Kelly Jo Brick: The Write Path with Manager Tracey Murray, Part 1

A series of interviews with hard-working writers – by another hard-working writer!
by Kelly Jo Brick

Tracey MurrayFinding the right representation can be a key component to growing and developing a writing career. sat down with several managers to find out what they’re looking for in writers and what writers can be doing to help achieve success in the industry.

Manager Tracey Murray didn’t always know she wanted to be involved in the entertainment industry. She started out working for a New York public relations company before moving to Los Angeles to explore a career in news broadcasting.   Realizing broadcasting wasn’t for her, she turned to the entertainment world, landing a job as an assistant to Lee Gabler who ran packaging at Creative Artists Agency. She spent 11 years as an agent at CAA before becoming a manager. Tracey now works with writers as a Managing Partner at Industry Entertainment.


Leesa Dean: Adventures of a Web Series Newbie – Chapter 15

Adventures of a Web Series Newbie - Chapter 15: History, Pt. 2

by Leesa Dean 

Before I continue, I wanted to address the Clay thing. For those that don’t know, I released a brand new Chilltown episode, Clay Aiken, Weed Genie?!? and I’m really excited about it! Been getting great feedback. If you haven’t seen it, you can watch it here.

But there’s a little side story. Before I launched, I put together a few teasers and one of them was a clip from the Clay Aiken, Weed Genie show that ran about 4 seconds. I put it up on Reddit and next thing I knew, a bunch of “Claymates” were pissed. One of them claimed Clay didn’t “talk that way” and another claimed he didn’t “look like that.” I wrote back, saying, uh, this is supposed to be a parody, but they, apparently, were gravely disturbed. I actually didn’t even think I reamed him too hard. Yeah, his voice is over the top, but…IT’S A COMEDY! read article