Do You Hear What I Hear?

Audiobooks are heard not read.

One of my favorite Christmas carols has always been Do You Hear What I Hear? It was written in 1962 by the husband and wife team of Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne in a desperate response to the US-USSR standoff over the Cuban missile crisis. Read the full story here for an interesting behind-the-scenes cameo.

I thought of “Do You Hear What I Hear” when writing this post about the wonderful elation I felt upon finishing the recording of The Loyalist Trilogy¬†for you to hear instead of read.

People always tell me they love listening to me read my books. They say the author’s voice takes the written word to a whole new level. Finishing the trilogy in audio format was a long journey of over two and a half years (read about it here) but worth it.

Now English-speaking people all over the world can hear this author speak her words. I love the idea of bringing the stories of our American and Canadian history to the world through this medium.

Happy listening throughout this holiday season and the whole year!


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