LitRPG Podcast 037 - Interview Jill Smith

Welcome everyone. I’m Ramon Mejia from the LitRPG Podcast. Today I’ll be speaking with the audiobook narrator for Adventures on Terra: Book 1 - Beginnings. The woman of a thousand voices, Jill Smith.  

Welcome to the podcast!


Intro (00:19)

Tell us a little about yourself and your background? (05:10)

First Audiobook you narrated? (08:54)

How do you choose which audiobooks to audition for? (17:58)

After the author picks you as the narrator, what happens next? (19:55)

So, you’ve done the recording. Do you do your own editing? (23:02)

What are you working on currently? (28:50)

Where do you come up with the voices you use? (30:57)

Would you mind doing some of the voices from Adventures on Terra? (33:42)

What are the easiest and hardest things about audiobook narration? (38:35)

All the noises your mouth makes while recording (40:17)

Is it different narrating a series instead of a one time project? (47:14)

Do you still have time to read? If so what are you reading right now? (52:38)

As both an audiobook narrator and an author yourself, what is your view on traditional publishing versus independent publishing? (55:39)

How do you market the audiobooks you narrate? (01:02:12)

What advice would you give someone that is interested in narrating an audiobook (01:09:00)

Outro (01:10:29)


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Thank you very much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to take part in this interview.


Music Credits

"Blip Stream" "Mighty Like Us" "Big Shift" "Vivacity"

Kevin MacLeod (

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