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Random Update - ScriptFrenzy 2011

It's official:  I WON!!



Official page count is 117 pages, but I still have about 100 handwritten pages left to type up...

It was fun, and for the most part, I really like the results.  I think I'm going to turn it into a novel, and see how that turns out.  :)

Next up:  I'm thinking about participating in the
Three Day Novel Writing Contest...why?  Why not?  :D

Huge, huge thanks to seren_ccd for the cast she provided to me - I think I would have sputtered out of gas on this one, if she hadn't suggested the actors she did.  Whenever I got stuck, I'd visualize who was "playing" the character, and things would just start to flow. It was great!!  :D

But for now, I'm going to type up everything I've got written, and I'm going to get back to writing fanfic for awhile.  I've really missed Beck and Heather these last couple of weeks - and Oasis - and I'm really, really looking forward to "seeing" them again.  :)





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onceiwasaturtle
May. 1st, 2011 02:56 am (UTC)
Congratulations! :D
shirleyann66
May. 3rd, 2011 12:32 am (UTC)
Thank you!! **hops up and down with glee**

:D
seren_ccd
May. 1st, 2011 12:36 pm (UTC)
*imagine the following in sparkly text with fireworks*

Woohooo!!! Go you! Congratulations!!!! ♥

Seriously, that is a major accomplishment and I'm so glad the cast list helped. Eee! Yay!
shirleyann66
May. 3rd, 2011 12:34 am (UTC)
**does the happy hamster dance** **scares the cats** whoops...

Thank you!!

And the cast helped IMMENSELY!! Now to finish typing everything up, and (someday) finishing it and (someday) posting it on LJ. :D

rubberbisquit
May. 1st, 2011 04:26 pm (UTC)
Congrats! I've always wanted to attempt the Script Frenzy but April is always silly busy for me with school! :) GOOD JOB!!!!
shirleyann66
May. 3rd, 2011 12:39 am (UTC)
Thank you! :D **tries singing** **cats are still scared**

Anyway, I have to say ScriptFrenzy is like a walk in the park compared to NaNoWriMo. 100 pages are pretty easy when you take the formatting into consideration (and I find it pretty easy to write dialogue). But my 117 pages don't even come to 20,000 words.

April's a bad month if you're in school - but it is fun. Maybe one of these years... :D
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