It just struck me the other that maybe I’ve come at this all wrong. Maybe what I need is formulate the infrastructure and harden the concept as much as possible first before I go after a writing partner.
I will have to take care to be able to explain the project concept without “giving away the intellectual farm” as it were. Good quality people would definitely tend to gravitate towards a solid, organized framework as opposed to a cosmic, nebulous nerd (like me).
There’s only so much I can do at this point and whatever I do has to be done outside my day gig which has a propensity to chew up my time and life force. However that’s no excuse.
So what I think I shall do is write a one-paged treatment (just like a movie proposal) of the project concept. That way I can be consistent with everyone I talk to and help simmer down some of the fleeting ideas that keep haunting me everyday.
The other thing I can do now is start cranking out singer oriented tunes (bed tracks with basic arrangements and cord charts). In other words steer the reality towards the desired outcome by moving things in place as much as possible and facilitating the goal (hopefully).
Not that I’m trying to do a “If you build it, they will come” scenario. It’s more like a “If you build it, they will have something to do, if they come” kind of thing.
One thing I have found is that actualized intent can sometimes generate positive lateral results.
If only I could write lyrics. (Well I can sort of – but only someone in a comma would want to hear them).