I have been accused of being a workaholic on more than one occasion. One of my closest friends (a fellow writer/performer/producer) often teases me about my need to be productive every minute of every day.
Last week I went to a writing conference in Las Vegas; a 4 day event with many presenters, guest speakers, panel discussions and even an opportunity to pitch projects. I had almost 2 months to prep for this event. I had my 1-liners, my 1-page synopses, visual materials and had practiced and refined my elevator pitch for weeks.
The plan was to go to the event for its entirety, to be a good student, sit in on all the lectures, take really accurate notes and try and learn as much as possible. I was going to be in bed early so I was rested and fresh each morning to network and take in all the…
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