Some time ago I wrote an unpublished essay about 'doing the work.' It's a term coined by Ev Bogue back when he was writing his private subscription letter. The concept is that a writer should write every day; a painter should paint every day; a singer should sing every day.
Whatever your art, you should engage with it on a daily basis in one form or another.
For a singer that might mean looking at new compositions, rehearsing songs in your existing repertoire, or writing some of your own. For a writer that might include reading in your genre, reading outside your genre, writing parts of new work.Read More