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Are you ready for some light reading? Sorry – no audio versions are available for these stories!

The articles below are listed in reverse chronological order, so the most recent is at the top.  If you have any suggestions for future articles I’d love to hear your thoughts. It can be tough coming up with new ideas!

Sex in Audio: Is it porn?Sex in Audio: Is it Porn?

A good narrator doesn’t just read the words, they act out the scene, so does that mean listening to sex in audiobooks is the same as watching porn?

 

The Magic of Full-Cast Audio DramasThe Magic of Full-Cast Audio Dramas

Audiobooks are awesome but there’s nothing quite like the thrill of a fully-dramatized audio play with a full cast of characters, music and sound effects. Let me explain why…

 

Glossary of Audiobook TerminologyGlossary of Audiobook Terminology

When it comes to audiobooks, there is a lot of terminology that is bantered about. Here’s a dictionary of the most common terms.

 

Audible promotional image of a woman running and wearing headphonesResearch shows Aussies not reading enough

Audible Australia has commissioned research that reveals that Australian’s aren’t reading enough, and their reasons why.

 

Celebrate Diversity

Celebrate Diversity

Audiobooks that highlight the diversity of people around us: other cultures, other lands, other lifestyles.

 

2016 Articles

The Best of 2016The Best of 2016

I wrap up the year by naming the best audiobooks that I’ve listen to during 2016, along with my favourite three narrators for the year.

 

Logo - The Audio Drama DirectoryListen for free!

In this awesome digital age that we live in, there are so many opportunities to legally listen to free content online and/or to download recordings for later listening.

 

Images of a Play/Pause buttonHow to listen to an Audiobook

It seems like an odd topic but there’s a lot of misconceptions when it comes to listening to audiobooks. I break down the most common issues I hear, along with my thoughts.

 

Thumbs upCreating your own Audiobook

Today’s technology allows us more freedom to be creative, including the option to create our own audiobooks, but there are common mistakes to be wary of.

 

ChecklistWhat to consider when reviewing

The story is just as important as the storyteller in audiobooks, so here’s the inside goss of what elements I consider when reviewing.

 

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