As well as the books I am narrating I usually have two other books on the go; one a non-fiction title that I read in the mornings, after meditating; and the other a novel that I read at night before going to sleep. And yes, I am a little addicted to books… Lately I’ve read…Read More
The One Voice Conference and Me … 2022
Where do I start with my One Voice experience, the first time I have managed to make it to the conference and the first time I have been nominated for an award? Do I start with my nervous application for an Audiobook Award? Do I start with my realisation that I had been nominated? Do…Read More
How is it that January has both flown by and also seemed to have 985 days in it? I am not one for launching into the new year all guns blazing. I take my cue from the trees who are still waiting to emerge from winter slumber. That is not to say that January isn’t…Read More
Before you retrain as a teacher, have you thought about Audiobook Narration?
Ten Steps for Actors to Become Audiobook Narrators “Why don’t you train as a teacher? Then you’ll always have a back-up…” the plaintive, protective cry of every parent who ever had a child who wanted to become an actor, as they imagine their cherished child starving in an unheated, filthy flat or worse, drinking their…Read More
How I won an Earphones Award for Exceptional Audiobook Narration
In the middle of August in this exceptionally odd year of 2020 I was winding down, ready for a holiday I had barely dared to believe could happen, when I received an email telling me I had won an Earphones award from AudioFile Magazine for my part in the narration of “Lost Girls of Devon.”…Read More