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Rob McDonald
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Developer, Writer, Composer, Gamer, Critic, Proud Geek, Probably Other Stuff
Developer, Writer, Composer, Gamer, Critic, Proud Geek, Probably Other Stuff

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It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school. ~ Leigh Steinberg I didn't even go to graduation. ~ Brendon Urie Creation is a...

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It's Hiatus Time
I think any kind of hiatus one takes in an artistic journey is going to make a huge difference.  The pause will inform the choices that you make. ~ Mel Gibson I have lost stories and many starts of novels before.  Not always as punishment for 'telling,' but...

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Eureka? Eu-betcha!
Eureka! ~ Archimedes Eureka! ~ State Motto of California In the Original Unity of the First Thing lies the Secondary Cause of All Things, with the Germ of their Inevitable Annihilation. ~ from Eureka , Edgar Allan Poe I recently attended the Philadelphia pr...

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Eureka! ~ Archimedes Eureka! ~ State Motto of California In the Original Unity of the First Thing lies the Secondary Cause of All Things, with the Germ of their Inevitable Annihilation. ~ from Eureka , Edgar Allan Poe I recently attended the Philadelphia pr...

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Nothing Fancy, Just an Update
The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals. ~ Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein And, at least for now, the vector for that spiral is positive. Still lacking a librettist and, unsurprisingly, a libretto, I'm trying to press on...

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Time Keeps on Slippin', Slippin', Slippin'...
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. ~ Mae West The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia. ~ Elbert Hubbard My life is a monument to procrastination, to the art of putting things off until late...

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I Offer a New <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_of_Darkness" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World of Darkness</a> Protagonist: "<i>Librettist: The Surrender</i>"
Alex: So last night I had a little trouble falling asleep.  So I wrote an opera. Louie: An opera? Alex: Yeah.  I never thought about writing an opera before, but it sounded like it would be fun.  It was.  I'm going to write another one tonight. ~ "Latka's C...

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Composing...
Meeting actors and TV personalities is one thing, but I just feel like meeting musicians is the coolest. ~ Shaun White Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it "the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through t...

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Whither the Next Note? &nbsp;Whither? &nbsp;WHITHER?!
It's hard to make a revolution when, two revolutions ago, they already said anything goes. ~ Charles Wuorinen Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting. ~ Alan Dean Foster For 25+ years I've struggled to frame an artistic conundrum, to phrase a particular...
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