I’m going to try my best to approach making the show in a more playful way. A change in creative position or approach.
I am not done writing about why you should start a dairy. This is a companion to Episode 2020: Stale Yesterdays
Alright then. The next block of 10 begins – This is Season 9, Episode 1.
It is a choice to carry stale yesterdays into tomorrow. Shed the flotsam and idle chatter from the surface of the mind.
The artist has made sanctuary upon their little Isle, found stable ground. Now they plant a garden. For it is there the work can flourish
For me now, at this point in my life, writing and thinking are co-continuous. I type between 55-60 words per minute – the speed of thought.
Why bother pleasing the algorithm when you can just try to make the best work possible. What matters is making the work and sharing it.
From nowhere north winds may howl. Waves may rise with such fury that they may come to threaten the artist’s craft. There will be crisis
The artist should not concern themselves with the effervescent present of social media. The artist lives for deeper time & even deeper links.
As the conversation circled the question of ‘value’ I was told I need to get better at doing the paid supporter ask.
Here’s my hot take: If you only download, only consume the Internet and never upload. You’re doing it wrong.
“If you enjoy Having Done so much, why do you have a hard drive full of hundreds of thousands of words of shit you haven’t finished?”
The biggest problem a creative person faces is that between ‘The Dream’ and ‘The Having Done’ is ‘The Doing’.
A while back I wrote a post about how I use my RSS reader. This morning I thought I would document what came out the ‘panning process’.
I’ve felt a bit undirected in where I’ve been putting my attention this week. I did watch The World Excel Championship though.
I can’t believe I’ve made 200 of these. One of the things I haven’t yet thought about, is how do I know when I’m done?