Write all the time, read all you can, and hone your craft. If I want to better my situation and maybe do something I can be proud of now, when I'm ready to build some new happy memories, I can't pussyfoot around. No longer can I futz around.
Working on my stupid youtube videos isn't enough, I need to finish my stupid novel. And my short stories. But writing humor is utterly alien to me. It's my favorite genre and I study those who inspire me. But how do I make what I lived through funny? Abortion jokes are difficult to pull off.
Yes, that's my starting point and it's merely drama currently. It needs a pause. But where exactly? And where will the humor get its base? In dark humor or out of the presentation or a straight punchline?
That's the tough part of this new writing process. It's new. Strange. Alien. Etc.That's not exactly my best writing, but it's a start.