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Alistair Canlin

I joined Create50 in 2015. I have reviewed 44 projects.

I'm a daydreamer, who babbles incoherent nonsense, occasionally makes sense, but mostly daydreams

Films that Inspired Me

Kes, Life Is Sweet, Wilbur Wants To Kill Himself, God Help The Girl, Amelie, Delicatessen, Tyrannosaur, Gregory's Girl, Time Bandits, Restless Natives

My Favorite Quote

“You’ll never be a vegetable. Even artichokes have hearts.”

My Friends

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About Me

I write short stories, I write novels, I write short film, I've even written screenplays. I write. Without sounding too creepy, it turns me on...... Now that I've made everything a little awkward, I enjoy that feeling of being taken on a journey and not even knowing where I'm going...

I've written two collections of short stories, a couple of novels (one of which was really crap, but it proved to myself that I could do it) I don't have one particular genre, but I guess I do have a style. I tend to write about people who fee awkward in themselves, not rebels or heroes, just people.

I could tell you about the day jobs I've had, but they'd bore you, I'd feel awkward, then you'd feel...... you get the picture

My Recent Work

Story: Mirror Image Draft 1 for Twisted50

Screenplay: Crisis Of Faith Draft 4 for The Impact:50

Story: Caught In Two Minds Draft 1 for Twisted50

Story: The Middle Class Zombie Draft 3 for Twisted50

Screenplay: Putting A Brave Face On Draft 4 for The Impact:50

Screenplay: For Old Time's Sake Draft 4 for The Impact:50

Work I Really Enjoyed and Recommend

Something Blue by Rachel Welch

Big Tony by Dominic Jones

Work I have left feedback on (10 of 44)

Sweet Release by Ben Marshall

Did The Earth Move? by Sinead Fagan

Something Blue by Rachel Welch

Dad killed Josie by Bianca Rowena

The Last Tag by Christina Stahle

Techincal Difficulties by Bob Canning

Big Tony by Dominic Jones

In The Know by Leigh Joslin

Paint The Town Red by Anika Patel

Stuck by Jamie Milligan

All Feedback

Create50 Live Projects

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Twisted50 vol 2 // Book // collection of short stories

Currently accepting stories

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Most Recent Blog

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50 Kisses Screens On Feb 14th Deptford Cinema

As a member of the Create50 commmunity, I want to invite you to a screening of 50 Kisses on valentines in Deptford. It will be a great night out and a chance to share the experience on the big screen.