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developing a feminine voice

I worked on it for several months. Walking to and from work using my cell phone voice recorder. I learnt several things:

1) the voice must stay away from the chest. Men's voices come from there.
2) you don't speak in falsetto but you need to pinch the vocal chords so you're only using a portion. This is hard to explain but with practice you figure it out. It's using only the femme portion and leaving out the bottom end.

I cannot overemphasize the importance of recording your voice and listening back. When you start to hear a woman, you know you have it right.

I always get madamed on the phone so I know I have developed something that resembles a female voice. Besides there are always those women who sound like Bea Arthur right? A lot of it is about intonation and emphasis. Practice, practice, practice....

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