Day 94: How to help yourself let go and stop

What I was doing was… Keeping it real light today as I can’t manage much of anything. Met with a friend to get some advice on the theatre projects I’m working on (thanks Michelle @cast_iron_theatre ). Today had reached a point of having to let go and stop, and it helped to have chums to speak to (thanks @una_nich ). I feel uncertain about what I’m doing and how and

Day 93: How to help create a network of supportive people to call on (if you need it for today it involves time travel)

What I was doing was… Nudging things along for the podcast and play and solo show today by reaching out to some friends. Sent a bunch of messages to some people I would love to work with on the next steps for these projects. It helps to know some good people to ask for help in these areas -which is itself possible in part because I’ve gotten to know them

Day 90: How to help get over the weirdness of talking to yourself when recording

What I was doing was… Plate spinning today, working to lay track in front of the podcast and the play rewrite to keep both trains running. Pretty much finished a new draft of the third scene of the play (though it now feels a bit bloated -will need to revisit) and edited episode 6 of Creative Loving Spirit. I find recording the podcast intro/outro difficult because it’s weird talking to

Day 87: How to help take your characters to more extreme places

What I was doing was… Spent 15 minutes before work writing a brief for a scene I will be rewriting. Came up with some character intentions and behaviours on another little index card. Realised that this is a scene where I can really push the characters to an extreme and what helps with that is letting go of needing to make sure they’re likeable -they don’t need to be likeable,