The short answer: Do improv regularly and move to Los Angeles.
The longer answer:
++People to learn from++
Garden of Sound
Demos That Rock
Voice Over Resource Guide
++Pro Tips by Me++
My Pro Tips Blog
++Words to read++
Interview I did for Tom Taylorson’s VO class
4 Things You Need To Accept During the Audition
I Want To Be A Voice Actor!
Inside a Video Game Voiceover Studio
Talking While Female
Voice Over Voice Actor: What It’s Like Behind the Mic
The Art of Voice Acting
The Art of Asking
How Ben Schwartz Hustled His Way Into An Acting and Writing Career
Why No One Likes your Art (or acting, or music, or writing): 26 Reasons
Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others
Robert Eggers on how to become successful in entertainment
How do you get in?
oh Lorde, deliver me from Fucking Joan
Behind The Voice Actors
Stars Getting Rich Off Fan Conventions
Make Some Noise! Getting a Job Creating Sound and Music for Videogames
++Interviews to listen to++
The Voice Behind
Interviews with Sound Designers and Voice Actors by The Sound Architect UK
VO Buzz Weekly
Troy Baker & Nolan North Talk Voice Acting Misconceptions
Matt Mercer at Ayacon
How the Narrator of ‘Jane the Virgin’ Found His Voice
Spend a day in the studio with Double Fine
Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal on Out of the Blue
George Clooney, “The product you’re selling is you.”
Bryan Cranston, “I was going into auditions trying to get a job.”
“I can do anything,” with @SomeAudioGuy Juan Bagnell
I Know That Voice
Mental Training on Confidence
Interview with Randy Coppinger on DesigningSound.org
Jason Momoa giving some lovely, raw and honest narration.
Wonderland: A Short Form Doc on Creative Commerce
That’s what the money is for!
Tori Amos “Course on Creativity”
Angry Boy by Mindless Self Indulgence
Listen to everybody’s VO demos ever.
++Where to get experience++
++Things to know++
How to go Financial Core with SAG-AFTRA
Everything You Wanted To Know About Fi-Core But Were Afraid To Ask
++How to get set up at home++
Build a VO booth in your closet, by Crabcat
Using moving blankets to create a makeshift VO booth
Put foam panels on the walls, it makes a huge difference. I recommend using T-pins to hang them, not adhesive.
If you can afford to buy foam, buy a set from an audio retailer. Any old foam not for intended for acoustic treatment can create weird reverb!
How to Control Sound Reflections in a Voice Over Recording Studio
Recording vocals – a good setup, basic acoustics and accessories
The Secrets of Bass Trap Placement
Home Studio Foam for Your Home Recording Studio
Producing Professional Voice Overs At Home
Voice Processing – Extreme EQ with Randy Coppinger
How to use a shotgun microphone for VO
++Gear to buy++
++Software to edit with++
++How to get better at it++