Behind The Scenes Podcast

Episode 10: Audiobook Production Tip – Children’s Books Listen to this episode now! Take a behind the scenes look at kids books with host Becky Parker Geist. What are the qualities of a kids book that make a good candidate for audio? What about the illustrations? Learn about how your children's book can be enhanced in audio, just as illustrations enhance a story visually. Hear samples from [...]

By |2020-05-07T14:54:40-07:00May 7th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 9: Interview with Jennifer Grais, co-author of Christa’s Luck (YA) Go behind the scenes with author Jennifer Grais. Christa's Luck, by Jennifer and Michael Grais, tells a story of the wild mustangs of Nevada and the teenage girl who leads the rescue mission to save them. Host Becky Parker Geist, who also narrated the audiobook invites Jennifer to share what surprises came up in the audiobook production process. What [...]

By |2020-04-29T10:11:37-07:00April 30th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 8: Audiobook Production Tip – How to Manage ISBNs Listen to this episode now! Here's what you need to know when it comes to ISBNs for your audiobook and how to best leverage your audiobook metadata. The world runs on metadata. Learn the key things you need to know as an indie author so you can make good decisions about your ISBNs, whether your book is in print, [...]

By |2020-04-22T15:14:23-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 7: Audiobook Production Tip – Should I Include My About the Author? Listen to this episode now! Discover how to increase the impact of your audiobook with tips on how to leverage an About the Author track - even if you don't have an About the Author in your print or ebook editions. Becky Parker Geist walks you through ways to keep your audiobook up to date while also creating an [...]

By |2020-04-01T22:57:10-07:00April 9th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 6: Interview with Michelle Masters author of Money Magic

Podcast launches on 3/26/20. Subscribe to Audiobook Connection - Behind the Scenes with the Creative Teams to get notified via your favorite podcast platform. Listen to this episode now! Join us for this engaging interview with author and transformation specialist Michelle Masters. Hear about: Michelle's experience with recording her own audiobook at the Pro Audio Voices studio Reasons behind the [...]

By |2020-03-24T15:01:45-07:00March 17th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 5: When to Cast Multiple Narrators for your Audiobook Learn when it is appropriate to have more than one voice narrate your audiobook. While the most typical audiobook is narrated by a single voice, there are many times when using multiple voices is a better choice. Examples include children's books like Tamara Shiloh's Jaxon's Magical Adventure with Black Inventors and Scientists, business books such as Gil Broza's The [...]

By |2020-03-12T22:13:13-07:00March 12th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 4: Chris Shockowitz author of Silent Invasion (Sci-Fi) Hosted by Becky Parker Geist, this episode is a discussion with Chris Shockowitz, author of Silent Invasion, book one in the science fiction Zalthuras Series, as well as the novel Colonizing Trappist; also joining the interview is long-time colleague and friend of Chris: Rajeev Nanda, author of and RISE: Essential Soft-Skills For Career Management. Notes [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:58:02-08:00February 27th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 3: Interview with Margot Elaine Jones, author of Beneath the Dragonwood Trees Creator Margot Elaine Jones pulled together a brilliant team of voiceover talent, musicians and more in the creation of Beneath the Dragonwood Trees. Hear about the inspiration that drives her forward and her vision for this creation. From stage play to audiobook to film to Broadway, Margot is on a mission to bring this musical masterpiece to families everywhere. [...]

By |2020-02-20T19:50:05-08:00February 20th, 2020|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 2: Wendy Bartlett author of The Flood (children’s book) Host Becky Parker Geist - also the narrator of Bartlett's audiobook - interviews author Wendy Bartlett. Wendy's book, The Flood: the Dangerous Exploits of Three Girls, a Cat and a Boat (The Elizabeth Books Series, Book 4), is geared for kids ages 8-12. Hear about what the audiobook production experience was like for this author as her book was [...]