Audiobook Connection Podcast2021-08-30T00:19:27-07:00

Audiobook Connection

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.

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Podcast Episodes

2909, 2023

Ep 187: Thriller Series Audiobooks – Interview with Breakfield & Burkey

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

In a real world filled with all kinds of technological threats, Breakfield & Burkey’s killer thriller series The Enigma Series spins out some of the hairiest scariest scenarios. Narrated by Derek Shoales, The Enigma Series is a must-listen! In this episode you’ll not only hear about the authors, the series, and the audiobooks, you’ll also get valuable cyber-security tips. Lots of other tips for authors throughout the episode. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Check out The Enigma Series [...]

2209, 2023

Ep 186: Author Narrated Audiobook & Podcast – Interview with Rebekah Fraser

By |September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Rebekah L Fraser, author, educator, and multi-media artist is an award-winning social entrepreneur and former journalist. She has published one nonfiction book about climate change, A Farmer’s Guide to Climate Disruption that she recorded herself, and four novels under her pen name Tara L. Roí. Join us to learn more about the challenges and highlights of this author-narrated project, her writing journey, and climate politics. For more about our guest: and More Episodes on Megaphone Notes [...]

1509, 2023

Ep 185: What Am I Paying For? Using a Pro Team for Audiobooks

By |September 15th, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

What does it mean to have a professional audiobook? And why does it matter so much? Why do audiobooks cost so much to produce? What are you paying for? Answers to these questions and more are included in this episode. Join Becky Parker Geist as she walks us through what it takes to make a professional quality audiobook. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes

809, 2023

Ep 184: Multicultural Books – An Interview with Tamara Shiloh

By |September 8th, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Guest Tamara Shiloh is the author of the series for children: Just Imagine . . . What if there were no black people in the world. The first two in the series: Jaxon's Magical Adventure with Black Inventors and Scientists and Book Two: Jaxon and Kevin’s Black History Trip Downtown are available in innovative versions of audiobook. Tamara also founded and is owner of the Multicultural Bookstore in Richmond, CA, and host of the “Once Upon a Time in Black History” podcast. Educator, author, and [...]

109, 2023

Ep 183: Relationship to Story – Interview with Joshua Townshend

By |September 1st, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

What is our relationship to story and how does AI (Artificial Intelligence) fit into the picture? How do we connect with the stories we write as authors and narrate as actors and audiobook narrators? Dive down the philosophical (and practical) rabbit hole of who we are as humans and the stories we tell ourselves and the world around us. Let’s get philosophical within the frame of artificial intelligence and humanity. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes

2508, 2023

Ep 182: Appropriate AI – An Interview with Matt Strain

By |August 25th, 2023|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Matt Strain recently left Adobe, where over the course of 17 years he led teams across marketing, strategy, new business, and research. He is now focused on helping “real people” prepare for the opportunities with AI. Matt and Becky converse about the intersection of AI and creativity, when and how AI might find a place in the audiobook realm, and whether AI will ever replace human narrators. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes


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