Developing DIY audiobooks

Am I nuts? Apparently. Throughout my life I’ve thought: am I capable of doing that? Usually, after much research, the answer comes back: Not sure, but why not? Whatever adventure you choose to undertake it’s usually about lots of research and lots of pig-headed determination. In this case, it was to record and produce my own audiobooks. While I do believe audiobook producers, good ones, certainly are worth every dollar you pay them, for most of us indie…

Caliban in audiobook

And we’re live on Kobo My first foray into recording an audiobook has been a success, at least partially. Caliban is now available for pre-order through Kobo and very soon through their other distribution channels: Indigo, Walmart, BOL, and Booktopia, and officially releases January 1, 2022. The audiobook runs 7.3 hours, and retails through Kobo for $6.00, which is pretty much a bargain. When will Caliban be available on through Amazon’s channels? Well, that’s a very good…

A Halloween teaser for you

Probably the creepiest novel I’ve written is From Mountains of Ice.  Imagine you could speak with the dead, unwillingly, but able. Imagine their voices sometimes clamoured in your head, their memories, experiences, advice all there whenever you touched something made from their bones. Then imagine your prince gone m ad, your country drowning under taxation and a ruinous rule, and you the hope your people, dead and living, entreat to set things aright. And so Sylvio…

Cloudbearer’s Shadow now in audiobook

Cloudbearer’s Shadow, the fourth novel in Ann Marston’s much-beloved fantasy series, The Rune Blades of Celi, is now available in audiobook from Amazon, Audible and iTunes. Once more narrator Austin Vanfleet creates a hypnotic experience for listeners. The recording runs 11 hours and 46 minutes, a perfect way to escape from the daily onslaught of Covid19 news.

Tower in the Crooked Wood coming in audiobook

It goes without saying I believe in the books we publish. That’s why when Paula Johanson offered us her wonderful YA fantasy, Tower in the Crooked Wood, I was so excited to bring to publication this West Coast First Nations influenced story. That was back in 2015. Five years later, Tower in the Crooked Wood is still available in ebook. In December this year it’s also going to be available in audiobook. Canadian actor, artist, graphic designer…