• Mythology can play a really important part in a good script.  Award winning author and script consultant Pamela Jaye Smith says by understanding the themes that appear over and over again in every society and the plotlines that accompany them, we can add depth to our scripts that resonates with the core of our humanity.…
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  • #33 Applied Mythology For A More Powerful Reality – Pamela Jaye Smith

    Mythology can play a really important part in a good script.  Award winning author and script consultant Pamela Jaye Smith says by understanding the themes that appear over and over again in every society and the plotlines that accompany them, we can add depth to our scripts that resonates with the core of our humanity.…
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  • Award winning author, journalist, poet and editor Robert Yehling discusses the structure of a memoir, interview techniques to make subjects comfortable, how to effectively include personal experiences in your writing, exercises to teach writing point of view and how to break down and edit a manuscript. For past shows and to learn more about the…
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  • #32 Memoir Writing Tips from an Award Winning Author – Robert Yehling

    Award winning author, journalist, poet and editor Robert Yehling discusses the structure of a memoir, interview techniques to make subjects comfortable, how to effectively include personal experiences in your writing, exercises to teach writing point of view and how to break down and edit a manuscript. Check out Robert's Blog: Word Journeys For past shows…
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  • How do you kill a beloved iconic TV character?  That’s one of the challenges Mark Fink has faced in his writing career.  In this episode Mark talks about the death of Edith Bunker as well as writing the complex character of Archie Bunker, dealing with notes from the network, making the transition to writing books…
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  • #31 The Death of Edith Bunker and Other Writing Challenges – Mark Fink

    How do you kill a beloved iconic TV character?  That’s one of the challenges Mark Fink has faced in his writing career.  In this episode Mark talks about the death of Edith Bunker as well as writing the complex character of Archie Bunker, dealing with notes from the network, making the transition to writing books…
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  • Dissecting a Script for An Audition

    Auditioning in Hollywood has changed according to a recent guest on the show, founder and co-owner of the Actors Comedy Studio Gunnar Todd Rohrbacher.  During his 20+ years in the business, he’s seen production budgets for TV sitcoms and dramas stripped down and the audition process stripped down with it.  What does this mean for…
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  • Actor’s Comedy Studio Founder and Co-owner Gunnar Todd Rohrbacher discusses on camera acting for sitcoms vs. stage improv.  The evolution of the Producer’s title in Hollywood, the downsizing in TV production and how that affects writers and actors, breaking down a TV script for an audition, creating distinct archetypes for a sitcom, exposition and conflict…
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  • #30 Breaking Down a TV script for writers and actors – Gunnar Todd Rohrbacher

    Actor’s Comedy Studio Founder and Co-owner Gunnar Todd Rohrbacher discusses on camera acting for sitcoms vs. stage improv.  The evolution of the Producer’s title in Hollywood, the downsizing in TV production and how that affects writers and actors, breaking down a TV script for an audition, creating distinct archetypes for a sitcom, exposition and conflict…
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  • Romance novelist and author of My Brother's Keeper Nina Day Gerard discusses print on demand, hiring a coaching company to help you self-publish, cover art and website design, looking like your genre, keeping costs down, investing in your career and creating raving fans. For past shows and to learn more about the Seated At the…
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