Showing posts from August, 2013

Telling a Story Through Audio Narration

Attention Actors:  The authors of Narration for Dummies penned this article which has some great tips for how to pull off a great performance.  Enjoy! As a narrator you’re a storyteller, which isn’t always as easy as it looks or sounds. You have to consider the who, what, when, where, why, and how as they pertain to the story in general, the characters, the context, and so on. In a way, you may find that you’re just as much a researcher as you are a storyteller. Knowing everything there is to know about the story you are telling provides a solid foundation for every word that you speak. Think of yourself as a detective of sorts and use the text as your guide when seeking clues about the author’s intent and how you can best communicate what the author prepared for you and the intended audience. Although punctuation is important as you communicate to the audience, don’t let punctuation dictate all that your voice must do. Use inflection to color words in

Obsidian by Kayla Curry

Kayla Curry is a writer who lives in Nebraska. Curry is responsible for putting together the wildly successful Book Blogger Fair In addition to her work as a writer and event organizer, Curry is also a wife, mother, craftsperson and knife thrower! Here is a quick look at Curry's novel, Obsidian . Ava Tanner finds herself in a world without satellite technology in a time of GPS, Smart Phones and Tablets. When she discovers that a corporation headed by vampires with a sinister motive is to blame, her world is turned upside-down. After a narrow escape, she learns a mystical secret about herself that could aide her in her fight against the vampires. Unfortunately, the vampires see her either as a valuable asset or a target for destruction. When the world is on the brink of complete social and technological devastation, one must ask themselves: Would I give up my blood for the modern ideal way of life, or will I w

Diva Talk Radio

Where do Divas go to exchange ideas? Diva Talk Radio These weekly radio shows are designed to help empower and motivate women of all ages. Diva Talk Radio is hosted by Kelli Claypool, head of the Business and Learning Campus I've had the honor of being Kelli's guest on two occasions. Kelli is not only an avid audio book listener, but she has been very enthusiastic in her support of the projects created by Straight to Audio Productions. Tune in and hear what Kelli has to share with her audience today

Insider Secrets to Getting Free Publicity

These days, it seems like everyone is trying to sell a book or movie script. With so much competition, it is more important than ever to be heads above the crowd. That's where Danek S. Kaus – Author of the Amazon Bestseller, You Can Be Famous! Insider Secrets to Getting Free Publicity and Power Persuasion: Using Hypnotic Influences in Live, Love and Business comes in Kaus is well versed on the subject of publicity, having several years working as a news reporter in Silicon Valley. Kaus practices what he preaches, having written articles which appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers . Currently, Kaus is concentrating on helping others get publicity through appearances top TV shows and print publications. He accomplishes this by providing services related