Sound On

Sound On

I recently listened to actors reading excerpts from my book, The Engraver’s Secret, and was asked to select my favourite voices with a view to using them for the audiobook. I was asked to describe what I liked and didn’t like about their voices; and if I thought their...
All About the Voice

All About the Voice

I’m listening to the mesmerising voice of Meryl Streep as she narrates Tom Lake, a novel by Ann Patchett, one of my favourite authors. I wander around the house, making the bed, watering house plants, shoving laundry in the washing machine. Completing chores,...
Learning to Listen

Learning to Listen

Several years ago, with the aim of increasing my daily steps, I purchased a monthly audiobook subscription. With my trainers laced up and earbuds in place, I strode down the street listening to Natasha Pulley’s fast-paced fantasy adventure The Watchmaker of Filigree...

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