nbc writers on the verge – week 9

TUE 12/4/12

SPEED DATING FEEDBACK

we got notes on how we did during our speed dating meetings with executives from last week. karen and julie ann said our year overall was one of the highest scoring groups.

some of the things the execs looked at:

confidence
poise
preparedness
flow of conversation
how well we listened
did we ask questions
how well we handled questions they asked of us
eye contact
nerves

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2012 year in review, goals for 2013

2012 was, without exaggeration, the most difficult year of my life. it started with a root canal caused by grinding my teeth, the pressure which killed the nerve. grinding my teeth came from the stress of finishing the nick fellowship in oct 2011 and having nothing tangible to show for it. i had had no writing job, no agent, nothing. although i never regretted leaving my stable job as an art director for the nick fellowship, life after nick was definitely filled with anxiety.

so 2012, january to august – horrible! massive depression. financial pain. unexpected betrayal. loss of hope. doubt. lots of doubt. i made a chart.

2012summary

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nbc writers on the verge – fellow writers

here are the bios for this year’s writers on the verge. they’re an amazing group of talented writers, and i’m so grateful to have met them.

http://www.diversecitynbc.com/featured_talent/writers

most of us are on twitter.

COMEDY
aaron vaccaro
@badmovienitecom

brittany matt
@DreamUndeferred

robb chavis
@RobbChavis

me
@mr_kiyongkim

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