If you've been searching for an alternative to ACX for finding audiobook jobs due to location restrictions or just want to expand your horizons, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn about the new Findaway Voices platform for audiobook narrators.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More