While acting may look simple, there is not only an art, but an approach, that requires study, preparation and constant practice of all the skills that an actor needs to have at his/her fingertips in order to play the instrument that is their body and spirit well and on demand. And isn’t that like a successful life?
When I was teaching software applications, operating systems, development, whatever, I could walk around a classroom of 20 students and from roughly five feet away from a monitor tell a student if they were missing a comma, a semi-colon or period in their programming code.
As a writer, I seldom use spell check because I’m a pretty good speller and typos literally jump off a page at me.
Two angels suddenly appeared in a bar and, after getting their bearings, sat down in a booth by the far corner. Business was light if you called Murray the bartender and Sal, the only other patron, light business. But then it WAS 10:30 pm on Christmas Eve and Murray was gently prodding Sal to understand the significance of this so that he could close. Now he had to deal with these angels too!