Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A Pre-Thanksgiving Hump Day Update
Writing, writing, writing and eating, eating, eating. And it’s not even Thanksgiving yet.
After last Thursday’s notes call with the studios, I revised my outline about 6 times before sending the second draft over, which led to yesterday’s notes call. And as we head into the holiday weekend, I have more revising ahead of me. I’m starting to go cross-eyed looking at the same 18 pages, but there’s nothing else I’d rather be doing.
KogiBBQ twice in a week! That’s extravagance. I love trying food trucks around LA, but KogiBBQ is still my favorite. No one else packs that much flavor into one little taco. Nom nom.
I wrote and submitted my final round fiction entry into the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction competition. I’m one of only 25 writers in the final round – down from almost 500 who started the competition! Hopefully my story is good enough to earn one of the top four spots. Fingers crossed!
Mediterraneo in Hermosa Beach. The name led me to assume Mediterranean food, but then Yelp said it was an Italian restaurant and the menu was all Spanish tapas. Our waitress cleared up the confusion – their cuisine is influenced by all the nations in and around the Mediterranean, including Italy and Spain. Favorites – roasted dates filled with cambozola blue cheese & wrapped in prosciutto and sautéed scallops & shrimp in a basil cream sauce. Yummm...
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Nothing was better on a rainy, rainy Sunday than a sausage & lentil soup from Bay Cities Deli. That place is magic.