Archive for July, 2012

He Wrote, She Said: The Interpretive Dance of Audio Book Narrating

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

How do your words sound when someone else speaks them? Okay, how about words that you agonized over? Personally, I can blow an entire morning thinking and rethinking an absurdly small detail of text. Should the character say, “Thank God” or “Thank goodness!” And how will that exclamation point “sound” in the reader’s mind? Will […]


Audio Appreciation: An Interview with Narrator Michael Boatman

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Of all the roles you’ve seen Michael Boatman play, Italian female anarchist and Irish cop from Boston aren’t among them. And unless you’ve been living a television-free life for the past twenty some-odd years, you’ve definitely seen Michael Boatman. With feature roles in series like China Beach, Spin City, Law and Order and The Good […]