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Starting Out

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” —Mary Tyler Moore

When first starting out in this business, many of your decisions will be based on your interests and goals. This chapter will provide some additional considerations to factor into your choices. In making a plan to achieve your goals, you want to be sure it’s realistic and feasible.

Moving to Tinseltown

If you’re moving to Los Angeles or New York or just getting out of school and trying to make it on your own for the first time, do you have enough seed money to pay for rent, utilities, phone, car maintenance, auto and health insurance, food and miscellaneous expenses for several ...

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