Oh hey, writer's block. I've been expecting you.

I've hit the midpoint of my feature script, "On The Edge". Blake Snyder describes the midpoint as the turn 'where stakes are raised, time clocks appear, A & B Stories cross, and the pace accelerates.' I describe the midpoint as the point where my plan has gone out of the window and I'm stuck and I want to scream at my wall of neatly laid out index cards. 

Despite having my beat sheet laid out in front of my eyes, the midpoint is the start of the final, and most important, act of my script. I don't want to fuck it up. "But it's a first draft!"  you scream at me. I know. And that's what makes it even more annoying. 

So what's my plan going forwards? I'm going to finish this blog post, and then I'm going to write some more pages. I have no idea if my scene cards are going to stay the same, or if I'm gonna spin the story off into a slightly different direction. I think the important thing at this point is to just write. Although I'm disoriented, I have my final destination... I just need to find the best journey to travel there.

I'll keep you updated :)

- Rob 


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