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Toby Norways
Writer / Screenwriting Lecturer

I joined Create50 in 2015. I have reviewed 22 projects.

Previous jobs include being a car salesman, a fire-eater, and a scrap metal dealer. Being a writer has its faults, but I think my career path is improving.

Films that Inspired Me

Memento (but not Inception). Fargo, Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, Big Leb, (but not Intolerable Cruelty), Pulp Fiction & Reservoir Dogs (but not Kill Bills)

My Favorite Quote

The 'foot massage' dialogue, but I can't quote all of it.

My Friends

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About Me

Day job-wise, I’ve taught creative writing and scriptwriting at various institutions - Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, and the LCC. I was course leader of the BA Creative Writing at Buckinghamshire New University where I set up a 3-year BA Scriptwriting. I currently lecture in scriptwriting at the University of Bedfordshire.

I’ve had several prose efforts published, and numerous scripts produced. My films have screened in diverse locations around the world including BAFTA Piccadilly, Hollywood, and Iraq. My last few scripts have focussed on humanitarian issues and have been supported by Amnesty International.

I was recently awarded a studentship by Newman University to research a PhD Creative Writing. The creative component is a historical novel concerning Allied prisoners of war under the Japanese, working on the Thai-Burma Railway from 1942-45.

It's a fun and refreshing change to write in the Horror genre!

My Recent Work

Screenplay: Little Rocket Man Draft 2 for The Impact:50

Screenplay: The Last Waltz (Draft 2) Draft 2 for The Impact:50

Story: Muntjac (Draft 2) Draft 1 for Twisted50

Work I have left feedback on (10 of 22)

Awesome by Chris Hulme

Holy Family by john mole

Doctors and Nurses by Hamish Downie

smile by kate jones

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER by NICOLA HOSKING

The Last Waltz (Draft 2) by Toby Norways

Ribbons by Bartholomew Cryan

Suncha by Sonya Quayle

End on a high note by Ben Marshall

SWEET AND SOUR (PREVIOUSLY BROWN NICKERS) by Kooi Glendinning

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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.