Bring Your Story to Life in Audio
Becky Parker Geist
Founder, Pro Audio Voices
Author, Audio Toolkit for Authors
President, Bay Area Independent Book Publishers Association
Audiobooks are hot – but they can be costly to produce. Find out what you need to know to make good decisions about audio and how to leverage an audiobook – or your voice in general – to get your name out there and more books sold. Whether you read aloud at cafes, Open Mic, or in the car, you’ll benefit from this information. Becky will provide insights that will inspire you and help you see new ways to get your writing out there.
- Key considerations in audiobook decision-making and other ways to use your voice.
- When the audio investment is worth it and when is it not.
- Tips on how to make the audiobook investment pay off once you’ve made it.
About the speaker:
Becky Parker Geist is an audiobook narrator and producer with 37+ years of experience, and the founder and owner of Pro Audio Voices. She fell in love with narrating audiobooks in 1981, when she began narrating for Library of Congress. As a voiceover and theatre professional and using the name Becky Parker for all her performance work, she brings her theatre skills – acting, directing, producing, and marketing – to bear in all her voiceover and production work. Becky has narrated well over 100 titles to date.
Becky serves as President of BAIPA (Bay Area Independent Publishers Association) and is a member of IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Assn). She has been quoted in publishing articles and is considered ahead of the trend in audio books. Other organizations to which she belongs include: Audio Publishers Association, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Theatre Bay Area, and Business Network International. Becky’s independently published book, Audiobook Toolkit for Authors: Your Comprehensive Guide to Recording Your Own Audiobook, can be found at authortoolkits.com. She is also the author of two additional non-fiction titles and two children’s books.
11 AM–1:00 PM
10:15 Talk & Share: Benefits of Using Beta Readers
$15 Members (40% discount)
Lunch included with meeting.
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12409 Folsom Blvd
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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- Monthly Luncheons are open to the public
- Cost is $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers
- The meeting fee includes speaker, lunch and beverage
- Cattlemens Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA
The restaurant is located just east of Hazel Ave. at the northeast end of the Nimbus Winery complex along Highway 50. Cattlemens offers CWC a spacious meeting room with free WiFi, quality AV equipment, free off street parking and excellent food.