This Week In Links: September 9 – 13

Today, we’ve rounded up both informative and entertaining links for audiobook writers and actors. Newbies and seasoned pros alike can learn about audiobook marketing, the business of voiceovers, and what happens when you narrate a stranger’s life like a movie trailer.

Use these links to have a fun and productive weekend, and check back with us next week for more on audiobooks and ACX!

For Rights Holders:

The Justin Timberlake School of Rocking Your Book Launch – via Duolit – The release of this pop star’s latest album can guide you as you launch your next title.

5 Rules Every New Author Should Follow – via BookBaby – Newbies can avoid classic mistakes by following these five tips.

The Short Story: A Way for a Writer to Experiment?
via Creative Writing with the Crimson League – “All authors need to stretch themselves and leave their comfort zone to develop new skills.”

Know Which Critics To Listen To and Which To Ignore – via The Alliance of Independent Authors – make sure to consider the source before you get all worked up over that negative review.

For Producers:

via J. Christopher Dunn’s Voiceover Blog – Reading is your business, so here’s seven books you can read to improve your business.

Voiceover Business Profitability – via Bobbin’s Voiceover Sampler – An in depth look at the business side of being a voice actor.

Voiceover Actor Pranks Public By Giving Them Epic Movie Trailers – via Simply Zesty – Honest Trailers voice actor Jon Bailey constructs hilarious movie trailers for ordinary people.

Are You A Gear Slut? – via Voiceover Garden – How to know if you have too much studio gear – and what to do about it.

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