It took me a while to find the right narrator for The Portal & the Panther, but I think I finally found him in Andrew Cornelius. Take a listen to his audition for my first book (it’s the prologue — no spoilers are included):
And I also had Andrew do a “call-back” audition after I’d narrowed the field to him and one other potential narrator. When I heard what he could do from a sound engineering point of view, I was convinced that he was the right guy.
Meet Andrew Cornelius
Andrew is principally a comedic actor based in New York City. He narrates audiobooks for independent authors as a side-gig. It might be his flare for comedy and quirkiness that I like about him. Although Jon Parker is a mostly serious guy — and he gets more serious as the books go on — he also has a smart-alec sense of humor that matches up with Andrew’s. For example:
Get a Free Copy of the Audiobook When It Comes Out
Andrew and I are both super busy this summer, so don’t expect the audiobook version of The Portal and the Panther until late August or early September. When it does come out, I’ll be giving away a couple dozen review copies in exchange for reviews of the book on Audible.com. If you’re not already, make sure you’re on my mailing list to get a chance to get your free review copy.
Photo credit: Ian Burt