I have spent the last few days rerecording my book, “Buying a House in Ireland: A Step by Step Guide by a Builder/Solicitor”. This book sells well on Audible on audiobook format but I have had an English narrator to date and I believe it would be better if I was reading it myself. There… Continue reading Redoing my audiobook “Buying a House in Ireland: A Step by Step Guide by a Builder/Solicitor”
I spent most of yesterday (Sunday) morning uploading audio files to the ACX.com platform. The files were the audio version of a little book of mine called “How to Carry Out a Disciplinary Procedure in the Workplace” which I had recorded in about twenty minutes on my lunch break on Friday. Each file I uploaded… Continue reading It took 26 uploads but was still time well spent
Do you know the way you come across announcements on LinkedIn along the lines of, “I am delighted to announce that I am taking up a new position in XYZ limited”? I have never had the pleasure of making such an announcement as I have always been self-employed. But I am delighted to be notified… Continue reading 300 audiobook sales-a small milestone
On 22nd December 2021 I published my fourth book on the Audible audiobook platform owned by Amazon. I have been pleasantly surprised, bordering on stunned, by how well the book is selling. Today, the 3rd January 2022, I have sold 15 audiobooks. This is in excess of 1 audiobook per day-an average of 1.25 books… Continue reading I published this audiobook 12 days ago and have been stunned by the sales
I am listening to the audiobook “The Return of the Native” by Thomas Hardy at the moment. It is narrated by Alan Rickman who has a wonderful voice, so rich and velvety and authoritative. On starting the book, however, I was taken aback with the level of detail of the physical location of the narrative… Continue reading 2 Audiobooks I Would Strongly Recommend
One of the greatest pleasures I have discovered in the last ten years or so is the genius of Charles Dickens. It started with Bleak House as this was a book recommended as one that would interest anyone with an interest in the law and legal system. It took a while to get into his… Continue reading Dombey & Son By Charles Dickens-an Early Feminist Novel?