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Breaking my Audiobook Virginity: Around The World in Eighty Days

In my years of reading, I haven’t ever considered getting an audiobook. For me the reading experience involves turning the pages (it took time for me to accept ebooks) of a book. 498 more words

Yes Please by Amy Poehler


For my first venture into Audible land, I selected this title. Tooteth my horn I shall, as it was a bloody excellent choice. A little bit on audiobooks to begin. 877 more words

The 42 Books Challenge

Pain-point videos from the Platform alpha test.

Here are some edited highlights of the MacGuffin platform alpha test, which was done at MMU’s Digital Lab facility.

The videos focus on the ‘pain points'; parts of the user-journey that some of the participants struggled with, and which flag-up the UX elements we’ll need to improve. 131 more words


Mouth Noise (the persnickety editor)

She may have been being snarky, sometimes it’s hard to tell on facebook, but my sister-in-law asked me, isn’t a mouth supposed to make noise? Well, yes, of course, but most of the time, we want those noises to form words, or music. 332 more words


Starling audiobook in the works!

Erin & I have just signed the contract for the Starling audiobook, and auditions are now open for readers on ACX.

Torquere Press has the final say in narrator choice, but we are involved in the process. 115 more words



The super rich bankrupting the middle class would call these people “homeless,” but with less stress and more time, they are often happier.

Forgot to mention: Joan Rivers audiobook DIARY OF A MAD DIVA won the Grammy as Best Spoken Word album/audiobook… 6 more words


How I Learn Accents for Audiobook Narration

When I was a kid, my dad and I used to speak to each other in different accents for fun. By the time I was 14, I was pretty capable with a British accent and an Indian one, in addition to the Southern accent I was surrounded with growing up. 995 more words

Author Leslie Starr O'Hara