Power to the Procrastinators

I got let out of work early today, so nose to the scripting grindstone, right? Put the washing on. Wash wash wash. Tipped some guy's boxers and shirts out the dryer (there was a basket, they were dry - acceptable laundry etiquette) and set mine to spin. Just spent an hour messing around on Twitter, checking the e-mails and catching up on Google Reader. And now I open my storyboard. Oh, but I don't have a playlist yet! There's another hour gone then....
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Competition short shorts

I was a hyperactive child. This should surprise absolute no one who's seen the list of projects I've been "working on" this year. When it comes right down to it, I don't have a single finished, polished script. This is a Very Bad Thing. However, I am determined that Steampunk Assassins looks good by Christmas. Preferably, the Military Monster pilot should also be screen-ready. But...these little short-short competitions keep distracting me! First, there was London Screenwriters Festival Short. That one is a day away from readiness and the deadline is Friday. Then, Kulvinder Gill's post about October Opportunities drew my attention to Crash Pad - take a news story, write five pages with two characters, submit by Monday 18th October. And now Kid In The Front Row Screenwriting Competition 2010. Which, on the surface, looks amazing but the limitations on the thing are crazy! There are named characters, named locations and a line of dialogue to include. And the deadline is Thursday 21st October. Meanwhile, my other...
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