Apparently my characters were nothing more than cardboard cut-outs.
My plot was flat.
And my dialogue - emotionless.
Harsh words for an aspiring writer.
I spent a few days wallowing in self pity. But on Friday, after I'd returned Crash and Mars to the 102.3 Now Radio studios, and I'd gobbled up the final spoonful of Rolo ice cream, I had an epiphany. Living with Crash and Mars wasn't a short story.
It should be a movie.
So, this weekend, handsome hubby and I shot the trailer - I know, go big or go home, right? It was absolutely worth the
What do you think?
A special thanks to the many Alberta authors / storytellers / poets / illustrators who participated in this event, but for also dedicating their lives to the promotion of literacy through a love of reading and writing. I am so lucky to be surrounded by their greatness every day.
PS - A huge thank-you also to all of the people who called or e-mailed the Young Alberta Book Society over the past two weeks to volunteer for programs, to donate in support of youth literacy, or to register for the upcoming summer youth writing camps.
PPS - I promise, MUSE AVATAR MONDAY will return next week.