We All Start Somewhere: One of the most common questions I get as a voice actor is, “How did you get into this?” For me it’s been a culmination of skill sets, classes, careers, opportunities, two bachelor degrees, continual learning, and people. On person, in particular, definitely took a chance on me back in 1989.
Change as Opportunity: Unprecedented, change, pivot, etc. We’ve heard and have seen these words time and time again during the global pandemic. But hold on, let’s think about this change. In my opinion, it is a constant. However you perceive and deal with change, it’s around that’s for sure, and I like to try to
It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to work. I’m a believer in self-responsibility. Responsibility both personally and professionally. Challenges Arise: I won’t lie, the past several months (March through mid-November 2020) have been a challenge. Let me first preface that in the grand scheme of things, and in looking at the big
Beauty in Diversity: My mom has commented many times about the fact that there are so many different shads of green in nature. It’s true. Even though our perennial flowerbeds took a bit of a beating in a June hailstorm and many of the plants only blossomed a bit (if at all) the glorious green
Always “Stuff” to Do: There are always things to do when you own a business. Recordings, marketing, editing, accounting, classes, emails, etc. This, I suppose, is obvious. If you’re like me there are some things that I “push off” more than others. Take for example, accounting. It’s necessary, but reconciling bank statements and keeping tabs
Weeds: Weeds. According to Merriam Webster, “weed” is defined as, “a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth.” I’ve also heard it being referred to as a “plant out of place.” We have weeds in our perennial flower beds which also contain a few yummy edibles like
Common Questions: When I tell people that I’m a voiceover actor and that I work from a custom built recording studio in my home, there are several responses I get. 1) Kind of a “deer in headlights” response, to which I get asked something like, “What’s voiceover? What kind of projects do you work on?”