When an audiobook is recorded in a mainstream audiobook production facility, the studio time allocated is normally two hours for each hour of clean finished audio recording. When a narrator is working solo without a producer, generally the time required to record each hour of audio is significantly more. Then proofing, editing and mastering needs to take place.
There’s never been a better time for authors and rights holders to bring their work to audio. But where to start? Veteran audiobook .arrator / producer Helen Lloyd brings you a series of articles that aim to de-mystify the process of making an audiobook.