SPP205 Creating Audio Dramas with Michael Coorlim
- Something cool: Sean’s excited about Mark Dawson’s new podcast; Dave thinks Better Call Saul is better than Breaking Bad; Johnny realizes that working on his birthday is awesome
- Sean asserts that there’s a difference between knowing and caring.
- Dave gets excited about having an ‘accent’ on the show today, but it turns out to be a DIRTY LIE.
- The guys talk about ACX’s recent ‘F U’ decision based on rate structure.
- Michael talks about how they translated a scene from writing to audio, including dialogue and ambience.
- They talk about the profit model to used to make enough money to support the work, and how it has affected book sales.
- Michael talks about audience overlap between fans of the books and fans of the audio drama podcast.
- Often, books are adapted to audio, in the same way as books are adapted to the big screen. Michael talks about how that production went and the schedule.
- Think you can do this on the weekends as a full-time or part-time author? Michael talks about his own schedule making the podcast.
- Johnny asks how Michael’s Audible books are doing financially, and the surprising answer to whether he wants to do it versus needs to do it.
- Michael talks about how his voice actors work together rather than in studios across the world.
- Michael talks about the possibility of taking on other authors’ works.
- Michael answers listener questions about how they record their dramas, and the unforeseen logistic problems for which they will tailor the coming episodes.
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