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How To Be a Successful Actor: Becoming an Actorpreneur
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A book that cuts to the truth of the acting industry- written from an outsider's point of view. Catherine Balavage grew up in a small Scottish town without either the proper training, or industry contacts prior to her career. The book includes advice from casting directors Amy Hubbard and Richard Evans, actor Andrew Tiernan and an exclusive interview with Spotlight amongst industry professionals
Shooting Yourself in the Head for Fun and Profit: A Writer's Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Join award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder for this guide to working, surviving and thriving as a writer in a world that often doesn’t properly value creative professionals. Snyder — who’s authored ten books and over 200 stories, poems, and articles — shares her no-nonsense advice
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The classic business book on stand-up comedy is back - revisited, revised and revamped. Considered "The Guidebook" by many aspiring and working comics, Dave Schwensen shares more insider advice than any other manual. Adding to the author's behind the scenes expertise are insightful and advice filled interviews with proven comedy talents and industry insiders.
The Model You
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
So you want to become a model. Here’s how! The Model You will guide you through the transition from dreaming about it to managing your modeling career. Learn how to choose a career path, set realistic goals, find photographers and agents, build your portfolio, market yourself, avoid scams and creeps, and much more. Interviews with models and agents and a chapter for parents are included.
Modeling From the Ground Up - Strategies for Building a Successful Modeling Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The huge multi-billion dollar modeling industry attracts thousands of hopefuls every year. Not all models are gorgeous supermodels or handsome male hunks. Armed with a good set of professional photos, enough ambition and an understanding of how the modeling profession works, almost anyone can model. Former model Jeanne Rejaunier tells what you need to know to begin a successful career in modeling.
The 50 Best Careers in Modeling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
In The 50 Best Careers in Modeling, bestselling author Jeanne Rejaunier shows how you can give yourself a competitive edge by learning about the best job areas a modeling career offers, no matter what your age, sex or type, whether you’re aiming for a career in front of or behind the camera, and whether you are a beginner or an established player.
Acting in Hollywood: A Newcomer's Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Welcome to Hollywood! Or maybe you're not here yet? Either way, if you've got plans to act in Hollywood, there's a lot to learn: about Los Angeles, about acting, about agents and managers, about traps for the unwary. What's "pilot season"? "Hiatus"? "A deal memo"? "A producer session"? "Acting in Hollywood" explains these terms to the newcomer and offers a tour of the basic tools.
Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.