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Voice Actor’s Guide to Recording at Home and on the Road by Jeffrey P. Fisher, Harlan Hogan

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Chapter 2. Recording from the Comfort of Home—Seven Easy Steps to Get Started

 

“Don’t worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely 88 mph the instant lightning strikes the tower, everything will be fine.”

 
 --Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Emmet Brown, Back to the Future, 1985, Amblin Entertainment

Well, heck, Michael J. Fox had it easy. It took only a lousy three steps to get him back to the future. You, on the other hand, have seven-plus things to accomplish to get you to your voice-over future.

So what do you need to get “on the air” fast? Here’s a get-started-now primer that outlines the basics of recording at home in a no-nonsense, nontechnical way. You’ll find the real detail in subsequent chapters. Think of this chapter ...

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