I've been wasting a lot of time in front of the computer lately. See, I walk into this little so-called office of mine, turn this 7-year-old laptop on (which takes 6 to 10 minutes to fully boot Windows XP - it was designed for Windows Me), sit down in my chair, and open up Final Draft. And then... fucking nothing.
Or rather, then... play a sudoku game or two, some online spades, work on some World War II research (long story), check my bank balances, pay some bills, and generally avoid the one thing I should be doing: writing a fucking script.
In my twisted little mind, I need three complete, kick-ass, ready-to-go scripts in order to secure an agent who's worth a little more than a shit. Although I have quite a few finished (drafts, anyway), I only have two complete, kick-ass, ALMOST ready-to-go scripts. I need a third, and therein lies the fucking problem.
I don't know what to write? My first script is a military/sci-fi/thriller. Okay, fine. My second script is a spy-thriller. Okay, fine. And most of my current options for number three are all thrillers? Not fine. And even if it were, how do I differentiate it enough to justify it's worth in fucking writing?
There's a private-dick thriller. Maybe. There's a spy/military/sci-fi/thriller. Hmm... maybe not. There's a horror-thriller. Possibly. There's a coming-of-age (sort of) drama... only I suck at writing those. There's a straight-up military thriller. Ugh. Noticing a fucking pattern?
So, people (the few of you who might read this), what do I write? Give me a fucking idea.
And vote for Clint-fucking-Eastwood.
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