In deciding what to write for this 12 in 12 endeavor, I've found myself going to ideas I had years ago and have accumulated a bunch of notes and research for. It makes the whole prepping period a lot easier since I'm not starting from scratch. And I'm finally writing these stories and they don't have to live and fester in my head anymore. Getting them on paper -- yes, I print a hard copy of each script because there's a certain magic in holding a stack of pages you've created -- means I don't have to wonder about how they'll turn out. The stories are real, tangible. Sure, they're gonna need some rewriting and revisions, but the hard part -- actually writing them -- is done.
The script I'm diving into for May is a script that, as far as I can tell from my notes and print-outs, I've been rolling about in my head for about four years now. I don't know where the initial idea came from -- I'd guess from constantly clicking the Random Article link on Wikipedia -- but I have the plot worked out and I feel like I already know the characters.