Take a look at this Apple web page describing ways producer/musician Greg Kurstin, in working with the singer/songwriter Adele, anticipates — and eludes — likely detours during their creative process.
- What are the materials that are ready to hand/ready to mind for Kurstin? How did they get there?
- How does he clear the path to capturing ideas? What different ways does he use to make sure his ideas don’t escape?
- How do gaps in time contribute to their creative process?
- How does the thinking-making process repeatedly interweave between singer/songwriter and producer/musician?
With these insights in mind, what possible obstacles are detouring you on your creative path — and how could you better elude them?