Tag Archives: audiobooks

Questions 736: Recouping Audiobook Costs

Melisa asks: How long does it take to recoup the cost of producing an audiobook? I know Audible royalty share eliminates the upfront costs, but I don’t want to go exclusive.

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Questions 727: Making Tracks Audiobook

Ian asks: Is there an audiobook version of Making Tracks?

Resources Mentioned:
Making Tracks: A Writer’s Guide to Audiobooks and How to Produce Them (2nd ed) by J. Daniel Sawyer

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Feedback – Poetry in Prose

Feedback from Richard on reading poetry in prose.

Resources Mentioned
Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien
Silmarillion audiobook read by Nicol Williamson (YouTube)
Excalibur, 1981 film

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Questions 673: Dan’s Workflow

Ian asks: Can you walk us through your workflow and toolkit, from start of writing to finished book?

Resources Mentioned:
Libre Office
Sigil
Lyx
GIMP
Krita
Scribus
Audacity
Ardour

Questions 660: YouTube for Audio?

AR asks: “What legal or copyright issues do I need to consider if I publish my fiction as simple animations on youtube?”

Resources Mentioned
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur, Youtube Channel
https://www.isaacarthur.net/

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Question 589: Pacing in Audiobooks

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Ian asks: “Do audiobook listeners, narrators, and producers have any tricks to adjust pacing, either on playback or during creation? Does writing with audiobooks in mind change the way you write?”