Your voice matters. Based on your tone and expression alone listeners make up their minds about you before they even process the meaning of your words. And if what you say is at odds with how you say it, they can miss your message altogether. The author offers a fun, tested method to harness the power of your voice to become a more effective and flexible communicator.
A history of how humans developed our capacity for conversation--and what might happen now that computers are catching up The author takes us on a journey through the wonders of human speech, starting with the evolution of language and our biological capability to speak (and listen), and bringing us up to date with the latest computer technology.
This book provides the inside scoop on the industry and gives all the tools needed for personal training. A treasure trove of exercises, games, and improv and acting techniques helps readers build their skills. Sample scripts from real ads provide practice, and interviews with agents, casting directors, and producers provide insights that will help new voice-over actors get started and get hired.