Category Archives: Body Language

Body Language for Your Characters

One of my readers from OnLine Universities contacted me because she thought my audience might be interested in these body language tips for creating characters. I’m excited to pass this information on to you. Thanks, Allison Morris. Whether you’re about to embark on a … Continue reading

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Some of My Best Work

You might think that most of my acting students are extroverts, comfortable on stage and eager to garner the attention of the masses. Truth is, most of the kids I work with are shy, extremely self-conscious, and would rather clean … Continue reading

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Speaking Tips for the Terrified Writer

When a good writer is great at public speaking sales can often increase. But when a terrified writer bombs on the stage, sales can actually decrease. Audiences expect more than confidence, passion, and knowledge from the person behind a microphone. … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Build a Speaking Platform

As a speaking/acting coach, writers often ask me, “How do I build a speaking platform?” There’s no magic answer to this question, but here are some things to consider.  Some people speak so they can write books. Others write books so they … Continue reading

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BULLIED

A few days ago, four 7th grade boys mounted a verbal assault against their 68-year-old bus monitor. Someone captured the sad event on a cell phone video that’s gone viral. Karen Klein’s ill-treatment has sparked international outrage. Nearly a half million dollars … Continue reading

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The Language of Whitney

Some people were born to take the stage and claim it. Whitney Houston was one of those people. Like the rest of the world, I’m saddened by the loss of one so gifted. I envied the way Whitney Houston could … Continue reading

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