And for Joy Division
For a long time I didn't know what I wanted to do with my life. This is a common refrain, I know. But as I've mentioned before, I'm fair to decent at a few different things, so I've tried being an artist, tried being a filmmaker, tried being a corporate goddess, all with varying, but decent success. So when I was an artist making an installation piece that revolved around the written word and when I was concentrating on writing copy for Victoria Secret and awards shows, I was always trying to get back to writing.
Today, I've been thinking of a film script I wrote in early 2000. I'd just come back from living in the UK and was looking for my creative 'place'. I took a class at the New School on film. I've actually made short films and videos in art school, but I wanted to concentrate on what (I thought at the time) I wanted to concentrate on: Film. So I wrote a script called Joke. It's not very good, and like most of the things I was doing creatively, it really wanted to be something else. I think it wants to be a book. So when I'm done with the five or so books I'm already invested in (one trilogy, one a two book set), I'll dust off Joke and see what happens.
What abandoned projects do you have in your back catalogue that want to see the light of day again?