Tara Platt, author of the award-winning Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It’s Like Behind the Mic, and actress (Naruto, Ben 10, The Call), is launching a crowdfunding campaign October 1st with an online book party to fund her fully-illustrated interactive book Zartana, a journal-style tale of a traveling Romani girl. The book is set a hundred years ago in the European wilderness, and takes readers along with Zartana on her adventures over the course of the year as she goes about her daily life while searching for her missing family.Read More
Bug Bot Press is pleased to announce the publishing of our new book, comedy pulp novel Tough City.Written by Yuri Lowenthal and Keith Ikeda-Barry as part of a 72 hour novel writing contest, while holed up in a cheap motel in Wichita, Kansas, the making of the book is almost as exciting as the book itself. Almost. You won't want to miss this side-splitting and spit-taking hard-boiled adventure.
"A cross between bloody-knuckle noir and old-school Pink Panther slapstick--it only hurts when you laugh, and you'll laugh a lot." – Scott Sigler, author Contagious "I sat up in my seat when I read the introduction, moved to the edge when I read the first chapter, and held on tight when the damn thing took off. The only book this year that I read in one sitting, Tough City is the kind of literary experiment the world needs more of. Blisteringly odd descriptions and quirky, character-driven dialogue make for an unforgettable read!" - Travis Sentell, author Fluid
Tough City, available in print editions now, and e-version soon.
|Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:07 am by Kristy Sproul|
The husband/wife voice acting team of Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt have a new voice-over book scheduled for release later this year. Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic "offers a fun and comprehensive look at what it takes, what goes on and what it’s like behind the mic from two working pros who started from scratch," according to the publisher's website. This behind-the-scenes look at the industry has already gotten praise from some notable voice actors, including Phil LaMarr, Dee Bradley Baker, and John DiMaggio, as well as voice director Andrea Romano.
The book is scheduled to retail at $19.95 when it is released November 1st, but a special discount of 15% is available if you pre-order your copy now. Autographed copies are also available.
Pre-Order Your Peek Into the World of Voice-Over with New Book:Have you ever watched a cartoon, played a video game or heard a movie trailer and wondered just who are those folks behind the mic? Maybe you’ve wanted to get into the business and become a voice actor yourself, but wanted to know where to begin? Coming this November, you can get answers to those questions and more with a new book about the world of VO written by Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt, two working pros with a long list of credits and a stellar reputation in the biz. The book, Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic, is being launched this coming weekend at the prestigious San Diego Comic Con.Read More