The fact that tomorrow is April 1st makes me wish that this project would have an “April Fools!” moment and we would suddenly have another extra, magical month to work on them. If only. I find myself excited when I talk about my project, but paralyzed when I sit down to actually write it. Pairing that with one key member of a podcast section being off in Hawaii for a week with her family, the stress sweats have truly set in.
I’m trying to deconstruct how we as society talk about and express love, and give some much needed attention to other forms of it besides the traditional romantic type. This project has taken many turns as I’ve been creating it, but I finally feel like I have some momentum going forward. Getting feedback from strangers in workshop really helped with seeing what other people think when they first look at my project, as it has started to all blend together in my mind after so many hours thinking about it.
While it may be overwhelming, I’ve tried to keep in mind that this is a labor of love (ha, ha, also the theme of my project). I have so many thoughts on my topic, and so do others, so I’m trying my best to capture those thoughts and turn them into relevant reading and listening materials. So, my goal for this week is to write, as much as possible, and play around with the material I have recorded for podcasts to see what is usable. If anyone has had success with podcasts involving multiple people and can help with keeping people on track and not interrupting each other, I would love to learn your secrets!