I am so excited to tell you about my latest thought pixie. As in the newest addition to the arsenal of shows I’ve been dreaming up is called Character Assassination and it is about a writer (yours truly) who drives out to the desert to kill/bury her beloved characters. The cast of characters include an ordinary girl who just wants to live life in a musical, the god of fame, a couple perpetually living in a holiday romance, a 17th century witch, a former centrefold who wants to be taken seriously as an actress and a gaggle of mimes. All plead with their creator for a chance to prove their worth.
I came up with this idea as a way to help explain all the shows I’m working on. Sometimes people ask me what I’m working on and I never know which baby to talk about. I know, I know. I’ve gotta focus. Or else I’ll never truly succeed in life or whatever. But this idea is perfect because it truly encapsulates how much of a struggle it can be to have A.D.D. I mean it didn’t just go away when I became an adult. Or maybe its just an excuse to explain my total confusion about which way to go. I don’t want these characters and stories to remain unfinished and hopefully some day I’ll be able to really dive in and do each of the stories justice. But until then there’s this idea. Until I get bored of it. Which I won’t because it’s a clever way for me to work on everything and avoid focusing. It’s not that I don’t want to focus, I do. But oftentimes the creative energy just pulls me this way and then the very next week pulls me in a totally other direction.
I pretty much how ludicrous this all sounds. I mean I might as well say I’m a unicorn farmer or something. At least that’s what I imagine people think when I say I’m a writer. Oh well.
What a great concept Alexandra!!! It is very clever and original!!!