A couple years ago, I made an announcement on this blog sharing that I was going to be . Little did I know at that time that the book we would be writing would be Voice Acting For Dummies.
“Acting for Dummies” is the silliest name for a book on acting (There is one, I checked!) because acting is certainly NOT for dummies. It takes a real education to look natural in front of an audience or camera. As an acting coach, my teaching style consists of a myriad of techniques learned over the years from some very gifted teachers in the industry. This mix is also reflected in my reading list. Between my Kindle and my bedside table, I have perused and read far too many books to list in one article. However, I’d like to recommend six “must haves” for aspiring and working actors alike.
Voice Acting for Dummies goes into more depth on setting up social media, using online audition platforms, audition skills, recording tips and much more. The great thing about the is that it’s modular, so you can skip to chapters that are relevant to you without having to sit down and read the entire book if you don’t need to. I found it loaded with information that I could use, as a voice over veteran and it’s a perfect guide book for newbies. If you’re interested in becoming a voiceactor or need some advice on specifics,
I tend not to comment, but I looked at a few of the remarks here Voice Acting for Dummies Chapter Review – Websites – Rebecca Forstadt – Voice Actor.
I actually do have a couple of questions for you if it’s
allright. Is it only me or do some of the comments come across
like they are left by brain dead folks? 😛 And, if you are posting on
other online social sites, I would like to follow everything fresh you have to post.
Could you post a list of the complete urls of all your social networking pages like your linkedin profile, Facebook page
or twitter feed?