"I am not furnished like a beggar, therefore to beg will not become me; my way is to conjure you..."
I had the unparalleled embarrassment and joy of watching a video of myself from 7 years ago the other day.
One of my favourite creative and pedagogical concepts is one that I have dubbed 'canvas size'.
"Absurd: wildly unreasonable, illogical or inappropriate."dictionary.com It's time to talk about absurdity. And by talk, I mean talk. Let's disagree with each other, build on each other's ideas. I don't think I understand our modern relationship with absurdity, and I want to. So let's talk about it. I found a new favourite joke the other... Continue Reading →
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.
Well, it has certainly been many cups of tea and coffee since I have had the chance to write a blog post.
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.
The original title of this post was going to be setting up for success. How I organise my day, the kind of to do lists I write, the whole well-known hoopla.