The response to my blog the other day about resources for Newbie voice-actors was strong.
But in the backwash, I came to realize nothing I mentioned, and none of the resources I suggested make clear what I consider to be one of the bedrock principles for succeeding in ANY start-up endeavour:
…and with PASSION.
Dive in, get yourself dirty, make yourself tired, read everything on the subject, talk to everyone involved, ask lots of questions, sleep-eat-breathe-dream your passion, browse, blog, believe, go to seminars, visit forums, call people, make must-do lists, take risks, push the envelope, listen to others, and do something every day.
'No other way to succeed in my mind, but I'm kind of an all-or-nothing guy.