Graphic Audio – The Warded Man

I should have posted this a couple of weeks ago to follow up on my twitterface+ announcements, but as with everything these days, progress on The Daylight War has taken precedence. The book is rolling along pretty quickly these days, as I have (mostly) recovered from my shoulder surgery and found a workable schedule and fresh inspiration. November 2011 has been my best writing month this year, and I hope to continue the trend until I turn the book in early next year. I will do a more detailed post about my progress and the expected pub date soon.

In the meantime, I want to tell you about the AMAZING job Graphic Audio has done in bringing The Warded Man to life as an audio dramatization.

I’ve spoken before about my audiobooks, particularly the fantastic work done by Pete Bradbury in his unabridged readings of The Warded Man and The Desert Spear. I love those books and listen to them all the time when I want to refresh myself on story details before writing new sections.

But Graphic Audio has done something completely different, and unlike most anything on the market today. They have produced The Warded Man like an old school radio play, with a narrator, voice actors, sound effects, and music. The result is really amazing. The cast is fantastic, producing some really stellar performances with fabulous accents. Some of the scenes, like those where Leesha and Bruna verbally fence with each other, make me cackle with glee, and Arlen’s performance just soars.

Also wonderful are the sound effects, particularly the individually crafted sounds for each breed of demon, and the way the song lyrics in the book were set to music. You get to actually hear Keerin sing!

You can check out part 1 (0f 2) here:

The Warded Man, Pt. 1 (of 2)

I just received the MP3’s of part 2 for review today, so it should be available shortly! Thanks to everyone who worked so hard on this project!

Production credits:

Directed by: Johann Dettweiler

Starring: Richard Rohan, Terence Aselford, Colleen Delany, Delores King Williams, Elizabeth Jernigan, James Lewis, Christopher Graybill, Nick De Pinto, Thomas Penny, Steven Carpenter, Michael Glenn, Eric Messner, Joe Brack, Mort Shelby, Ken Jackson, Michael John Casey and Joseph Thornhill

Book Adapted for GraphicAudio by: Johann Dettweiler

Dialogue Editor: Johann Dettweiler

Sound Designers: Johann Dettweiler

Additional Redshirts by: The Dead Giveaways

Original Artwork by: Lauren Cannon

Producers: Richard Rohan and Duane Beeman

Executive Producer: Anji Cornette

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 8:00 am by PeatB
Filed under Craft, Daylight War, Desert Spear, Sales, Tech, Warded Man

7 responses to “Graphic Audio – The Warded Man”

  1. Nice……i just ordered the six disc set part 1 of the warded man. It’s a good way for my girlfriend to hear the story that i’ve been raving about for the past few months.

    Posted by Dustin Tucker, on November 29th, 2011 at 11:22 pm
  2. Just finished this one and I have to agree, it really is something great, I thought I was in for a regular audiobook but boy was I wrong.

    Will the Desert Spear be dramatised by Graphic Audio as well or is it just the Warded man, and if it is to be released, does anyone know when?

    Posted by Dexter, on February 11th, 2012 at 2:46 pm
  3. Yes, Graphic Audio is recording Desert Spear as we speak! I will announce it when it’s ready.

    Posted by Peat, on February 13th, 2012 at 11:38 am
  4. […] you’re interested in a more theatrical performance of the books on audio, I recommend giving the Graphic Audio productions a […]

    Posted by Peter V Brett :: Peephole In My Skull, on April 12th, 2013 at 8:00 am
  5. Hi Peter

    When will The Daylight War be out on Graphic Audion?

    Posted by Nathan, on June 14th, 2013 at 5:05 am
  6. The Graphic Audio edition of Daylight War is being released Spring 2014, according to my latest intelligence. I am really psyched for it. GA has been hitting it out of the park.

    Posted by Peat, on June 14th, 2013 at 10:56 am
  7. Sigh, that’s quite the wait. Thanks tho.

    Posted by Nathan, on June 18th, 2013 at 3:23 am