Sunday, February 20, 2011

creative surge.

Creative. That’s new.

I mean, I’m creative in a sense. I like to embody things. I’m not so good at creating though. But I’ve had this idea in my head for a play, and I can’t quite get it to vacate, you know? I had one really good day, dialogue hitting me for hours, and I sat down putting it to word file. After that though, it’s been months of nothing. I have the general idea of the entire thing, I know how I want it to end, I know how the characters are, but it’s the writing that alludes me.

But, I guess not? I’ve just busted three pages out (Woah! I know! Three pages! So much!) and what I’ve found is… Yeah. I’d obviously be more interested in acting, or coaching the actors in it. I keep trying to describe more than I need to of the characters actions and thoughts. I don’t stop myself, this is just a rough first through, and I like having all that before me. But sifting through it later to make the actual script? That’s going to be tough to me. I think I’ll just be too protective of it. How can I trust a director and actors I’m not working with to ever do my thoughts justice?

Not that this’ll be anything spectacular, I’m sure, but it’ll mean something to me. I probably ought to just stick of acting and directing. But, I like this idea, even if I don’t intend to do anything with it. I’ll probably just type it up afterwards, and keep it for myself. Not even quite sure I’ll put it out there for friends to read. Hm. We’ll see.


1 comment:

  1. That sounds awesome. Just as a heads up, I have a friend who reads scripts for a company and then summarizes them, giving them concise information and why or why not they should endorse them; I could talk to her about it a little bit, see if she has any pointers for you? Whatever it is, with you behind it, it's sure to be interesting!