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Deyan Masterclass with Almeda Beynon from HarperAudio

Deyan Masterclass with Almeda Beynon from HarperAudio

It was a real treat to be coached by PJ Ochlan and Almeda Beynon from HarperAudio at the Deyan Masterclass. We had some real breakthroughs, and it was wonderful hearing the stellar performances of the other narrators. Key takeaways included: As in writing, so in...

Get Where You Want to Go

As my kids are getting older, and each are showing an affinity for lives in the creative fields, I wanted to share some thoughts on how creatives can get where they want to be, faster. I listen to marketing podcasts all the time, (Seth Godin’s Akimbo is excellent). I...

Raising Funding for your Audiobook

Raising Funding for your Audiobook

Many authors have asked me how to raise funding for their audiobook. I mean, you've shed a lot of blood, sweat and tears to write this thing. If you're going to make an audiobook, you need to do it right. A bad audiobook will simply not sell. You need (and deserve) a...

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Always a candidate for the title of “The Great American Novel,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby will be our next podcast mini-series for March. This novel has made it into the canon of required reading for many American high schools for its richness...

Download The Classic Tales Direct to iOS devices!

Download The Classic Tales Direct to iOS devices!

I love The Classic Tales, but I only have an iPad. I’m on the road, and I’d like to download an audiobook for the ride home. Does this sound familiar? Now, with a little help from some friends, you can download any title from The Classic Tales website without a...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Sherlock Holmes!

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Sherlock Holmes!

During the month of November, we have all been enjoying stories from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  These are the first three stories in the series, Silver Blaze, The Yellow Face, and The Stockbroker's Clerk.  B.J. knew we hadn't had...

The Cask of Amontillado, by Edgar Allan Poe

The Cask of Amontillado, by Edgar Allan Poe

What better way to cap a Halloween Scare Fest than with a strange murder confession from Edgar Allan Poe, as B.J. Harrison brings us "The Cask of Amontillado," a tale of murder by wine. Or rather, the promise of wine. As you may remember, this was the first story B.J....

The Other Side of BJ Harrison – Scenic Art

The Other Side of BJ Harrison – Scenic Art

Well, here are some photos of some of the work I'm doing right now. Apart from the Classic Tales Podcast, David Copperfield and another audiobook I've commissioned, I'm working at Evermore Theme Park. This is preliminary work for a 30 acre theme park, which will be...

The Squaw, by Bram Stoker

The Squaw, by Bram Stoker

B.J. Harrison and The Classic Tales continue the Halloween Fright Extravaganza this week with a Bram Stoker's short story called "The Squaw."  B.J. found this story when he picked up a book of short stories on a recent trip to the Shakespearean Festival with his...

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