Richard Denning

Recording your own Audio Books

Richard Denning's advice on recording your own audiobook - Two years ago I recorded The Amber Treasure and released it in episodes via This is a US-based site that will publish audio books. It also feeds them to Itunes again as podcast episodes. Over a couple of years, the book had 300+ downloads and some good feedback. As a first experiment in recording audiobooks, it was not a bad way to go. Recently I decided to move forward and look to record some of my other books and I am using whom I met at the New Writers UK Fair. (This annual event at Nottingham in November is a gathering of self-published authors, associated folk such as editors and agents, etc). I don't find I sell many books there BUT as a place to network and make contacts it is useful. They are taking both The Amber Treasure and Child of Loki (which I am currently recording). My "home studio" is very basic. It consists of A)This PC B)A free to download copy of Audactity Which is a recording and editing programme. C)A Shure FM 58 XLR microphone . This was recommended to me by several pod-casters as…

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