As authors, we often get the chance to sample the writing of other writers through our vast network of contacts. Some of these we meet through conferences, classes or festivals where we read one another's work. Marsha Casper Cook is an author, screen writer, producer and blogtalk radio host as well as the co-founder of The World of Ink Network. It has been my privilege to work with, get advice from and become friends with Marsha through our work together on blogtalk radio. Marsha writes in more than one genre and has a multitude of books to her name. I had the opportunity to listen to a few of her children's books on audible.com, a company contracted with amazon to turn books into audio soundtracks.
Cook's children's books were quite a treat for me. Her characters are so distinctly original that their stories come alive through the dialog and conversations in the book. Each individual character in the different stories I listened to had a particular way of expressing themselves, making them separate and individual. The voices were entertaining, silly, and specific to the stories from the detective in "No clues No Shoes" all the way to the Jr. witches in "The Magical Leaping Lizard Potion". Along with her wonderful characters, Cook manages to teach small lessons about eating healthy, watching out for your friends, encouraging one another and overcoming your fears. The stories are unique and entertaining while being fun and exciting for kids.
You can find Marsha Casper Cook at: Marsha's Website - Children's books
Facebook page www.facebook.com/marshacaspercook
For any authors who have books available on amazon kindle, the site you can use to make your books into audio is acx.com An extension of amazon, the author can choose from a number of actors and voice personalities for their narrator. The cost can vary but is generally affordable, sometimes just a 50/50 split with the narrator. Go check out the audio site and Marsha Casper Cook to see all of her work.