How to Write Effective Pitch Emails to Authors for Narration Work

Today, I want to bring this series full circle by showing you exactly how I send effective cold pitches to authors and publishers. The biggest reason I want to share this with you is because it works.

This is how I get the majority of my jobs as a narrator. It’s how I make my living. One of the things that I love so much about this business is that you don’t need to pay for advertising or have a large audience to make a good living as a narrator.

The one thing that you do need if you want to be successful, is the confidence to reach out to prospective authors and publishers and offer your services.

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Krystal Wascher
How much can you make recording audiobooks from home?

When people ask me what I do for a living, they are usually surprised. My standard answer is that, “I get paid to read books out loud.” In other words, I’m a full time audiobook narrator.

The question that usually follows is, “How much can you make doing THAT?”

Most people are shocked when I tell them how much I usually make per book. But before start showing you blunt numbers, let me tell you a little more about how audiobook narrators get paid.

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Krystal Wascher
2 "Must-Have" Plugins for Recording Audiobooks in Audacity

Audacity is an amazing free open source audio recording software program. I’ve used it to record more than twenty audiobooks and I have no intention of switching any time soon.

However, if you’re just getting into audiobook recording and have decided to give Audacity a try, there are two essential plugins that you are going to need to download in order to get the most out of Audacity.

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Krystal Wascher