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An Open Letter to My Best Friend (Or Anyone Doubting Themselves)

An Open Letter to My Best Friend (Or Anyone Doubting Themselves)

Dear best friend, When you told me you had an idea for something you wanted to pursue, but that it was stupid and you probably couldn’t do it anyway, it killed me. Nobody is allowed to say such things about my best friend. Nobody! I […]

Why You Shouldn’t Shut Up About Your Goals

Why You Shouldn’t Shut Up About Your Goals

I recently read this article about how you should keep your goals to yourself. I really dislike and disagree with this article. Brendon Burchard, who has interviewed and studied some of the most successful people of today (you can read or hear more about this […]

My First Professional Audition and How I Prepared for It

My First Professional Audition and How I Prepared for It

On Tuesday this past week, I submitted for a small role in a feature film. I have been submitting like crazy for any and all background roles I find, but I usually get too nervous to submit for featured roles. I received the casting call […]

On Not Giving Up Hope

On Not Giving Up Hope

Just two months ago, I was feeling incredibly frustrated by my lack of film gigs. Since July of last year, I have been following the steps the Friends in Film program laid out for me. I even found a couple gigs for September…or so I […]

Don’t Be Afraid to Tell People What You Want

Don’t Be Afraid to Tell People What You Want

I think I touched on this subject briefly two posts ago, but I was reminded again this week just how important this is. Brendan Burchard talks about this too in his book “High Performance Habits.” He says (and I am way paraphrasing) to be open […]

How Journaling Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

How Journaling Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

Ever since I was in middle school, I’ve found journaling to be an incredibly helpful tool to help with life’s toughest problems. Up until last year, it was just me writing out my feelings whenever I needed to. But in the past year I have […]

Self-Doubt and an Answered Prayer Deferred

Self-Doubt and an Answered Prayer Deferred

A few posts back I wrote about how I was ignoring the answers to my prayers. After that, I didn’t ignore them, per se, I just put them off for a bit (…several months). One thing I need more of (and I’m sure no one […]

Secretly Hoping They Won’t Pick Me

Secretly Hoping They Won’t Pick Me

One of my goals for the month of January was to get my head shots taken so I could start submitting for acting gigs and try to find an agent. All throughout December I was antsy to get them done, but I had to wait […]

My First Film Gigs (Or, Stubbornness Pays Off)

My First Film Gigs (Or, Stubbornness Pays Off)

I walked out of Whataburger, notebook and script in hand, with a renewed sense of hope. It was finally happening. Six months into my new career path journey, I finally had my first behind-the-scenes film gig.  The Friends in Film program is all about getting […]

Friends in Film Review

Friends in Film Review

I’m not an affiliate. I just wanted to help people who, like me, were on the fence about this program.  Last July, I signed up for the Friends in Film program. Around that time, I was feeling really frustrated. I had entered two screenwriting competitions […]