I’m glad to say that the book is coming together slowly but surely.
I find the process, especially because it is a collaboration, fascinating.
In the book, we use the metaphor that editing video is like carving a statue from stone – you just need to cut away the parts that don’t look good.
That works well for the book, but in terms of actually creating the book, I would twist the metaphor around a bit, to say that we are cutting away the stone to make the statue that the stone naturally wants to be.
Which is to say that rather than making intellectual and creative choices, it feels more like we are revealing the true and ideal expression ideas and concepts that we have lived for a long time.