I think I had a breakthrough today as I was talking to my mom about my upcoming short film. I realized that many times, when I start off with an idea for a story, it starts as a comedy but very quickly becomes a dramedy. I reason with myself that maybe it’s because I like having serious aspects to a funny story, but I actually think it’s just because I am not confident enough in my sense of humor to put myself out there.
I stop myself from going full comedy because I don’t think I’m funny enough, even though I know I am capable of being funny. Am I funny enough to write a story that is straight comedy? Well, we’ll see! That’s what I am setting out to do. Definitely will be a challenge, but I am ready for it.