Audiobook Narration Virtual Class

What We Offer

All group classes require completion of our Intro to Voiceover workshop, or equivalent somewhere else.
If you would like to attend an in-person class virtually, please click VIRTUAL PRESENCE in the sign-up form.

Audiobook Narration Virtual Class

5 Weeks - $350

Tuesdays | 7-9:30pm EST 

Instructor: Curt Bonnem

This 5-week class is designed to help you begin building a foundation in audiobook narration
from the ground-up. This class is 100% online via Zoom.

If you would like to sign up for the course within 24 hours of the first meeting, email

This class will cover the following:

What makes the audiobook industry unique to other VO genres

Home recording setup and equipment recommendations

Technical requirements for audiobooks vs other VO genres

Recording techniques and software recommendations

Proper mic placement and mic technique for audiobooks

Basics of audiobook editing & mastering

The different audiobook genres and where you fit into the mix

The POVs (1st & 3rd person) and how to approach them

Performance techniques and dealing with breaths, mouth noise and vocal health

Avoiding rookie mistakes

Creating characters and opposite gender narration

Selecting material and creating audiobook ‘demos’

Co-narration etiquette

Book prep/pre-production

From prep to production

Maintaining a recording schedule and time management

File management and organization

Finding the work – Casting sites, author outreach, public domain, working for publishers and creating your own work

Choosing the right projects and developing your portfolio

Marketing and networking in the audiobook industry

Should you use a pseudonym

Resources for further development

* All Atlanta Voiceover Studio seminars, workshops and classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide
opportunity for employment in the voiceover field or representation by an agent.

BONUS: Q&A + Read for Lantern Audiobooks Casting Director Chloe Keiffer