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    Filling Holes

    #27 Filling Holes Holes to fill when laughter stops, into rivers, tributary’s flow. Banks widen, volume rushing land to sea. Damn, flood, swell, lake. Creativity’s stream a part of me, breathing eating, one dream, end goal, sense of self, purpose, my dilemma when comedy ceased to be. They’d...
  2. H

    God is Never Dog

    #22 God Is Never Dog Three ring binder, holes, margins, lines exact. Numbers, letters, ordered as they should always be, thirty-five is never fifty-three, god is never dog. Easy as I type it now, my inner child, no’s differently, inferiority. Desks in rows, march in step, bring order to...
  3. Edward Picot

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ - DVD trailer

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ is out now on DVD, with 'The Calamitous Tale of Mr Punch' on a bonus disc. Here's a short trailer: https://youtu.be/5OXILFyFTwI
  4. Edward Picot

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ, Part 9

    The ninth in a new series of puppet-animations about the adventures and misadventures of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) GP. Dr Hairy goes to visit his Mum, accompanied by his daughter Jenny. Dr Hairy's Mum appears surprisingly clear-headed, and she also seems not to be wearing any...
  5. Edward Picot

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ, Part 7

    The seventh in a new series of puppet-animations about the life and misadventures of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) GP. Grabber's mother goes through a bright door, Grabber comes into some property, and Dr Hairy's outspoken email about the results of his QCQ inspection finds its way to the...
  6. Edward Picot

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ, Part 6

    The sixth in a new series of puppet-animations about the life and misadventures of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) GP. Dr Hairy strikes up an unlikely friendship with Jiminy Simmons, the QCQ inspector; Grabber visits his Mum in order to put red dots on all her stuff; and then Dr Hairy...
  7. Mikeyboy_esq

    My 1st Time Doing Stand-Up Comedy (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE!)

    Here is my first time doing stand-up comedy (last Tuesday at an Open Mic Night). Let me know what you think! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-cmbYToWT8
  8. Edward Picot

    Dr Hairy and the QCQ, Part 2

    The second in a new series of puppet-animations about the life and misadventures of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) GP. Dr Hairy has to visit first his own mother, then Grabber's mother - plus Grabber's two sisters Pongo and Krups - with hilarious results! YouTube -...
  9. M

    Cherry Charles (Short Story)

    Hello guys! Thank you for clicking. This is a little 1940s set story of an incompetent boxer. Thanks for reading! Cherry Charles Cherry landed on the canvas, again. But his arms and red gloves still stuck up like he was ready to take the fight to the floor. The bell rang. Cherry shook his...
  10. Edward Picot

    The Calamitous Tale of Mr Punch, Part Four

    Continuing my puppet-animation of the Punch and Judy story. After dark, Mr Punch is paid a visit by the Devil, who says he's come to claim his soul. Naturally, Mr Punch tries to wriggle out of it... https://vimeo.com/154755476
  11. Edward Picot

    The Calamitous Tale of Mr Punch, Part Three

    https://vimeo.com/150680440
  12. Edward Picot

    The Calamitous Tale of Mr Punch, Part Two

    Mr Punch has been left in charge of the baby, but all he can think about is sausages. To make matters worse, once the sausages are made, both Toby the dog and Mr Punch's enemy the Crocodile seem to be trying to steal them... YouTube - https://youtu.be/NaxzyVl5-yw Vimeo -...
  13. Edward Picot

    The Calamitous Tale of Mr Punch, Part One

    Mr Punch wants to spend the day making big fat sausages for his lunch, but his wife Judy tells him he's got to look after the baby. YouTube - https://youtu.be/KkYZuGXPPRY Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/144360662 - Edward Picot http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
  14. E

    The Really Bad Pirate (Children's short story opening)

    This is just the first 400 words of a story I've been meaning to write for a while. Hopefully you guys will be able to give me some constructive criticism :) Here goes: Aboard the pirate ship was chaos. Captain "Bloodthirsty" Booth was sick from head-butting too many landlubbers, and the...
  15. Edward Picot

    The Norty Boy

    A very short cautionary animation about what happens when you're norty, based on a picture-story done by my daughter Rachel when she was 5 or 6. To see it on YouTube, go to http://youtu.be/4AgTmpAu4EU; or to see it on Vimeo, go to https://vimeo.com/90351743 - Edward Picot http://edwardpicot.com...
  16. TheWriteStuff

    Trust Me, I'm an Idiot

    Hope everyone enjoys this story. General comments are welcome and I'd like to hear thoughts on how to tighten up the ending. The current end doesn't feel quite right. Enjoy! Trust Me, I'm an Idiot Most of my life I’ve been considered smart. Growing up I breezed through school, made it into a...
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    Tatty Berry's tales of woe and immense stupidity!

    This is my first ever thread post, and suffice to say, I am a little nervous, excited and curious to hear what you think! This is the opening chapter from a teen novel that I've just started writing. It is a collection of embarrassing tales, which have supporting illustrations and their primary...
  18. Jamie

    Murder!

    So, I had an idea at the beginning of last week which I decided to run with, and now that I'm a couple of chapters in I'm wondering what sort of audience I'm aiming for. Basically, it's about a dysfunctional family of murderers. Mum, Dad and teenage daughter all murder people. The youngest of...
  19. S

    The Roommate! (Screenshots of script)

    Tell me if the writing is too small on the pictures! If it is, download the PDF! :grin: Ok, so this is what I got so far. Again, there can only have 2 people, but I'm going to try for 3. If I can't get 3, I'll simply have it so the robber#2 and Derek are the same actor, since they are never on...
  20. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 9

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Having crossed the Ocean of Forgetfulness to reach the Island of the Dead, Gilgamesh re-encounters Uta-Napishti, the Distant One, who sets him a series of tests and tells the story of how death first came into...
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