Blog 2017-06-21T14:27:56+00:00
1407, 2017

An Interview with Narrator, Marnye Young

Jeannie: How did you get into narrating? Marnye: I am an actor who was trying to figure out a way to spend more time with my twin toddlers and a friend of mine who has done very well for herself in the audiobook business told me I would be perfect [...]

2706, 2017

The Making of a Book Trailer

I have learned so much in the process of promoting EDEN.   Since it was published by an indie press, I have been on the frontline marketing it. I’ve learned about soliciting bookstores, organizing events, and seeking publicity from any number of channels. One of the most important assets for all [...]

1306, 2017

Summer Reading

  In EDEN, Rachel has a habit of doing literary calisthenics every summer morning. Her book of choice is Moby Dick by Herman Melville. She’s memorized passages and her paperback is so tattered the pages are on the verge of becoming unglued from their spine. In EDEN, bookshelves are stuffed [...]

106, 2017

How Squash Powers my Writing

I’ve been touched by the way my squash community has supported the launch of  EDEN: A Novel (and my new writing life, for that matter).  I’m also extremely grateful for the thoughtful review James Zug wrote in June’s Squash Magazine and the support of Ivy Pochoda and Louisa Hall, world class [...]

2305, 2017

Audio Book Faves

I spilled the beans in my last blog post that I'm a huge fanof the audiobook and that with the diminishing time I find to sit down, I'm devouring books through my ears instead.  I especially enjoy listening to books that have a lot of dialogue and/or accents (even when reading with [...]

1605, 2017

EDEN: The Audiobook

Having a book in my hands is a luxury.  That is, sitting upright in a chair and reading an actual book is a luxury. Reading by daylight is almost a holy enterprise, the things vacations are made of.  Even so, my consumption of literature has never been greater.  When I'm [...]

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