Write this Summer!
Summertime... may the writing be easy! While The California Writers Club is on break for the summer, I hope you will keep writing. We writers have things to say, words to wrangle, and a world full of plot twists in need of happy endings. Hello, I'm Kristen Caven, the new president of the Berkeley Branch. I have been a member for 11 years, and fondly remember our "Captain," AL Levenson, who ...
JUNE 18: How to Turn Your Book into an Audiobook with Howard Van Es
Our June meeting will feature Howard Van Es, president of Let's Write Books, Inc. He's going to talk to us about audiobooks. The market for audiobooks is exploding due to the growing number of computers, smartphones, and tablets, which make it easy for the consumer to purchase and instantly listen to their favorite books. Interestingly, Amazon has seen this trend and purchased Audible a few years ago. They also own ACX, which is the major distributor of audiobooks to Amazon, Audible, and iTunes, the three big platforms for audiobook sales.