Voices in Your Head:
How Audiobooks Can Improve Your Writing
By Richard Rieman
Do you hear voices in your head while writing? It can be a very good thing.
As a veteran Audible audiobook narrator, I am always impressed when the writing just flows smoothly without choppiness or a staccato pattern.
The late, great author and writing coach Gary Provost says reading your written words aloud will make you a better writer:
“This sentence has five words. Here are five …
Is Audio in the AIR for you and your book. If it isn’t, start re-noodling your thinking. Right now, audio books exceed one BILLION in sales .. that’s a lot of listening and re-listening. Think libraries; drive trips; anyone working out; taking a long walk; or even just a quiet afternoon in the garden. Your reach is unlimited–are you taking advantage of it.
1. Before you start down audio-land, it’s wise to consult with someone who …
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Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. With her will be Heather Lutze, author of Marketing Espionage and Thumbonomics. …
Richard Rieman is the author of The Author’s Guide to AudioBook Creation. He will be presenting a not to be missed program at the AuthorU Extravaganza on September 15th. Make sure you meet him at his Exhibit booth during the Trade Show.
“Podcasts are the gateway drug for audiobooks“
…the words of Tom Webster, Vice President of Strategy at Edison Research, at the 2016 Audio Publisher’s Association Conference in Chicago. Webster pointed to an explosion in podcast listening as a …
Guest Blog by Richard Rieman, AudioBook expert
There is now a way you can send an audiobook free to anyone’s email address and for the author, it counts as a sale!
This new feature is called “Send this Book” and you will find it at the bottom of an audiobook description on Audible. It’s highlighted by the yellow arrow:
In the official Press Release, Audible says “each recipient gets his or her first title through for free, and …