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Mike Took

Email: miket@writeoutloud.net
Web: www.scriptstuff.co.uk
Updated: Wed, 16 May 2018 03:14 pm
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Biography

Mike Took is the News & Features Editor here at WriteOutLoud.net. His debut solo performance poetry show "Overpriced Zeitgeist" opens at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2018. https://www.facebook.com/overpricedzeitgeist/ and he is available to perform/read excerpts from the show at poetry events. He organises and hosts the monthly Scriptstuff Open Mic poetry night in Leamington Spa. https://www.writeoutloud.net/public/eventview.php?eventID=14697&datetime=2018-03-28T19:30 He is a multi-optioned screenplay writer with several movie projects in development and is currently writing and collaborating on a musical for the theatre. More details on IMDb.com https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7910782/ Mike has published a beginners guide to the Cannes Film Festival "Into the Palais" available in paperback and Kindle versions from Amazon UK. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Into-Palais-practical-UK-based-scriptwriters-ebook/dp/B01M13T6CK Mike also presents a local radio show every Saturday morning on Welcombe Radio dedicated to arts & culture and 80's music. http://www.welcomberadio.co.uk/18-in-the-80s/

Samples

The accompanying audio is a 4 minute poem called "Stories go to Die" and was recorded in a Warwickshire graveyard and features in the 2018 EdFringe show "Overpriced Zeitgeist". This is taken from the video currently available here https://www.facebook.com/scriptstuffpoetry/videos/1980960552170183/

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

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Maggie Sawkins

Fri 20th Apr 2018 10:43

Hi Mike - I've organised Tongue&Grooves in Portsmouth since 2003 and would be up for your survey.

Maggie Sawkins
hookedonwords@gmail.com

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