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Fun at the Blue Jays game on Edwin Encarnacion bobblehead day!
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Cosmic Outlaw writes about 17 ways to make magic on the internet. Inspiring! I’ve been having way too much fun with this — the
Keep Calm-O-Matic! I adore this:
40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative. My favourites are Rudyard Kipling’s (love the masculine library style) and George Bernard Shaw’s (reminds me of a little beach cottage!). I love peeking into other peoples’ workspaces… heck, one of my favourite magazines is Where Women Create!
Actors: This Is Why We Have Auditions. And conversely, creating A Culture of Trust where auditions are no longer necessary. What are your thoughts? Personally, I’ve used both auditions and personal invitations to cast shows. I think you need a combination of both. Are you a blocked playwright?
Here’s a great exercise to get those ideas out of your brain and onto the paper! And for some more inspiration:
How to Consistently Write 1000 Words a Day. I love my morning pages and wouldn’t dream of giving them up! (via Jenny Blake) This warmed my inner pirate’s heart: the
Impact of Renaissance Costumes on Pirate Clothing. I still haven’t decided whether I’m going to wear my Musketeers ball gown or my pirate dress to the Oxford Renaissance Festival in June! From SillyGrrl:
How to make more time for business & blogging. So adorable:
Are you Flora, Fauna, or Merryweather? I think I’m a Flora… pink forever! I absolutely adore
Pogo‘s (aka Nick Bertke’s) music. He makes these incredible songs and music videos from clips taken from all sorts of movies, especially Disney films! I first discovered him back in 2009 when I was writing my play After Alice and was searching for inspiration. This is the first video of his I watched. LOVE.
And, for good measure, here’s another favourite Pogo song, called “Upular” (based on the Disney-Pixar movie Up). It’s my go-to curtain call music, especially for T.A.G. showcases!
Bad grammar aside, that’s totally Shawn and I.