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Disney Dreaming

Hi guys! I know it's been a while, but I'm still alive. This blog is probably going to turn into the "Abby sees a movie and then writes about why/how it inspires her" blog. No, that does not mean that I'm writing about The Avengers.

Actually, I wanted to talk about the new Pixar movie Brave. Brave is a movie I've wanted to see for a long time. It came out yesterday and I literally skipped out of the house to go see it. It's incredible. A must see. Buy that's not really what I wanted to say about it.

The movie got me thinking about my career. Now I know I've already written about why I want to be a screenwriter, but this is a little more of a post about what kind of movies I want to write. I want to write Disney movies.

Now, I know you're probably busy crying from laughter right now, but let me explain. Ever since I was very little, I've watched and been amazed by Disney movies. Disney's a pretty common part of a person's childhood

Growing up, Disney teaches you to be creative, independent, open-minded, hardworking, and, above all, a dreamer. For some of us, that translates to a house in a pretty place, a dream car, a dream job, etc. But for a lucky few of us, that dream is Disney.

Some people want to act, sing, animate, work in the parks, or just have kids who love Disney as much as they do. But for me, the Disney dream is writing.

I had this revelation about a year ago. My family and I took a Disney cruise which I can honestly say was the best
week of my life. The best part for me was going out after dinner every night to the pool deck, grabbing a cup of coffee, and watching whatever movie was playing on the big screen. Each night, all the memories and feelings associated with each movie came flooding back. That's when I knew.

I realized that the best and most rewarding way to help, inspire, and entertain people with my writing was to do it through this incredible institution that had been around for so many years and had been started by a man wanting to do the exact same things I do.

Now that I know that this is what i want to do, I cannot be more thrilled. I want to see every movie and take every opportunity to get there.

If you haven't seen Brave, I strongly encourage you to do so. The soundtrack is great, too, even if the movie isn't a musical. And most of all, I encourage you to let loose your inner child and keep dreaming. Thank you for reading.

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  1. This...is amazing. <3 I cannot even tell you with words how much I appreciate and love this. I feel this exact way. All my life, I've loved, been inspired by, Disney. I make it a goal to make sure I'm always wearing something Disney so it's always close to me (besides being in my heart). My dreams become more real throughout my last months or so. I want to work at Disney. Or at least go to the Disney College Program. But it's far away. So the problem I have is do I leave my family and friends to chase my dream?

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