Yvette Keller

Yvette Keller - Editor

Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Yvette Keller lives in Santa Barbara, California where she writes fiction, produces audiobooks, and provides content editing services.

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Overview

Yvette Keller lives in Santa Barbara, California where she writes fiction, therapeutic essays, and poetry whenever her dog isn’t walking her on the beach. When she needs money, she is an editor, a corporate trainer, and an audiobook narrator. Yvette is lucky enough to be able to pursue her ultimate fantasy: Winning a Campbell and a Hugo, and celebrating at a fancy costume dinner with guests of honor Guy Gavriel Kay, Patricia McKillip, Mercedes Lackey, Mary Robinette Kowal, Neil Gaiman and a cardboard cutout of Douglas Adams.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Computers & Internet
Education & Reference
Entertainment
Technology
Travel
Fiction
Fantasy
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
February, 2012 – Present (over 6 years)

With my powerful voice, I delivered training for many days in a row and weeks on end. However excellent my training delivery, in-person training couldn’t reach every customer. Soon my employers wanted to preserve my knowledge and delivery. Learning to record and produce online video courses was really what started me down the path to the Voice Over (VO) world.

Wanting to strengthen my technique in front of a microphone, I enrolled to study VO and voice acting at Voice One in San Francisco. From 2015-2016, I completed intensive courses in core VO, Character, and Narration, along with Acting for VO and Comedy in 60 Seconds.

When approached by authors, I jumped at the chance to try audiobook narration. Yes, I have always loved “doing the voices.” I currently work in my home studio to produce technical VO industrials and audiobooks for clients. It is especially thrilling to make books accessible and engaging through Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX).

www.mesasteps.com

Self-employed
February, 2012 – Present (over 6 years)

Mesa Steps in Santa Barbara, CA

Training and Organizational Improvement Specialists

Mesa Steps Consulting (MSC) provides expert business analysts, designers, and trainers to companies without in-house learning or organizational development functions. Our staff will design and deliver programs that incorporate adult learning, performance improvement, and change management best practices. MSC is ready to provide the support you need so that your company achieves demanding performance goals.

Contact us when you need to:
Streamline a business process
Implement a new system
Train employees
Certify end users
Strengthen your team
Coach for increased individual performance

Portfolio (2 selected works)

The Poison in the Pudding: Viola Roberts Cozy Mysteries, Book 3

Shéa MacLeod

With a book deadline and Christmas fast approaching, the last thing Viola Roberts has time for is a party. Unfortunately, that's exactly what she gets roped into by the Mayor of Astoria. Party planning it is. Complete with Christmas puddings. Everything is humming along just fine when suddenly the guests begin to drop like flies! With both her reputation and her favorite Christmas cookies thre... read more

With a book deadline and Christmas fast approaching, the last thing Viola Roberts has time for is a party. Unfortunately, that's exactly what she gets roped into by the Mayor of Astoria. Party planning it is. Complete with Christmas puddings. Everything is humming along just fine when suddenly the guests begin to drop like flies! With both her reputation and her favorite Christmas cookies thre... read more

The Corpse in the Cabana: A Viola Roberts Cozy Mystery: Viola Roberts Cozy Mysteries, Book 1

Shéa MacLeod

Sassy, snarky Viola Roberts quit her boring accountant job to pursue her dream of writing novels, even if it meant eating ramen noodles every day. Now that her career has taken off, she's headed to a writers' conference at an exotic Florida resort complete with white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees, where she plans to lounge in the shade drinking frosty beverages with little umbrellas. And... read more

Sassy, snarky Viola Roberts quit her boring accountant job to pursue her dream of writing novels, even if it meant eating ramen noodles every day. Now that her career has taken off, she's headed to a writers' conference at an exotic Florida resort complete with white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees, where she plans to lounge in the shade drinking frosty beverages with little umbrellas. And... read more

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