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

1507, 2021

Episode 72: Speech by any other Pronunciation is NOT the Same

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Host Becky Parker Geist dives into the things you need to know about pronunciations, from names and that are real or fictional to regional pronunciations. Should foreign words be pronounced as someone from that country or as someone from the narrative voice? Where should you look for valid pronunciations? And when does the author need to provide them? So much about such a simple thing—or is it as simple as it seems? More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: [...]

1407, 2021

Episode 71: Yikes!

By |July 14th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

What to do when you miss a deadline or make a mistake or something unexpected throws you off? Host Becky Parker Geist offers some gentle techniques and tips to help us all move on in a positive way. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: How to move on from mistakes

107, 2021

Episode 70: Adapting Screenplays and Theatre Scripts into Audiobooks – Interview with Jerrilee Geist

By |July 1st, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

In this interview with Director of Pre-Production at Pro Audio Voices Inc., Jerrilee Geist, you’ll learn more about the conversion from Screenplay or Theatre Script into the Audiobook format. Find out how to approach film shots and stage directions, just how narrative to make your script, how the difference in the visually-oriented scripts best translate into a great auditory experience. Tips on directions your actors need—and don’t—and what helps your listeners fully engage without distractions. They also discuss how to integrate music and sound effects [...]

2406, 2021

Episode 69: Building Your Tribe

By |June 24th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you tired of living and working in a dog-eat-dog business world? Is the frustration adding to your stress level and robbing you of the pleasure of doing what you love to do while serving others?  There are a number of ways you can change that situation without moving to and setting up shop in the Bahamas, Jamaica, or the Pacific Islands.  (Although these spots are tempting to visit.) Host Becky Parker Geist puts forth some ideas and suggestions to help you transform your business [...]

1706, 2021

Episode 68: Character Voices

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Calling all those wanting to express their characters audibly! Do you want to know how to best bring your story alive with your characters’ voices?  Voice characterization is very subjective. Learn about this kind of character representation and interpretation, differentiation of characters voices, when it matters, when it doesn’t, and more!   Join Host Becky Parker Geist on a fun and productive journey into new ways of expression. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn:How to best bring your story alive with your characters’ voices [...]

1006, 2021

Episode 67: Repurposing Your Content – Fiction

By |June 10th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

How do you connect with your current and prospective audience out there? What do you think about when considering repurposing your content? Can you think creatively about how to know your audience well enough to know what they want, and then to help them get what they (and you) want? Host Becky Parker Geist shares a few of the many tools and practices for you as a Fiction writer to find your audience . . . and how you can make it easier for your [...]

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