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 112: Theatre as Audiobook

If you have a play or screenplay, this is an episode you’ll want to hear! Learn about the elements of the process of turning a theatre playscript or screenplay into an audiobook. You’ll need to think through the visual messages inherent in the original format to adapt the script to the audio-only format. Host Becky Parker Geist also covers music and sound effects—how to [...]

By |2022-04-22T10:24:50-07:00April 22nd, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 111: The Speed of Light – An Interview with Elizabeth Rosner

Join us for a fascinating interview with Liz Rosner who was one of three narrators for her book, The Speed of Light. Get a behind the scenes peek at some of the challenges and joys of this kind of approach. What were some of the surprise discoveries that emerged out of the audiobook production process? Why the re-release of this title in audio after [...]

By |2022-04-19T11:22:53-07:00April 19th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 110: Back to Basics – Your Author Website – An Interview with Todd Walker

Host Becky Parker Geist interviews marketing strategist Todd Walker on the top items that make websites effective or lose their visitors and potential customers. What path do you want your website visitors to take? How do you get them to walk that path? Learn how to get started to get your website to work for you, regardless of the size of your budget. These [...]

By |2022-04-07T09:03:22-07:00April 7th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 109: Why Starting with a Final Manuscript Matters So Much

You’ve finished your manuscript and are ready to start the audiobook production process. But then when listening to the recording you hear things that you’d like to change. Unlike making changes in a word document, where changing a word here and there is no big deal—just cut and paste, in the audio arena it’s a very different beast. Look behind the scenes and dive [...]

By |2022-03-31T08:44:49-07:00March 31st, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 108: The Book of Timothy- An Interview with Joan Nockles Wilson & Tim Nockles

This powerful memoir delves into the controversial world of the Catholic Church and what happened to Joan’s brother Tim, the only one willing to publicly speak about what happened to him as a boy. The abuse he suffered and ongoing effects into adulthood are the central focus of his sister Joan’s memoir. Joan is a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alaska. [...]

By |2022-03-24T10:56:14-07:00March 24th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 107: #Booktok- An interview with Desiree Duffy

Wondering if TikTok is a place you should be and if so how to make it work for you? Desiree Duffy is the founder of Black Chateau, a marketing and public relations agency that has successfully delved into this up-and-coming world of #BookTok. Learn about why and how you’ll want to connect with #BookTok influencers, what kind of agreements you can form with them, [...]

By |2022-03-17T09:28:07-07:00March 17th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 106: Start Your Audiobook Marketing with a Plan

Marketing your audiobooks and books can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. Join host Becky Parker Geist for this episode on ways to keep your marketing manageable. Step number one is having a plan for your next step and each step along the way. Chunking it down to where you can see the path emerge clearly, as a result of mapping deeply, [...]

By |2022-03-10T10:49:45-08:00March 10th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 105: Listening as Research

In a world where more readers than ever are requesting for their favorite books to be available on audio, many authors don’t know where to start in making that happen. What better way to research than by listening to other audiobooks? This week, host Becky Parker Geist talks about how listening to audiobooks of the same style as yours can help you figure out [...]

By |2022-03-03T08:10:18-08:00March 3rd, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 104: Children’s Books – Marketing and Bonus Material

In a continuation of last week’s episode, host Becky Parker Geist discusses ways to maximize the effects of your content to most benefit your listeners as well as yourself. What sort of bonus material is appropriate for a children’s audiobook? What can be marketed towards parents and educators but also be entertaining for children? How do you answer your customers’ question of “what else [...]

By |2022-02-25T10:01:57-08:00February 24th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 103: Children’s Books – Benefits and Options

Thinking of producing a children’s audiobook? Then this episode is for you. Given that children’s audio makes up such a small percentage of the market, it can be daunting to figure out where to start. You might even think there’s no point in making one at all. But that’s no reason to give up. In fact, this gap in the market provides a vast [...]

By |2022-02-25T09:56:19-08:00February 17th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments
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