Natural...

Authentic...

A Direct 

translation of 

author intent 

to listener Experience.

The truth of 

the moment 

Carried with 

grace, intimacy 

and credibility. 

 

Author...

    Listener...

           voice.
 

Literary Fiction - Age Work - 1st Person POV
00:00 / 00:00
First Person - Accent/Character Work
00:00 / 00:00
Romance - Male/Female Dialog
00:00 / 00:00
Horror - w/Male-Female Dialog
00:00 / 00:00
Literary Fiction - 3rd Person POV
00:00 / 00:00
Romance/Humor - 1st Person POV - Unknown Artist
00:00 / 00:00
Nonfiction - Personal Development
00:00 / 00:00
Fiction-SciFi - First Person
00:00 / 00:00

s o u n d t r a c k  

i n s i  d e  t r a c k 

Word round the station...

"Between Rooney's story & Sands's craftsmanship,

this WALK will sweep 

listeners off their feet."

- AudioFile Magazine

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Earphones Award Winner

 

"In a perfect marriage

of words and voice,

narrators Vance and

Sands join author Lily King

to produce an extraordinary audiobook experience."

 

 

-AudioFile Magazine

Euphoria

Audie Award Winner

 

"Sands's delivery grips the listener's imagination and makes Burke's compelling mystery unforgettable."

- AudioFile Magazine

The Wife

Earphones Award Winner

 

 

"Sands doesn’t miss a beat, deftly building the tension until it unravels in the confusion and clarity of the final pages."

 

-Booklist

Motherless Child

 

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P U B L I S H E R S   

& A w a r d s  

publishers

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podium

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The Wife

Now that you mention it

caught in the revolution

lillian boxfish takes a walk

cruel beautiful world

the ancient minstrel

the lightkeepers

the muralist

american ghost

euphoria

is this tomorrow

magnificence

the bird sisters

the sweet relief of missing

   children

AUDIE AWARDS/

NOMINATIONS

2015 winner: euphoria

2016 dual nominee:

      beg tease submit

      control burn resist

VOICE ARTS AWARDS/

NOMINATIONS

2015 winner: acceptance

2015 winner: euphoria

2016 nominee: the muralist

2018 Nominee: sisters

passing it down...
I carry you with me
I carry you with me here
      right here, in this tender spot
      in this hollow space
I carry you with me

I carry you on the tip of my tongue
      just on the tip...
     so that I can carry you with me here 
     in my words
     in my sounds
    - there- that word, that sound  
     said just as you would
     just as you have
    because I carry you with me

side tracked

GOING PUBLIC...
a celebration of work in the public domain or shared via creative commons licensing. Recorded for the joy of reading something
that resonates at the moment.
whistle stop...
what happens when
a narrator smacks
into a nigh-impossible
-for-them-to-do
accent? Welllll
sometimes, ya gotta
take it all the way...
even into the
doctor's office.
 
 

A B O U T

over a decade of experience

bringing stories to life through narration and performance.

From powerful first-person

narrative, to honest and

compassionate Personal

development, to passionate

and sensual romantic fiction,

a performance that is

intimate and real.

delivering clean, punched

audio from my home studio in

the pacific northwest.

 

Listening is a journey...

Come along for the ride...

I've got an amazing story to tell you.

VOXOLOGY@XESANDS.COM

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Descent, by Tim Johnston

Publishers Weekly ... Sands, with her distinctive, natural delivery, quickly identifies the chapters devoted to daughter and mother, distinguishing them by using a firmer, depressed delivery for the suicide-prone Angela and a spacey, helpless natter for Caitlin. Sands also captures an infuriatingly patronizing passive-aggressiveness for Caitlin’s captor. Bray is responsible for a larger portion of the book, giving voice to the chapters featuring Grant and Sean...

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