This Week in Links: March 31 – April 4

Another week is in the (audio)books, and we’re back with another edition of our links roundup. Whether your week was busy or slow, easy or challenging, you can count on the ACX blog to help you make next week even better than the one that just past.

So read on for our picks for this week’s best, and apply what you learn to your audiobook work this weekend and beyond!

For Producers:

Popped P’s: Fixing Excessive Plosives in Voice Over Recordings – via Lance Blair, American Voice Over Talent – Lance offers 4 ways to avoid popping plosives, along with some audio and visual aids to help break it down.

Interview With an Audio Engineer – via Real Time Casting – Learn what life’s like on the other side of the glass in this interview with engineer Dylan Tishler of Lotas Productions.

How Do You Handle Stress? Create A Voice OverCharacter! – via Voice-Over Extra – VO talent and coach Deb Munro has a recipe for letting your work cure you stress!

VIDEO: English Is Crazy – via HuffPo Books – This fun video highlights pronunciation quirks in the English language.

For Rights Holders:

4 Questions To Ask Before Self Publishing – via Digital Book World – “Self-publishing opens up a world of opportunities for novelists. But as an independent author, how do you know your book is ready for prime time?”

Why Series are Becoming Hot, Hot, HOT! – via Kristen Lamb’s Blog – Can Kristen convince you that “dragging out the pain is good for your readers?”

The 9 Most Mischievous Literary Pranksters, Ranked – via HuffPo Books – The Huffington Post published this fun look at mischievous literary rascals in honor of April Fools Day.

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