Non-Fiction Audiobook Narration Techniques

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Narrator of 850+ Audiobooks, 
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An audiobook narrator since 1996, Sean Pratt has recorded more than 850 audiobooks in almost every genre.

He is a seven-time winner of AudioFile Magazine's Earphones Award and a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award.

Sean has also been a working professional actor in theater, film, TV and voice overs for over 30 years. He holds a BFA in Acting from Santa Fe University, NM.

He narrates audiobooks for such companies as Blackstone Audiobooks, Tantor Media, Gildan Audio, Hachette, Random House, Penguin, and Christian Audio.

Notable titles include A Death in the Family by James Agee, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley and Lindberg by A. Scott Berg.

He is the author of
To Be or Wanna Be - The Top Ten Differences between a Successful Actor and a Starving Artist, a primer for beginning actors.

And currently, Sean coaches performers on audiobook narration technique.

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Super-busy and in-demand Sean Pratt - narrator of more than 850 audiobooks - shares his voicing techniques in this essential VoiceOverXtra webinar.

For established narrators ... for up-and-coming talent ...  and for those looking to enter audiobook narration ... all will find loads of thought-provoking, actionable and inspiring information here.

His step-by-step approaches to the technique of non-fiction narration delivers a wealth of knowledge to use immediately to advance an audiobook narration career.  

In this webinar, Sean coversr the many facets of recording non-fiction audiobooks for commercial publishers. He reveals why non-fiction is so difficult for narrators to record ... and why publishers are constantly seeking voice actors who excel at it.

He also shares the narration techniques he uses when recording, along with answering questions  from attendees about this challenging genre and the opportunities available for voice over artists who master it.

  • The basic differences between Fiction and Non-Fiction audiobooks  
  • Why non-fiction is so much more difficult to narrate
  • Sean's "3-Step Method" for digging into the text of any non-fiction book and preparing it for reading
  • Tips on dealing with WHEN and WHY to alter the text of a non-fiction book 
  • The "TED Talk" concept of narrating a non-fiction book 
  • How to balance "speed" vs. "nuance and precision"
  • The "secret sauce" of non-fiction narration - sense of humor! 
  • The "4 Voices of Non-Fiction" 
  • Why the only thing that should be consistent about your narration is its inconsistency! 

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