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The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation by [Richard Rieman]

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Does your book have a voice? Are you ready to get your share of a $2 billion industry?
If you are considering creating an audiobook--whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator--
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation is the indispensable companion you need. 
You will get the critical steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator (and what to avoid); what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; a variety of resources; how to work with Amazon and ACX and other providers; and of course, plenty of insider tips and tricks of the trade. Get ready to join the Audiobook Revolution!
  • Determine if an audiobook version of your book will work. 
  • Learn the essential steps to create an audiobook.
  • How to uncover your costs in creating an audiobook. 
  • How to promote and market your audiobook. 
  • Strategies to make your audiobook profitable. 
  • Determine if you should hire a narrator or voice your own audiobook.

The Author's Guide to AudioBooks Creation includes the critical details on audiobook self-publishing on Amazon's Audible, iTunes and beyond. With over $2 billion dollars in audiobooks sold in 2015, audiobooks should be part of your publishing mix.
Richard Rieman is a man of many voices and an expert in audiobook creation. From a pilot to a pirate or a hot rod racer to an alien, he knows how to deliver an audiobook that hooks the listener. As an editor and producer, he works with authors to create audiobooks that listeners want to hear.

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If you are considering creating an audiobook, whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator, The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation is the essential companion you need. You will get the critical elements on what steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator (and what to avoid); what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; a variety of resources; how to work with Amazon and ACX and other providers; and of course, plenty of tips and tricks of the trade. Get ready for the next evolution of your book, and join the audiobook revolution. --Dr. Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd

Finally...FINALLY! Someone has written an easy to understand, no nonsense primer for authors to help them navigate through the unknown waters of audiobook production! Richard steers this course by answering the myriad questions that writers have, concerning the journey of turning their work into a recording. BRAVO! --Sean Pratt, Acclaimed Audiobook Narrator (850 books and counting!) and Acting Coach, SeanPrattPresents.com

If you want to turn your print or e-book into an audio book, this is THE definitive guide. It's short, but thorough… with everything you need to navigate the world of audiobook creation and promotion. --Global eBook Award Judges
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01C0VVASM
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Mile High Press and Breckenridge Press; 1st edition (March 7, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ March 7, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3269 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 135 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0997100206
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

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Global eBook Gold Medal Award Winner in Writing/Publishing!

Richard Rieman credits reading to his children in his monster and wizard voices for his love of audiobooks.

Richard is an authority on Audiobook self-publishing. He has consulted and produced over 150 indie-published audiobooks. He is the author of the Global eBook Awards Gold Medal Winner in Writing/Publishing, "The Author's Guide to Audiobook Creation." Richard is also an Audible Approved Audiobook Narrator (Top 10%) and a 5-time winner of the EVVY Award for audiobook narration and production.

Richard has spoken on audiobook creation and promotion to the Nonfiction Writers Conference, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Bublish, Women Writing the West, the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA), Author U, the Colorado Authors League, the Las Vegas Writers Conference, the Ghost Writers of America, and many more.

Before his audiobook adventures, Richard was a news anchor and reporter at the RKO Radio Networks in NYC, WTOP in Washington DC, and WLS and WMAQ Radio in Chicago.

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