My platform has been to reach reluctant readers. And one of the best ways I found to motivate them is to connect them with reading that interests them, to expand the definition of reading to include humor, science fiction/fantasy, nonfiction, graphic novels, wordless books, audio books and comic books.— Jon Scieszka
Perspective Audio Books quotations
It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over.
I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon.
There's nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there's going to be book signings and stuff. We'll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good.
In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio.
Lovers of audio books learn to live with compromise.
I guess my guilty pleasure would be listening to the British audio versions of the 'Harry Potter' books.
Education is the beginning of transformation.
Dedicate yourself to daily learning via books/audios/seminars and coaching.
The death of the music business was insane, but audio recordings have been around now for maybe 120 years. Books have been around for, what, nine centuries? So they're more entrenched than music.
I love reading - inspirational books, leadership books, biographies.
I exercise a lot and put on my audio book. Even If you would offer me a million dollars for my iPod I wouldn't give it to you, because I have some great things on it.
Graphic novels might really speak to one child who's struggling with the other kinds of reading and might help them discover that storytelling is joyful and personal and illuminating. They might find your way in auditorily by listening to audio books in the car instead of playing Game Boys or watching DVDs.
I credit Podiobooks and the free audio podcasts for helping me develop the audience I needed when I started selling my books in text forms.
My books are offered through Podiobooks.
com and the iTunes Music Store as free audio downloads. I don't sell them.
Glenn and I were listening to a radio show in the car, and he said, "Glass Eye Pix should do radio plays." I loved the idea of working in a different medium. We've made comics, books, movies, video games, models, advent calendars, why wouldn't we try audio plays?
Whether I'm on the road or at home, I get a great deal done on elliptical machines. I use my iPad to conquer my email inbox, listen to audio books, use my Voxer Walkie Talkie app, and read through documents.
I love audio books, and when I paint I'm always listening to a book.
I find that my imagination really takes flight in the painting process when I'm listening to audio books.
Your mental diet largely determines your character and your personality and almost everything that happens to you in life. When you feed your mind with positive affirmations, information, books, conversations, audio programs, and thoughts, you develop a more positive attitude and personality. You become more influential and persuasive. You enjoy greater confidence and self-esteem.