Writing/Essay/Journal
Alison Scott has had a successful seven-year career and has just released her fifth record. She credits her band, especially her producer Kevin Bowe, to much of her success.  Write about someone who has nurtured a talent you have. What specifically have they done to help you become more confident in your skill? Have you yourself encouraged a friend or family member and nurtured their talents?

Activity
Alison Scott says that her partner and producer, Kevin Bowe, plays the role of “janitor”  by cleaning up her mistakes. She doesn’t mean that Bowe is literally a janitor for her, but that he is supportive and helps her right her mistakes through guidance and encouragement. Is there someone you play “janitor” to? Or is there someone who fulfills that role in your life?