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Blogs Does Self-Promotion Really Work? The Results Are In for My Experiment In Self-Promotion

Does self-promotion really work?  What happens when you promote your writing via blog, Facebook and LinkedIn?  Over the past several weeks I’ve done just that.  The results are in.  Check out this post and find out exactly what happened with my experiment in self-promotion...

Headline News Wedding Crashers Director Makes Bank on King Arthur Spec

David Dobkin, the director of WEDDING CRASHERS and the upcoming THE CHANGE-UP, has sold his spec script ARTHUR & LANCELOT to Warner Bros. for $2 million, reports Deadline.com.

Headline News Academy Invites 13 Animators, 12 VFX Artists to Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

Headline News Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Writes Move to Ninja Turtles

Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec (MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - GHOST PROTOCOL) have been tapped to write the reboot of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, reports Deadline.com.

Blogs Does Self-Promotion Really Work? Let’s Try It And Find Out

I got a huge response to my last post, Why Do Many Artists & Writers Hate Self-Promotion?, including several active discussions on various LinkedIn groups. Self-promotion is a very hot topic! Many of the people who commented on the post talked about their shyness, self-doubts, the unworthiness of their creativity, and other barriers to promoting themselves and their work.  One of the biggest concerns was whether or not self-promotion was really effective.  Well, let's find out...

Headline News Director Russell Drops Out of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

David O. Russell has dropped out of Sony's adaptation of the PS3 game UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE, reports Variety. The reason is being reported as creative differences. Russell was also set to rewrite the script from Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. The studio is still looking for a scribe to rework the script.

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