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, "Matthew Wayne Selznick"
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Mike Sharpe <windytwit@...> wrote:
> > 3. What's the recommended way to get VAs for a dramataition, without
> > having any cash to pay them?
> 1) Listen to as many podcast novels as you can
Slowly going though that.. I'm just not sure where female Actors are,
so far I'm really at a lost who to asked for which characters.
> 2) Make notes of the podcasters whose voices you think will fit your
Started a list about to name them. At least Now I've got character
list and the major stats.
> 3) Approach them via e-mail
> 4) Be very, very understanding that not everyone is going to have the
> time to help you at the scale you might require. You might find
> people willing to take on the role of minor characters, but any lead
> characters may be harder to place because of the time involved.
I'm aware of this and I'm actually planning to put Tee Morris as the
Bit Role of Stadium Announcer, yeah I've listen to Nina Kiberly, I
wrote the role before Podcasting in 03/04. I also have several
Characters returning in a later project, including the lead of the
> 5) If you can find a way to compensate them for their work -- any
way -- do it.
I'm open to suggestions.
> Oh, and one thing that's so important it's not part of that list:
> Make sure your book is awesome -- as good as you can possibly make it
> -- before you approach anyone. Folks won't want to attach their name,
> reputation and voice to something that's sub-par.
I currently have a WIP text of the Entire story ready to go a moments
notice. I need editing or a conversion for it. Send me a mail and I'll
send you a PDF copy.
6. If I am to Dramatize the story should I convert it in to one of
If so which one would you recommend.
Newly Added post on my Blog - Character List and Gamma Return Status.