Life Has a Funny Way

After a fun and informative trip to the Austin Film Festival, I was returning with renewed motivation to get to work on STILL, a desire I've expressed sporadically for the past, oh, 15 months or so.  I attended a number of panels on independent filmmaking, and I was excited to get back to my own, … Continue reading Life Has a Funny Way

May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

Despite May having suddenly appeared out of nowhere, I'm feeling much less manic than I was at the beginning of last month.  But I am still neurotic and like numbers, so, here's... May by the Numbers Number of scripts sent out into the world on Sunday: 3 Hours worked at the day job in April: 144 … Continue reading May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

Random Thoughts on a Windy Day

I just saw a bolt of lightning in the distance and silently squealed with kid-like delight. I love storms, at least the kind where they're just a little scary like a good rollercoaster or a solid horror film rather than the sort where they threaten lives or to blow away childhood homes. There's a storm … Continue reading Random Thoughts on a Windy Day

Learning to Herd Cats

So, this year I've been lucky enough to be able to ramp up my freelance work significantly. I was worried at first that it would use up my creative juices and that I wouldn't have anything left over for screenwriting and other fiction. But then I remembered that creative writing does not steal juice from … Continue reading Learning to Herd Cats

Juggling & Creative Juju

Lately I've been learning to juggle. {Maybe I should learn to actually juggle. That'd be a neat party trick. If I ever got invited to parties.} Here are my balls. {Get your minds out of the gutters, you saucy sillies.} I work your typical, 40-hours-a-week, non-creative, cubicle job. And full disclosure, it can be, well, … Continue reading Juggling & Creative Juju