Nothing is ever as easy as seasoned professionals make it look. Whatever you do for a living, chances are people think it’s easy. How hard can it really be to sit in a room and read books aloud?
My professional life plays out on two extremes. In the morning, I record audiobooks. In the evening, I am the PA announcer for a baseball team. There could not be a more vivid study in contrasts.
Unlike like Groucho Marx, I have trouble taking the cigar out of my mouth.
This week, after two-years of doing-the-things-that-need-to-be-done I was offered the opportunity to audition for a book that would move me into a new stratum of recognition.
If you’re anything like me (which you should be, wink wink) you’ve always loved Bob Dylan’s song. He poses a litany of seemingly unanswerable questions, and then suggests that, “the answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind.” Well, as much as I love the song, I have always been struck by the disconnect. What question …