We’ve aw been there. A nicht oan the tiles. Dancin shoes oan. Tarted up like a Gregg’s donut at the front o the display. An innocent enough wee swally – or so ye hink. Then, a few hoor later, yer poundin heid goes: “Whit the puck did ye dae last nicht…?”
Preparations to set myself up for voiceover work continue, including purchasing a BRAND SPANKING NEW MIC 😀 that I had the chance to deploy whilst recording another Lockdown Literature event story for Liars’ League last week.
My performance was still pretty rough around the edges at this point and not as BEAUTIFULLY HONED as it was after a whole month’s run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but this is the only filmed performance and, actually, I kinda like how shonky it is.
-me sweating off most of my mascara as it was SO HOT ON STAGE.
-my bike bell breaking and me having to resort to clanging another prop instead to make a noise.
PLUS: see if you can work out where the soundtrack froze and the backup soundtrack had to be played instead… I think I managed to hide my genuine panic/confusion…
And: I’ve done some more story reading for Liars’ League – this time as part of a Lockdown Special, from the comfort of my own home. Here I am reading ‘A Space to Inhabit’ by Lyndsey Croal for their ‘Mystery and Suspense’ event this week:
A strange cloud appears outside a small Scots town… or has it always been there?
You can find the story text and an mp3 of this story reading here, all the other story videos from the night here, and the event podcast here. It was a good night in 🙂
Other than riding the current wave as best I can, I’m continuing to set myself up for voiceover work and my little makeshift studio is coming along nicely, if slowly. Photo evidence, at some point…
I had the pleasure of kicking off Liars’ League‘s 100th EVENT: Hundreds and Thousands, earlier this month by reading a super succinct and melancholicly tinged 100 word story – ‘One Hundred Years’ by Joanne L M Williams.
A transcript of the story, along with all the other 100 word stories from the night, can be found here, podcast of the whole night here and video evidence below:
Text, videos and mp3s of The Magic Slate, and all the other Signs and Omens stories, here,
Podcast of The Magic Slate and 2 other Signs and Omens stories here,
and videos of both The Magic Slate and Coin Karma, below:
When Terri buys a cheap toy at the corner shop to keep her son Ben quiet, what he draws on it will come back to haunt them both …
Sandra collects face-up coins and flips those that are face-down, for the next passerby to find. A reversal of bad fortune for good, a blessing from the Universe. Only, is she meddling in things she shouldn’t?