A Zero Draft Thirty Update #ZD30Script — Yep, I Failed

I have failed.

Yes, I participated in March’s Zero Draft Thirty campaign, a challenge designed to motivate writers to hammer out a draft of a screenplay in just 30 days. Despite jumping into the challenge with an already-started script, I failed to complete the challenge by last Friday.

Again, I have failed.

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Jordan Peele Wants More Black Voices in Film

Looks like I better get to work on my horror spec script.

Sketch comedian-turned-horror auteur Jordan Peele wants to help young black filmmakers get a foothold in the industry, and so he’s telling them to holler at him.

In an interview with Digital Spy, Peele says, “For young black horror filmmakers, if you have a script, reach out and I’ll try to help it get made. Monkeypaw Productions is my production company and we’re really trying to promote untapped voices in genre.”

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A Zero Draft Thirty Update #ZD30Script — Day 16

OK, so we are 16 days into Zero Draft Thirty, the writing challenge in which we are supposed to write a “zero draft” of a screenplay in 30 days.

As the challenge mandates we write at a pace of four pages per day, at this point we should be at Page 64.

On Untitled NYC Comedy, I am at Page 58.

I know, I know. I started off cheating and now I’m a few pages behind. However, I am not worried. I will soon be taking time off from the day job, and during that period I vow to catch up in the most spectacular of ways.

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Makin’ Mad Progress, Son! #ZD30Script — Day 7

So while today was actually my second day participating in Zero Draft Thirty, it was technically the seventh day of the challenge.

Whatever, if you don’t like that I’m numbering in this manner, you can fight your mama.  Continue reading “Makin’ Mad Progress, Son! #ZD30Script — Day 7”