Friday, February 18, 2005
Sunny and cold
My producer accepted Glam Hearts. What a relief! And how wonderful that he sat down to give it the first read as soon as he got it! There will be revisions and tweaks, of course – that’s part of the process. But what a relief!
As I’ve mentioned before, I grew quite fond of the script and the characters, and it was hard to send my “baby” out into the world.
Completely wrung out by the time I had to work on Ransagh in class last night and it did not go well. My brain simply felt as though it was filled with mashed potatoes. No butter, no salt, just too much starch. There was not a single creative neuron firing. Not even a decadent pastry could get me going!
This morning was about errands and bill-paying and going to Staples yet again. I’ve already gone through three reams of paper in about two weeks, not to mention I seem to be devouring a box of gel pens per week. Fortunately, the gel pens were on sale, and so was the paper. I also found the paper I want to use for the direct mail for the serials. The mailing will go out piece-meal (or should I say “piece-mail”?).
I traveled from store to store trying to find note cards I like. I have a stack of notes that need to be handwritten. I’m fussy about paper – and I couldn’t find anything I liked. If I liked the design, I didn’t like the paper it was printed on. If I liked the paper, the design was too cutesy for my taste. I couldn’t find the hue of paper I prefer that would allow me to create my own.
Time to go to a museum store and stock up. They usually have the best cards, and often they are on sale.
I need to spend time on articles today, before turning my attention back to the serials. I may take a quick nap after lunch – yesterday really wore me out.
I was all set to launch an article about the lost NHL season when I got word that a group of players and managers are working to cancel the cancellation. More power to them, and I’ll sit on the article until I hear more.
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