FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL 8 NO. 6

FOR THE HELL OF IT   VOL. 8 NO. 6 ON LEARNING THE CRAFT By Johnny Heller   Dec. 18, 2016 Since my last blog was a less than loving goodbye to the year 2016, I thought it in the best interest of my reading public to return to a blog that is more voice-over...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT  Vol 8. No. 5

  2016 – A YEAR IN REVIEW By Johnny Heller November 23, 2106 2016 will go down in history as a year neatly sandwiched between 2015 and 2017.  It seems that, however, only scratches the surface of its true nature.  Dickens wrote “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times”...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 4

  ON COACHING   10/12/16 By Johnny Heller “Hey I just got hired to do my first audiobook!” “That’s wonderful. Congratulations!  …where are you going?” “I’m off to teach an audiobook class!” Aaaaaaah!  It reminds me of the old joke musicians like to tell. A guy goes to a teacher to learn bass guitar. He has...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 3

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 3 SEPT. 20, 2016 THE DANGEROUS BUSINESS OF AUDIOBOOK NARRATION By Johnny Heller Kafer. Kafer Brick. That would be my name if I was just starting out in the business today.  (I might still use it if anyone ever wants me to do a dirty book where...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 3 August 23, 2016 ON REVIEWS By Johnny Heller The audiobook narrator sits in his or her solitary confinement, bent over an IPad and trying to say “fecund” without giggling and then wondering what “fecund” actually means and then deciding that it doesn’t really matter...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL.8 NO.2 July 26, 2016

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL.8 NO.2 July 26, 2016 EVERYBODY IS DOING IT! By Johnny Heller   I need to write more blogs. I really do.  On the plus side, I did a blog last month and here’s one this month so if it’s a monthly blog, it’s not so bad. But it...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL 8 NO. 1

APAC, WORKSHOPS, PARTIES AND HOT DOGS!

BY JOHNNY HELLER
CHICAGO, IL MAY 2016….
First, I apologize for not having written in quite some time. I’ve been busy – sure – but who hasn’t?  If I’m going to write a blog then I need to write a blog! No more dilly-dallying.
Well that’s enough for...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 7 NO. 6

AWARDS/ACCOLADES AND WHATNOT

By Johnny Heller

There are lots and lots of awards out there that the serious award hunter can aim for. In time and with dedication, one could easily have a house full of awards that could be used to brag to friends or to hold open doors or to...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 7 NO 5 ON CLASSES… AND ASSORTED VERITIES AND BALDERDASH BY JOHNNY HELLER

So you want to be/are/have asserted that you are — an actor. Something you’ve always wanted to be. A life-long dream. Yet you wonder about the value of classes. Should you take them? What sort? You’re already pretty damn good – I mean, how much better can you be? I’m going...

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FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 7 NO. 4

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 7 NO. 4

by Johnny Heller

ON REVIEWS AND SUCH….

It’s always nice to get a wonderful review in Audiofile Magazine or Publishers Weekly. It feels good. Good reviews tend to validate your choice to become an actor who does audiobooks. It says: “I am...

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