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Tuesday Tips: Advice on Becoming a Published Novelist

Earlier today, I posted about Allison Winn Scotch’s (C’95) novel The Department of Lost and Found. While the book’s story was intriguing, an even more intriguing story is how Allison actually became a published novelist. Like many creative careers, it’s a story of perseverance. I’ve been speaking with Allison over the past few weeks and […]

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Tuesday Tips: For the Actor Looking to Create a Demo Reel

Back in February I posted a Tuesday Tip article with “Advice for the actor who wants to move out to LA”. As a follow-up to that article, one important marketing tip that an actor should consider these days is to create a reel of his/her work. That reel should be posted on your facebook account […]

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Tuesday Tips: Advice for an Undergrad Looking for a Job in Entertainment Marketing (Los Angeles)

(l to r:) Melisa Kirkup (C’01) & Ashley Berger Woodall (C’06) The other day I got an email from undergrad senior Ryan Townsend (C’08) who was interested in moving out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Entertainment Marketing and/or Publicity. Penn alumni Melisa Kirkup (C’01, Universal Marketing) and Ashley Berger Woodall (C’06, Warner […]

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Tuesday Tips: A Successful Screenwriting Career NOT Living in LA??

After I posted my Tuesday Tip on advice for the undergrad who wants to move out to LA to become a writer, Matt Lintner (C’00) asked “Is it possible to have a successful screenwriting career and not live in LA?? Some of our writer alumni chimed in with their take… From Hadley Davis Rierson: “Yes […]

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Tuesday Tips: Advice for the Writer who Wants to Move Out to LA

Penn writers Phyllis Zimbler Miller (WG’80), Eric Barker (C’94), Hadley Davis (C’93), Josh Heald (C’00) In this week’s Tuesday Tips series, I have enlisted the help of my Penn alumni writer friends out here in Los Angeles to offer advice to the Penn undergrad or alum who has decided to move out to Los Angeles […]

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Tuesday Tips: Advice for the actor who wants to move out to LA

Penn actors Roy Vongtama (C’96), Lesley Wolff (C’93) and Alex Petrovitch (C’01) In this week’s Tuesday Tips series, I have enlisted the help of my Penn alumni actor friends out here in Los Angeles to offer advice to the Penn undergrad or alum who has decided to move out to Los Angeles to pursue an […]

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