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I’ve been spending too much of my time thinking about productivity, procrastination, habit-forming, etc. The effort it takes to focus on the how often distracts from the what. I’m trying to give myself permission to let things ~be~ sometimes. I don’t have to be working on a play draft while writing in a journal whileContinue reading “Finding the Joy”
Not every idea comes in a sudden rush of inspiration. Not many at all, actually. It’s OK to sit on things awhile. Let them percolate. Right now, for example, I’m working on rewrites for a play, and it’s taking a long time. I often find I’m just waiting for the characters to tell me whatContinue reading “Percolate”
In 2016 I directed a production of Morris Panych’s The Ends of the Earth. It’s a tale of two men who, acting on unfounded paranoia, flee from each other, only to meet each other again in a derelict hotel. A series of strange encounters and coincidences unfold during their adventures. The piece dabbles in absurdity,Continue reading “Odd Choices”
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