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Depth and motivation

Things are progressing slower than I'd intended without the structure of a schedule, but they are progressing. I've finished drafts of The Destroyer and Messiah that I guess I'll upload now, I'm halfway through the second draft of To Live For, 30 pages into Psicop, and 9 pages into a page 1 rewrite of Shadows. That's what I want to talk about.
I'm having trouble working on both of those screenplays, and I'm not sure why, but when I compare and contrast them and the other three, I can't help but wonder if they're a little shallower than my other work. Not that my other stuff is necessarily "deep," but these two definitely aren't, and I think it's hurting my work ethic where they're concerned.
It's worth remembering I only wrote Shadows at all because I was blowing through it in a week. It was a challenge more than a project. And Psicop I've barely gotten past the first act, if even.
I've been watching a little video s…