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21 Targets: The 21 Day Audiobook Challenge

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What is 21 Targets?
This is a 21 day challenge curated by award winning narrator and director Matthew Lloyd Davies.


Doing precedes understanding. This challenge is about doing, about discipline, deadlines, listening, discussion, and support.

By keeping absolutely to the rigour of prep, record, and upload each and every day, by listening to your course cohorts, by getting peer to peer review each and every day…you will grow, you will expand your experience, you will improve and understand in more depth; your voice and your place in the audiobook industry.

Each challenge is to be met within 24 hrs of being set. The discipline of meeting every deadline and listening each day to your cohorts and giving peer to peer review is what this is all about.

THREE TIMES A WEEK there will be group sessions for the entire cohort: Notes and feedback from MLD: What has worked? Maybe what hasn’t? How different is each take on each challenge? Read in a classroom situation and listen to feedback. Discuss the projects and the industry as a whole with a multi-award winning narrator and director.

This is not for the faint hearted…this is tough. Can you complete the 21 day challenge?

Narrator Website Workshop with James Anderson Foster

This course was delivered live before “digital” audience, and covers the ins and outs, dos and don’ts, and the whys and wherefores of your Audiobook Narrator Website. You’ll learn who your primary audience is, what they want, and how to give it to them in a way that highlights you and your talents.

Fostering Characters

This is a process that blends a traditional acting methods with the psychology of personality that will help narrators who want to improve their character building skills to better understand the nuances of their characters and “get into their headspace” for more authentic-feeling acting – while also learning to quickly jump in and out of multiple characters seamlessly, without losing any of that authenticity!


Voice for Narrators

This ongoing intensive invites you to fundamentally change your relationship with your voice. Through readings, exercises, discussions, reflection and study of anatomy you will explore the many facets of your voice and understand in greater depth its potential for expressive range and character range. You will also learn how to resolve areas of tension and limitation through greater physical awareness.
We will work through Kristin Linklater's FREEING THE NATURAL VOICE, repeating the progression as a cycle.
Instructor: Andi Arndt


Exploring Audiobook Narration

Still wondering if audiobook narration is a good fit for you? Andi Arndt shares her journey to full-time work and some observations about what it takes to succeed.


Launching for New Narrators

This ten-lesson course is a launching pad for aspiring narrators aiming to “level up” to being respectable, professional narrators, instilling high standards and best practices that uplift the individual and the industry. Along the way we will build a firm foundation by learning about equipment, recording environment, scheduling, proper preparation, narration techniques, post production, and a basic business plan.


Beginning Narrator’s Reality Check

With Ann Richardson. Designed for absolute beginners, this free introductory mini-course explores the work and work environment of a home studio audiobook narrator. Before you invest in equipment and coaching, we encourage you to consider what a narration career requires.

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Time and Money

Is your audiobook narration business feeling like it has a life of its own? Are you overwhelmed and worried you'll completely burn out? Andi Arndt takes you through a systematic approach to understanding your time and your money, addressing the mindsets, concepts and systems you need to put in place so your business understands who's boss (hint: you). You'll learn how to build in a floating week, and how and when to raise your rates. You will also have access to a private discussion forum and live discussions with Andi to help you work through any bumps in the road.

Ready To Map Out Your Journey?