OK! Can’t Quite Believe It!

So I wrote a screenplay this weekend!

I signed up for the NYC Midnight Madness Screenwriters Challenge, got a genre (Sci-Fi, how cool is that), a location (a sightseeing bus, how weird is that) and an object (boxing gloves).  Submitted a screenplay in the “proper” format 3 hours before the deadline.  Wahoo!!

I feel like I’m on fire these days, a great way to start November (yes, of course I plan to do Nanowrimo).  Words are just spilling out.  (I also wrote a fairy tale on Friday for my weekly flash-fiction challenge.)

Quite fun to do a screenplay.  I figured it was a great exercise to pare down to the essentials – the action, the dialog, the plot – a paring down that might help next time I write a short story.

Have several stories out to publishers, which is pretty darn fun.  I’m looking forward to my first rejection (losing contests, I’ve decided, doesn’t count).

Cheers!  Write On!

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One response to “OK! Can’t Quite Believe It!

  1. Lee,
    Looks like you’re busy and loving it! You mentioned something in your blog about a weekly flash fiction challenge. Tell me more.
    Smiles,
    Angie

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