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  • Become an Actress: Classes, Agents, Networking, and Auditioning

    Acting is one of the hardest professions to break into. In fact, the vast majority of actors in the world spend more time unemployed than they do working. However, if...
  • How To Find Writing Jobs

    Do you dream of becoming a writer? Many people do, but have no idea where to find writing jobs. There is a lot of work out there for an ambitious wordsmith with...
  • How To Draw a Tree: Learning to Draw

    Whether you are an artist or you are not, you can probably draw a tree...well, sort of. We all remember drawing two sticks attached to a cloudlike ball of leaves when...
  • How To Write a Script for a Sitcom: Comedy Writing

    Everyone has a funny element to their life--whether it's the workplace, family, or high school. And plenty of people think that their funny ideas or situations would...
  • How To Get Journalism Training

    In the age of blogs, it seems like everyone can be a journalist. If you have an interest in the field and would like to pursue it by getting some real training from...
  • How To Block a Theatrical Scene

    Blocking is a term used in theater to describe the basic stage movements of actors within a scene.  When done correctly, the results are often invisible to the...
  • How To Breakdance: Airtrack

    Airtracks are arguably the hardest possible breakdancing move, but also the most impressive.  With both their arms and legs spread and their torso suspended 45...
  • How To Improve Your Chances in a Writing Contest

    Entering writing contests with substantial prizes has become easier than ever, due in large part to Internet-based submission forms and online entry fee payment...
  • How To Breakdance: Six-Step

    The Six-Step is the most fundamental move of a breakdancer's repertoire, and is the basic unit of movement all other moves are based on.  Very easy to perform, it is...
  • How To Submit Poetry Manuscripts To Magazines

    There is no greater thrill for a poet than seeing her name in print for the first time. Becoming a published writer can be the psychological boost necessary to...
  • How To Write a Theatrical Review

    Many newspapers and local entertainment websites seek out reviewers to critique local theatrical productions, often as a means to promote quality cultural events in...
  • How To Write Poems that Rhyme

    There are many things that differentiate poetry from prose. One of those differences is line length. The other is the use of poetic devices that heighten the use of...
  • How To Breakdance: Headspin

    Headspins are a trademark move of breakdancing, and one of the easiest of the power moves to learn. Like all breakdancing moves, Headspins can be dangerous if done...
  • How To Overcome Writer's Block

    There are actually two types of writer's block, and the distinction is not so much whether you are stuck at the beginning or in the middle of a writing project.  It's...
  • How To Find Movie Theater Listings

    Looking for movie theater listings? Here are some quick tips on how to find movie theater listings, mainly through many of the Internet sites providing this...
  • How To Write Traditional Japanese Haiku

    One of the first formal forms of poetry school-age children learn to write is Japanese Haiku. Its simple form and subject matter make it a good introduction to poetry...
  • How To Breakdance: Flare

    A Flare is a breakdancing power move borrowed from gymnastics. When performing the move, a dancer spreads their legs and whips them around their body in continuous...
  • How To Write a Play

    Writing a play can be a daunting task, but a very rewarding one. Putting words on the page with the goal of seeing them acted out in front of a live audience is an...
  • How To Write a Film Review

    Whether you're interested in writing movie reviews for profit or just for fun, it's not too tough. Just follow a few steps to make your feelings on the latest flicks...
  • How To Become a Writer: Courses and Careers

    Maybe you've always wanted to become a writer, but had a few doubts. Well, before you make any major decisions, consider seven things you should do and know first....
  • How To Win Poetry Slams

    Poetry slams are Olympics-style poetry reading competitions, where five judges randomly selected from the audience score poets from 1 to 10.  Since slam's inception,...
  • How To Transpose a Musical Composition

    Need help transposing music? Use these transposition tips to understand this aspect of music theory. Here's how to transpose a musical composition.
  • How To Breakdance: Turtle

    Turtling is a breakdancing power move which combines strength and agility to spin from the turtle position into a circle using only your hands to hold you up.  It...
  • How To Pop-Lock: Body Wave

    A body wave is a pop-locking dance move which creates the illusion of a wave traveling through the body, from your head to your toes and back. It is recommended that...
  • How To Pop-Lock: Arm Wave and Dance Instruction

    An arm wave is a pop-locking dance move that looks like a wave of electricity is traveling through your body, much like a wave through a taut string. It is considered...
  • Learn To Moonwalk Like Michael Jackson

    Since Michael Jackson introduced this dance move to the world in 1983, it's become a trademark move of dancers everywhere, and a staple move in the repertoire of...
  • How To Write a Sestina

    If you are a poet looking for a fun and challenging exercise, try writing a sestina. A sestina is a poem, French in origin, which has 7 stanzas. The first six stanzas...
  • How To Get Started in Poetry Slams

    Poetry slams are Olympics-style poetry competitions, judged by randomly selected members of the audience.  Poets must read original work, and no props, music, or...
  • Writing a Screenplay: How To Write a Script

    Got the perfect idea for the next blockbuster film, quirky independent release or something in between? How do you take an idea and turn it into a screenplay? For a...
  • How To Read Poetry

    Some might say that reading is reading, no matter what the reading material might be.  But consider the difference between reading a cooking recipe and a novel, for...
  • How To Paint a Mural

    Whether indoors or public, murals make a statement. Question is, how do you get a small piece of artwork onto a large surface. Hopefully, this step-by-step guide...
  • How To Draw

    Beginning Drawing   Drawing provides pleasure, therapy and engages a portion of your brain not normally utilized.  Often, drawing is the first step taken in an...
  • How To Read Poetry To an Audience

    A poem's performance begins where the writing leaves off.  Often, a poem read aloud is the first time it is shared, a critical moment for a piece of art.  Here are...
  • How To Read Musical Notes: Advice for all Musical Instruments

    No matter which musical instrument you choose to master, it all begins with learning to read musical notation. Musical notes are to music as words are to literature or...
  • How To Become a Voice Actor

    Many people associate acting with handsome leading men or beautiful leading ladies being projected on a fifty foot screen. Some may think of trained actors walking...
  • How To Start a Movie Club

    Once a month it's nice to have a no rules, no fuss Movie Club gathering. Everyone meets for a movie at a host's place (preferably somewhere with a good home...
  • How To Start a Book Club

    If you love reading, learning, and sharing, a Book Club's perfect club for you. There is plenty to talk about in every book. Having bi-weekly or monthly meetings...
  • Alphabetical Constraints!

    Describes two interesting books.In this article I am presenting three interesting facts: 1.) "Gadsby" is a book by Ernest Wright. The speciality of the...