Thursday, 7 May 2009

ABBA and my Waterloo

Well the ABBA results are in, for those of us not on the shortlist. I've been amazed how many daily hits I've had from people looking for the results. It has been going on for weeks.

I found out a little while ago that I hadn't got onto the longlist. Rats, rats, rats. It was hard not to put this news up earlier but I felt I should wait until the formal results were out. I've had my cry and I'm all better now. I did consider recording the play myself and putting it online anyway but the script involves specific lyrics so sorting out copyright would be a nightmare.

A couple in the writing group got onto the longlist so a big well done to them. Did any of you get through?

Working on another play (a short one) for the writing group's 10th anniversary. Got some feedback so onto my next re-write. For those living in Cumbria I will soon be posting about a related competition for you to enter.

And a big Good Luck to all those submitting to the BBC writing colleges.

4 comments:

Adaddinsane said...

Please have my commiserations - pop them back when you've finished with them.

I know how it feels.

But chin up! Onwards and upwards. What ho. Stiff upper lip. etc.

Lara said...

Oh sorry to hear that...keep trundling on etc blah! x

Rach said...

Thanks for the commiseration Adaddinsane. I will return them with interest when you need them.

Thanks to you too Lara. I shall keep at it. Already submitted something else. Trying to keep at least one thing out there at any time. Hopefully more.

Colin McBride said...

Commiserations, Rach. I can relate. Currently hawking my novel around agents at the moment and am getting hit by the first wave of rejections at the moment. Keep on plugging away!