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This Week in Links: January 12 – 16

In case you missed the news, we’ve teamed with Audible Studios once again to launch our latest open casting call, which opened this week and runs through January 29. Click here to get all the details on how to submit your audition for a chance to work with Audible’s Grammy award-winning studios and land a contract worth up to $2,700!

For Producers

The Formula for A Voiceover Career – via Rob Marley Voiceover – Rob has two equations that you can put into action to work toward your VO goals.

You Cannot Change The Wind – via vo2gogo – Some nice perspective on the things you can and can’t control in your voice over career.

The Four Voices of Non-Fiction Narration – via SPP Coaching – Narrating non-fiction is a great way to get into the audiobook game.

The Peanuts Kids… Where are They Now? – via Voice Over Herald – Catch up with the voice actors behind some of the most revered children’s cartoon characters.

For Rights Holders

Exclusive Titles Are Helping the Audiobook Business Boom – via Wired – Proof that the audiobook game is getting bigger and better in 2015.

Using Your Personality Type to Make You a Better Writer – via Marcy Kennedy – Advice for looking within to understand what type of writing and publishing will work best for you.

11 Secrets to Writing Effective Character Description – via Writer’s Digest – Keep these tips in mind as you “breathe life into your characters through description.”

Know Thy Story – via CreateSpace – Richard Ridley on the importance of If you’re  knowing your story and having faith in your plot.

This Week in Links: May 19 – 23

Before embarking on that Memorial weekend trip, take a look at our roundup of this week’s best audiobook related links. Planning a staycation this year? Working through the weekend? Even more reason to educate yourself on your craft before the day is done.

Enjoy the links below, and share anything we missed in the comments below!

For Rights Holders:

The Iron Triangle of Interesting Characters – via Writers and Authors – “What makes a character interesting? This infographic gives one take on how to make characters interesting and might give you some ideas for when you’re developing your characters.”

Editorial Matchmaking – via Writer Unboxed – When you’ve taken your novel as far as you can, it may be time to call in a professional editor. Dave King has advice on finding the right one for you.

What the Marine Corps Taught Me About Writing – via Writer’s Digest – Author and US Marine William Ballard discusses the 4 things every Marine recruit learns, and how they apply to writing.

5 Tips to Gain Confidence and Overcome Writer’s Doubt  – via Live Write Thrive – Guest blogger Bryan Hutchinson has advice for writers suffering from a lack of faith.

For Producers:

The ACX Twitter Chat – via @acx_com – This month’s guest tweeter, George Whittam of Edge Studio, answered your questions on audiobook recording and production.

A Caddyshack Alum on Surviving the Tumultuous Audiobook Industry – via Wired – The actor on the receiving end of Bill Murray’s famous “Gunga Galunga” speech recounts his time in the audiobook industry.

How To Handle Rejection – via Actor Inspiration – Wendy Braun offers some perspective on those times when you don’t land the part.

 

Wendy Braun
Wendy Braun