Begin well and do not fear the end.

LEX LATKOVSKI » LIFE SHOULD BE AN AMAZING ADVENTURE

I WROTE A BOOK CALLED PASSPORT FORWARD

I have been to 81 countries, 6 continents, and all 50 US states

I inspire people to live a life of passion and no regrets

MOVING FROM REGRETS AND ROUTINE

TO FREEDOM, PASSION, AND ADVENTURE

Guest Voices Project for the Audiobook version of

Passport Forward

A Collaborative and Fun Work-in-Progress

Note: The deadline for submitting an Audition was June 9th, 2019

(see below for FAQ and Details)

Auditions

CONGRATULATIONS to Ken Clark, Nina Lynch, and Ashik Lynch. They each won a $50 Amazon Gift Card for participating in the Project (see FAQ below for more details)

Here’s a quick compilation of the 25 Voices that were submitted (video)

Here are the 25 Auditions I received. Listen and Enjoy.

Krusty the Clown (from The Simpsons)
Springfield

Listen to a sample of Krusty’s Bizarre version of:
“The Great Mango Salesman” (Ch. 12) (1:04)

Gary Trivitt
Kentucky

Listen to a sample of Gary’s version of:
What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14)  (1:01)

 

Jordan Womack
London + New York

Listen to a sample of Jordan’s version of:
“The Great Mango Salesman” (ch. 12) (1:05)

Mike “DJ Skibo” Miescke
Kentucky

Listen to a sample of Skibo’s version of:
“Cold Dog Warm Beer” (Ch. 32) (2:29)

Ashik Lynch
Oxford, England, + Boulder, Colorado

Listen to a sample of Ashik’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (2:00)

Tom Carroll
Oregon

Listen to a sample of Tom’s version of:
“Borderline Insanity” (Ch. 36) (2:32)

Alona Smith
California

Listen to a sample of Alona’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (2:23)

Nina Lynch
Colorado, Portugal, Oxford, and Middle Earth

Listen to Nina’s version of:
“Do it While You Can” (Ch. 27) (4:42)

Marlo Russell Leaman
Costa Rica (via Chicago)

Listen to a sample of Marlo’s version of:
“Do it While You Can” (Ch. 27) (1:50)

Ken Clark
Arizona

Listen to a sample of Ken’s version of:
“The Pig Goat Bus Ride” (Ch. 9) (1:10)

Andy Heller
Philadelphia + Arizona

Listen to a sample of Andy’s version of:
“One Rock Three Countries” (Ch. 34) (2:52)

Jeff Nischwitz
Ohio

Listen to a sample of Jeff’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (1:27)

Gordon Crawford
Kentucky

Listen to a sample of Gordon’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (1:19)

Danie Botha
Winnipeg – Canada (Born in Zambia)

Listen to a sample of Danie’s version of:
“There is Never a Perfect Time to Leave” (ch. 28) (2:49)

Mark Broder
Arizona

Listen to a sample of Mark’s version of:
“Introduction – What I’ve Learned” (2:27)

Jean-Sebastien Vidal
Montreal – Canada

Listen to a sample of Jean-Sebastien’s version of:
“The Great Mango Salesman” (ch. 12) (2:28)

Paul Simmons
Pennsylvania

Listen to a sample of Paul’s version of:
“Introduction – What I’ve Learned” (31 seconds)

Dr. Mike Bechtle
Southern California

Listen to a sample of Mike’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (1:18)

Greg Singleton
Kentucky

Listen to a sample of Greg’s version of:
“What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (2:54)

Al Knable
Indiana

Listen to a sample of Al’s version of:
“Do It While You Can” (Ch. 27) (1:23)

Jim Pitre
Arizona/British Columbia

Listen to a sample of Jim’s version of:
“Introduction – What I’ve Learned” (42 seconds)

Marie Sonneman

Northwest USA

Watch and Listen to a sample of Marie’s version of: “What’s the Worst that Can Happen” (Ch. 14) (2:04)

(Note: I love how Marie made a mistake and just kept going. This is just an audition, and I’m not looking for perfection. She recorded this on her computer using Loom, an awesome app).

Robson Dob
UK/Hong Kong/Spain/Thailand, etc.

Listen to a sample of Robson Dob’s version of:
“Vietnam, Where Style Begins at Birth” (Ch. 31)
(51 seconds)

Bill Bell
Kentucky

Listen to a sample of Bill Bell’s version of:
“The Pig Goat Bus Ride” (Ch. 9), and
 “I Wanna Be like That Guy” (Ch. 15) 
(53 seconds)

Arkie
Ohio

Listen to a sample of Arkie’s version of:
“Vietnam, Where Style Begins at Birth” (Ch. 31)
(1 :15)

Note: The deadline for submitting an Audition was June 9th, 2019

Guest Voices Project
– FAQ and Details- 

First of all, a little context:

I’ve been busy recording and editing the audiobook version of my book, Passport Forward.

I’m planning to have it available worldwide on Audible (Amazon) and other audiobook platforms in mid-July (2019).

It’s a ton of work, but I’m having fun with it.

I’m considering inviting a handful of my fans, supporters, and friends to narrate some of the material of my book.

 

FAQ

Notes: The deadline for submitting an Audition was June 9th, 2019. This page and the Guest Voices Project are both works in progress. Stay tuned for updates and more details.

(The absolute easiest way is to grab your phone, open an audio recording app, and hit record. Then you can share it with me via email

Another way is to record it using Facebook (Messenger) and send it to me (I’m on Facebook here).

If you want to do it via  Whatsapp, email me and give me your mobile number and we’ll do it that way.

Also, a friend recorded her audition using Loom (an awesome tool).

What, do you think MY VOICE is any better? Who cares, let’s have some fun.

I’m more interested in your energy, passion, and delivery.

You don’t need to be James Earl Jones (the voice of Darth Vader and the deep voice that says, “THIS IS CNN.” Yeah, that guy.

Maybe your voice is:

  • Silky smooth (like mine (LOL))?
  • Deep and rich?
  • Soothing and sweet?
  • Freddie Mercury-ish?
  • Energetic and inspiring?
  • All of the above? (is that even possible?)

Again, who cares? Let’s have some fun.

No problem. Simply complete the form on this page to get the Sample Chapters PDF.

You’ll get updates on the Project, have an opportunity to help select the winning auditions, and get some sample audio chapters along the way.

Don’t worry, I won’t spam you or do anything crazy with your email address. I promise.

Awesome. I’m working on a referral page right now, so stay tuned for that.

In the meantime, please send your friend a link to this page (the one you’re on right now) and ask them to audition.

If they audition, you will be entered in a drawing for an Amazon gift card (see “Prizes” below).

At some point in the near future (date not yet determined), a handful of people who auditioned will be chosen to be a Guest Voice in the final version of my audiobook. They will read a chapter or part of my book, and then the whole world will hear their awesome voice when it goes live on Audible and other audiobook platforms. Wahoo!

Absolutely!

I gave away 3x$50 Amazon gift cards. 

$50 Gift Card #1:  Congratulations to Ken Clark of Phoenix, AZ. Ken was picked at random from the Auditions and received a $50 Gift Card. Thanks, Ken!

$50 Gift Card #2: Goes to Nina Lynch for referring a friend to the project. Thanks, Nina!

$50 Gift Card #3: Goes to Ashik Lynch, who was referred by Nina Lynch. Congratulations, Ashik!

Seriously, close your eyes and listen to my voice.

See, I told you. I sound like Kevin Costner. 

(That was the chapter called, “Borderline Insanity”)

Thank you for your love and support. Now, let’s have some fun.

Lex Latkovski
The Lexpedition
“Life should be an amazing adventure. Begin well and do not fear the end.”

Note: This page and the Guest Voices Project are both works in progress. Stay tuned for updates and more details.