Archives for April 2010

Day Two

I spent today in Script Frenzy inserting the first scene of the story. I realized at 2 am that there was a key event that I’d originally thought we shouldn’t see, since it’s a death that occurred earlier. But since it’s a driving point of the story- it makes sense to show it. Also, scripting a murder mystery is awesome, since I don’t want to give anything away when I let people read this before I actually illustrate it. Ha! Daily Goal: 3 / 3 pages Overall Goal: 7 / 100 pages The plan for tomorrow, work on an outline…

Wired Mom Reviews: Alvin & the Chipmunks 2.

Welcome to something new here, reviews of children’s TV and movies. Because honestly, if there’s one thing I’m acutely aware of- it’s that any tv show or movie my kids see and like will be viewed ad nauseum. So if there’s something that I can enjoy along with my kids, it’s something that should be shared. My kids love Alvin & The Chipmunks. While they didn’t see it in movie theaters, they loved it from the moment the watched it on DVD. Music, physical comedy and Christmas? A win in their eyes. In mine? I was surprised by how much…

Day one

Day One of Script Frenzy is done! I easily wrote 4 pages (my daily goal is 3 pages). Before I congratulate myself too much, this is a project that’s been in my mind for awhile, so I’ve known the exact layout and opening for awhile. The fun thing about finally tackling this is that I’ve grown a bit as a storyteller since I started working on it some 5 years ago. So I was starting to think about where I was going with this today (note: while I know the overall story, I haven’t tackled the tiny bits yet), I…