Behind the Scenes with the Creative Teams
Host: Becky Parker Geist
Engaging conversations with Authors, Narrators, Post-production audio engineers, Marketing teams as well as audio book listeners and fans. Go behind the scenes with audiobook creators as host Becky Parker Geist guides the conversation to discover the surprises, victories and challenges in publishing and producing audiobooks. Ideal for indie authors, small publishers, audiobook fans, and anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes peek into the audiobook world – as well as authors and publishers looking for tips from the pros on production and marketing. Behind-the-scenes interviews with audiobook creators as well as audiobook production and marketing tips – with episodes every other week.
Ep 159: Interview with Patricia Sullivan
Patricia Sullivan, author of Overland Before the Hippie Trail, is a world traveler. As a young newlywed, she and her husband decided to travel and work. A planned trip of a few months that turned into two years and the adventure of a lifetime. As an author, as soon as she released her book, people started asking when the audiobook would be released. So Patricia set off on her next adventure: getting her first audiobook produced. More Episodes on Megaphone [...]
Ep 158: What Do You Want Your Listeners to Do?
Why did you write your book? What is its and your gift to the world and your audience? These “why” questions are actually foundational to how your audiobook can make a greater impact. Becky Parker Geist guides us through both the questions to ask ourselves and also the techniques we can use when we’re ready to make important Call To Action (CTA) production choices for our audiobooks. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes For more info: https://proaudiovoices.com/audiobookproduction/ [...]
Ep 157: Lots of Dialogue- More than One Narrator?
If your manuscript has a lot of dialogue, you may be wondering if that means it needs two or more narrators. Join Becky for a short episode addressing this frequently asked question. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes For more info: https://proaudiovoices.com/audiobookproduction/
Ep 156: Pozotron – Interview with CEO Adam Fritz
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can also be a tremendous support in the audiobook world. Pozotron is an AI-based support tool for narrators that saves time, thus helping streamline the audiobook industry. Learn more about how CEO Adam Fritz and his team see AI as a resource and how it is impacting the world of audiobooks. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes For more info: https://proaudiovoices.com/audiobookproduction/
Ep 155: We ARE Story – AI vs Narrators
We experience our lives as narrative. We are creators. What happens when we turn over our creativity to AI? If democratizing affordability is the problem, is AI narrating audiobooks really the best solution? Is is a way to create better audiobooks? Is the value proposition valid, or just a slippery way for tech giants to grow their own bottom lines? More Episodes on Megaphone Notes
Ep 154: Studios vs Audiobook Producers- Differences and Red Flags
Thinking about working with a studio to produce your audiobook? Here are some really important keys you’ll want to be aware of in the process. What may surprise you is how much the business model for studios plays into what your costs will be to work with them. From recording to post-production, the differences are striking. This episode will help you decide what’s best for you and your audiobook needs. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes For more info: [...]