Brian Eno took apart the idea that creatives work as lone geniuses by coining the term “scenius”. People create within community and alongside each other. They are part of a scene. Creative people bounce ideas off of each other and dig each other’s work. They are friendly critics of each other, building each other up and inspire one another to reach higher. Ruth and I have spent the last five years being part of the Resound scene, a community of songwriters and musicians who write adjacent and sometimes in collaboration with each other. In the coming week Ruth and I are going to spend a week writing music together and we’re really happy that we’re going to be doing that together with a load of other Resound writers at the Song Writing Retreat.