This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Xmas Legs Small Present Present
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines


Indie author Mike Bodnar shares his valuable experience of recording an audiobook


‘…when suddenly I blubberdy-dubbledy bum-bum bugger, ‘ I said. ‘Sorry Jon, let‘s pick that one up…‘

It was a simple slip of the tongue, and even professionals are prone to it. Show me Stephen Fry or Juliet Stevenson doing a complete readthrough without stumbling and I ‘ll eat my microphone. Well, maybe just the pop-shield, just to hedge my bets.

I was well into halfway through recording my travel book Against The Current, which would, in the end, take me over twenty hours – not because I‘m an amateur, but because perfection takes time; and that‘s coming from someone who is trained as a professional broadcaster and has decades of experience doing narration and pieces-to-camera.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Writing Magazine - June 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - June 2017
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.33 per issue
Or 3999 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.66 per issue
Or 2199 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.99 per issue
Or 399 points

View Issues

About Writing Magazine

Unlock your creativity: • 25 writing exercises to stimulate your senses • Don't fret about downtime – why you need a change of pace • Try the 1,000-word challenge for simpler, clearer writing Star interview: Katherine Webb talks about the emotional dramas and hidden histories in her bestselling novels WIN! £44,750 in writing prizes, and discover the latest opportunities to get into print and earn from your writing in Writers' News

Other Articles in this Issue