When I haven't been panicking about what I've done, I've spent the past week or so churning my plot-line over and over in my head to try and get the synopsis written for this event I have foolishly signed up for. To start with I thought I wouldn't be able to do it, as all the tips that Google brought back for writing one said I needed to know where the story was going and how it was going to get there, which I didn't think I knew yet. But I've gone and surprised myself and managed to write a fairly succinct (less than 600 words) summary that details all the main points right through to the end and also introduces all the main characters.
My very kind writing teacher, the lovely Shaun Levin, has kindly agreed to help me out with this so I have sent it off for his feedback. Now to start on writing the 3-minute pitch. Once I have written it my friend, the great actress Holly Clark, is going to help me learn how to deliver it without mumbling, fainting or talking so fast that no-one has a clue what I'm saying. Surely with all this help from such talented people I can't fail. What's that I hear you say? It all depends on my writing. Oh yes, well fingers crossed I'm not completely deluded in thinking I can do it then!
Then, one final hurdle is to come up with a compelling title as my working title, which only exists in my head anyway, is Gone. And that will never do. So any suggestions, both serious and funny, welcome. Funny would be good actually, I am in need of some light relief.