One of my favourite creative and pedagogical concepts is one that I have dubbed 'canvas size'.
Creative burnout is real, and part of it is that we end up stuck in a hole that is filled only with one type of art and creativity.
Rhythm is a wonderful word. It has so many different practical applications, and yet every time we use it, it means almost exactly the same thing.
Today, I have some little words to share about the musical I'm writing. Big words are all well and good, but I am most excited about sharing little ones, and I want to explain why.
I have a full draft. If you're wondering of what, I am in fact writing a brand new musical, libretto and all. Sounds crazy when you write it down.
I had a eureka moment the other day.
Someone asked me a question that freaked me out a bit the other day. It was very simple. 'So, what's your overall aim with writing a musical? Where do you want it to go?' Short answer: both everywhere and nowhere. Does anyone else ever feel this way? You're working on a creative project. You love... Continue Reading →
I wrote a line in my script the other day. A line that had me crying because I was laughing so hard.
Some people would call it writer's block, but for me it's more like melody gone missing.
This past week, I have felt like a cheater. That it has been too fun for me to actually be doing it properly.