Creativity can be fickle. In the times where it’s flowing, you feel unstoppable. But when it’s not, the blinking cursor is insufferable. Writer’s block is an excuse, though. You have to come up with strategies for how to push past it.
Mobile Sound Lab
Stop seeking the opinions of those who are not on your side. Don’t listen to the negative talk. It’s a Detractor Beam, and it won’t do you any good.
Curiosity is like a renewable energy source. There’s an inexhaustible supply out there. We just have to be open to it, to learn from one another, and to embrace change. In other words, curiosity is a choice.
A name is important. Your brand will be built around it. Pick one that is durable.
Every field has its own system of saints. So, how do your earn your sainthood?
Another one of my songs is featured this week on The D1Radio Hour, “System of Saints.”
Two of my songs are featured this week on The D1Radio Hour, “Make Yourself Scarce” and “Downshift Dub.” Hooray for Internet radio!
As a kid, your mom may have told you this when you were getting in her way. It was her way of saying, “please go away.” Make yourself scarce. I take this to have a different meaning now. In every realm that digital has touched, some aspect has become a commodity. It’s hard to monetize […]
In baseball, “defensive indifference” is ruled when the defensive team is indifferent to the actions of the offensive team. Go ahead and steal second. You won’t get credit in the box score, however. The team in the field didn’t try to defend it. I’ve been thinking of the term in a different way, though. Indifference […]
Hey, check it out—news from the Mobile Sound Lab. One of my songs is being used as the intro, or the “auditory icon,” for the new video series by EdTech Times. I chose a CC-BY-SA license for this piece to encourage this kind of reuse. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that I’ve been writing a column for ETT, too! Hey, I don’t make them […]