$70 for 10,000 Words & 2 Hours Work

$70 for 10,000 Words & 2 Hours Work

The new low. I answered an add for narrators.  The pitch was for regular, frequent narrations, so the volume looked good, but when I saw the details, I shuddered. $70 per 10,000 words non-fiction and $90 per 10,000 words fiction. 10,000 words works out to about an...
Which Will it Be?

Which Will it Be?

An old, divisive argument came back to haunt me this weekend.  At an open house, I saw a guy I haven’t seen for a couple of years.  Our last encounter did not end well, and we haven’t talked since. The happenstance of our meeting though, led us to agree to...
Couldn’t Have Said it Better!

Couldn’t Have Said it Better!

There’s little room for straight neutrality in today’s VO marketplace. And even if you take the brave stand for decent rates, and give lip-service to “doing the right thing for our profession”, it’s still the minority who puts action to...