Sunday, May 27, 2012

College, Finals, Work, and Dance...


Well folks, this week will be my finals at college.  I've completed a couple of them already, but I still have more to take care of this week.  I've started my new job as well, so I've been pretty busy.  I'm really hoping to be get back to my regular posts about writing very soon, so please bear with me.  

Now I know I've mentioned in previous posts getting ideas and materials for your stories from life.  Well, I've been taking 4 dance classes this semester (Jazz, Ballet, Improv and Latin).  I've attached a YouTube link below to show you some of what I've had to do for my Improv Dance Class final.  The performers are myself and my wife Helen performing our own take on the Bruno Mars "Lazy Day Song".   We had a lot of fun putting this little number together and performing it.  I've also gotten a lot of ideas from the entire experience that I'll be using in my writing down the road.  Please keep this in mind.  If there's something you like to do, or always wanted to do and have been looking for an excuse to do it now you have it.  Give your experiences to your characters,  how you felt, what is was like to do that something that is so special to you.  It really brings the characters to life and makes them easy to like from the audience's point of view.

Until next time, I hope you enjoy the video.