If the recent Oscars telecast has you toying with the idea of getting into show business, “The No B.S. Guide to the Acting Biz” by Matt Newton ( offers valuable information.

Author Newton doesn’t pull any punches in helping the reader understand the rigors of making it in the acting business, and it is a “business” that requires stamina, talent, and a gameplan for getting the work and getting noticed. This book covers topics ranging from the casting process and auditions to securing the right agent and manager. After reading this book, you’ll have a much better idea of whether or not you’ve got what it takes to join the acting profession.

“The No B. S. Guide to the Acting Biz” by Matt Newton – Gotta Love It!