If you've ever wondered what it's like to run a magazine or how crazy my personal life is, be sure to read the behind-the-scenes peek at the daily trials and tribulations of running True West. Culled straight from my Franklin Daytimer, it contains actual journal entries, laid out raw and uncensored. Some of it is enlightening. Much of it is embarrassing, but all of it is painfully true.
In addition to this current journal, my early journal entries show the rocky road and money lost in the True West Business Timeline.
Bob's biography - The Unvarnished Truth
April 27, 2012
Got up at 4:30 this morning. Really nice and cool out. Had some rain yesterday so the air was wet, which is always so sweet in Arizona because it's so rare.
Bailed right into a cover concept: Wyatt Earp's Long Shadow. Here is sketch number one:
Of course, the scene on the matte painting would show the Hollywoodland sign on it:
Here's another take on it, without the sign:
Perhaps there needs to be a movie scene in the foreground, of, say William S. Hart in "Hell's Hinges" (1916):
So, then you would end up with something like this:
May be trying to do too much, but the possibilities are there, just need to pluck it out.
"Live your life so that your children can tell their children that you not only stand for something wonderful—you acted on it."
Bob Boze 11:09 AM