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294 - Finding Success As A Writer, When To Take A Mental Health Break From Social Media, And The Tangent 25 - Indie Talk Feat. Writer, Actor, and Film Director Matt Williams

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Nick is on vacation, so in this edition of Indie Talk, Writer, Actor, and Director Matt Williams joins Chris in this Wonderland-rabbit-hole exploration of a conversation. Chris and Matt talk about why creatives should move to Los Angeles to play at the highest levels, finding success as a writer, and when to take a break from social media for the sake of their mental health (but, can non-celebrity creatives afford to?), and 25 tangents destined and designed to educate, inspire and entertain. Enjoy!


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