Tuesday, May 1, 2012

It's Like I Just Gave Birth with My Brain

I didn't blog at all during April.  I'm sorry.  I thought I could do Script Frenzy and work two jobs and blog for a month, but I was wrong.  So very, very wrong. 

For the record, Script Frenzy is a writing challenge, the goal being to write 100 pages in the month of April. 

But if it's any consolation, I won Script Frenzy, and now I fully intend to start blogging regularly again!

I've discovered that when I tell someone I've won Script Frenzy, but they don't actually know what Script Frenzy is, they think I've won $1,000,000 or something, and then I feel bad for getting their hopes up.

People also tend to assume I wrote a movie.  Hubs did write a movie for Script Frenzy (which is awesome, and I'm not just saying that because he's my husband--it has a cat assassin, you guys), but I wrote a script for a graphic novel, which is really a lot like this blog, except instead of incorporating the illustrations, you make a detailed note where you want each one to be.  As a result, I now have hundreds of illustrations to go back and draw, which I plan to do very, very gradually.

Frankly, knowing that something that was just a vague idea floating around in my head for the past several months is now an actual rough draft, I really do feel like I won something.  My ideas have been made solid.  I could even print them out if I wanted!  But I won't because that would be a lot of paper and ink. 

If you're wondering what I wrote about, imagine more stories like Meemaw and the Rocks, interlaced with other random stories from my childhood.  I already have a few picked out that seem like they'd be able to stand alone as blog posts, so as I illustrate them, you'll be seeing them here!  Yay!

It's good to be back.  I really missed talking to you, big anonymous Internet vacuum!


  1. Big anonymous internet vacuum missed you too! And congrats!!!

  2. Welcome back, Haley! And congratulations on winning the thousand dollars! uh.... wait, I mean ... uh, nevermind.

    ps-- we missed you!

  3. CONGRATULATIONS! Looking forward to seeing what you came up with! I remember getting the same reaction when I won NaNoWriMo. "What did you win?" "ummmmm..."