Nick and I recorded another episode of our podcast last weekend while we were home for my Mom’s birthday. It’s been nice to have a regular check-in the help keep up accountable to the projects we hope to be creating.
I’m in a bit of a funk today. I’m letting things bring me down that I shouldn’t. I feel this weird anger because I can’t convey enough how important improv is to me and how crazy into it I want to get and be, but realizing how little that matters to any decision-makers at the end of the day, even if they’re not the reason I’m as into it as I am. I feel I’m not prioritizing the right things. I feel the FOMO, or more specifically a FOBeingLeftO. I feel all the feels.
Nick recently got out of his bout of Writer’s Block grumpiness so I’m sure my weird state of being will pass too. But still. Bleeeeugh.
But if you’re so inclined, you can take a listen to the chat we had over the weekend, when I wasn’t being a grumpy bugger.
If you’ve browsed elsewhere on this website apart from the front page, (or the article about the WWI brothel, which continues to get more hits than any other post,) you’ll know that my brother Nick and I have been working on a podcast over the past few weeks that deals with the ongoing struggles creative types face on their journey to accomplish their artistic goals.
This month’s episode is no exception as we delve further into overcoming rejection, navigating networking events and just getting it done!
Check it out:
If you like it, and you’re interested in sharing your creative struggles with us on an upcoming episode, feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** *Note: the books we referred to during this episode are:
Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need, by Blake Snyder
Elephant Bucks: An insider’s Guide to Writing TV Sitcoms, by Sheldon Bull
The Nerdist Way: How to Reach the Next Level (In Real Life), by Chris Hardwick