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Chatting About TV Writing... Take a Listen!

Hey, everyone--

Just wanted to invite you all to listen to a recent podcast interview I did on the Alive! Authors Network... all about TV writing and the TV industry.

This is the first of a 3-part interview I did, called Breaking In and Breaking Through the TV Business, with podcast host Judith Parker Harris. We talk about finding your own voice, common mistakes, ageism in Hollywood, how to deal with criticism, show business myths and misnomers... and more!

Click HERE to go to the podcast...

Take a listen and lemme know what you think... the next two segments will be available over the next few weeks!

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