Walking The Wilds Of Voice

A little over three years ago I determined I would have three books published in fairly short order, and set about making them real. One you might have read, the other is out in about a month and the 3rd, well the third got consigned to the trash heap of intent. It’s...

An End To Dreaming

I subscribe to a fair number of email newsletters, ranging from purely humorous, to other bloggers to business stuff. One I get often is the Gapingvoid feed. This week it sparked a retrospective series of thoughts. Gapingvoid is the cartoon/motivational range...

Details And Other Devils

I generally characterise myself as a big picture kind of guy. You know, broad creative sweeps that sketch a picture and you get my drift. But if anything, I continue to engage repeatedly in exploits and ideas that require me to exert an attention to fine detail that...

Location, Location, Location

A nugget of wisdom I learned many moons ago was that any reason you give for not doing what you are supposed to be doing, or want to be doing, is just an avoidance tactic. In other words, I can’t write, I cannot afford the time, I don’t own a laptop, I need to go for...

Intent Is Everything

I have spent the last 7 days busy with a series of paid creative jobs, creating scripts for various projects involving TV and live shows. And again, more than anything, I am made crucially aware of how important intent is in creativity. In an email timed 3:30am that I...