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Bring Your Book to Life in Audio—An Interview with Becky Parker Geist

Becky Parker Geist will be presenting, “How to Bring Your Book to Life in Audio—and Make It Work for You,” on Sunday, June 23, 2 pm, at Book Passage, hosted by the California Writers Club Marin.

I asked her some questions on the phone earlier this week.

Q: Tell me about your journey to creating your audiobooks business. I don’t imagine that was your goal way back when.

No, it wasn’t. I started out training as an actor, and one of my first jobs after grad school was narrating books for Talking Books for the Blind. Through the Library of Congress.

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10 Myths About Publishing With Steven Radecki 3:00 – 4:30 pm Mill Valley Public Library FREE Getting your book published is easier than ever, but it is also more confusing. How do you choose between traditional publishing, hybrid, indie, vanity, or self-publishing?...

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Ask-Me-Anything with Literary Agent Kimberley Cameron Wednesday, June 12, 6 – 7:30 pm Mill Valley Public Library Looking to get your novel published but don't have an agent yet? This event is for aspiring writers seeking representation. In this program, literary agent...

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How to Write a Killer Book Blurb Saturday, May 18, 10 – 11:30 am Book Passage Corte Madera $5 for CWC Members, $10 for Non-Members Having a killer book blurb for the back cover of your book and online sales page is critical! Only your cover and title are more...

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How to Succeed at Anything with Dierdre Wolownick Sat. March 16th, 10-11:30 am Book Passage Corte Madera $5 for CWC Members, $10 for Non-Members Reserve Your Seat: Mar 2024 Meeting -Wolownick - Member CWC Member $5.00 USD Non-Member $10 Buy Now Raising Alex Honnold,...

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Topic: Perfect Pitch Co-hosted by CWC Marin and the Mill Valley Public Library Both sessions will take place in-person in the Library’s Creekside Room. RSVP at the Library website: https://millvalleylibrary.libcal.com/event/11602407 FREE You may not be ready to make a...

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Topic: Creating Characters that Resonate with Emotional Truth Wednesday, Jan 17th 6:30 - 8:00 pm PT Online (Zoom) Only $5 for CWC Members, $10 for Non-Members Jan 2024 Meeting -Cleland - Creating Characters CWC Member $5.00 USD Non CWC Member $10.00 USD If agents or...

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Mark your calendars! The annual CWC Members-Only Holiday Party is coming soon. Sunday, December 17th 4 - 6 pm Larkspur (exact address to be announced a few days before the event only to registered guests) Please plan to bring a drink or hors d'oeuvres to share. The...

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