Lack of proper updates is a good thing - I've been doing actual writing. Just finished the first draft of a new script which was pretty hard work. Have basically been coming in from work, writing until 1 or 2 in the morning, then doing it again the next day for two weeks solid (with a couple of nights off to go to the pub!). Last Saturday I wrote twenty pages during the day then decided to get some beers in, pull an all-nighter and finish the thing...I almost made it. Gave up at about 2 in the morning when I started missing the keys. Then said on Twitter that I'd written 98 pages when I'd only written 92, which shows I was also too drunk to read the page count at that point.
Anyway, tidied it up the next day and wrote the last few scenes - spookily it came to exactly 98 pages when it was done so maybe I was tweeting from the future!
Now getting feedback and hoping to do a second draft soon. Been cool to work on something new, but this balancing writing with the day job thing seems to get harder every time!
Scriptnotes, Ep 320: Should You Give Up? — Transcript - The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So Craig and I recorded this episode almost a week ago. And a few thi...
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