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Episode 74: Sounds as Symbols

Sounds and sound effects can appeal to us on a vicarious rather than a conscious level, connecting the listener with the author’s intended message in a deeper way in our understanding and emotions than words. This brings immediate clarity to the message and can join everyone in enjoying the author’s tale. Host Becky Parker Geist invites us to join her in diving into the [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:06:18-07:00July 29th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 72: Speech by any other Pronunciation is NOT the Same

Host Becky Parker Geist dives into the things you need to know about pronunciations, from names and that are real or fictional to regional pronunciations. Should foreign words be pronounced as someone from that country or as someone from the narrative voice? Where should you look for valid pronunciations? And when does the author need to provide them? So much about such a simple [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:10:50-07:00July 15th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 70: Adapting Screenplays and Theatre Scripts into Audiobooks – Interview with Jerrilee Geist

In this interview with Director of Pre-Production at Pro Audio Voices Inc., Jerrilee Geist, you’ll learn more about the conversion from Screenplay or Theatre Script into the Audiobook format. Find out how to approach film shots and stage directions, just how narrative to make your script, how the difference in the visually-oriented scripts best translate into a great auditory experience. Tips on directions your [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:17:43-07:00July 1st, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 69: Building Your Tribe

Are you tired of living and working in a dog-eat-dog business world? Is the frustration adding to your stress level and robbing you of the pleasure of doing what you love to do while serving others?  There are a number of ways you can change that situation without moving to and setting up shop in the Bahamas, Jamaica, or the Pacific Islands.  (Although these [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:15:25-07:00June 24th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 68: Character Voices

Calling all those wanting to express their characters audibly! Do you want to know how to best bring your story alive with your characters’ voices?  Voice characterization is very subjective. Learn about this kind of character representation and interpretation, differentiation of characters voices, when it matters, when it doesn’t, and more!   Join Host Becky Parker Geist on a fun and productive journey into new ways of expression. More Episodes on [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:21:41-07:00June 17th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 67: Repurposing Your Content – Fiction

How do you connect with your current and prospective audience out there? What do you think about when considering repurposing your content? Can you think creatively about how to know your audience well enough to know what they want, and then to help them get what they (and you) want? Host Becky Parker Geist shares a few of the many tools and practices for [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:22:27-07:00June 10th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 66: Adding a Bonus Author Interview

Considering adding a bonus interview to your audiobook? Host Becky Parker Geist provides the why’s and how’s of creating an interview and how to leverage that to have a greater impact with your listeners, entice them to your website, and provide an enhanced listener experience. Whether you have an existing interview or need to create one, this episode provides valuable tips. More Episodes on [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:24:39-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 65: Repurposing Your Content – Non-Fiction

Host Becky Parker Geist shares reasons to repurpose your content, reframing the information and tailoring it to the intended purposes of expanding your coverage in the world and helping the listeners learn your content more deeply and integrate it more fully. Becky inspires you to think about different ways to present your content (information) to reach ever wider audiences, giving several ideas of the [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:26:51-07:00May 27th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 64: The Importance of Pre-Production

If you’re thinking you’ll just send your manuscript to your narrator or audiobook producer and they’ll deliver the audiobook you imagine, then you are probably making a lot of assumptions that could bite you later. Host Becky Parker Geist will lead you through several of the key things to consider when in pre-production, BEFORE recording begins. Set yourself up for success with preparation and [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:29:25-07:00May 20th, 2021|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments


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