SPEAKING VOLUMES

Because of lockdowns and restrictions I am not able to have a launch of my book SPEAKING VOLUMES. I’d always imagined a launch party with drinks and nibbles and readings and signings. The virus put paid to that, alas. So, I have had to promote my book in other ways....

AN AUDIOBOOK OF A BOOK ABOUT AUDIOBOOKS

After the excitement of the launch of my autobiography SPEAKING VOLUMES, I was thrilled to be asked by WF Howes to record the audiobook version. It’s a sort of fantasy I have had about recording my own book – and now that fantasy has become a reality. The book...

BOOK OF THE WEEK

My autobiography SPEAKING VOLUMES is out at last and available. I am happy to say that it’s had very good feedback and some enthusiastic reviews. Available at all good bookshops and from Amazon. The book has been described and ‘charming’,...

TALKING FROM HOME

I was due to give my talk at the Southwark Festival of Sound. Because of the lockdown I couldn’t appear in person but I recorded it remotely at home (in vision) and it is available from Tuesday May 26 from 7 That’s a first! Southwark Libraries...

WORKING FROM HOME

How things have changed in the audiobook world since I started all those years ago. Then we recorded onto tape and read from photocopied pages or sometimes from the actual book. Now our scripts are downloaded onto iPads and then transferred to an App so that we can...