The audiobook has been with us a long, long time. From the very early days of radio, we have enjoyed sitting back and listening as the words wash over us. But there is a huge difference between a well read presentation and one that lifts you to a new plain.
I am getting very close now to starting the job of recording series one of Dirt.I have built my voice booth and will start sound testing in the next couple of days. If I am happy with the results, I will make myself comfortable, take a big glug of water, and go for it.
There are plenty of articles teaching you how to record your audiobook from what equipment to buy to how to use it.So, what I have done here is to take my years of experience to just give you some tips that might make your book just that bit better.
I thought I would put together a random selection of tips for those of you recording and editing your own audiobooks.This is not a tutorial, but a pile of quickies that might be useful.