On ACX, you can get paid one of three ways to record an audiobook: a certain amount per finished hour (PFH), on a royalty share basis, or, in the best of all deals, a stipend book.
That’s an audiobook job that not only pays you a great rate per finished hour, but then sweetens the pot with the royalty share for every copy sold. So it’s like a combo deal.
I advise my students and clients to concentrate on auditioning for, and booking, stipend jobs. They guarantee you income even if the book doesn’t sell well.
But there is one case where I’d suggest you seriously consider a royalty share only book.
Here’s that case. Continue Reading →