Writing is like riding a bike. A bike that will experience sudden inexplicable gear shifts and the occasional chain jam. Also, sometimes, the seat comes off when you go too fast. But the point is, you never forget how to ride. Or the feel of the wind in your hair, and the bugs in your teeth.
Yes, I’m back at it, furiously pedaling away, around that first act obstruction, over that rocky second act terrain, speeding towards the downhill third act slope whose momentum will carry me past the fourth and fifth act mud patches to the tag’s finish line. Barring any ass over fender crashes, I should be done a week from now. Ambitious? Most certainly. But once I’m in the groove, I can set a pretty solid pace.
I’ve often said that humor goes a long way towards allowing viewers to connect with our characters, and I’m pleased to report that this script offers some wonderful moments in this regard. Even the supporting players are coming fully alive on the page. It’s as if I’ve already known these characters for years. And I can’t wait for you to meet them.
Hey, check out Suji’s modeling gig for Rover Boutique. It includes a feature profile and awesome pics of our gal strutting her stuff:
Photos by AnneMarie Minardi