Author Archive | Nathan Scoggins

Why Every Good Guy Needs A Band

That was the thing about playing with a band,” Peter thought. There was always someone else to rescue you when it seemed certain you might fall behind. Only the solo acts left themselves open to those kinds of disasters. Jennifer E. Smith, You Are Here The Beatles. The Beach Boys. Led Zeppelin. The Who. The Rolling Stones. The […]

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How To Turn A Hobby Into A Profession

Hobby or Passion? The Secret To Becoming A Professional It’s a question I feel like I’ve been hearing a lot lately. Maybe it’s a by-product of being in my thirties, but once you hit this season of life, the expectation is that you’re hitting you’re stride, you’re making your way in the world, you’re experiencing […]

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Finish and Finish Well

Editor’s note: 5 things filmmaker Nathan Scoggins learned from high school track.  It’s hot, steamy, and humid, as it should be in the Florida panhandle, even in November. It’s 2005 and I’ve just won a screenwriting fellowship, and am winding my way towards a beachfront home to spend sixteen days breaking stories with a group […]

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