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Elinor Perry-Smith
Writer and proofreader. Poet and noveliser.

I joined Create50 in 2015. I have reviewed 460 projects.

I am never bored! The great thing about being a writer is that everything is research, including you... yes you. Why are you running away?

Films that Inspired Me

White Material, Oasis, Mad Max: Fury Road, Quills, Alien, Enemy, Inland Empire, Fight Club

My Favorite Quote

Listen up, maggots. You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else.

My Friends

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About Me

I came to screenwriting through my Film and Media degree at Birkbeck (2001-2005). I first met Lucy Hay when she was my script editor on a screenwriting initiative at Metlab and we've been friends ever since. An early draft of PENNY DREADFUL was a quarter-finalist in the Screenwriting Expo 2007 and featured on
In 2012, my short playscript COUP was staged at the White Bear Theatre, Kennington as part of a festival of new writing. I've worked for a computer software company, proofing forty software manuals, as well as essays, mission statements, screenwriting manuals, novels and scripts, for clients in the UK and abroad. I am Associate Editor for, a magazine about London style.

My Recent Work

Story: Suqi_Draft4 Draft 4 for Singularity 50

Work I Really Enjoyed and Recommend

Rumour has it... by Jacky Dahlhaus

Breeders by Nick Yates

No Chain by Paul Wharton

Forever by Joe McSorley

Paper Cuts by Kim Rickcord

Nothing for Nothing draft 2 by Matt Lewis

Raising Cain by Katie-Ellen Hazeldine

Gulled (draft 2) by Phil Smith

The Memory Man by Danielle Wager

The Naughty Room by Charles Maciejewski

Gooseberry Pie by Jessica Brown

One Blind Eye by Linda Dunscombe

The Bell by Patty Papageorgiou

Toast by Kim Wheeler

Filial Piety by Kooi Glendinning

A Mexican Wave Of WIshes by Alex Vrettos

The Ballad of Liam and Chantelle by steven stockford

The Retribution Of Elsie Buckle by Lucy V Hay

Fear by Mark Renshaw

For Love by Sue Whitting

Earththings by Su Hoyle

Us by Su Hoyle

Clear Air Turbulence by David Young

Unfinished Business by Helga Hopkins

Mrs Shrimpton’s Ever Growing Flowerbeds and her Filleting Knife Draft Two by steven stockford

018625 by Zsofia Szemeredy

A Ballad for Orpheus by Crawford Anderson-Dillon

Work I have left feedback on (10 of 460)

Windows by Phil Town

Citizens' Advice by Tara Basi

She was, like, the Fifth Dimension by Martin Kelly

Original of the Species by les grice

Henry Is a Robot! by Michelle Hood

Blip by Maggie Innes

Cord by Kendall Castor-Perry


Suic(AI)de by Rachel Hill

In Principio by Ahren Morris

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The Singularity50 Book Has A Website

Quick update, we now have a website for The Singularity50. The stories are still, as you know, being read, re-read and judged. But do check out the site and if you would like to write a blog about your experiences and story for The Singularity, drop me a line with it and we will get it published on the site