Journal

Teasers

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Hope everyone is staying safe. Kevin Clay has agreed to do the audiobook for Spell Talker. Already been in communication about details. I finally got my completed Hank model. I've started putting together my first real scene. What are they up to? https://hardluckhank.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Teaser1.mp4 Read More

Audiobook auditions

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These are my top contenders to do the narration for Spell Talker. It's taken a lot of hours to get down to this selection, and I took the time to write the previous 20 or so who didn't make the cut. So far there have been over 170 submissions! I thought it might be fun for you to hear and comment. Or not. Tom Zingarelli [audio mp3="https://hardluckhank.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Spell-Talker-Audition_Zingarelli.mp3"][/audio] Arthur Rowan [audio mp3="https://hardluckhank.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Arthur-Rowan-Spell-Talker.mp3"][/audio] Liam Owen (I cheated and gave Liam some background... Read More

Virus Deniers

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For the most part, people have been pretty awesome during this corona outbreak. Humans tend to pull together at tragedies and Americans certainly exemplify that trait. But some people either don't care or don't believe it or both. Young kids (anyone under 30...) seem to believe themselves immune. Or not understand. I passed two teenagers walking on the bike path last night. They saw me coming and didn't move or care so I had no choice but get within unsafe... Read More

Audio updates

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Still a long way off. Sorry. I've done the first round of evaluations and shrunk the audition pool by 80%. Now to do a closer listen and try and weed some of these down. Read More

Virus Life Hacks

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Virus life-hacking #2 * I had bought a bunch of flaxseeds ages ago for fiber. They keep well (until you grind them). I tried making flour out of it and bread and it worked great! Very tasty. 100g of flaxseeds is 524 calories, 41g fat, 28g fiber, 20g protein and a decent amount of nutrients and omegas. 100g of beef 10% lean is 214 calories, 11g fat, 26g protein. This is what I had bought on Amazon. https://smile.amazon.com/Premium-Gold-Whole-Fiber-Omega/dp/B004579W2Q/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=flaxseeds&qid=1584899171&sr=8-6 Use a... Read More