JR asks: How do you write for voice actors in mind? Resources Mentioned: Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do by J. Daniel Sawyer Suave Rob’s Rough-n-Ready Rugrat Rapture by J. Daniel Sawyer Suave Rob’s Amazing Ass-Saving Association by J. Daniel Sawyer Crudrat, by Gail Carriger, full-cast audiobook by AWP Crudrat blooper reel Sponsored by Archivos
JR asks: How do you balance reader quality, star power, and budget when casting for audiobooks? Resources Mentioned Suave Rob’s Double X Derring Do, audiobook
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. Subscribe Here!
Simon asks: Will AI speech tools replace audiobook narrators? Subscribe Here!
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 Subscribe Here!
Feedback from Richard on reading poetry in prose. Resources Mentioned Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien Silmarillion audiobook read by Nicol Williamson (YouTube) Excalibur, 1981 film Subscribe Here!
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
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/ Subscribe Here!
Subscribe Here! Andrew has feedback on fixing the glacial pace of audiobook reads…
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: “Where do you see the audiobook market going in the next few years?”