newnesses (maybe not a word, but fun to say)


I couldn’t resist a quick little woot for myself and other. For one thing, I finished a random short little script/scene I started a couple nights ago that made my Tuesday feel like a really bad Monday. And no, I’m not about to admit I had a case of the “Mondays.” I hear you can get hurt from saying things like that. Now I feel like watching Office Space all the more. But my Psych DVD is taking up the time.

Anyway, I finished a random quick script that can be used as a short film, or an important scene in a movie. I like the short film idea, and if it comes to me or someone says I should expand, then maybe I’ll see where else I can take the characters. The story is about a young couple in love having a humorous but somewhat romantic conversation while staring at the ceiling above them. I wrote it in a rush because I was trying to record the words as I heard them in my head before the thought went away. I may have lost some of the “magic” when I picked it up the following night where I passed out at… But I let a friend read through it, so I’m awaiting her critique.

As for work… it’s going pretty good. I had a rough first couple of days. Besides the whole bloody nose thing… Some of the programs we need to use weren’t working like they were supposed to, making processing very frustrating to do. When I get super frustrated mixed with boredy, it makes me sleepy. As hard and wobbly as my new desk is, it doesn’t make for a comfy pillow. I tried anyway. As for my chair? I think I will name it Jake. No reason. I just like giving inanimate objects names, especially names that sound like actual people. Remember Sam? Yeah, he’s still at the hospital. I’ll call about that tomorrow, or just stop by after my lunch at the office.

The other newness is my upgrading to Internet Explorer 8. Ever upgrade to a new program and it feels new, shiny and clean? I had that feeling too. It was also maybe because I cleared some of the dust off the screen. But now my Yahoo home page looks nice and cool due to the upgrade, and I finished off updating my own blog’s design. Nothing significant… except for the blog roll, the ability to RSS, and my blog picture of my desk. The other newness blog related is a blog I love reading, sometimes more than once, Writing Forward by the lovely melissa who is an inspiration to practically anyone who goes there. Little known fact, she’s the reason why blog so much now. I have the Indoob, my movie reviews on MySpace, and I contribute to Wolfgang Puck. I haven’t lately, since it’s not my blog and I don’t want to hog it. But I learned that you need to love your blog. And by loving it, you gotta write in it. And doggone it I’m gone write!

I really need to go to bed. And I’m thirsty. And hot. And sexy. Sorry, couldn’t resist, it’s like a catchphrase with me. Except I can’t type in a Barry White-esque “voice” …but I do what I can. Anyway, for those working 4 day weeks, Happy Friday yall!

Special shout out to jaden @ http://www.screenwritingforhollywood.com –also a very useful blog and great resource for knitting sweaters, just like the website says.

Posted in babbling, blogging, DVD, newness, news, office, scripts, WAH, writing
3 comments on “newnesses (maybe not a word, but fun to say)
  1. Jaden says:

    This is a really funny post.
    Lord knows I love knitting. *wink*
    Laughing.
    I love making up words too. I figure, as long as people understand what I am saying, that is what is important, and sometimes, the right word doesn’t exist, so you have to create it.
    Yes, Melissa has a great site.

  2. t.sterling says:

    “Monitate” is a word I tend to throw around a lot, defined as “sophisticated spectating.” “I will monitate the kickball game at midnight.”

    But unlike our current president, I usually make up words on purpose, and just like you, as long as it’s understood and no other word will do, then use it!

  3. Melissa Donovan says:

    Aw, you made me blush. Thanks for saying those sweet things. You have a great blog going here so I’m glad you’re blogging more. I enjoy following your thoughts and projects. Thank you sir!

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