In this episode, we interview voice artist Jeffrey Kafer, whose body of work includes books by Jeremy Robinson, Bob Mayer, Jim Berheimer, Dave's Dane Maddock adventures, and many others.
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Updates on Alan and Dave's writing.
Revising your work- Adding polish by catching over-used words and phrases. "Kill words." Be careful how you go about correcting them- don't just break out the thesaurus.
Dave feels that Scrivener makes it easy to find and eliminate problem words and phrases.
Smart-Edit is a free program that identifies repeated words and phrases. (Dave mistakenly called it Smart-Write.)
The importance of putting processes in place that help you improve your craft.
How much "cleanup" do you do while writing the first draft?
The interplay between character and dialogue. Making sure dialogue doesn't sound like the narrative voice.
Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher- we foresee many Alan rants when the movie comes out.
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Interview with audiobook narrator Jeffrey Kafer
Books Jeffrey has narrated.
What makes for dialogue that works?
What's the process of narrating a book like?
Why use a professional narrator/producer?
Advice to writers from the narrator's perspective.
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