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Sometimes It’s Not Important to be Right but to be Good

Cracked did a fantastic bit on how speaking with dialects can be important. Like we often say, the story is more important than getting the specific accent perfect. Little touches are also important like exactly what is the flavour of your show? Certain heavy accents can accentuate zaniness. Other times if you’re demonstrating old versus new, older characters may have thicker accents whereas younger characters would have a lighter touch.
Check out That Bad Movie Accent Makes More Sense Than You Know on youtube and consider what kind of accent or dialect best tells the story!

About The Author

Born to Teachers and Amateur Audio Enthusiasts in the small rural community of Belwood, Jack's first love was stories- writing, reading, telling, and singing. He developed his acting skills through High School, University, and through film and community theatre. Jack writes the lion's share of Electric Vicuna's Audio Drama scripts and has his own writing site at He's thrilled to co-host the Sonic Society with his wonderful, talented, friend David Ault!


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