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Episode 22: Interview – Producing Historical Fiction with Jim Wetton + Samantha Cooper

Where does history end and an exciting new story begin? Today we’ll take a multifaceted look into writing and producing historical fiction with author Jim Wetton and the narrator of his audiobook, Samantha Cooper. In this 3-way interview, we chat about his experience bringing new life to historical figures and writing female characters from a male perspective. Samantha shares the [...]

Episode 21: Audiobook Production Tip – Who Should Narrate Your Memoir?

So...you’ve written a memoir and you’re ready to bring it to life in audio. Now you face that big burning question, “who should narrate it?” You might think the easy answer is YOU, but this is just one valid approach of many! Today I’ll share my best tips for deciding if self-narration is right for you. I’ll give you my [...]

Episode 20: Audiobook Production Tip – Bring Interactive Exercises To Life In Nonfiction Audiobooks

Does your nonfiction title include exercises to enhance the reader’s experience? If so, you’ve likely grappled with how to translate these interactive elements into audiobook format. Today, we’ll tackle how to elegantly present exercises like fill-in-the-blanks, prompts, writing exercises, physical exercises, meditations and more in audiobook production. I’ll give you specific ways you can approach each of these, including the [...]

Episode 19: Interview – Audiobook Inspiration in Novel Places With Dale Arden

Where could the inspiration for your next big title be hiding? Today Dale Arden, author of The Iguana Project, shares how an unexpected moment of inspiration launched him into first-time authorship. He’ll talk about how observing iguanas in the Galapagos planted the seeds for a murder mystery novel, and the many facets of bringing it to life over a 3 [...]

Episode 18: Audiobook Production Tip – Tackling Internal Citations In Audiobook Production

Internal citations like footnotes are a familiar sight in print books -- but how should we deal with them in audiobook production? There’s no one right answer, but today I’ll share a variety of options for integrating (or omitting) them in a way that maximizes listener experience. We’ll get to thinking about the value of the information to the listener [...]

Episode 17: Interview – Crafting Powerful Nonfiction with Nomi Bachar

Have you ever wanted to turn the raw material of life experience into transformative nonfiction? Today, author of Gates Of Power Nomi Bachar shares how her diverse history formed the foundation for a powerful self-help program. She took inspiration from her upbringing in Israel, experience in the performing arts, and training in various therapy modalities to create healing nonfiction. Tune [...]

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