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Cluttered Creative Brain

Cluttered Creative Brain

Excuse me a moment while I talk about my cluttered creative brain. I often find myself upset and despondent, unable to decide what I should or need to be doing. Right now, at home, my wife and I are endeavouring […]

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Writing Workshops, An Obsession Reborn

Writing Workshops, An Obsession Reborn

I’ve spoken before of my desire to teach writing workshops. I even iddi a super short one on scriptwriting that kept a random group of high schoolers engaged and entertained the whole time. If I hadn’t run that one workshop […]

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Say No: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Say No: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

All right, so today’s post isn’t a newsflash or even intrinsically tied to writing and theatre. It’s about the power of saying no. And also how sometimes you have to turn down amazing opportunities. Really. It’s ok. For a few […]

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Making Plans: How Not to Fall Behind

Making Plans: How Not to Fall Behind

I still struggle at making plans. I’ve become better over time because of my husband; he can be very German and needs plans. My family, on the other hand, prefers to play things by ear, which can lead to no […]

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Writing Limbo: Responsibilities and Tough Decisions

Writing Limbo: Responsibilities and Tough Decisions

I have been in writing limbo for the last year, maybe longer. It has been a time of low output and high flakiness. I have flaked out on so many things. Including my writing group. As writers, we tend to […]

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Touchstones: Shifting Focus

Touchstones: Shifting Focus

My focus is gone. It fled sometime last week, so if you see it, please send it back! But thanks to certain touchstones, I’ve been able to get a lot done. The more tired or the more stressed I am, […]

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