Well, happy 2016! We’ve been awful quiet on the interwebs, but busy in real life. Picking up in our days jobs, doing an acting class (ugh, my rebellion against acting classes already beginning to show these days…), writing, getting out on some nice hikes. I spent the holidays with my fambly in Wisconsin and did just about nothing for a week and a half – a thorough delight as for the last two years it seems every time I went back I was panicking over some aspect of the movie.
And of course now that it’s January I’m tempted to just hide away and hibernate like I always felt I was able to in my Midwest childhood (the snow forcing/allowing you to curl up allllll afternoon). All I really want is to read and write and watch movies and, while I have been doing that (have you guys seen the movie Frozen River?? It is so exceptional, such a great story, really suspenseful, all of it – see it), I know I need to keep moving.
Schnu in a coat. Please don’t ask me to explain where the dog nicknames come from. They’re inspired, they just come to me.
So, bit by bit, I’m chipping away at the next big projects (that feel like huge, paralysis-inducing walls at the moment): researching and writing two new feature scripts, writing a short script every month (already wrote one in January that I think has potential, but the structure is completely off), becoming an actor again, and learning how to market June.
Speaking of which, hello, hello, we have a poster!
And visit that website! It works! It’s real!
It’s the little things. But it feels big to take up a tiny pinhead of space on the internet and exist. I’ll keep working on it, and maybe someday be able to hire somebody…(dreams do come true, so they say…).
So while it’s very tempting to rest and do nothing (and I’ve certainly done that in the last months), I can’t take it too easy right now. We’re on our way to doing a final sound edit, fixing the credits, and sealing June up and chucking the key in the garbage (I mean, that’s the expression, right). And then – keep juggling the next projects.
And I’m hoping to pick up with the blogging (always a goal, I know, you’ve totally stopped relying on me at this point..). I’d love to write a post every Monday morning and I will do everything in my power to make that happen.
So, deep breaths. Hello, 2016. It’s going to be a great year.