Jason Ojalvo from Audible.com

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August 30, 2014

Location: Carlsbad Dove Library

Jason Ojalvo Audible.comJason has spent twenty years helping creative individuals – actors, dancers, musicians – make a living from their art.  He is a Senior Vice President at Audible (a division of Amazon.com).  He launched and now runs the groundbreaking ACX (Audiobook Creation Exchange) service, which connects voiceover actors with great books to create more audiobooks for the ever-growing base of audiobook listeners.  Jason also oversees Audible Studios, which in 2013 received a Grammy award as well as nine Audie Awards.  He holds an MBA from Columbia University in New York.

Discussion Description
Audiobook publishing is one of the fastest growing segments of the publishing industry. If you’ve written an ebook or print book, learn how to have it produced as an audiobook. In this session, we’ll discuss how easy it is to use Audible.com’s Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) to make audiobooks. Topics include selecting audition scripts, casting a winning voice, how to work with audiobook producers, and how to sell your completed audiobook on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.

PWSD Welcomes Thom Kephart to San Diego

We had a full-house for a wonderful presentation from Thom Kephart  of Create Space who presented to Publishers and Writer’s of San Diego this January, 2014. For those who were not able to attend, download Thom’s slides and watch the video (compliments of Chad Thompson Photography and Monkey C Media).

About PWSD

Publishers and Writers of San Diego (PWSD): a professional association of the publishing community in San Diego, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors.

Publishers and Writers of San Diego has been serving as a forum for education, networking, and motivation since 1994. Originally founded as The San Diego Publishers Alliance, the group is comprised of members from all areas of publishing and writing — authors, self-publishers, independent publishers, editors, book packagers, designers, consultants, promotional professionals, students, and more.