One of the best ways to appeal to an audience is to provide something to make their monotonous time more enjoyable. If an author is not considering audiobooks, they might be neglecting a significant segment of their audience.
How to Write an Audio Book
Audio books are gaining popularity. As more people become comfortable with downloading Internet content, authors have increasing opportunities to help audiences fill monotonous time with valuable information and storytelling. Start with a manuscript. Authors may type it or use transcription software to get content into a written and editable form. As with any book writing, it’s important to write a manuscript then consider what products to offer your audiences.
How to Make an Audio Book
Once an author has the final manuscript for their book, consider the production of an audio book. There are four basic production options to consider. Redbrush offers guidance in all of the options and services for some.
- DIY recording, editing, and production using yourself as the reader (“talent”),
- DIY recording, editing, and production using another person as the reader (“talent”),
- Studio recording, editing, and production using yourself as the reader (“talent”), or
- Studio recording, editing, and production using another person as the reader (“talent”)
Audio Book Publishing - Books, eBooks, and Audio Books
Due to the relative ease with which anyone can produce an audio book, audiences are becoming more savvy about available products. Knowing a printed book is still the industry standard, credibility is automatically extended when titles feature a printed edition.
HELPFUL HINT! Whether your book is a fiction novel, an academic work of nonfiction, or a self-help guide, reading it out loud helps you focus on passages that are wordy or difficult to understand with the words you’ve chosen. If your writing is hard to follow when read out loud, it’s probably confusing to a reader not familiar with the work. Before publishing in any form, be sure to read through your manuscript aloud.