Audiobooks are the fastest growing segment in publishing and voice-first technologies like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others mean that voice content will become even more popular.
But audiobook production is still expensive, so should you try narrating your own audiobooks? If you fancy expanding your creative into the realm of voice, as I am, you'll find today's interview with Lorelei King super useful.
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Lorelei King is an actress multi-award-winning audiobook narrator, writer, script editor, and creative entrepreneur. She is the co-author and narrator of Storyteller: How to be an Audio Book Narrator, along with Ali Muirden, and is one of the first inductees into the Audible narrator Hall of Fame.
- Changes in the audiobook industry since Lorelei started
- Tips for narrating your own work, including breath tips
- To use accents or not when narrating?
- Learning the lingo and techniques of narrating and recording
- The challenges of narrating non-fiction
- On the stamina and energy required to narrate
- Foods to eat, and ones to avoid, when you’re narrating
- On the future of voice and narration with the rise of AI
You can find Lorelei King at LoreleiKing.com and on Twitter @LoreleiKing