PMM Archives: Plus Size Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn: Part 4 – Taking YOUR Career Seriously (The Business of YOU)

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Originally published PLUS Model Magazine  5/01/2008 Meet Sharon Quinn Part 4: Taking YOUR Career Seriously (The Business of YOU) As I enter the 4th month period in my new position as a Model Booker for IPM Models, I gotta tell you…. I come home every night with a new story about an aspiring plus size model […]

PMM Archives: Plus Size Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn: Part 3 – What YOUR Agent Expects from YOU

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Originally published PLUS Model Magazine 4/01/2008 Part 3: What YOUR Agent Expects from YOUOne of the biggest misconceptions in the plus size modeling industry today is the belief that once you secure an agent – it’s all “gravy” from there, you don’t have to do anything but sit back and the work will just begin […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 9: Fine Tuning Your Runway “Strut” Ever since I appeared as a contestant on the first season of Mo’Nique’s F.A.T. Chance, I have gotten questions on a daily basis regarding runway coaching or tips on how to make someone’s “strut” better. Well, in my opinion “there ain’t nothing to it but to do it”, […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 8: Making it Work on the Local Level The majority of my columns to date have been devoted to talking about what the business is about in the “upper echelon” of the plus modeling industry (i.e. the “signed” model) but few people ever talk about how to make your career work from a local/regional […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 6: How to Submit Your Photos Online or Via Mail A good part of my day consists of going through mail and online submissions from aspiring models. Aside from the basic information (Name, Address, Contact Information), there are very specific questions that are asked on an Online or Mail in Submission form. This information […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 5: Is it time for a “Spring Cleaning” of your Career? A few weeks ago I found myself in the difficult position of comforting a friend whose world had recently been turned upside down, when both her lover and her roommate abruptly moved out of her apartment on the same day. After watching her […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 4: Taking YOUR Career Seriously (The Business of YOU) As I enter the 4th month period in my new position as a Model Booker for IPM Models, I gotta tell you…. I come home every night with a new story about an aspiring model that crossed my path that day. Last month I could […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

Part 2: The 7 Deadly Sins for a Plus Model This month’s article comes from my many experiences as a casting producer for Mo’Nique’s F.A.T. Chance and from my new experiences as a model booker for IPM Models. We have weekly open calls and I repeatedly amazed at the lack of knowledge that aspiring plus […]

Model Behavior With Sharon Quinn

As a veteran plus sized model with many years both behind and in front of the camera under my belt, I am shocked at the alarming trend of “Models Behaving Badly” amongst the growing number of aspiring plus sized models. I decided to pen this particular article after a dinner conversation among several industry notables […]