Do you know how to add sound to your book?

Hmmm… lots of question marks floating around here, but this sounds (sorry!) like something worth looking into from a readership PoV. My late husband disliked reading fiction but loved comedy, thrillers and fantasy on the big screen with the music playing an important part for him. He also used to say he had difficult ‘seeing’ a written story ‘because he lacked imagination’ so this may well be a viable medium to look at for writers looking to capture a wider audience… off to surf now!

Again! I learned something new today!

I had no idea a soundtrack could be added to an ebook. Who knew? Probably all of y’all, I’m usually the last to hear about all of this new-fangled techie stuff. But this is so way cool. 

Will I use it? Not sure.

Why? Because when I pick up a book I like to shut out the world around me. I don’t enjoy listening to music or multi-tasking when I read. I prefer a quiet room or my porch on a warm sunny day.  

Now my grandkids are different. The teenagers in our family enjoy reading with music blaring through headphones attached to their ears. To me, that’s a distraction.

However, I can remember a time when I did homework listening to the radio so maybe it’s not so different. Music comforts us, romance and relaxation.

And music is important to storytelling. Without music, movies…

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