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I loved it. James Romick did a great job of keeping everyone active and controlling one heckler. His sense of humor made everyone feel at ease. I'll be going to any in the future that involve authors. I've still a lot to learn.

James

Scott, the moderator, took a few extra minutes with me to help me at the end of the Webinar tonight. I wanted to let him know that the problem was that in the audio settings on my computer I did not have my headset's unidirectional microphone selected. It sounded like an air conditioning vent and was picking up a mild echo (even though the room was dead quiet) -- it was because instead of the headset mic, the internal computer microphone was selected by mistake.

So, if he ever encounters another bewildered attendee, especially one who has a new headset, that may be the problem.

Thank him for the extra effort for me. I'm looking forward to my orientation webinar later this month and I suspect my stuff will work fine, thanks to him.

Nate

I just want to say how much I enjoy the conference calls on Sunday evening. As a newbie I have found them very informative on many subjects. I know this requires time and effort - thanks for doing it and keep it up - Great Job!

Jim L

I'm never disappointed with 'Talk Time.' Graeme does a fantastic job and with all the guests - it's very informative. It's well worth staying awake until10:00pm. Thank you!

Theresa

You all are very supportive of the VO community as a whole and we certainly appreciate it. I just submitted my first audiobook and it is great to have somewhere to ask questions.

Lori

It was a great session! Thanks sop much for the people who put these times together ...and also all the contributing attendees. I truly find them beneficial!

Patricia C

David - Wow! Thank you for the invitation to participate in this evenings phone conference! I learned a lot from everyone and am encouraged to learn more. I think the 'hesitation' in the beginning was about good manners and not wanting to 'cross-talk' or interrupt other speakers. However, once we got going, I believe a lot was accomplished. I thoroughly enjoyed everyone's comments and information. I'm looking forward to next week and will hopefully be putting together an audition tape soon.

Pamela (from Southern California)

Everything is just fine with talk time. It's the highlight of my week.

Victor

Dear Scott, Thank you for hosting these as they are invaluable to me to get a peek into a career I am very interested in breaking into. My audio was not working on my laptop so I used my phone and was "listen only" for tonight. All of you sound like a great group - no pun intended! - and I look forward to learning more.

Louise

I enjoyed being involved in the webinar. Although I was one attendee who remained silent throughout the entire hour, I can advise I took a great deal of notes. :)

Leanne

To Whom It May Concern,
I love talk time! I have learned so much listening to others answer questions about the VO business. It is my favorite way to learn about the journey into VO. People are always very kind and informative which as a newbie helps so much. It is Great to hear about their experiences. So many of my questions have been answered in an hour on Sunday! Please keep it going, it is a very very worthwhile segment.

Anthea

I am new to this business and green as grass.

I learned more on Sunday then I could have by serfing the net for w week.

Thanks for TalkTime. I always appreciate the information!

Susan H.

I participated in the pro phone chat last Sunday, and I will be eavesdropping on the training calls as well. Love this idea, and I plan to call in whenever I can, what a fantastic resource!

Amy

I very much enjoyed the archived "Talk Time" entitled Promos and Trailers.
The discussion regarding the technical aspects of our industry was very much appreciated. Lots of good material and food for thought. Thank you all again for this forum.

Brian

Hello There!

I really enjoyed the Web class last Sunday. I just got laid off from my on air radio job, after nearly 34 years, and voice over work seemed like something I could do. Many of the questions were moot for me, as I will most likely use actual commercials and voice work that I produced over the years, but I loved the idea of all these folks coming together to ask questions, and the moderator/teacher being there to answer and steer the conversation.

It was a revelation for me, and I look forward to more of the same. What a great resource!

Thank you for letting me participate.

Holly

I wanted to say how informative the Talk Time on Audio Books was this past Sunday night. It was my first time joining the live webinar. I wasn't sure what to expect, but the host put me at ease by explaining how the discussions would be handled. My growing interest has been to explore and work in the audio book market, so I was very excited that they chose that topic to discuss. The guests (new and recurring) gave very helpful insight, and I walked away with a good page of notes. There was a nice camaraderie and positive energy as well. Will definitely be taken advantage of more Talk Time in the future.

Monique

I LOVE Talk Time! I am a newbie, and I love that you guys are so welcoming, and make sure the vets don't shame us on the call. You guys are all about education on all levels, and I am so grateful for your unselfishness in sharing the wealth. I look forward to the next one! Oh, by the way, could you do one on how to get on Pandora and other sites like it, and how folks are or aren't successful on them?? Thanks again!

S2

Thank you for providing this resource for training. I look forward to it weekly, and as a wanna-be VO actor I like to get as much inside-info as possible.
Thanks again!

Kevin

I listened to Talk Time this past Sunday regarding Audio books. I found it to be informative. Since I just started with my coaching sessions, I am at the beginning stages of instruction and coaching. The Talk Time was with experienced voice over actors, so it was helpful to have them give the "do's and don'ts" and the "whys and hows" of working with audio books.. In the future this will help me very much.

Ciro

Hi Edge,

As usual, excellent offering to us out here looking for technical help and ideas.

Thank you for your Sunday series. I'm looking forward to the next seminars with anticipation.

John Sipple

Once again, thank you. The topic was a bit advanced for me because I am a beginner with no bookings yet. (It's a bit early in my game to be wondering about joining the union with no work under my belt!) Nevertheless, the talk was informative and I believe I will be able to employ the information presented when I get to that point. Just knowing there is a lot to consider is good knowledge.

Linda

This was my first "Talk TIme" which happened to be on Audiobooks and I learned so much. The Moderator who I did not catch the name, did a wonderful job with the 85 attendees AND added some very valuable information.

I wanted to extend a very grateful "thank you" to the Moderator of Sunday 4/27/14!

Allison

Hello,
I just want to extend my gratitude for the free talk sessions that you offer on Sunday nights. Graeme does an amazing job as a moderator. It is a wonderful resource for the VO community that you offer these workshops.
I plan on taking more classes through Edge and attending more Talk Time sessions.

JoAnn T

Thank you so much! Very helpful. I can't wait to get back into class and get started. This information, especially about the business part of it, is a God send. I now can specifically work on exactly what I know works for voice type and what I am passionate about.

Emily V

I just think it is GREAT that you offer these free webinars... I live outside the country, so sometimes I get the timezones wrong and I miss out - but whenever I join, I always learn something - and I usually also find that me 30+ years in the business is able to help someone else, as well - so it's a very very cool thing!

Gray G

Good information this past Sunday! I joined voices.com and i have already auditioned for a number of jobs. My expectations are reasonable and I am in no hurry to start doing big business. But I do enjoy the auditioning process. Every time is educational.

Thanks and keep it up!

Calvin

I'm brand new to the vo world and have enjoyed listening to current and archived call ins. I am learning a lot and getting comfortable with the jargon thanks to your site.

David S

It was very informative specially for a complete newcomer. I will definitely return for future Sunday webinars and when prepared will enroll in classes to catapult me into voice over career.

Looking forward to working with you.

Nancy

For anyone new, (me) or a veteran, your service is excellent.
It's a service you don't have to offer, it's so very unheard of for a company
to provide this for no charge. Your moderator does
a professional job.

Gary

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