Sean Pratt
Narrator of 850+ Audiobooks, 
Narration Coach, Speaker, Author 
Learn as Sean coaches narrators on the essential techniques that keep you working (and winning) ...  
JUST $39

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

He is an eight-time winner of AudioFile Magazine's Earphones Award and a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award from the Audio Publishers Association.

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.


- "Terrific"   
- "Awesome"
- "Most Informative"
 - "True Acting Lesson"    
- "Fabulous"  
- "Easy to Understand" 
- "Real Nuggets"  
- "Invaluable"  
- "Superb"
- "A Bargain!" 
- "So Much More Than I Expected"
In earlier VoiceOverXtra webinars, award-winning and prolific audiobook narrator Sean Pratt revealed his proven techniques for non-fiction audiobook narration and marketing. 
Now you can hear and see how all the narration techniques combine to create winning performances, as Sean coaches and directs volunteers in this recording.
You can also learn right now
from Sean Pratt in these popular  
webinar recordings ...
More Essential Techniques:
Non-Fiction Audiobook Narration  

In this two-hour recording you will learn important concepts as Sean Pratt reveals: 
  • The "TED Talk" performance, which Sean uses in all narration projects.
  • How to find the 'spine of the paragraph' and why it is essential to enhancing your overall performance.
  • "Paragraph Colors" - the idea of finding clues in the language to use as subtext in a paragraph to create variation in your narration.
  • The 'Four Voices of Non-fiction' technique, and how to use it to sharpen your narrative voices for the listener.
Note: Viewing this webinar is required for participation in online coaching on July 13.

Non-Fiction Audiobook
Narration Techniques 

Learn why non-fiction is so difficult - and how to
apply techniques that will win auditions and repeat business with major audiobook publishers. Including ...

  • 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 
  • 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!
  • 3. 
     Marketing & Social Media for Non-Fiction Audiobook Narrators 

    Sean covers the ins and outs of using social media to further your narration career, and the HOW and WHY of marketing to build your brand and gain new clients.
    You will also discover that do's and don'ts of networking with audio publishers and authors in order to find books that haven't been recorded yet. Lean ... 
    • Why you should stop fearing - and start LOVING social media
    • How to use Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Twitter to build your brand and get you work
    • General guidelines for creating your audiobook narration demo
    • How to stay in touch without being annoying
    • How to craft your Narrator Resume
    • How to create your Narrator Review Sheet
    • Where to look beyond ACX for audiobook work
    • Networking opportunities, and why some are worth your time and money - and others aren't
    • Tips for creating your profile page

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