So Here’s What Happened This Week (September 28, 2012)

What I Did: Didn’t get as much done writing as I would have liked! Started a new full time job this week and am still taking an online class, so things are busy. Did get some rewriting done on Singles Vs. Bridezillas. 

What I Read: THE HELP by Kathyrn Stockett

Cool Links I Found:

Who You Know Can Make a Difference

For Actors :

What Casting Directors Aren’t Telling You


So Here’s What Happened This Week (September 21, 2012)

What I Did: Finished another draft of Singles Vs. Bridezillas. Got a (good!) critique back from my critique partner on said novel. Mailed out my novel Rain on the Water to the NYC agent who requested it. Fingers crossed!!

What I ReadLiving Single by Holly Chamberlin

What I SawSnow White and the Huntsman

Cool Links I Found:


No Info Dumps


Why I Act

So Here’s What Happened This Week (September 14, 2012)

What I Did: Heard back from the NYC  agent who requested three chapters of my middle-grade novel. She wants to read the rest of the novel!!! Also worked on rewrites on Singles Vs. Bridezillas. Finished review of critique partner’s novel.

What I Read: My Jesus Year by Benyamin Cohen

Cool Links I Found:

First Ten Pages – High Concept Comedy 

Naming a Character – Go for the Gold 

Finding Your Novel’s Theme and Your Universal Theme


Inspirational Movie Quotes for Wannabes

 Every aspiring writer, actor, comic, musician, athlete, or anyone else with a dream can always use a reminder of why we they do what they do. Here are some quotes that will hopefully inspire you on your journey. Don’t give up!


“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” – Back to the Future

“You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something? Go get it. Period.”  – The Pursuit of Happyness

“What we do in life echoes in eternity.” – Gladiator

“You’re not dead yet so stop living as if you are!” Beaches

”You are what you love not what loves you.” – Adaptation

“You get what you settle for.” -Thelma and Louise

“What a beautiful death to die in the arms of your passion.”  – Man on Wire

“From failing you learn. From success, not so much.”-  – Meet the Robinsons

“Every time you’re up at bat, give it everything ya got, and be sure to tag all of the bases all the time.” – The Pride of St. Louis

“The truth is you make your own destiny, understand? Don’t wait for it to come to you.” – Only You

“You’ve got everything except one thing. Madness. A man needs a little madness or else he never dares cut the rope and be free.” – Zorba the Greek

“Superman is indestructible and you can’t be brave if you’re indestructible.” – Angus

“Like they say, inspiration is 99% inspiration and in my case, it’s at least twice that.” – The Hudsucker Proxy

“I have to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise and who knows what the tide could bring?” – Cast Away

“I believe there’s  a hero in all of us.” – Spiderman 2

“There’s no sense in getting all riled up every time a bunch of idiots give you a hard time. The universe tends to unfold as it should.” – Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

“Keep moving forward.” – Meet the Robinsons

“It’s not about what happened in the past or what you think might happen in the future. It’s about the ride.” – Along Came Polly

“You have to ask yourself what is the thing I love to do most in the world. Then you have to do it.” – Stuck On You