1. Get coffee. Lots of coffee.
2. Finish story by 10:15 a.m.
3. Type up the scene list.
4. Finish contest entries.
So random thought before I go crazy. All the sports guys have such nicely organized desks. Same with the copy editors.
Then you get the news reporters and two of the editors, and it’s all haphazardous piles of papers and notebooks from there.
One more random thought. You know what really bugs me? When people think I don’t know what I’m doing.
“Do you know the numbers rule?”
“You know, it’s okay to do double spacing in academia, but in journalism, we don’t do that.”
No shit, Sherlock. I’m just slightly bitter about that. I know he meant well and all, but it felt like he was talking down to me.
“Poor little intern, she doesn’t have a clue what she’s doing.”