SPF-137: Why You Need to be Publishing Audiobooks – with Tina Dietz


The popularity of devices like Alexa have created a rise in the demand for audio to educate and entertain commuters and laundry-folders alike. James talks to Tina Dietz about creating audiobooks from both our fiction and non-fiction work.

This week’s highlights include:

  • The importance of creativity in every type of business
  • How creativity makes us more productive
  • The different approaches to audiobooks by fiction and non-fiction authors
  • Thoughts on narrating your book yourself
  • The range of cost for producing an audiobook, including what you can expect to pay a narrator
  • Auditioning narrators to find the right voice for your book
  • Providing character information to narrators to find a good fit
  • Reading your book outloud yourself to get a sense of your characters’ voices
  • The three reasons for starting a podcast

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

TINA’S WEBSITE: StartSomethingPositive.com Creative Business Solutions

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