Finding Grace

“The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.”
-Richard Branson

The best advice I could give a writer or actor is to spend time with their characters. When you are building a character you need to spend as much time with their inside as their physical outside. To do this it is a good idea to spend a significant amount of time with them.

Finding Grace, written by a member of the Bancroft Collective serves to highlight the benefit of bringing a character to spend quality time with you on this enchanted estate.

LONGLEAF

‘I could tell you my adventures – beginning from this morning,’ said Alice a little timidly: ‘but it’sno use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.’

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Inspired by Heather Blakey’s workshop for creatives featuring The World of Georgina McClure at The Bancroft Manor and Estate: The Journey Begins Part 2

Time is strange. I walk, trudge, even run a bit when the path is briefly level. Has it been hours or years since I was at Longleaf? Was I ever there at all? Will I ever return to Buck and Lou-Lou and all the sweet familiarity of home?

Mountains rise around me. The path grows rocky and narrow. The air is thin and I am grateful for the bottle of water in my pack. Fog rolls in and I remember a time lost in frightening sea fog…

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