Unemployment, is the ultimate curse my friends. First you think, "Oh, it's a like a vacation!" but you are mistaken. Once the thrill of sleeping til noon wears off and you begin to wonder where your next meal is coming from, it turns into endless boring days of drudgery of job searching, and keeping yourself busy. Then the days all start to bleed together in one continuous, depressing mass. Being a burden to your friends and family, the isolation because you can't afford to go out...the toll on one's sanity and psyche are devastating. Somehow, I have managed to keep on the right side of the dirt.
I have been trying to keep myself busy by writing. Soon after I started, I felt this is what I want to do with my life. I have re-invented myself! I felt pretty good and confident that I can make this happen...but no one flip around and becomes a paid writer overnight. So, I beg, cajole and borrow til I can make it happen. I think I might be close to true success. I have a story being published in the January issue of Dead Future (#4, if you are keeping track), and done some lettering for the first issue (lettering seems to be something I can do easily with my Graphic Design background). But everything so far has been volunteer basis, considering I have no published experience. I hope that these two things will be the start of good works progressing.
Sorry for the depressing post. Life is a bit boring for me these days.