Day 29: How to recognise when you’re stuck… and something productive you can do about it

What I was doing was… Defining the key scenes of my show today and having a first go at creating an application for funding. Lo and bloody behold, I have a wiggly worm of a possible flow for the story… and then I hit a brick wall in terms of the funding application and got myself lost. Really helped to draw on some helpful process I picked up from Bryony

Day 22: How to help drag yourself out of a self-motivation black hole

What I was doing was… Developing my thinking on a funding proposal for my one man show and continuing to brainstorm around the concept. Barely got anywhere with the proposal the had to drag myself to what ended up being an energised brainstorming session. I saw that my intentions for the work I see aren’t clear enough yet so I wrote a vomit-stream in plain terms about what I know

Day 13: How to break down those an open ended aim into more manageable tasks

What I was doing was… Researching venues and finding for my one man show and asking friends for some feedback on the new and improved concept, all the while procrastinating. Got a shortlist of suitable venues, some next steps to consider about funding and hopefully some thoughts from chums at some point. I found it helpful to break these open ended researching tasks into sub questions which I can use