Author Archive | David H. Lawrence XVII

Do You Dread Auditions?

Hey there!

On-camera, VO, commercials, theatre…we find ourselves as performers being asked to open our little suitcases and show the buyers our wares.

Auditioning can be the most stressful actions we’re asked to take. I watch people sweat bullets in the waiting room, and always have the same piece of powerful advice.

“Just listen to what Michael Kostroff has to say about it.”

And I want to give three lucky VO2GoGo Pro members a chance to hear him speak in person. Continue Reading →


Need Your Input On New VO Pricing Class

Hey, there!

In a never-ending quest for ways to help you create satisfying and profitable voice over careers, I’m going to be creating a new class on something that more people want to know about than any other aspect of VO.

(I know because I surveyed you all earlier this year, and this topic was the resounding winner.)

That topic is pricing your VO work.

So, I’m going to create a class on pricing, and I want to know exactly what information you’d like. Would you be so kind as to tell me what you want? Continue Reading →


Our VO Classes Are Coming To Nashville

Hey, there!

We’re always looking for ways to help more and more people create satisfying and profitable voice over careers, and in the last year, we’ve gone online and opened up shop in Miami.

Come this January, we’ll be starting classes in a new city: Nashville. And to celebrate, I’ll be headed there to give our Getting Started in Voice Over class, on three different days, and at absolutely no cost whatsoever.

If you’re not in Nashville, feel free to pass this along to anyone you know who is. But if you are…

Want to join us? Are you within driving distance of Nashville? Then here’s how to register. Continue Reading →


Don’t Knock Your Client’s Business Model

Hey, there!

Someone on one of the audiobook narrator lists I’m on posted a comment about ACX.

The poster said it was “heartbreaking” what happens to our carefully crafted audio recordings once ACX converts them to AA files (their proprietary format) for sale to the public.

And he went on to say some pretty insulting stuff about how ACX and Audible’s product is so horrible to the ear.

I think that’s an uninformed, lunkhead move. Here’s why. Continue Reading →