Becky Parker

About Becky Parker Geist

I have a deep passion for voiceover and audio narration. I have a fast-growing private clientele of publishers and authors who recognize the value of hiring an experienced professional with a strong acting background and the talent to bring their projects to completion through a joyful, collaborative process.

Episode 134: Attention to Timing & Cadence- Fine-tuning your Audiobook

Especially with full cast projects—but really with any audiobook, the cadence and timing of voice and the spaces between are as much a part of its success as the notes and rests are in music. Becky focuses in this episode on the spacing, especially of dialogue. A valuable listen for audiobook engineers and editors as well as narrators and authors! More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2022-09-23T11:45:37-07:00September 23rd, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 133: Interview with Author Jim Christopher

Join host Becky Parker Geist for an interview with author of the Utopian Testament series, psychological thrillers that draw on intriguing characters and often inspired by conflicting perspectives. Find out how and why Jim selected the narrator for his series and how it played out as the audiobooks come to fruition. Learn more at https://jimwritesbooks.com More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2022-09-16T10:24:24-07:00September 16th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 132: Pre-Production- Mining the Gold

In this episode Becky delves into the pre-production phase of audiobooks, pointing out some of the lodes of gold that are so often overlooked. Whether you’re an author of nonfiction or fiction, there are opportunities that most authors miss. And most audiobook producers are more focused on just delivering a voiced narrative of your book than on helping you achieve your goals. More Episodes [...]

By |2022-09-09T12:58:52-07:00September 9th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 130: The Memoir Decision- Author Narrated or Pro?

When it comes to recording your own memoir, is it a given that the author should narrate? Will it be weird to have someone else read it as if they are you? What are the key questions to ask when making that decision? In this episode Becky Parker Geist guides us through the decision process and points out when it may be a good [...]

By |2022-08-26T09:12:02-07:00August 26th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 129: Audiobook Categories- Get Your Metadata Working for You

With book marketing, we focus a lot on metadata, especially on Amazon, where there are more tools and information available to help us make good choices for categories and keywords. Audiobooks, especially for those of us who are wanting to get the widest distribution, can still utilize Amazon tools for our audiobooks, then apply what we learn to our metadata with our audiobook digital [...]

By |2022-08-19T11:51:48-07:00August 19th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 128: The Left Turn- Author Journey with Becky Parker Geist

Becky released her novel The Left Turn: Two Lives, Worlds Apart this year and shares her journey with the project from inception to completion to audio production and audio-first release to ebook and print release. The ebook is on a free ebook promotion on the day of this episode release at: https://amzn.to/3AqzZmq More Episodes on Megaphone Notes [...]

By |2022-08-12T08:52:26-07:00August 12th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 127: An Interview with Author Joy Overstreet & Narrator Melanie Carey

Join Becky for an engaging interview with Joy Imboden Overstreet, author of The Cherry Pie Paradox: The Surprising Path to Diet Freedom and Lasting Weight Loss, and her narrator Melanie Carey. This project involved exercises and meditations, and was a very personal story for the author. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: Why she chose to have [...]

By |2022-08-05T10:54:41-07:00August 5th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 126: Planning for Interference- from Illness to Construction

More than ever since the pandemic hit, we need to factor into our planning what to do if delays happen. A narrator illness can delay a project days or weeks depending on the severity. How can you protect yourself from loss of marketing dollars when you’re being proactive during production and then get hit with the news that there are delays? What can you [...]

By |2022-07-29T08:02:11-07:00July 29th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

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