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.
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).
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Experienced editor specialising in science fiction, horror and YA fiction – offering MS assessment, structural editing and copyediting.
I’m a hands-on editor specializing in developmental and line editing for literary fiction. Most recently at Penguin Random House.