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Meet Nelsie Spencer
Nelsie teaches Humor, Character, and Creative Writing 101 for Gotham, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t published a novel, written a one-woman show, performed her stand-up comedy, and seen her plays and screenplays produced... because she has. The common thread that runs through all of her work, though, is humor. “Sometimes there’s stuff that’s really dark,” Nelsie says, “but you laugh and kind of feel bad that you’re laughing at it. I like to walk that line.”
Try to imagine the Lord of the Rings trilogy without Gandalf. That's what my life was like before I met my instructor.
Rois Beal, housewife
The Peddlers RoadThe worst thing about Carter’s sister was that she hadn’t always been such a giant pain in the rear end. There was a time, not so long ago, when they’d been friends, not just brother and sister. Back then, coming...
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