Twenty years ago my ambition was simply to have comedy sketches on TV. I did have a few broadcast. It was hard to follow this up: my sitcom was picked up by a producer but never aired. Time to move on.
Having magazine articles published encouraged me to pitch for a regular humorous column. This I achieved, although I received barely any money for it.
A long-dreamed-of book deal followed: a how to book on writing comedy. Still dissatisfied. Move on.
I now burn to have my comic novel published. I’m in the middle of draft 2. Excited but nervous. All this takes such a long time and I’m no longer young….