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No Reel, No Agent?

Yesterday I saw a Facebook post in a private group by an actor who says he’s looking for representation. He asked if having a reel is necessary, and he got some helpful feedback from people on the page. 967 more words

Acting Advice

Why List Your Home Today!

We all know about basic supply and demand – my daughter’s learning about that in microeconomics right now.  Let the facts show you that NOW is the best time to list your home.   281 more words

For Sale By Owner

Why You Need An Agent

In today’s market, there are many different ways to find homes for sale or to sell your house on the Internet.  Websites like Zillow allow people like you to search for homes based on bedroom number, bathroom number, area, school district, and more.   342 more words

For Sale By Owner

Tackling those overwhelming developmental edits

(Me on top of Mount Oberon, Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia)

I’m about to embark on an epic writing quest. Yet again. I got the second round of developmental edits from my agent Claire. 529 more words


When it comes to becoming a successful writer...

So the picture featured in my little inspirational poster above was taken on the Routeburn Track on the South Island of New Zealand. My husband and I decided to try out for real backpacking through mountain passes for the first time while we were there. 539 more words



Yesterday I attended an amazing conference hosted by Writer’s Digest featuring Chuck Sambuchino as the speaker. If you’re not familiar with Chuck’s work, YOU SHOULD BE. 999 more words

On Writing

Do Pitch Contests Help or Hurt?

Today is the crazy Twitter pitching frenzy that is #PitMad.

I proudly claim veteran status of this writing contest, and many others like it. Now that I’m on the ‘other side’ of the query trenches–agent and book deals in hand–I’m asked by many writers if contests like this help or hurt. 393 more words

Getting Published