Archive for June 16th, 2008

Mail Call

I received two (mostly) pointless mails today. Despite their fundamental uselessness both had high ‘neat’ factors.

The first was an email. I saw the handy little mail pop-up showing me that I had mail from the festival to which I submitted my pilot script. I swear I think my heart stopped. Rationally, I knew it was too early for any positive notification but rationally didn’t exactly kick in quickly. “Could they want more info?” pushed heartily to the front of the line. I stared at the box for what seemed like an eternity. Confirmation of submission and a cheery Thank You aren’t nearly as mind blowing, but still…neat.

The second was good old fashioned mail mail. I had no heart stopping trepidation when staring at this one. It was another submission confirmation, this time of my script registration with the WGAw.

Both these mails are confirmation of something important that goes beyond this one contest submission. I have a dream. I want to write. And I’m reaching for it.


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