I did it!! I did it!!! I met my deadline!! I wrote in the morning I wrote in the night I sent what was perfect and not yet quite right! I wrote through the screaming, I wrote through the tears, I wrote though my toddler is only 2 years! I wrote and I wrote and I wrote a fair book, I wrote on thanksgiving taking time just to cook. I wrote that fool project and wrote it all fast, and now I have money to come but not last.
I am still not sure I am ready to tell you what I have been doing. Ok, I will. I have been translating King James Version (public domain) of the Bible for an inspiration meditation album. AND I have written lyrics too. And did a little bit of arranging. It was fun. If I had decided to just regurgitate what everyone else is doing out there I could have made a thousand dollars a minute. I chose instead to only write what I believed and to only use verses that spoke to me and that I felt I understood. Needless to say when it is all said and done I probably owe a buck fifty. But it was rewarding and I think I scored and my boss seems to like me a lot and speaks of future work and collaborations. The M word was even dropped (Mickey) but I try not to think Disney in anything I do unless I am buying a t-shirt. The mouse is just too big to contemplate. Don't get excited. We're not going to Disneyland just yet.
I will hold off on telling you the company until I see how the final album comes out. I have had things sort of tweaked in production before and I would hate to say I wrote something and have you think I am the master mind behind "Jesus Saves...aluminum. Go Green!" or something.
OH and I "quit" my singing group, Q'ed Up. It was a hard decision. I still love them, but don't have the time or drive to sing at malls and things anymore. It started to feel like swing choir and I don't swing. I think they have a new and improved look so check out their website/gigs https://www.qedup.com/ Note: it took TWO girls to replace me. It sort of feels like seeing your ex-boyfriend with someone new. But if I am honest, the group was starting to be like a pair of pants that did not fit me just right. And I suspect vice-versa. So I am thinking that this will end up being win-win...win-win..win-win. I miss having regular gigs but I don't miss having regular gigs. There is NO way I could have done the Christmas carol sing orgy (tis the season) and my writing gig, so I guess it is already proving to have been the right decision.
So, I am getting ready for the post "performance" let down. I find planning these slumps make it more bearable when I suddenly feel like not showering for a day or so. (Unlike when I am working so hard I don't have time to shower for a day or so). (Pretty much I stink and wear day time clothes as infrequently as possible and NEVER wear shoes if I can help it). (Another good reason not to be singing and dancing at malls). (I really really like these things). (I think people with ADD should curtail their use of parenthesis to one a page). (I don't have ADD). (They did not have it when I was growing up). (We had Madd. I have that. Mother attention deficit disorder). Where was I? Oh, yeah, DONE!!!