I need another blog like I need a hole in my head. However, here I go again, and this time—I plan on letting my hair down. I have decided to share my deep, dark writing secrets with “whoever” might be interested. Here in this space (my space), where I twitter about in a blogging frenzy.
Let’s see… This last year has been lean. Working as a freelance writer is not always glamorous. You know the deal… we get hired to do a job, and the job isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. I try to ignore the fact that many writers over the ages were impoverished. During the course of 2 years, I have written features and copy for a high-end magazine that folded with our booming economy. I have had several contract jobs literally cancel (two in one week) because of the economy, and I have had companies or business owners view my prices and then offer me half the money! However, on the upside, I have two feature films being optioned, and now possibly a third. One of the ghostwriting jobs that canceled has now come back into play, so this is good!
Despite the economic lull, I do have a full plate (no, not Thanksgiving leftovers)! I have to finish a screenplay, write treatments for two other feature films that I am also working on, and in the midst of that, I am still doing periodic freelance writing for a local newspaper.
I remember one of my university professors said that Virginia Woolf wrote in so many genre’s that she was known as a writing whore. Haha! Indeed, I am beginning to feel like that myself!
So, why I have decided to start another blog is nothing short of a mystery. It’s not like I need to spend more time at my computer manipulating words. However, here I go again! Unblocked, uncorked and unremitting, and in need of coffee!