C.C. Hogan - Author
Series 2 - Girls of Dirt
Set 500 years after the first series, with brand new characters and some well-loved names from the first books, this is a story about the women of Dirt and the dragons that become their friends. Strong female leads, a wonderful tale. Coming soon: Dragons of Dirt and the dramatic People of Dirt.
Includes a recap of series one.
Dirt Re-Released in advance of Audio Book
In advance of the forthcoming audiobook version, I have released a re-edited version of Dirt book one. You can update your copy at Amazon and other retailers.
The Young of the Plains
An episodic story about a young dragon and young girl living on the borders of the Eastern Plains.
This is a story aimed at younger readers and will be told in a series of short chapters on YouTube.
Using iZotope RX 6 for Audiobooks
This is a look at how I am currently using RX 6 Standard with Cubase Pro when working on my audiobook recordings.
This is not a review as such and may well grow over time as I learn more.
Preparing a audiobook script for recording
In the good old days, scripts were printed on paper and the voice over would go through the lines with a pen, marking it up so he or she had a better chance when it came to recording.
In our modern world, paper is seen as a waste of trees and most of us work on tablets. So, how do I prepare my script?
Recording Your Own Poetry
Following on from my articles on Audiobooks, I thought I should talk a bit about poetry.
Although many of the techniques and technology tips are the same as recording any other spoken word media, poetry does have some specifics when it comes to presentation and attitude. This article is aimed at the poet who is possibly less confident when it comes to using their own voice to record their poems.
When you write your novel, don't forget the audiobook version
Audiobooks are becoming much more important. So, should you think about the audiobook version as you write your novel? I think you should.
Audiobook Recording Tips - Recording your book
This deals with the more technical side of recording: How to sit, where to place the microphone, what to do about pops and so on.
Audiobook Recording Tips - Technical FAQ
Part of the series of tips on recording your book as an audiobook, this FAQ deals with technical issues such as sound booths, microphones, and other interesting bits and pieces.
Audiobook Recording Tips - Editing your recording
Part of the series of tips on recording your book as an audiobook, this article covers questions about editing.
Series One & Two are out now!
Start series one with Dirt for Free, and start reading the brand new series two with Girls of Dirt for only 99p!
Girls of Dirt includes a recap of series one.
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The Stink Is Here
North London, 1976. The longest, hottest summer on record. The water is running out and the kids hate their parents. Which bunch of idiots would think it is a good idea to start a band?
- The Young of the Plains
- I Met a Woman
- Recording my Poetry
- What was it?
- Your Anger
- The wonderful stink of Camden Market
- Uncomplicated Friendship
- I was called cute today
- When Be-Eirol first met Mab-Aneirin and Weasel
- Drunk Verse - A poets life
- The Everything Stew
- Random Love and Moments
- Poem - The Writer's Lament
- I Ached for You
- Sexy Sunday
- Just One Memory - A short story
- Shared Regrets
- Turn Out the Light
- Love Is?