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All too often people seem to think that you can become successful “by accident” — that by simply starting a funny blog or Twitter account, Hollywood will come knocking and give you millions. Unless you’re the child of a studio head or a famous actor, success comes from unbelievable amounts of hard work and dedication (and if you are, you probably don’t really need to read NoFilmSchool). A recent Los Angeles Times article about “Twitter sensation” Kelly Oxford (who just sold a spec script and has a new book deal) seemed to suggest that her stardom is merely due to her Twitter account, and not her years of hard work. In a fairly inspiring post, she sets the record straight, and in the process gives some insight into what really leads to success. More »