The work-writing combination

625469_10200765814763420_644865026_nFriday I’m in love. Because tomorrow it will be weekend and weekend means time to write.

I try to work on my manuscript a little bit every day, but in the weekend I get to write for hours on end. By Sunday evening I should even be able to see a noticeable difference in my word count. When I have been writing on a new chapter, it should have went up (fun fun fun!), if I have been rewriting, it should have gone down quite a bit (less fun, but necessary).

Yet every Sunday evening, when I look at what I’ve really achieved… well, it kinda makes me feel like sticking my pants down and moon the hell out of everybody who spent the whole weekend chilling by a poolside sipping beer. Especially my boss, who expects me back on the job the following morning. Continue reading

Does anybody have experience with The Black List?

I have written a screenplay.  Hurrah! Ring the church bells and crack the champagne. Or not?

The next problem is I don’t have any contacts in the film industry. Well, not in Hollywood, anyway. And the internet is trying very  hard to convince me that sending out an unsolicited script is about as effective as trying to yell at a passing airplane.

So, I’m considering to have my script evaluated by The Black List.

https://www.blcklst.com/about/

That’s not a free service though. I did some research on it, and quite a few blogs recommend The Black List. Some even rave about it. However, my evil journalist mind suspects posts like these of being cleverly disguised advertising. This way I’m hoping to get some feedback from people who have actually tried it.

Pwetty pwetty pwease?