OK!! Just finished recording the first 1/3 of the middle book of the Alexa Silven trilogy, Murder by Design: Alexa Silven Returns. I think it’s great now that I’ve learned how to record in my studio and how to edit, too. I’ve got to look into doing voice-overs! This is actually teaching me some patience…. got to go! In a hurry!! (LOL)
Dan has created some of the most engaging, artful ads for our website, cbhoffmann.com, that I’ve ever seen! Check them out on youtube (especially the one that’s on fire!) and on our interactive website (which he also created). Just had to brag! He’s really good, you know? You’ve got to see this!! Here’s the link! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-jbFWKYUws
Now that the first novel of the trilogy, Consuming Fire: An Alexa Silven Novel, is available on Audible.com, I am actively recording the second book, Murder by Design: Alexa Silven Returns. What’s interesting is that I get caught up in the storyline and characters all over again, as a reader rather than the writer. Strange but fun experience!
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While going through the last of my keepsakes from teaching, I found 2 lists of students who had requested a copy of my book, Too Many Choices, a comedy about high school drama. I just finished gifting them a book from Amazon. Really!! It’s about time, after 7 1/2 months! Sorry ’bout that!
Our first audio book went live today on Audible.com!!! Check out Consuming Fire: An Alexa Silven Novel – it will be good listening with suspense and adventure built right in! I know – after recording it twice, I’ve practically memorized it!
After recording all 150 pages of our first novel, Consuming Fire: An Alexa Silven Novel, it was decided by my partner and editor, Dan, and me that the use of distinctive voices for the various characters was too confusing for an audio book. So…I recorded it a second time and developed a new style and narrator voice. Finally, we both agreed it was perfect. It was really exciting when we submitted it on December 27 for approval as an audio book. Can’t wait to get our first audio book online with audible.com. Stay posted… we should know if any changes are required within the next few days!! YEEHAW!!!!