This week's Answer:
Even Start When You Know All You're Going To Do Is Finish
And Have To Start Again?
Gail, I think youíve come down with
a case of FMSBHSOYS (Finished Many Screenplays But
Havenít Sold One Yet Syndrome).
Itís not life-threatening.
But itís no fun, either.
Or youíre just generally depressed.
Hereís what you can do:
Stop depressing yourself about screenwriting
(unless you want to write a screenplay about depression
Ė which might uplift you)
Stop talking to people who wait to see screenplays
you havenít written
Stop writing screenplays
Start writing screenplays, but be sure to never
finish them so you won't ever get FMSBHSOYS
Continue to write screenplays, submit them often, and stay
as optimistic as possible.
Unless thatís too