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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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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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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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Remembering Your First

As I write this, it is two hours before a speaking engagement I have in Hollywood and I’m seated by the window in the 101 Coffee Shop. The first time I sat here (possibly in…

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How to Turn Thoughts Around

So. As you may know, I’ve been going through some health stuff. I’m not ready to get specific because when I get specific, I get sad and I really don’t like being sad. One of…

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You Have the Power to Change Your Life

Today’s BonBlast is about one of the scariest things that happens in a creative person’s lifetime: realizing how much freakin’ power is in our own damn hands. Just hours ago, a lovely ninja enrolled in…

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Reverse Shoplifting

A few hours ago, my beloved partner and I walked up the Third Street Promenade after a lovely dinner, headed home for him to host his weekly writers group. Even though I had heard the…

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