It's been a pretty decent year for writing successes, and boy has it felt like a long time coming. When I started out submitting my work places, it felt like I had small gains each year, all culminating in 2011 when I was a semifinalist in the comedy screenplay category at the Austin Film Festival. … Continue reading Finally
So that's my thing for 2015: YES. It's going to be another crazy year with its own set of obstacles and hurdles and adventures and twists and turns. But I'm going to do my part to make it a good one.
Some months seem to stick around forever, and then others seem to happen in a snap of the fingers. For some reason, February seems to be moving at light speed. For example, I meant to do this post in the first few days, but here we are, past the midpoint of the month, and I'm … Continue reading [Around Here] Fast February
Every year I sit down and review how the past 12 months have gone: what I've accomplished and what I wish I had. And then, from that analysis, I set my intentions for the next year. As I detailed in my 2013 Year in Review post, my word for this year is CORE, and I … Continue reading My New Year’s Initiatives for 2014
I'm closing the last few days of my 20s this week. I know the big 3-0 freaks a lot of people out, and maybe I'll feel a little out of sorts once it hits, but for the most part, I'm pretty happy to say goodbye to my 20s. They've been a little too tumultuous for … Continue reading [Thankful2012] Item 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16: My Twenties
Can I be honest with you? After completely zeroing out on all the contests this year (the first time that's EVER happened since I started this whole screenwriting pursuit), I was ready to totally give up on writing. I had excuses. I have a full-time day job. I spend another 10-15 hours a week (sometimes … Continue reading Existential Crises and Pregnancy-Induced Mania
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)