an idea for story, a premise, scenario. the broad scope, what happens. then each scene along the way is it’s own universe, it ‘s own assignment with a beginning (start here) and ending (arrive here). we know from the broad scope or outline the crucial points, writing the details is just a question of defining…

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Last night I watched monsters and a chunk of dead snow and cabin in the woods. Citw was a formuliac scrap of shite, barely a cut above dead snow. This was Joss Whedon don’t you know. If you’re going to have a backstory, make sure it’s something at least plausible and not a membrane of…

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Convert my energy into the things I really want to do. Like painting and imagery , what are my preferred storytelling channels. If storytelling is what made humanity a super organism, is it also the basis for expanded consciousness and connection to the wilds? Not necessarily, because storytelling can take us away, disconnect us from…

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Story components Visual idea Concept Context/story/begin middle end Metaphor deeper meaning Alvino ray night train (do to short form) Tai chi kicks and there are lips on the soles of the feet, tongues licking faces Hello world trailer is missing context What is this Why Where Whats the boat got to do with it? Who…

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• The universe is energy Thought is an energy template (mold). It’s a pattern. • Energy flows into – is attracted to – patterns. • raw energy – chi, prana, shakti, emptiness, zero point, quanta – flowing into a pattern yields manifestations – matter and experience, situations, events, even poeple. Reality is all potential. Form…

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Hard workn Bottles of emotion Cocktails Labels – fear, excitement, etc Manual for artists Don’t tske qgood “opportunities” Next morning What can i do to improve human knowledge Why are we fascinated by the human capacity for fascism? (potential only) Withdrawn it from their consciousness. (experienced it first hand) Capacity for forgiveness and redemption Sins…

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There are many ways to ask a question. Poeple test hypotheses, initiate conversations, open themselves to experience, devise tools for discovery, make myths, wonder without words and relax into knowing. Science yields reliable predictions about the future. Compassion reveals the feelings of others. Mindfulness is an inquiry into the possibilities of the present. Living history…

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[04-27-14] This probably needs to be broken down into manageable sections, or at least mined for the most relevant material. Amazing the record herein contained of persistence, mistakes, bravado and competency. visionary babble, interesting story tangents, notes on process 1/4/07-2/22-07, map of sound Daughter of God – Planning and Logistics 1. key 1.1. * in…

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movie plan 1 what’s most important to learn right now? 1.1 what’s most important to learn right now? 1.1.1 acting 1.1.2 camera operation 1.1.3 solid sound recording 1.1.4 taking poeple and objects into new contexts (undressing patricia in grand central) 1.1.5 simulating expensive, illegal or impossible events, situations 1.1.6 realizing images that are in my…

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