2016 – A YEAR IN REVIEW By Johnny Heller November 23, 2106 2016 will go down in history as a year neatly sandwiched between 2015 and 2017.  It seems that, however, only scratches the surface of its true nature.  Dickens wrote “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times” and […]

  ON COACHING   10/12/16 By Johnny Heller “Hey I just got hired to do my first audiobook!” “That’s wonderful. Congratulations!  …where are you going?” “I’m off to teach an audiobook class!” Aaaaaaah!  It reminds me of the old joke musicians like to tell. A guy goes to a teacher to learn bass guitar. He has […]

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 3 SEPT. 20, 2016 THE DANGEROUS BUSINESS OF AUDIOBOOK NARRATION By Johnny Heller Kafer. Kafer Brick. That would be my name if I was just starting out in the business today.  (I might still use it if anyone ever wants me to do a dirty book where […]

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 8 NO. 3 August 23, 2016 ON REVIEWS By Johnny Heller The audiobook narrator sits in his or her solitary confinement, bent over an IPad and trying to say “fecund” without giggling and then wondering what “fecund” actually means and then deciding that it doesn’t really matter what it […]

Narrating: The Kolchak Mystery Series (The Nightstalker) – Cry of Thunder, Kolchak in the Lost World, The  NightStalker, The Night Strangler for Blackstone A Time for War by Ronald Wheatley for Listen 2 A Book Planning Whispering Pines RI retreat for Oct.28-30 (more info by clicking the CLASSES tab. A new 4-week Audiobook Workshop starts […]

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL.8 NO.2 July 26, 2016 EVERYBODY IS DOING IT! By Johnny Heller   I need to write more blogs. I really do.  On the plus side, I did a blog last month and here’s one this month so if it’s a monthly blog, it’s not so bad. But it isn’t […]

APAC, WORKSHOPS, PARTIES AND HOT DOGS! BY JOHNNY HELLER CHICAGO, IL MAY 2016…. First, I apologize for not having written in quite some time. I’ve been busy – sure – but who hasn’t?  If I’m going to write a blog then I need to write a blog! No more dilly-dallying. Well that’s enough for today… […]

Narrating: The Truth About Death by Robert Hellenga for Audible Isn’t That Rich by Richard Kirshenbaum for Dreamscape The Kolchak Papers (the Nightstalker) by Jeff Rice for Blackstone Thrill Kill – a Matt Sinclair Mystery by Brian Thiem for Blackstone JUNE 3 Speaker/Workshop Director – Philadelphia Voice Foundation Symposium Classes/Coaching via Edge Studio 212-868-3343