This post is a budget update, which is how I track spending throughout the competition. Check out my budget to see what I've spent money on.
Every once in awhile, a composer will email me asking if I would like for them to work on the project. I keep their names with the idea of getting back to them when I’m ready to focus on music. Anthony contacted me out of the blue with an eagerness, varied skill set, and past experience — all which compelled me to start a trial. So far, trial is going great.