Monthly Archives: January 2015
I’ve just taken delivery of my new studio quality RODE microphone for recording my books. As a ‘techie’ I am over the moon (as they say)
Just a happy chap!
In case you missed the news, we’ve teamed with Audible Studios once again to launch our latest open casting call, which opened this week and runs through January 29. Click here to get all the details on how to submit your audition for a chance to work with Audible’s Grammy award-winning studios and land a contract worth up to $2,700!
The Formula for A Voiceover Career – via Rob Marley Voiceover – Rob has two equations that you can put into action to work toward your VO goals.
You Cannot Change The Wind– via vo2gogo – Some nice perspective on the things you can and can’t control in your voice over career.
The Four Voices of Non-Fiction Narration – via SPP Coaching – Narrating non-fiction is a great way to get into the audiobook game.
The Peanuts Kids… Where are They Now? – via Voice Over…
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The poem “Awakening in New York” was written by Maya Angelou. She has been a personal hero to me, and I wrote a tribute to Maya after she passed away May 28, 2014 that you may remember. Her writing resonates within me, and that is why I enjoy reading and rereading poems written by her. The poem “Awakening in New York” is one example.
At the surface level, this poem is about waking up in the morning somewhere within the city of New York. However, there are deeper concepts to explore, such as the emotions felt by the narrator toward his or her self and the city. “Awaking in New York” (find the full text here at the Poetry Foundation) is told in the first-person narrative of “I.” It is never explained to the reader within the poem whether “I” is a male or female.
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