Inside the Audiobook Industry
Just how well equipped are you to work professionally with major publishers?
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True or False? Including your middle name in your professional title increases your workflow by 66.66%. *
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You lost your voice on Monday and your file delivery deadline is on Friday.  You're halfway through recording.  You should: *
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You've been offered a book, but the turnaround is quick.  You don't have any time between now and the due date to record it, but you're interested and you kind of want it.  You should: *
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I've heard narrators mention that they listen to audiobooks.  I think...
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You were browsing Audible, reading your reviews, and you came across a preorder that hasn't been cast yet, and you are really hot to narrate it.  You know someone at that pub; is it acceptable to email the publisher and ask for a shot at it?
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You emailed all your contacts with publishers to celebrate the release of your 100th audiobook.  Many of them congratulated you.  Now, you should:
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You log into AHAB and see an audition you really like.  After prepping the audition script, you see that the first person narration is that of a first generation Vietnamese American, but you are not Vietnamese. But..Cool! You've got a great Vietnamese accent! You:
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You've recorded a series for an author and you thought the plot and the writing were absolutely terrible.  You suffered through it for the paycheck, and you'd do the same again.  You log into Facebook and hit up a private narrator's group to vent about it because you know your colleagues can relate!  Is this ok or is it bad form? *
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You were cast to co-narrate a book with a narrator of the opposite gender as you. When you, the other narrator, and the producer were emailing before recording began, you thought your co-narrator was noticeably falling short of professionalism (and getting away with it!).  Hey, that's not how you would do it, but to each their own, right?  You decide to ask around to your narrator friends if anyone else has had a bad experience with this narrator.  Is this ok or is it bad form? *
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You're recording in-studio today and you don't want to be late, so you arrive 15 minutes early.  During recording, your director suggests something that you don't agree with.  You: *
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