How many times have you heard that phrase, from a casting director?
Or an agent?
Or a manager?
Or a producer?
Or a session runner?
Or a director?
And have you been lost for words, or blurted out something trite, or mumbled something incomprehensible?
Fear not. I’ve got exactly what to say for you right here. Continue Reading →
There is a constant, world-wide war being waged against WordPress sites. And in the last post, I gave you one thing you could do right away to help you stay safe: change your WordPress administrator User’s username to something other than “admin.”
You did that, right?
And I promised you one more thing that would finish the bad guys off for good. Here it is. Continue Reading →
There is a constant, world-wide war being waged against WordPress sites.
If you use WordPress for your site, like I do, there’s one thing you can do immediately, and one amazing plugin you can add to it that will keep you safe from this attack.
And it’s all free. What do I recommend you do first? Continue Reading →
I can’t stop talking about about storytelling, and how important it is to your VO career to develop and hone your storytelling skills.
So, every so often, I like to roll out items from this list from Emma Coats, who used to work at Pixar as a story artist, and who serially tweeted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling.
I’m giving you one of these rules every so often as we move through the next several months, along with how you can apply the rule to your VO artistry.
Today, Rule 3… Continue Reading →
I was over on LinkedIn the other day, and Tiffany posted this question in a VO group I’m in there:
Does anyone have a recommendation for laptop w/ great sound intake? Not looking for a mac just pc……
Puzzled at the phrasing of the question, I tried to help. And this is what I said. Continue Reading →
Oh, do tech people love their labels, or what?
Whoever came up with the concept of “joint stereo,” I don’t think he or she had getting high in mind.
Joint stereo actually means something pretty cool, but hardly necessary these days. Continue Reading →
I’m hoping that what you learn from me about how to use your voice to create a profitable and satisfying VO career can be used in other areas of your life.
But using your voice incorrectly in everyday life can be devastating. And here’s a prime example.
You may be destroying your chances at business success in life, just by the way you speak.
Fast Company published an article recently, describing 4 different speech patterns you need to get rid of if you want to succeed in business.
And you can thank Kim Kardashian for at least one of them. Continue Reading →