Behind The Scenes Podcast

Ep 171: Audio First or Audio Only

Now available as an option! Launch your project audio first or bypass the other formats and do audio only. With that new AMPlify Audiobooks author-direct sales platform, indie authors and small publishers now have the option to publish audiobooks before the other text formats. In this episode, Becky covers the types of projects that can work well as audio first or only—and some of [...]

By |2023-06-09T13:04:55-07:00June 9th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 170: Audiobook Interrupters

Creating an excellent listener experience is always paramount. When a book has elements that will interrupt its flow, what do you do? How do you handle what may look like boulders in the flow of your stream? Becky shares her insights and tips to guide you in your decision-making during pre-production when it comes to things like annotations, images, diagrams, and more. More Episodes [...]

By |2023-06-02T11:37:32-07:00June 2nd, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 168: Interview with Gayla Turner (Don’t You Dare)

When banker turned author Gayla Turner started writing, she had in mind that someone else would handle the writing since she did not consider herself a writer. Having gotten through the writing and publishing, she thought the audiobook narration would also fall to her to do. Learn more about her process of deciding whether she would be the best narrator option for her book [...]

By |2023-05-23T09:00:42-07:00May 19th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 167: Interview with Kathleen Klug (nonfiction: body, mind, spirit)

Health coach and author Kathleen Klug is having an impact. Join host Becky Parker Geist for this interview to hear more about what this author is doing to increase her impact with her audiobook. Discover what the audiobook production experience was like for her first time through the process and coming into it knowing nothing about what audiobook production involves. More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2023-05-12T09:31:31-07:00May 12th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 165: Interview & Podcast That’s Gone to the Dogs

A full cast or multi-voiced project may offer fun and creative opportunities for podcasting and bonus materials for your project. Join our host Becky Parker Geist to experience how the team developed an interview between CJ Thomas, the author of Top Knotch: Adventures With Our Clueless Human, and the 3 main characters of the book. More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2023-05-05T11:59:15-07:00April 28th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 164: Full Cast Production – Interview with author Joseph Durette (Fight or Flight)

Author Joseph Durette started out as a rowdy, authority-provoking rebel just like the teens in his newly-released full-cast audiobook Fight or Flight. Learn not only about the origin story of this audiobook, but also about the decisions to go the full-cast route, with original music and sound effects. Host Becky Parker Geist directed and also performed in it, so you’ll get to hear about [...]

By |2023-04-21T10:49:46-07:00April 21st, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 163: Footnotes in Audiobooks: What if They Really Matter?

There are many kinds of interruptive text, from sidebars to footnotes. How do you decide which to include—especially when talking about footnotes—and which to omit? Do you need to be consistent throughout? When you’ve got ones that really matter, how and where do you insert them? Get the answers to these questions and more in this in-depth episode on interruptive text like footnotes. More [...]

By |2023-04-14T11:55:06-07:00April 14th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 162: Author-Narrated – Interview with author Donna Griffit (Sticking to My Story)

The unstoppable and incomparable story specialist Donna Griffit has been coaching and guiding entrepreneurs over the last twenty years in telling their power stories—the stories that stick, the ones that sell, those that people want to hear. Donna was tuned in to opportunities from childhood, starting her first successful business as a party clown when she saw a need. Now working with the leaders [...]

By |2023-04-13T10:30:43-07:00April 7th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments


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