Sketch Comedy

Sketch Comedy

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Sketch Comedy
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Sometimes, the things that make you laugh leave others cold. Finding your comedy voice takes study, testing, and lots of practice.

You Can, Toucan!

You Can, Toucan!

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The Lively Grind Cafe
You Can, Toucan!
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Expectations

Expectations

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Expectations
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The struggle between your own expectations and the world’s expectations when it comes to the writing life is real. Learning to cope when the voices outside your head are at odds with those inside it is a crucial skill as a writer.

Interview: Author Michael F. Haspil

Interview: Author Michael F. Haspil

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Interview: Author Michael F. Haspil
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Author Michael F. Haspil just might be the real world’s most interesting man–not to mention a spectacularly talented writer, inspiring speaker, spellbinding storyteller, and loyal, encouraging, hilarious friend.

Interview: Writer Eugene C. Scott

Interview: Writer Eugene C. Scott

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Interview: Writer Eugene C. Scott
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Eugene C. Scott has been a pastor, poet, miner, lumberjack, janitor–and he’s got some stories to tell.

Turn Your Novel into a TV Series

Turn Your Novel into a TV Series

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Turn Your Novel into a TV Series
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Want to write for TV? Learn a little about the challenge of turning your novel into a script.

Good Riddance, 2020

Good Riddance, 2020

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Good Riddance, 2020
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We recap one of the strangest, and strangely productive, years of the young century.

Cultivating Creativity in Times of Crisis

Cultivating Creativity in Times of Crisis

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Cultivating Creativity in Times of Crisis
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During this crazy time of unprecedented social isolation and uncertainty, how do you keep the creative fires burning? Help is on the way.

Revising Your Novel

Revising Your Novel

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Revising Your Novel
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Revision is hard. We’re here to help.

Writer’s COVID19 Survival Kit

Writer’s COVID19 Survival Kit

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The Lively Grind Cafe
Writer's COVID19 Survival Kit
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Keep your sanity and keep writing during the current health crisis. Plus vodka.