We’ve gathered our favorite news, tips, and stories for authors and actors from around the world wide audiobook web . Enjoy some constructive weekend reading, and share your favorite articles from this week in the comments.
The Pixar Perspective on Voice Acting – via The Pixar Times – An in-depth look at how one of the best animation studios around approaches voice acting.
Are You Disrespecting The Booth? – via Voice Over Garden – A video lesson in proper recording booth etiquette from Jonathan Tilly.
10 Valuable Distractions – via J. Christopher Dunn’s Voice-over Blog – You can’t spend all your time narrating. J. Christopher tells us how to maximize the rest of your time.
For Rights Holders:
Audiobook Have Become Cool – via The Atlantic Wire – The growing popularity of audiobooks benefits authors, actors, and listeners.
Hell Is Self-Promotion – via Salon – Not everyone enjoys it, but every needs to do it. Seth Beaudoin gives a humorous take on the realities of self-promotion.
How A Great Twitter Bio Can Net You More Followers…and Sales! – via BadRedhead Media – Basic and advanced tips on optimizing your Twitter account.
Learning to Drop the Donkey–Is Perfectionism Killing Your Career? – via Kristen Lamb’s Blog – “We can’t please everyone, and it is easy to fall into a people-pleasing trap that will steal our passion, our art, and our very identity.”
See you next week!