Stare Into Space

Down to the wire

Posted on | April 29, 2008 | 3 Comments

ScriptFrenzy update:  92 pages.

That means I have to finish eight pages before midnight tomorrow.

As usual in my life, I’m taking it down to the wire and pulling out all the stops.  I’m mixing metaphors with abandon here to indicate the crucial timing issues at stake.

I  would say that I do my best work when cramming it in right up to a deadline, but as that’s all I ever do, I’ve nothing with which to compare it.

Eight pages.  I’m gonna do it or die trying.  Well, I’m gonna do it or get really dejected with my failure and blame my wife for not supporting me sufficiently.  I’m sure I can make it her fault if needs be.


Gerry Hayes

Gerry Hayes

I mostly sit around all day and drink tea. Occasionally, I write stuff and send it to strangers so they can humiliate me and deride my efforts. Other than the self-harm to dull the shame of failure, it's not a bad life. Like I say, there's tea.

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