4/16/20 - creativity document
New play ideas:
- Immersive musical based on Spanish Flu. no
- Science fiction musical: Shelter in Space. no
- King Lear 2. no no no
- The Binocular Plays. (does Rosetta Stone offer classes in semaphore?)
- Write plays that are not supposed to be performed.
- Write plays that will be relevant in two to three year’s time (easy transition).
- Sexy Home Workouts with Peter Nachtrieb (too niche market)
Possible new play settings?
- One person show in large field.
- Abandoned Town.
- Pacific Ocean.
- The “Cloud.”
- Mud pit of despair. (check If anyone has free mud donation connection?)
- Former can factory? (prob too small.)
Brainstorm personal marketing email:
Uncomfortable, large, acute, awkward, panicky, distressing, wacky (tacky?), anxious, grand, epic, humbling, wow-this-really-puts-things-in-perspective, wow-the-customs-of-culture-and-society-really-can-transform-in-an-instant …Sexy Times? Best of Times and/or Worst of Times?
***JUST PICK ONE LATER, PETER!
New play idea: write uplifting play about a “Certain Time?”
Research: Historical period when times were certain.
Reminder: A shower makes it feel like a new day.
Brainstorm: possible new procrastination techniques. (do this after watching Bravo)
Alternative job ideas?
Write non-plays? Write manuals. Write emails. Write words. Of course your write words, you idiot. Teach writing. Watch writers from afar. Professional self doubter. Medical School. My mom just said it’s not too late to go to medical school. Research truth of that? No. NO. Yes. NO! STOP IT, PETER.
Research: What does it take to be an influencer?
Research: Are there any canneries still operating in Monterey.
Research: What is the nicest thing to squeeze.
BUY: Something you really don’t need.
ALSO BUY: Donuts from the Dunkin Donuts in South San Francisco.
Research: Fun new ways to clean your butt.
Schedule: Go on a walk to twin peaks!
PETER, NO NEED TO SCHEDULE WALKS, JUST WALK FOR GODS SAKE. JUST MOVE YOUR GODDAMN LEGS. WHY AM I WRITING IN ALL CAPS TO MYSELF? YOUR TYPOGRAPHY HIERARCHY IS UNCLEAR
Schedule: Wine purchase.
Schedule: Watch meditative movement video and/or porn
Research: Strength and community and finding power and inspiration in others.
Research: Gratitude for who surrounds me.
Research: When will See’s Candy reopen?