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  • Narrated by the Author: How to Produce an Audiobook on a Budget

  • By: Renee Conoulty
  • Narrated by: Renee Conoulty
  • Length: 55 mins
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  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Summary

Do you want to be part of the growing audiobook industry? Are you an indie author looking to expand your readership? Learn how to narrate and produce your own professional quality audiobook within a budget.

I won't bore you with a list of my expert qualifications because I don't have any. I'm not a tech wiz. I'm not an actor. I'm an average person, just like you, and if I can do it, then so can you.

In this step-by-step beginner's guide, you'll discover:

  • The pros and cons of self-narrating
  • Affordable equipment options
  • Narration tips
  • How to edit and master with free software
  • Audiobook distribution options
  • All the dumb things I did so you can learn from my mistakes
  • And much, much more  

If you like down-to-earth, budget-friendly advice with a touch of humor then you'll love Narrated by the Author.

©2018 Renee Conoulty (P)2018 Renee Conoulty

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  • JK
  • 25-12-19

Enlightening and Informative

As someone who has often thought about doing their own audiobook, I came across this by accident and decided to give it a chance. I liked what the author had to say, and enjoyed her humour along the way. I will definitely give this a second listen.

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All you need to know to get started

Short and to the point. No fluff. All the info you need in one short audio book. Perfect.

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AMAZING INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDE

One of the best books out there for indie authors. This goes straight to the top of my best 2019 reads. Super detailed, super instructional, it’s the guide to audiobook making I’ve been desperately hunting for. If you want to create an audiobook, THIS is the book for you.

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Just what I needed.

Great stuff. Many thanks for a concise, straightforward way to crack this audiobooks lark. Will join your club.

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very informative and brief

i like that this book covers a lot of useful information with lots of resource links but is concise and easily accessible - not filled with salesy fluff

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  • Heather Balog
  • 21-07-20

Wish I had this book 6 months ago

I wish I had listened to this book back in January when I started recording my audiobook. It would have saved me a lot of headache and given me helpful tips to get my audio approved by ACX BEFORE my computer crashed and I have to re-record everything. Helpful and actionable tips by Renee, who may not be an expert, but she plays one on tv and that good enough for me 😄

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  • Aaron Kavli
  • 25-06-19

A good primer for Indies and newbies.

This has good info for the beginner. I went through a similar process as the author. I learned a couple new things I hadn't come across before so it was worth the price.

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  • Bonnie
  • 15-06-19

enjoyable read...listen

I am learning to narrate audio books also. This book was helpful and informative. Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge. It encourages me to keep learning.

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  • Raph reads
  • 22-03-19

Filled with useful information

Renee is funny and informative in this audio book. I recommend it to anyone considering producing an audio book.