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Triggered

There are a few words I’m frankly sick of hearing lately. OPTICS is one of them. TRIGGERED however, is not one. Here’s why: As artists, we’re always triggered. It’s our freakin’ job. We are paid…

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1ANEMMY

Congratulations Emmy winners! As always, our buddies over at CastingAbout have already posted a list of Emmy-nominated and Emmy-winning casting directors so you can continue to fortify your show bible with data *and* build those…

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Actors… Adjust Your Focus!

Hello you beautiful creatives! Today’s BonBlast comes with a visual. Be sure to marvel at my artistic prowess. First up, the typical actor POV. “I’m over here, smiling. I see that casting director over there….

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Pruning Is Essential to Growth

Earlier today, I sent the below to the members of the SMFA All-Access program. Why am I now sharing it with you? Because it’s about growth. It’s about how we HAVE TO prune in order…

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The Three V’s

You decided to create your own content. At long last, you’re going to shoot something that shows the buyers exactly how to cast you at your on-brand bullseye best. You fleshed out a story idea…

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Perfectionists! I’ve Got You Covered

Hello my fellow perfectionist. How are you? I know. You’re “Great!” Because you’d never tell me you’re a little on-edge, low-grade anxious at all times, wondering how long you can get by on so little…

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Get Your Mind Right

I’m just getting back to LA after a long weekend in Berkeley where the hubs and I participated in a days-long upper-limit couples camp with the good folks of The Hendricks Institute. You may have…

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Bring Your Own Plum to the Elevator

Hello gorgeous! I’m writing from Toronto. From my Toronto condo. From… my… Torcondo? 😉 Heh heh. This is the final leg of this nearly month away from home and as I spend another few days…

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Booking ≠ Love

More correctly, NOT booking does not equal NOT loved. Let me back up. Those of you following me on Instagram — and specifically keeping up with my STORIES — know I’m dealing with quite the…

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