If you have an hour to spare and want to hear in detail how to produce an audiobook, you can listen to my latest podcast interview with Paul Teague here, released today.
Paul produces quality weekly podcasts on the subject of self-publishing. His site is called Self Publishing Journeys, and over the past year he's built up a library of fascinating interviews with a wide range of authors.
I used the accompanying movie poster meme to promote this latest podcast - couldn't resist the pun opportunity,...
In perfect circumstances you could probably get your audiobook from the initial ‘Ah-ha! I think I’ll make an audiobook’ moment to the ‘Ooh look, people are downloading it!’ euphoria in about a month, but based on my own experience you should allow somewhat longer than that.
In case you’re... also thinking of turning your book into something people might want to listen to – people such as long-distance truck drivers, passengers on long-haul flights, the visually impaired, and, let’s not forget, those who find reading a real challenge for whatever reason – I’m happy to share the story so far.