This course walks you step by step through the process of becoming a professional audiobook narrator. We show you how to set up your home studio, build your professional profile, and create professional voice tracks. After completing this course you should be able to successfully narrate audiobooks on the Audible ACX platform.
This class shows you what exactly acx.com is and why you need it as an audiobook narrator.
This class shows you the different ways you get paid using the ACX platform.
This class removes any concerns as to why you should pursue audiobooks as a career path.
This class discusses the various hardware tools you will need to record professional sounding tracks while not spending much money!
This class shows all of the free software you need to produce professional voice tracks.
This class shows you how to set up your professional profile on ACX so you can be chosen to read books.
This class details how to make your profile rise up above the rest so you get chosen first for jobs.
This class shows you how to pick a book to read for your first audition.
This class walks you through the process of getting you ready for an audition with your text and recording setup on your computer.
This class shows you exactly how to set up your Audacity software so that you can properly record any voice track.
This class walks you through how to correctly submit an audition for review.
This class shows you what happens when you get an offer and how to properly accept or reject it.
This class walks you through the steps to recording the First 15 minutes of a project for approval to finish the rest of the book.
This class walks you through the process of submitting your recording of your First 15 minutes for review and approval.
This class shows you how to add all of the different chapters to complete a finished audiobook.
This class discusses the pros and cons of joining the performers’ union SAG/AFTRA.
This class talks about various ways you can form a professional business for your voice work.
This class discusses how you can use the internet to help you get more work done faster and get more people to see and buy your work.
Bailey Varness has been working in the voice-over industry for over 15 years now. She is most known for her extensive work in audiobook narration, where she now has over 65 titles on Audible and counting.
She has also performed voice work commercially for many companies, including Nabisco and Tylenol. She too can be heard in award winning radio dramas for NPR.
As a proud alum of Case Western Reserve University, Bailey earned a Masters in voice and performance, alongside several Emmy and Tony award winners. She has worked with the best of the best in the entertainment industry and continues to thrive in this challenging, but exciting field.
Bailey now wants to take what she has learned and share it through Voice Work Academy so others too can thrive using their voices to find professional and personal freedom.