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Audiobook Narration

Bio:

Narrating audiobooks is a natural extension of Amy’s acting background.  Her strengths lie in 1st Person narratives and she has an ear for assimilating accents easily.  Publishers and clients include Orange Sky Audio, Brilliance Audio, Audible Studios, Spoken Realms and several independent authors via ACX & Findaway Marketplace.    

Amy is a member of and volunteer ambassador for the APA (Audiobook Publishers Association).  Since her name is quite common (there are 2 other Amy Johnsons on Audible), she started using Carolyn A. Lee for a handful of titles.  After listening to the sound advice of Sean Pratt, she is now mainly under Amy J. Johnson and a pseudo for a few risqué titles.  Her StudioBricks booth is pet-friendly. . .until they snore.

Audible Link to recent titles:  Amy J. Johnson

Sci-Fi, 2F, 3rd POV
Southern Accent; "Trespassing"Under Amy J. Johnson
00:00 / 01:05

Sci-fi, from The Creators by Rick Moscovitz

This is the 3rd book in the trilogy: Brink of Life (I also narrated the 2nd in the series).  The characters in each book slowly discover their real histories and try to stop the dangerous threat to humanity.

YA Fantasy, 4F, 1st POV
Snotty girlsUnder Carolyn A. Lee
00:00 / 01:15

YA Fantasy, from Crown Princess Academy by A.J. Flowers

The Academy's newest student is razzed by her snooty classmates and teacher.

Fiction, M/F, 1st POV
Birth, Intense, Comic/lightUnder Amy J. Johnson
00:00 / 00:55

Fiction, from Ellipsis by Kristy McGinnis

Nell and her Armenian boyfriend, Narek, are in the last intense moments before the birth of their son.  

Fiction, M/F, 3rd POV
Egyptian accent, expositionUnder Amy J. Johnson
00:00 / 00:53

Fiction, recorded for Orange Sky Audio; The Contract by Sheila Grinell. Jo, our heroine, is introduced to Peter, their interpreter from Egypt, as they land in their first trip to Saudi Arabia.

Fiction, F/F, 1st POV
Celebrities, Comic, mysteriousUnder Carolyn A. Lee
00:00 / 01:24

Fiction, from Slumberland by Bradley Carter

Our heroine wakes up in a hospital to a familar TV show playing on TV.  The Iconic TV character impressions were a fun part of this narrative selection.

NonFic, Autobiography/biography, 3rd POV
Anne Sullivan intro to HKUnder Amy J. Johnson
00:00 / 01:36
YA Action scene, M/F, tween/adult, 3rd POV
Russian accent, intenseCity Spies by James Ponti
00:00 / 01:03

Non-Fiction Biography/Autobiography, The Story of My Life by Helen Keller.  Published with Spoken Realms, this sample is from Anne Sullivan's personal letters.

YA Adventure, my first book as a volunteer with Learning Ally.  The whole book was fun and challenging.  This is a peak moment between a 12yr old girl and the adult Russian enemy in the book.

YA, 2 F tweens, 3rd POV
Australian Accent; storytimeCity Spies by James Ponti
00:00 / 01:09

YA Adventure, Two female teens chat about a brilliant 3rd friend, who makes odd choices sometimes.

Romance, 2F, 1 dragqueen, 1st POV
Irish accent, comicUnder Amy Johnson
00:00 / 01:19

Shifter-Romance, from The Lightening Witch Prophecy by Emily Cyr

Aunt Mil still needs to inform Delaney about her powers and background as a witch, but she isn't a big fan of Delaney's flamboyant best friend who enjoys a sense of his own style.

Romance, M/F, 3rd POV
Narrated under Amy JohnsonExposition, flirty, light
00:00 / 00:47

Romance, from Fantasy Football, by Amber Marler

Matt, a courteous driver/hunky football player, happens upon Sloan, a sexy and ticked off driver with a flat tire and late for her first day of work.

Romance, 2M/1F, 1st POV
Comic, UrbanUnder Amy Johnson
00:00 / 01:34

Romance, from Eluded by Michelle Michaels

Our opposites-attract couple are on the search for the heroine's sister when they  run into a dangerous, but entertaining crew who may have been the last to see her.

Author Testimonials, Reviews & List of Published Audiobooks

Accents:

British RP, Cockney, General Southern (but can get more specific; Texas, KY), Scottish, Irish, Australian, and others

Equipment:

StudioBricks home studio

Desktop Mac OS Catalina
DAW: Presonus Studio One, Audacity
Interface: Presonus Audio
Mic: SM7B mic with Cloud Lifter and  a pop filter
Headphones: AKG (and I love them)