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James Pitter

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The United Kingdom



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James Pitter was raised in the United Kingdom and began writing poetry, song lyrics and musical composition in his early teens.

He works in the creative industry and earlier studied screenwriting, writing for theatre and creative writing in his spare time to develop his writing skills. Among his early credits were an invitation from Television Arts Performance Showcase (TAPS) to attend a script workshop to critique his first screenplay and his first theatre play was performed on the London Fringe.

James has since self-published an ebook of his short stories called Beyond The Rainbow's End and recently had a further short story published as part of an anthology with fellow authors called No Bounds: An Anthology of Short Fiction. All proceeds

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James Pitter Hello Sharon, thank you for contacting me. Your background of psychology and human ecology sounds like real furtile ground for any writer. The…moreHello Sharon, thank you for contacting me. Your background of psychology and human ecology sounds like real furtile ground for any writer. The question you pose is an interesting one. My working life has been spent in the creative industry. Whilst I can't say the knowledge gained in my field of study directly influences what I write, some of the characters I have worked with most definitely have. Like a lot of writers, many of my ideas are generated from observations of people I meet, places I've been fortunate enough to have travelled to, situations I have found myself in and things I have read. Thank you once again for your question.(less)
James Pitter I turn off the computer and walk away. Taking a break and doing something completely different normally releases any blocked creativity.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

C.G. Jung
“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.”
C.G. Jung, Psychology and Alchemy

Anthony Kiedis
“When you start putting pen to paper, you see a side of your personal truth that doesn't otherwise reveal itself in conversation or thought.”
Anthony Kiedis, Scar Tissue

Viktor E. Frankl
“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

Alfred Hitchcock
“What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.”
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