The Pinnacle of Biblical Fiction

Recently I was thrilled to be tapped by Recorded Books to narrate five volumes of historical fiction by the incomparable Francine Rivers.  The series is called the Sons of Encouragement books and follows the lives of five notable biblical characters: Aaron, Caleb, Jonathan, Amos, and Silas. Rivers offers a way to see these men afresh while staying true to the …

Duskfall, an epic fantasy

There’s nothing I like more to read or narrate than a true, world-spanning epic fantasy!  Duskfall, book 1 of the Chaos Queen series, was an honor to voice for first-time author Christopher Husberg and Recorded Books. Husberg weaves together disparate story lines in the beginning of the novel, leading the major characters to an encounter, and eventually, to a crisis …

A Romance with Heart and Punch

A new audio book I had the privilege of narrating for Harper Collins and Harlequin is out today, Deception Island by Brynn Kelly.  This was such a powerful book to narrate that I wanted to highlight it here and share some resources and links that may be interesting for the listener/reader. While I’ve narrated romance books before, this one stands …

New Release: Carrying Albert Home

  Just out this month, Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam! By the author of October Sky as well as many other fine textual adventures, this mostly-true memoir details the life and legacy of Homer’s parents. From Amazon: “Big Fish meets The Notebook in this emotionally evocative story about a man, a woman, and an alligator that is a moving …

New Audio Book Class!

For those in the Denver or surrounding area, I’ll be teaching an audio book class at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  You can check it out here, and if it fills up don’t worry, we’ll probably be teaching it many times in the future!  6 weeks, Wednesday nights.

Audio Books Twitter Chat

This week there was a Twitter chat hosted by the fine folks at WoVo all about audio books.  The amazing and talented Bob Souer and Karyn O’Bryant were special guests, and I contributed a bit as well.  Topics included questions such as: What are some ways to prep before recording an audio book? and How important is it to market the books …

Hello Audio Book World!

Well hello there audio book fans.  While I’ve had a voice over website for quite a few years now, I’m finally getting around to launching an audio book specific site!  This will be a place to feature titles I’ve narrated, highlight authors and their work, and hopefully give away free books and connect with listeners. Narrating audio books is a …