Day 302: A Self-Imposed Writer's Retreat
After several weeks of struggling to get things going, I've decided to change up my whole routine for a fresh start. I got the idea a week or two ago when temperatures hit around 115 degrees in the Valley. The air conditioning at my house was out and the repairman can't get here for several weeks. So, I took my laptop to the library and managed a little writing in the publicly funded cool air. Since I was at the library, I was unable to take a break and go to the fridge or se
Day 61: October Wrap Up
All in all, October was a pretty good month. I achieved 56 pages of new material plus all the written and video blogs. 28 new articles were posted to the News Page and a new ScriptTalk™ interview went up. I also ended the month with 49 new Twitter followers despite pulling back on my online presence during the last week and a half of the month. On the negative side, however, I did not write the second episode of Everyday Clowns that I had hoped to complete. I have a reading f
Day 45: ScriptTalk Done - Yay!
I finally finished the ScriptTalk™ interview with Joey Adams. It took another 4 hours of solid editing. There is a lot of detail work that has to go into each one of these. If yesterday's editing was the mindless part, today was the precision surgery. There's alot of smoothing out the audio and trimming up the pauses, downloading B Roll and transcoding it, covering up the jump cuts and applying a graphics pass. I'm trying not to go overboard with the details, but I don't want