Making Tracks: A Writer’s Guide to Audiobooks
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Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
About the Book

It used to costs thousands of dollars…
…now you can do it at home…
…and bring it to market…
…as good as—or better than—the professionals!

Once expensive to produce and troublesome to consume, audiobooks now represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. No longer stranded on dark shelves in the back of the library, they now come straight to your ears through online bookstores, smartphone apps, and music services. As consumer demand grows like never before, how can you as an author grow your audience?

Delivered in a witty, easy style by multiple-award nominated producer J. Daniel Sawyer, Making Tracks gives you the lowdown on today’s audiobook landscape. From narrative technique to studio design to production management, you’ll learn everything you need to go from zero to full production, including:

How to access the worlds biggest audiobook markets
Industry history and business practices
How to choose your production style
How to leverage your audiobooks to build your stable of true fans
All about audiology
How to pick your equipment
How to build your recording booth
Tried and true go-to-market strategies
Where to find music, sound effects, and voice actors
Professional standards, and how to achieve them
How to make your voice sound like a million bucks
And much, much more…

Those audio rights you used to sell to publishers now have real cash value. Learn how to make the most of them in this entertaining, accessible volume. Don’t miss out on the other publishing revolution!

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