Since 2003, the Publishers Association of Los Angeles (PALA) has provided monthly educational meetings covering a wide range of subjects related to publishing, as well as teleseminars and webinars. In addition, PALA provides networking and a variety of resources that support publishers, authors, and related industry professionals.
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What Writers & Publishers Should Know About Audiobooks
Monday, June 24, 2018
7:30 to 9:15 p.m.
Have you wondered about the viability or value of creating an audio version of your book? Does your book lend itself to an audio version? Could it?
- The economics of producing an audio book
- How adding sound, music, and studio tricks can make your audiobook pop
- If the voice in your mind is the voice heard on your audiobook
Marc Graue, owner of the Legendary Marc Graue Voice Over Studios in Burbank, has recorded hundreds of audiobooks since the 1980s, as well as being the voice of many TV shows, commercials, and a Disneyland ride.
Diane Michelle has voiced multiple characters in over 30 popular video games and numerous TV shows.She is known for creating off-beat voices for animated characters.
Carson Beck voices video games, commercials, and audiobooks for best-selling authors like Nikki Sloane, Tessa Bailey ... even Charles Dickens and H.G. Wells.
Brenny Bravos is an actor who specializes in voice acting. She's also done live theatre, film, and commercials.
Moderator Andre Stojka, owner and publisher of Listen 2 Read Audiobooks, has 40 years experience in voicing TV shows, commercials, Disney films, and more.
Want to hear four different experienced audio narrators read a page from your book?
We will have a few opportunities for members to have a page from their book (fiction or nonfiction) read during the meeting.
If you’d like to be considered for this special opportunity, send a Word file with one page of text from your book