Romance Narrators at RWA 2019
Romance Narrators are getting out of our booths and heading to New York City to attend the 2019 Romance Writers of America Conference which starts tomorrow, July 24th!
Look for Amy Landon, Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Karen White, Savannah Peachwood, Teri Schaubelt and Virginia Rose at any of the events below. We'd be delighted to answer any of your questions about getting your books into audio. Can't wait to see you!
RWA Trade Show
Date: Thursday, July 25
Time: 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Location: Westside Ballroom 4 (5th floor), SAG-AFTRA Booth
Description: The purpose of the RWA Trade Show is to provide a venue for authors to make connections with companies/individuals that offer business assistance to authors (editing, cover art, e-book formatting, author assistant, marketing services, etc.).
20/20s on Audiobooks
Date: Friday, July 26
Time: 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
(1 session: 4 workshops, each repeated three times in the hour, so you can go to 3 out of 4)
From a Whisper to a Scream: How to Market Your Audiobook
Location: 5th Floor, Juillard Room
Speaker: Michele Cobb
A title is a title, but there are differences when marketing books versus audiobooks. Walk away with a checklist of tasks to tackle, as well as tips for creating marketing tools using the unique materials of the format.
Making Ear Candy: Audiobook Production for Indie, Traditional, and Hybrid Authors
Location: 5th Floor, Imperial Room
Speaker: Karen White and Virginia Rose
Discover current options for publishing in audio and steps to take in determining what will work for you. You’ll gain insights regarding when and how to get your books into the audiobook arena and leave with a list of service providers that can help get your books to listeners' ears.
The Price You Pay: The Cost of Making an Audiobook
Location: 5th Floor, Broadhurst Room
Speakers: Amy Landon and Teri Schnaubelt
You’ll be given a breakdown of a realistic budget for audiobook production and walk away with an understanding of what you’re paying for, what you shouldn’t pay for, where to cut costs, and where not to.
The Voice in My Head: Casting Your Audiobook
Location: 5th Floor, Belasco Room
Speakers: Savannah Peachwood and Sarah Mollo-Christensen
There are important factors to consider beyond the sound of a narrator’s voice when casting your audiobook. Learn what solo, dual, and duet narration are and the strategies for deciding which is the best fit for your book.