Day 43: How to nurture inspiration and turn it into something useful for your project

What I was doing was… Reflecting on things that are inspiring me to inform my thinking about the solo show. Came up with a brainstorm to unpack the thoughts and feelings I had about something I saw recently which inspired me. In designing my project I thought it would be good to pay attention to seeking inspiration and nurturing the inner artist (experiencing other work is part of creativity!) and

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