia Schuster

This week we're after some tips and tricks to help us when we pitch our Poker Night idea. So, we've asked Sakia Schuster to come on. She's worked for loads of TV companies over the years, and is now Head …

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Oct. 17, 2022

S2 Ep26: The Episode That Was Never Meant To Be

Well, we weren't actually going to do an episode this week. What with our various domestic dramas and general time shortages, we thought our time would be better focussed on doing more work on our Poker Night project. So that...

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Oct. 10, 2022

S2 Ep25: National Poetry Day 2022

We celebrate National Poetry Day with some “free writing”, as we go for a little paddle in the stream of consciousness. Four minutes of furious writing which we are brave stupid enough to share with the class. We also take …

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Competition closed

Our lovely little Halloween competition is now closed. Thanks for all the entries. We'll announce the winner on...Well...Halloween!


To celebrate Halloween, we’re hosting a little mini-competition, with a chance to win £50 and a limited edition FAILING WRITERS PODCAST T-SHI…

A Stream of Consciousness

Well it seems appropriate that I write this in a sort of stream of consciousness, bwarts and all stylee because that was our task this week and I think I…