Thursday, June 07, 2007

Forward

Rehearsal tonight went very well. The actors are beginning to inhabit the roles a little, and I'm learning what I want from them in terms of performance. It's hard to remember it's all in your head, and I can see it, but removing oneself from one's head in order to hear what's really going on.

Any way, it's all going very well. Recording first part of July, I think. You'll be able to hear by August 1.

At least, in theory.

Epiphany

Just realized this morning that while Knight's Tour is full of references and characters are based on various things, the base influences and inspiration on this work have come more from my increasing knowledge of how other creators work. Ellis, Fraction, Welles and others have recently said things (in Orson's case had things said about him) about how they work and why they chose a particular thing to use in a story. That's really what's been driving this whole idea. The Independents of Independence. These guys are the reasons I'm trying this venue.

If I can be half as successful as one of them, I'll be extraordinarily happy.

Just wanted to share.