Welcome to Emma Clarke’s global soapbox – the antidote to modern living, encapsulated in a series of freewheeling rants.

How to voice a tear-jerker

Sometimes voiceovers are asked to create real emotion. Like, real emotion. Sometimes a script demands that I have to cry. Actual tears! Now there's nothing worse than listening to fake crying. That dry, choking, coughy sound that sounds so technical and has no…

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Girl ex machina

  "Emma, can you sound abnormal?" As a conversation opener, it's an eyebrow-raiser. The caller elaborated. "I mean, can you sound not quite human?" "It's how I sound most of the time," I quipped drolly. "I know that. But I want you to…

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