July’s AWOL


My fellow Indoobians, let me apologize profusely for disappearing for the greater part of the month. As you know, I wouldn’t just up and disappear without having good reason. And alas, there is no different case here.

I had been working on two projects. A feature film screenplay (instead of the typical short films I’m accustomed to writing) and various events for my church (or specifically for my father) from working on our website to editing recordings of past sermons to typing Bible study lessons to being the DJ for our recent Friends and Family Picnic. So, I’ve been busy. And I knew something had to give in my busy schedule, and unfortunately it was the Indoob that had to take one for the team.

I kept up on Twitter and Facebook. Unfortunately, I’ve also been too busy to make my rounds to my other favorite sites and blogs to leave my two or three cents. But in due time when some of the heat goes down, I’ll be back to my old tricks.

As for the screenplay I’ve been working on, I don’t want to share much info about it other than it being a creature feature starring a new breed of aquatic life that you really don’t want to meet unless it’s already dead. This is a joint venture with a good friend named Shariff Butler, a performance poet and playwright who hired me as an actor for a short spoken word gospel play that we performed on an off-Broadway stage a couple years ago. He staged another production some time later with a larger role for me, playing his sarcastic and sharp-witted son. Not really a stretch for my real life personality. What was interesting was the fact Shariff starred as my father, when he’s really like two years older than me. But it’s the magic of theater!

Anyway, he had a couple ideas of screenplays he wanted to write and sell. So he called me up and asked if I was interested in helping him. I was struggling with picking which of my own stories to write, so I decided to shelve my ideas for now and work on something brand new. It was exciting and I was ready to go. But somewhere I hit a wall and well, life happened. I wasn’t really able to get as much work done as I had hoped, and then I started working on things for the church until my drive came back, which it eventually did. I didn’t meet the deadline I set for myself, but I have a better roadmap now.

And then of course there is my day job. I was struggling there too for a while, but things have gotten better. I’ve also done some things, seen some things, and been to some places I would’ve loved to have written about. And don’t worry, I most certainly will in due time. But I’m focusing on priorities.

I meant to write a post like this forever ago, but time wouldn’t really allow it. I felt if I had time to write a blog post, that’s one or two pages I could’ve written for the script. I caught a break at work so I figured I’d get this in now so no one thinks I died or just abandoned my blog. No, no. I love the Indoob. I miss it. But I need to focus on greater things before I can return. So stay tuned, I’ll be back full steam soon.

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