Qualified to be a VO Coach?

The estimate that only 5% of voice actors are truly supporting themselves and their families with strictly voiceover work is probably close to correct. (remember, 47.93% of all numbers quoted online are made-up). Whatever the number (almost impossible to discern),...
Lookin’ For a Reason To Come To Vegas?

Lookin’ For a Reason To Come To Vegas?

…like you really needed one, right? Well, September 10th-11th is apparently a very popular VO weekend in Las Vegas. Two coveted voice acting coaches will be here for weekend workshops. #1.  Pat Fraley Pat is hands-down one of the top VO coaches…he could do...
Too Many Coaches, Not Enough Mentors

Too Many Coaches, Not Enough Mentors

The estimate that only 5% of voice actors are truly supporting themselves and their families with strictly voiceover work is probably correct. (remember, 47.93% of all numbers quoted online are made-up). Whatever the number (almost impossible to discern), it’s...
Pudding

Pudding

What’s the old saying?  “Fool me once, shame on you…fool me twice, shame on me”. This has been a week of discovery, admonition, and contrition.  Tuesday, I came down hard on what I believed to be a certain sector of the coaching marketplace...
Optimizing Your Remote Coaching Session

Optimizing Your Remote Coaching Session

The email came from Malden, Missouri.  Deep in the “bootheel” of the Show-Me state. A budding voice actor had just finished reading my book, and was taking seriously my admonition to get good coaching before going much further down the road to VO success....