Is this the year you’re going to write a novel? Or did you say that last year, and ahh, it’s a new year and you still haven’t done it… eep.
The real answer? Yes and mostly no. But I had a pretty good year anyway. That’s the short version. Looking back on 2017, I felt like the first half of the year was crazy good. I got shortlisted for a Ditmar Award, longlisted for the Debut Dagger and had two short story publications. And then……
If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say “I’d love to do xyz, but I don’t have [insert excuse here]” I wouldn’t need to work. I can count on one hand the number of people in my university classes who stuck with film-making and writing. I was one of them. Now…