Recently, I ventured into audio production of my books. Yesterday, I received notification that the audio edition of The Rogue is complete. I need to listen to it all – it’s 13.5 hours long – and either approve it or make notes and request changes. (Yes, I’m guessing that I’ll have a few changes to request. That’s just the way I am!)
Creating an audio book is a very interesting process. It’s wonderful to hear the book being read aloud, and I adore this narrator – she sounds exactly as I expect Ysabella to sound! – but it’s certainly time consuming. It’s also amazing to hear the craft of the narrator/actor, and how they make the individual voices in the book come alive, as well as keeping them distinct from each other and from the narrator’s voice. I’m quite fascinated with the whole thing, but am amazed by how time-consuming it is.