The idea that wanted to work.

In the past, I have been at war with my own creative work. I too have fallen victim to the romanticised notion of the struggling artist alone in the world, charged with the crucially important task of going through the pains of bringing a creative vision to life.

This time, I called bullshit on that.

My task?

…to create a beautiful dream on stage through tap dance (well, an original story and formatted first draft at least). Continue reading

You can’t force it to life.

Picture, if you will, a rock…

(go with it for a sec…)

Just a plain old rock, big enough to fit comfortably in your hand. To look at it, there doesn’t seem to be anything immediately special about it. It’s certainly not terribly exciting to look at, and as it is, there would be little value in investing the time into polishing it up.

But deep within this rock, there are rare, highly valuable gemstones to be found. If you chip away at the rock long enough and carefully enough, you will find them. Continue reading