At AudioFile Magazine, I chat with authors and narrators about everything imaginable. And I listen to and review as many audiobooks as my ears can absorb. Here are PDFs of some recent pieces, plus a few older ones still worth your time. And links to reviews (by me and other reviewers) of the books mentioned.
Making the best of things isn't always easy, but it's sure worthwhile, particularly when you narrate your own audiobook. (AudioFile, June/July 2017)
The actor with the velvet voice explains what to do when the first sex scene appears before coffee. (AudioFile, April/May 2017)
One actor. 700 audiobooks - and counting. Whew! (AudioFile, October/November 2015)
The award-winning English narrator reads everything from Dumas' 'The Three Musketeers' to Adiga's 'The White Tiger'. Even when not reading work of such quality, he says that the key is to, 'Say it with conviction and it will sound as if it means something.' (AudioFile, June/July 2009)
For the popular English narrator of Larsson's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' among many others, it all began at age 11 when he was given a tape recorder and a mike. (AudioFile, June/July 2009)