British Writers

‘Cloud Atlas’ Author David Mitchell: If the Movie Were Structured Like the Book, ‘It Would Suck’

British author David Mitchell says he never imagined anyone would make a movie out of his novel Cloud Atlas.

Five Ways You Can Celebrate Charles Dickens’ 200th Birthday

“We meet on this day,” Charles Dickens said in a speech marking the tricentennial anniversary of William Shakespeare‘s birth, “to celebrate the birthday of a vast army of living men and women who will live for ever ...

Could BBC America Writers Win This Year’s Screenplay Oscars?

Last winter, London-born writer David Seidler won an Oscar for The King’s Speech, his moving drama about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a speech impediment. At age 73, the veteran TV scribe became the oldest person to win a ...