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Voice For Hire Book Giveaway

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

February 28, 2009

Comments (128)

RandyDo You Want a Copy of Voice For Hire?

Randy Thomas and Peter Rofé's book "Voice for Hire: Launch and Maintain a Lucrative Career in Voice-Overs" is up for grabs this week at VOX Daily!

I've recently reviewed this book and it is a must read for any professional voice over artist, regardless of what stage of your career you are in.

For a Chance to Win, Leave a Comment!

Voice For Hire

The only thing I can say is "Boy, do I wish I had read this wonderful book earlier!" Voice For Hire is a fantastic book that I highly recommend. Having recently read and reviewed it, I can share that this read is fully deserving of a place in your personal library at home.

Randy Thomas and Peter Rofé did an amazing job putting this together and I'm pleased to be able to share the love by giving away another copy of this Book / CD treasure on how to make it (and stay in the room once you've got there) in voice overs.

If you like, you can read the Voice For Hire review and return to comment for a chance to win.

How Do You Enter For a Chance to Win?

All you need to do is comment on this article and let me know that you'd like to win Voice For Hire!

Each week, there will be something different, so be sure to subscribe to VOX Daily to get the Saturday Giveaway notices as well as other voice acting articles throughout the week.

The giveaways will include voice acting:

๏ Books
๏ DVDs
๏ Coaching Sessions
๏ Recording Equipment
๏ Gift certificates
๏ Workshop / Conference Passes
๏ Unique Promotional Opportunities

When is the Winner Chosen?

Winners will be drawn randomly from the comments left on the blog and announced the following Saturday. Those who win will be notified by email at which time we'll confirm their shipping address. On the following Saturday, the winner will be announced and another opportunity to win a Saturday Giveaway will present itself.

I'd like to say congratulations to our last giveaways' contest winner, Steve Suekey, who has already received Rodney Saulsberry's "Better Than Before" CD in the post.

So... Comment Now for an Opportunity to Win Voice For Hire!

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Don't forget to comment for your chance to win :)

Best wishes,

Stephanie

Related Topics: Giveaway, how to, Peter Rofe, Randy Thomas, Voice For Hire, Voices.com


Comments


    I read your review on this book with the link provided. I enjoyed it (among many other of your reviews of books, very helpful) very much. In this economy we have to keep our dreams alive and KNOW we will make it in such a career that is competitive, lucrative but most important FUN!!

    I feel the book has what it takes to help us voice actors ( what ever our current level of knowledge/experience is) make it.

    Thank you Randy, Peter and most of all voices.com and the vox daily!!

    Posted by:

      It sounds like a must read! Is it available at Chapters?

      Posted by:
      • Shawn Maroney
      • February 28, 2009 3:00 PM

        This "R" would like to R-ead the book by RT & PR:)

        Posted by:

          Thanks Stephanie - count me in please!

          Posted by:
          • Kelly Klemolin
          • February 28, 2009 5:05 PM

            Ohhh I'd love to get in on that please, thanks!! :-)

            Posted by:
            • Jean Ann Garrish
            • February 28, 2009 5:05 PM

              Me too!

              Posted by:
              • Karen Kunstman Panitch
              • February 28, 2009 5:06 PM

                Well... how 'bout tossing me in the draw, too... and thanks...

                Posted by:
                • Gord Bailey
                • February 28, 2009 5:06 PM

                  Ooohhh, I would love that! I can see myself learning from it right now..

                  Posted by:
                  • Kerry Ann
                  • February 28, 2009 5:09 PM

                    Count me in too Stephanie .. I'm a huge fan of Peter and his coaching techniques for voice ... I met with Peter during the writing phase, and I personally can attest to the amount of work that went in to the book. A true labor of love!

                    Posted by:

                      Looks like a neat book. Count me in, please!

                      Posted by:
                      • Peter Cavell
                      • February 28, 2009 5:10 PM

                        Hi Steph, count me in!

                        Posted by:
                        • Justin Phillips
                        • February 28, 2009 5:11 PM

                          That would be a terrific weapon for my arsenal! Please count me in for sure.

                          Posted by:
                          • Cory Tibbits
                          • February 28, 2009 5:12 PM

                            Looks like a good read.

                            Posted by:
                            • Brian Whitaker
                            • February 28, 2009 5:13 PM

                              Like the article.

                              Posted by:

                                Throw my name in the drawing! Thanks Stephanie.

                                Posted by:

                                  Alrighty, count me in.
                                  Thanks!

                                  Posted by:
                                  • Stephen Hodge
                                  • February 28, 2009 6:03 PM

                                    I want to win and I surely need a boost to my VO career.

                                    Thank you for all the good info and stuff.

                                    Nicole Comer ;)

                                    Posted by:
                                    • Nicole Comer
                                    • February 28, 2009 6:08 PM

                                      This looks like a tremendous resource! I can't wait to read it.

                                      Posted by:

                                        Cool!

                                        Posted by:
                                        • Kathryn Barnett
                                        • February 28, 2009 6:37 PM

                                          This looks like a great resource to help me get my business started!

                                          Put my name in the drawing!

                                          Thanks!

                                          Posted by:
                                          • Kevin Fox
                                          • February 28, 2009 6:40 PM

                                            Hat in ring! Thanks.

                                            Posted by:

                                              thanks for the informative review. Would love to get the book! Am at a place where the information would be valuable, as I am rentering the arena after not doing voice overs for about 11 years. Still have a great voice, just don''t know the new technology that well yet. Some but not enough to actually record thru my computer and submit audtions. Then to be able to record a job and send it back to them.

                                              Thanks for entering me!

                                              Posted by:

                                                I've heard so much about this book, I definitely would love to read it if I got the chance... so ya count me in!

                                                Posted by:
                                                • Vicky Moreau
                                                • February 28, 2009 7:02 PM

                                                  Loved the review. This looks excellent!

                                                  Posted by:
                                                  • Lea Cox
                                                  • February 28, 2009 7:18 PM

                                                    I bought a copy when it first came out. Great read, fun and informative. Love the stories from Randy about reading live for the TV shows. The included DVD was excellent, like being in one of Peter and Randy's classes. While I have my own well thumbed copy - please do include me in the drawing. I just took a first class workshop with Deb Munro and, if I win, I'd pass a copy onto one of the young up and comers from Deb's course.

                                                    Thanks,
                                                    dD

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                                                    • Doug de Nance - de Nance, Douglas
                                                    • February 28, 2009 7:29 PM

                                                      VERY interesting review. Look forward to digging into this great book even deeper.

                                                      Posted by:
                                                      • MurrVox
                                                      • February 28, 2009 8:14 PM

                                                        Sounds like a "must-read" to me! With an intro from DLF himself! Definitely count me in.

                                                        Posted by:
                                                        • Heath Hooey
                                                        • February 28, 2009 8:31 PM

                                                          Thanks Stephanie...count me in!

                                                          Posted by:
                                                          • Pam Tierney
                                                          • February 28, 2009 8:51 PM

                                                            Ahem *clears throat*
                                                            Sounds great!
                                                            A must read.
                                                            Puhleasee!!
                                                            *clears throat*

                                                            Posted by:
                                                            • I Nalato
                                                            • February 28, 2009 8:55 PM

                                                              Am also interested in this puppy -- count me in please.

                                                              Posted by:
                                                              • Thomas Pfau
                                                              • February 28, 2009 8:58 PM

                                                                Hey there Stephanie -

                                                                Sounds like a great book - look forward to reading it even if I don't win!

                                                                - Jim

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                                                                • Jim
                                                                • February 28, 2009 9:18 PM

                                                                  I'm in!
                                                                  Sounds like a good one!
                                                                  -Elie

                                                                  Posted by:

                                                                    Stephanie I admire the work that Peter and Randy do and would love to get a copy of this book.

                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                      soudns like a great find! I wil get one even if I don't win--am jsut starting out in voiceover after 25 years as a story performer.

                                                                      Posted by:

                                                                        HI Stephanie! I'm always seeking to improve my skills and this book sounds like a winner! please include my name in the drawing!

                                                                        Posted by:

                                                                          Sounds like an interesting read!

                                                                          Posted by:

                                                                            Would love to read this one! Thanks for the review!

                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                            • Lisa St. Regis
                                                                            • March 1, 2009 4:23 AM

                                                                              Stephanie, you know how to get my attention - free stuff! Sounds like a great read, so definitely count me in, please.

                                                                              -Matt

                                                                              Posted by:

                                                                                Sounds like a great book!

                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                • Brian Aitken
                                                                                • March 1, 2009 6:30 AM

                                                                                  I'd like to win Voices For Hire, too. Count me in!

                                                                                  ~~Melanie

                                                                                  Posted by:

                                                                                    I'm looking forward to reading this... It might be great for my students too.

                                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                                      As a voiceover artist always in search of new tips and techniques, I thought this was one of the most informative books on the subject that I've read. I was so impressed with the subject matter that I gave copies as Christmas presents to two V/O friends.

                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                      • Dennis McGeady
                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 8:47 AM

                                                                                        Count me in coach ......................... I wanna win!!!!!!!

                                                                                        Ran Alan Ricard

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                                                                                        • Ran Alan Ricard
                                                                                        • March 1, 2009 8:49 AM

                                                                                          This sounds like a must have book. You'd better throw my name in for the drawing.
                                                                                          I also must say that I have been enjoying the podcast.
                                                                                          Thanks for this great service.

                                                                                          Posted by:
                                                                                          • Bill Boardman
                                                                                          • March 1, 2009 9:13 AM

                                                                                            Moving into new realms of promo and always inspired by the women who are opening the doors and keeping them open.

                                                                                            Thanks for the opportunity!

                                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                                            • Tish Hicks
                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 9:38 AM

                                                                                              It would be so wonderful that in France I received this great book. I hope so ... Have a nice day !

                                                                                              Morgan
                                                                                              http://www.descoings.com

                                                                                              Posted by:

                                                                                                hmmmm.... if it's a "must read"..

                                                                                                I'm sure I must read it then!!

                                                                                                ;)

                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                • Rob Taylor
                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 10:24 AM

                                                                                                  Thanks for the great review. These two are so talented. It's so great of them to share their experience and expertise with us!

                                                                                                  Posted by:
                                                                                                  • Sandre Moore
                                                                                                  • March 1, 2009 10:34 AM

                                                                                                    Sign Me Up!

                                                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                                                      thanks for offering this great opportunity! I'm really just getting started, so the book would be a huge help. Voices.com rocks!
                                                                                                      -Laura

                                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                                      • Anonymous
                                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 11:04 AM

                                                                                                        Isn't it nice to know that ALL of these folks are reading your daily blogs?? Wow! I've been familiar with Randy Thomas for many years but would like to get to know Peter Rofe better with this book. We could all use a little "fire-building" in this slow economy....
                                                                                                        Thanks!
                                                                                                        Robin Rowan

                                                                                                        Posted by:
                                                                                                        • Robin Rowan
                                                                                                        • March 1, 2009 11:19 AM

                                                                                                          Count me in. Randy is awesome... and Peter is great too! I would love to read this book!

                                                                                                          Side note: Good Day Paul Harvey... It's been a good life!

                                                                                                          Posted by:
                                                                                                          • Tom
                                                                                                          • March 1, 2009 11:23 AM

                                                                                                            What is this "voiceover" you speak of?

                                                                                                            Best always,
                                                                                                            Peter

                                                                                                            Posted by:

                                                                                                              I haven't read your book yet but would very much like to, especially if I can get a copy for free! :-) Right now I'm into Rodney Saulsberry's You Can Bank On Your Voice.

                                                                                                              Posted by:

                                                                                                                Yes, please count me in, too!
                                                                                                                Many thanks for the opportunity!
                                                                                                                All the best,
                                                                                                                Natasha Marchewka

                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                • Natasha Marchewka
                                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 12:06 PM

                                                                                                                  This is a book I would definitely love to have in my ever growing VO library!

                                                                                                                  Posted by:

                                                                                                                    Thank you , Stephanie, for bringing this book to our attention! Looks like a great one. The only thing that would make it even better is receiving a free copy of it. :)

                                                                                                                    Please enter me in the drawing!

                                                                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                                                                      Sounds like a great read. Please draw my name!

                                                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                                                      • Diana Jaffee
                                                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 2:01 PM

                                                                                                                        I have been receiving and reading Vox Daily for close to a year. It has provided excellent information, links and encouragement that have helped in preparing for a career in this industry.
                                                                                                                        I have been building a small home studeo and have a target of making this a primary income for me.
                                                                                                                        The opportunity to read Randy and Peter's book would really help my in acheiving my goal.
                                                                                                                        Take care and please keep Vox Daily coming into my email box!!

                                                                                                                        Posted by:
                                                                                                                        • Paul Murphy
                                                                                                                        • March 1, 2009 2:02 PM

                                                                                                                          Sounds great! Please count me in.
                                                                                                                          Elinor

                                                                                                                          Posted by:

                                                                                                                            An up-to-date tome of real-life experience...I'm listening. With a more direct-on approach to voicing over and on its prospective industry, this specific, straight-to-the-point kind of information is really just what we need. Can't wait to get started working. But first, I sponge in as much well-worth knowledge I can to make the most of every recording and every audition down to the very business transaction. Thank you again for this well of opportunity.

                                                                                                                            JAL

                                                                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                                                                            • Joeran Lee
                                                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 2:36 PM

                                                                                                                              Count me in! :-)

                                                                                                                              Posted by:
                                                                                                                              • Daniel Schwab
                                                                                                                              • March 1, 2009 3:19 PM

                                                                                                                                Okay, you got me. I'm a long-time fan of the site, and now a first-time commenter. What can I say? The prize is too tempting to ignore! I always enjoy voice-over books that feature personal stories and anecdotes -- so much more satisfying than straight instructional stuff. But 'Voice For Hire' sounds like it's got both. Can't wait to read it!

                                                                                                                                Alison Matthews

                                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                                • Alison Matthews
                                                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 3:25 PM

                                                                                                                                  It's great to have an avenue where you find out about new resources in our industry. It's even better with the possiblity of receiving something for free!

                                                                                                                                  Posted by:

                                                                                                                                    Even if I don't win, I plan to buy this book; sounds really helpful.

                                                                                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                                                                                      Thanks, Stephanie, for offering this book. I'd love to have a copy. Also kudos for your page and web site. It is so helpful and up to date. Appreciate your work on our behalf.

                                                                                                                                      Posted by:

                                                                                                                                        Oh, I'd love to win this. Please count me in too. Thank you.

                                                                                                                                        Posted by:

                                                                                                                                          Count me in for the book giveaway, please.

                                                                                                                                          Posted by:

                                                                                                                                            Sounds like a must read - I'm interested so count me in please!

                                                                                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                                                                                            • Lisa Pimentel
                                                                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 5:55 PM

                                                                                                                                              I am just starting out in the world of voice-over work, and am eagerly looking forward to reading "Voice For Hire" in the near future. Thanks for posting the review.

                                                                                                                                              Posted by:
                                                                                                                                              • M. Brianna Stallings
                                                                                                                                              • March 1, 2009 6:39 PM

                                                                                                                                                I'd like to win Voice For Hire!

                                                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                • Elazar Nudell
                                                                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 7:41 PM

                                                                                                                                                  I really enjoy your articles. Please count me in for the book too!

                                                                                                                                                  Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                  • Laura Bodner
                                                                                                                                                  • March 1, 2009 8:16 PM

                                                                                                                                                    Thanks, maybe today is my lucky day.

                                                                                                                                                    Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                    • Jill Tarnoff
                                                                                                                                                    • March 1, 2009 8:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                      Count me in too please :)

                                                                                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                      • Michel Lim
                                                                                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 8:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                        Count me in too. Always on the lookout for new and positive things to learn. :0)

                                                                                                                                                        Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                        • Pearl Hewitt
                                                                                                                                                        • March 1, 2009 8:34 PM

                                                                                                                                                          I'd love to read this!

                                                                                                                                                          Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                          • Vanessa Hart
                                                                                                                                                          • March 1, 2009 8:35 PM

                                                                                                                                                            Should prove to be interesting.

                                                                                                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                            • Roy Mills
                                                                                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 8:36 PM

                                                                                                                                                              All the reviews are A+... truly sounds like a great resource.

                                                                                                                                                              Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                              • Steve Blessing
                                                                                                                                                              • March 1, 2009 8:37 PM

                                                                                                                                                                Thank you for suggesting this title. I left a job after 25 years on my terms and I am now pursuing dreams that I refuse to let stay buried inside of me. I've always been told that I have a great voice. Along with pursuing a career in voice-overs and broadcasting, I'm going to see what happens, no "I'm going to make what I want....happen." Also, thanks for the valuable information you provide through Vox Daily.

                                                                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                • Francyne Walker
                                                                                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 8:48 PM

                                                                                                                                                                  Sounds like an awesome book... perhaps just the thing I need to help me get to the next level. I'd love a copy!

                                                                                                                                                                  Randy Bloyd

                                                                                                                                                                  Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                  • Randy Bloyd
                                                                                                                                                                  • March 1, 2009 8:49 PM

                                                                                                                                                                    I would love to have this book and follow in their footsteps. Please put me in for the giveaway.

                                                                                                                                                                    Have a great Sunday!

                                                                                                                                                                    Maggie Reed

                                                                                                                                                                    Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                    • Maggie Reed
                                                                                                                                                                    • March 1, 2009 8:49 PM

                                                                                                                                                                      Hi Stephanie,

                                                                                                                                                                      Well I'd love to win the book, I have quite a collection of them now
                                                                                                                                                                      and I love reading everyone's take on the business.

                                                                                                                                                                      Thanks
                                                                                                                                                                      J

                                                                                                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                      • Jasen Anthony
                                                                                                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 8:50 PM

                                                                                                                                                                        I'm 67 years young. I began my acting career just 3 years ago, almost accidentally & found my passion. I am having the time of my life. I'm one of those who have been told my entire life that I have a great speaking voice. I would love to get into doing voice overs. I have had one audition for a vo & got the booking. I would be honored to get the book, start getting vo work as a result of putting its contents into practice & then write (or record) a glowing testimonial.

                                                                                                                                                                        Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                        • Bill Rapp
                                                                                                                                                                        • March 1, 2009 8:51 PM

                                                                                                                                                                          Hello, Stephanie... this really sounds like the kind of book I need. My voice career is a little stalled right now, and I need to get started again. This book would get me going and headed towards success.

                                                                                                                                                                          Right now, I need work more than anything else, and voice work has had to take a back seat. With a book like this, I could get that demodisk done and headed towards someone who could make my name in voicework. I'd like that so much.

                                                                                                                                                                          If I can win a copy, sweet! If not, I'll trace the links and get myself a copy. Many thanks, and hope I'm lucky.

                                                                                                                                                                          Lloyd Penney

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                                                                                                                                                                          • Lloyd Penney
                                                                                                                                                                          • March 1, 2009 8:52 PM

                                                                                                                                                                            Yes, I would love to win a copy.

                                                                                                                                                                            There is nothing better than opening my email and finding a copy of Vox Daily. You do a beautiful job of imparting a wealth of information in an interesting and fun way. Thank you for what you do.

                                                                                                                                                                            SINCERELY - Maryann Strossner

                                                                                                                                                                            Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                            • Maryann Strossner
                                                                                                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 8:53 PM

                                                                                                                                                                              Stephanie,

                                                                                                                                                                              A very nice job on your book review. This looks like a *very good read*. I welcome the opportunity to win this book. I am currently working through _The 3-Dimensional Voice_, by Joni Wilson, which I am finding to be very helpful indeed. Thanks again!

                                                                                                                                                                              David Overly

                                                                                                                                                                              Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                              • David Overly
                                                                                                                                                                              • March 1, 2009 8:54 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                Thanks for the chance to win a great read by true VO insiders. Anyone can launch, but can you MAINTAIN and thrive in VO?

                                                                                                                                                                                Thanks,
                                                                                                                                                                                Mike

                                                                                                                                                                                Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                  This sounds like a great read Stephanie.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Thanks for the post!
                                                                                                                                                                                  Put me in the winners circle!

                                                                                                                                                                                  Cheers!

                                                                                                                                                                                  Blair Wilson

                                                                                                                                                                                  Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                    Just completed a class with Katherine Ryan, a top Buchwald VO agent, and realized that in spite of my experience in the VO world, there are more mountains I have yet to climb. Any help in the journey is more than welcomed! I hope I win a copy of the book and I am hungry to learn more!

                                                                                                                                                                                    Thanks,

                                                                                                                                                                                    Debbie Irwin

                                                                                                                                                                                    Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Debbie Irwin
                                                                                                                                                                                    • March 1, 2009 8:58 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                      Thanks for the review Stephanie. I'd love a copy!

                                                                                                                                                                                      Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mark Mintz
                                                                                                                                                                                      • March 1, 2009 8:59 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        Stephanie,

                                                                                                                                                                                        In my still short sojourn into the VO business, I'm still amazed at the generosity of the participants in this field to share their paths to success and even "trade secrets" with us novices.

                                                                                                                                                                                        I'm eager to read what these two "rock stars" have to share.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Please put my name in the hopper to win this book and thanks for these wonderful giveaways.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Roger

                                                                                                                                                                                        Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                          Randy and Peter's book sounds like a winner - sign me up!

                                                                                                                                                                                          Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Joe J Thomas
                                                                                                                                                                                          • March 1, 2009 9:01 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                            Hi Stephanie:

                                                                                                                                                                                            Thanks again for some great information! This book by two very successful voiceover artists sounds like the epitome of help to all of us in the industry. The volume of knowledge appears to be very in-depth and provides us with most of the answers to questions that we have all been wondering about for years. As a somewhat new individual in this business with some experience, I know that there is a lot I don't know about it all. I think that this new book is a definite must read!! Please add my name as a hopeful winner to this thoughtful work.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Carol M. Hahn

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Carol M. Hahn
                                                                                                                                                                                            • March 1, 2009 9:03 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                              Stephanie, I would very much like to receive a copy of "Voice for Hire". Whether you are a newbie (such as I) or one with years of experience. There is always something more to learn about voice over. I don't know if there is any part of the industry that shares it's knowledge and offers to help all of us such as voice over artists do. I appreciate each and every way we can help each other. I have not read this book, but I know that if I did, it would be of immense help in developing my career. Thank each and every one of you for sharing.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Carolyn

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                                                                                                                                                                                              • Carolyn Hyatte
                                                                                                                                                                                              • March 1, 2009 9:04 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                I would love to win the book Voice For Hire. There is always room for more knowledge and advice in the VO industry, especially from those that are tried and true in the biz.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Voice of Wade
                                                                                                                                                                                                • March 1, 2009 9:05 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  I read the review and would dearly Love to read this book, as well as listen to the accompanying cd!

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Today is my birthday, and if I could I'd jump up and down with my hand up saying "pick me, pick me!".

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Whether that happens or not, thank you to the Voices staff for presenting information and opportunities like this.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hopefully, I'll be able to read from cover to cover, soon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Matilda Novak
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • March 1, 2009 9:08 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    I have long admired Randy Thomas so I would be grateful to learn her secrets and read her book.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                      A chance for free stuff? Heck yeah I'll post something.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Besides, I need all the help I can get and this book looks like a great resource.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of COURSE I'd love to win: Reading is fundamental :-)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          I'm just starting out and need all the information I can get, and this book looks like it's loaded with it! Would love to win it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • David Sloan
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • March 2, 2009 12:28 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Me, me, me! I love to have a copy of this book. Knowledge is power!

                                                                                                                                                                                                            :D
                                                                                                                                                                                                            cheers!

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                              This book is on my reading list, it looks great! Great give away, Stephanie!

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ashley

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Posted by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hi Stephanie - please include me in the drawing...I'd love to dig into this one!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Posted by:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Chris Erskine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • March 2, 2009 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A few years back a friend called and said that she was going to a workshop with these 2 people whom I had never heard of. It was Peter and Randy. They are the best.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Michael Maurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • March 2, 2009 10:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Love how positive Randy is on the Oscars! Would love to read more....thanks!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Chris Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • March 2, 2009 10:53 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Is this a LOVE story, too? With the passionate embrace by Peter & Randy in the photo...you'd think so!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (LoL)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Can't wait to read this book...Please put me in the running

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      JC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hi Stephanie,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I think Randy and Peter are great and I trust your judgement. If you say it is a must read then it must be. I have been wanting to get a copy of the book and I would love to win it from Voices.com!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thanks!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Have a great week!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeff

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jeff Gelder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • March 2, 2009 12:01 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Personally, I think it's a fantastic thing to be able to receive books, DVD's or what have you on the subjects of voice over, or the successful people that are making it happen. Before I got involved in anything voice over, it literally took me years to research anything on the subject at all. At that time, there weren't any books and/or literature on the subject and any of the professionals that were doing it, were afraid of their own jobs and/or careers to share any of this knowledge. That's one thing I do enjoy about voices.com. It's not just a matter of being a lead generator (which some people) call it, but it's got more information about this business than you can shake a stick at. I don't know in heaven's name what is wrong with some people. There's nothing wrong with having as much help as one can get. It's fantastic that the professionals in the business would even take the time to write a book, send out blogs and podcasts and tell us newbies what's in store.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          One thing I admire about people like the Don LaFontaines is this: If you ever notice, the people that are really successful at anything, are humble. They don't sarcastically put down newbies, (we all have to learn), and they don't tell us that they're too good to accept certain jobs. They just do what they do. Hats off to all the humble artists and professionals (you know who you are). The ones that have a lot to say in a boastful way, are probably not as successful as they think they are.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anyway, Love the site, love what you're doing, and looking forward to many years to come.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Regards,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Steve Suekey

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Steve Suekey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • March 2, 2009 1:13 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Count me in. I always need great advice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Roderick Garr

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Roderick Garr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • March 2, 2009 1:24 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This sounds great. As someone getting started in the industry, I'd love to read this and gain some of the insights the book delivers. Please enter me to win it!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Adam Hanin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • March 2, 2009 1:43 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I am still relatively new to the voice over world and I am soaking up all of the knowledge and expertise from other professionals that I can. This book sounds like a "must read"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Hernandez

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Paul Hernandez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • March 2, 2009 1:44 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I was a voice professional with experiences within AC and Talk Radio as well as minor VO experiences. I have tried to gain some insight to the voice over career with little luck.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I feel that this book is a god-send. Where was this when I was looking to break into the business. Looks like I'm going to have to give another shot at it. Thanks Randy and Peter.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lewis Chapell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • March 2, 2009 1:45 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thanks for the info...and the chance to win!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Best,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Alison

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Alison Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • March 2, 2009 2:11 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ayup! Could you please enter me into the draw too? Thanks

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Definitely want to win this!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Looks like a great book. Just starting out and I would love to win a copy!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -Chip

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Chip Baslock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • March 2, 2009 6:03 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            This looks like a great "must-read." I hope I can get my copy from VOX!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Joseph Battrick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • March 2, 2009 7:12 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fantastico! Please enter my name in this week's drawing, Voice for Hire!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Elizabeth Wiley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • March 2, 2009 10:18 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                It's the easy to read books which in my opinion have the most impact. Besides, in this biz, if you are not voicing, you better be practicing and continuously learning and honing your craft. Lastly, if you walk away with at least 1 "new" idea, technique, experience, tip or bit of advice.....then it's all worth it!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Best of luck to everyone!!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cheers...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I'm so glad that I receive the Vox Daily messages as I certainly need an impetus to motivate me into doing something with my extremely limited voice acting experience. Other than having a demo tape made with a bonafide producer, (who said I did well) I have done nothing to introduce myself to the necessary people in the field.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reading about Randy and Peter's book has again lit a fire under me and even if I'm not chosen to receive a copy, I have promised myself to purchase a copy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thanks for listening..............

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tom Gilbert

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tom Gilbert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • March 3, 2009 9:06 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I seldom buy books anymore because of the time and eye-ware the computer requires, but I'm going to go out and buy 'Voice For Hire" on the strength of your review. You pitch it so effectively I can't leave reading it to chance. If I should win, please give it the the runner-up.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hi Steph,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I'd love to win a copy of this book! Please count me in!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thanks a lot!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      x

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        just comment and win - too good to be true!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sounds like a great VO resource, please include my name.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thanks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dan

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dan Clodfelter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • March 5, 2009 3:35 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sounds like an excellent book. Count me in.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Roger

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Roger Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • March 6, 2009 10:47 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It sounds as if this book is written for VO actos trying to make it in NY or LA. My question is will it help the VO actor in Seattle who don't want to move to the big city? I find very little material around for the small city VO actor who just wants to work from his home studio but still inspires to do this bix full time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              But please still eneter me for the contest.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              thx
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Stevo in Seattle

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Steve Stoutenburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • March 11, 2009 4:01 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This looks like a great book on the industry, and I'm looking forward to reading it. Hopefully I can get my copy free from Voices.com!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Joseph C. Battrick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • March 13, 2009 4:04 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  As most of us know, experience is the slowest of teachers. For that reason alone Randy Thomas and Peter Rofé's book "Voice for Hire" should be a huge time saver, as well as a compelling read.

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