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a day in the editing life – a very very rambly post, with visual aids!

Today, I edited!  Many editings! There are a lot of steps to editing, and they vary from project to project – but I thought it might be fun to show some of the my steps and explain what they are and how they help get to a finished audiobook 🙂  Everyone has a different workflow,…

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Notion, guys. Notion is The Shit.

Phew. Thank goodness for Notion helping me keep track of my progress on Current Book (on the last 3 books, actually) – because I am so natively INCAPABLE OF THINKING IN AN ORGANIZED WAY.  I’ve tried everything I could find over the years to help me keep track of and be reminded of my scheduled…

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building in WordPress is the worst for the dyslexic!!!

WordPress is, to the way my mind works, utterly baffling.  I miss Concrete5 so so much – the CMS I have used for the last 7 years, but which DreamHost has dropped as a one-click install (meaning when my ivytarablair.com site got sporked, there was simply no way to fix it, no recourse. So, here…

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oh dear lord thank goodness for iZotope; again

Man, there is nothing more frustrating than being IN FLOW narrating, acting, a really beautiful intense inward story, only to listen to the file and realize something in the studio was clicking, and there are random clicks throughout the recording.  Was it my headphones? they can be a little clicky.  Was it my glasse frames…

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