Spellbound Narrator Auditions (Updated 10/11/2020 at 12:15pm EST)

Nicole B Dolan


Storm P Brown


Zach NeSmith


Jennifer James


Chicquito Joaquim Crasto


Matthew Cook

Victor Warren


Cheri  Calvert


Ray Wolinski


Ray Lisnewski



Nikki Lynch


Patrick Hyndes Darnell II

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USA Today bestselling author Dan Alatorre has 50+ titles published in more than 120 countries and over a dozen languages.

27 thoughts on “Spellbound Narrator Auditions (Updated 10/11/2020 at 12:15pm EST)

      1. that sounds perfect. I wonder if this is an audition for one of your writings. I would like to audition too 🙂 but i would not have a typical american/ British accent.

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    1. I agree across the board. I like it when the narrators first read is close to what I had in mind.

      Nikki was too squeaky with the child voice but I thought she was the right amount of drama. I sent her the link to my video because I read the story there, so she could have a better idea of what I had in mind. Matthew’s pacing was a little slow and his characters lacked drama. Patrick did best overall but I may send him the video, too, so her can take a second shot at it.

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        1. I think it’s impossible for a narrator to vocalize what we have in our heads. If you listen to me read that short story I wrote, even I only get probably about 90% of what I was going for. And I know what’s coming. Multiply that by 27 stories and 14 authors and you are going to have a lot of different people with a lot of different expectations.

          But in the end I like to conclude that what’s in my head is not necessarily with the reader is going to read and interpret. Therefore, what the narrator does is allowed to be different and that’s what’s going to be delivered to the reader. There’s nothing that says my version was what was going to be in the readers head when they read it anyway.

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  1. I still like the first Patrick best, but boy Chicquito is mesmerising. Like Ellen said, there’s a delicious Scottish lilt there that takes me straight to the highlands. He’s be fabulous if the whole book was set in Scotland.

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