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Audiobooks – Part 6 – Prep & Production

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in 2016, articles, Audiobook, Latest | 0 comments

Once you’ve selected a narrator, here are some tips for preparing for the production process Ask the narrator to read the entire book before beginning recording. I don’t believe this is standard procedure, but it can’t hurt to ask—my narrator agreed to this, and said she found it helpful. Provide the narrator with a brief biography of each character...

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Audiobooks – Part 5 – Engaging a (Non-Author) Narrator

Posted by on Aug 13, 2016 in 2016, articles, Audiobook, Latest | 0 comments

Based on the considerations detailed in Part 4 of Audiobook Production for The Indy Author—“Who Will Narrate?”—I knew I wanted to engage a professional narrator (not narrate my audiobook myself). This post is a high level description of what came next in my work with ACX, and some tips I gleaned along the way. Post your book excerpt. Make sure you use a...

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Audiobooks – Part 4 – Who Will Narrate?

Posted by on Jul 23, 2016 in 2016, articles, Audiobook, Latest | 0 comments

One of the most important decisions you will make about your audiobook is whether to narrate it yourself or whether to hire a professional narrator / producer. Each approach has its pros and cons, based on my experience with ACX … As an author narrator, you know exactly how it is “supposed” to sound. With a professional narrator, you get the valuable...

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Episode 002 – Creativity Tips with Wade Walton

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Podcast | 0 comments

Wade Walton is a television producer, photographer, writer, musician and motivational trainer based in Southeast Pennsylvania. He’s especially interested in human interaction in the natural world and how each affects the other. http://traffic.libsyn.com/theindyauthor/02_Episode_002_Wade_Walton.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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