Hello friends! I will have the honor of having Stuart White guest-post to my blog with tips of how to get rid of writer’s block.
STARTING FRIDAY! We will begin a blog series of writing how-to’s for the stumped writer. This guy is great. He has helped me with several projects including a screenplay! He really knows his stuff and is a great guy too.
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Here is a link to his recent publication, a collection of short stories: We’ll Always Have Paris
Stuart is a professional and has traveled all over the world!
Here’s his bio…
Stuart White grew up in an English industrial town close
to Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles. At the age of
twenty-two he was in London working on newspapers
including the Evening News, Daily Sketch and The Sun.
During his career he covered the ‘troubles’ in Northern
Ireland, the drug wars in Colombia, the refugee crisis in
Rwanda and Zaire, and was in Israel for the Scud missile
attacks on Tel Aviv during the First Gulf War.
He also covered the civil wars in Croatia and Bosnia,
flying twice into beleaguered Sarajevo. He has been shot
at, shelled, arrested frequently, beaten up, and was once
detained and deported from the African country of Malawi
when he attempted to report on the plight of the Asian
He has visited every continent in the world except
Antarctica, a total of ninety-two countries, many of them
on assignment. During his career he also spent two years
in Hong Kong where he was city editor of a daily
newspaper. He also lived for six months in the Persian
Gulf working for the Gulf Daily Mail and helping set up a
In 1994 he was made the America bureau chief of a
British national newspaper and spent ten years in Los
Angeles. During that time he covered among other stories
the Oklahoma City bombings, and 9/11 – for which with two
colleagues he drove non-stop the 2,800 miles from Los
Angeles to New York when no planes were flying.
During his time in LA he was a frequent contributor to
TV programmes like Hard Copy, Extra, and CNN. He has
appeared frequently on BBC TV and radio in England, and
in various documentaries.
He has written several newspaper and Magazine columns,
including, “USA Diary,” “Departures”, (for Business
Destinations magazine) and “One Man’s View,” the latter
in Hong Kong’s China Mail.
He studied screenwriting in Hollywood and gave up
journalism in 2005 to write full-time. He has a teenage
daughter and lives variously in London and the South of