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Advice I Would Give To My Sister...

Advice I Would Give To My Sister...

Every now and then, I come across lessons I have learned through either good advice or lessons I've learned  the hard way through experience. I usually find myself passing them along along to my sister. I don't think she wants to hear my so felt, "Words of Wisdom" but at least I feel I did my part.

Now and days, I'm more inclined to post some new found insight on my blog as a way for me to archive my thoughts and also share any insights with the world. I figure if fate brings them to my page, then the message was meant for them.

So what's my guiding word of wisdom for today. I'm not sure I can dispense of one today. I doesn't feel as easy as it sometimes is for me.

As I'm clearing out my blog posts from saved drafts, I think about why I was holding on to not submitting these posts sooner. What did I think was lacking? I've come to write as if I were talking to my sisters. I think my readers and fellow writers tend to like that best. The casualness and honesty.

So like the cliche goes Just be yourself.

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This is also from an older draft post. I've since been part of a show, an extraordinary experience I still have to blog about but I'd thought I'd still post these earlier thoughts.

I love writing so just having a story out their in print or online and getting commented on I thought was enough but as I was recently told by an actor, when your story is told on stage its a completely different experience because of the interaction between the actors and the audience.

In this play I definitely felt the chemistry. Now and days and even back in the old days it was so hard to make a motion picture. To tell one of our stories would cost thousands of dollars and an experienced Hollywood budget and staff. At CASA 0101 what you need is an idea and some ganas to make your story into a play. And best of all its a community event with a very grass roots feel.