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I’ll be the first to admit this and do so proudly: I read my book reviews. Every single one, on every single book. And no, I’m not a glutton for punishment.

As the RONE (Reward Of Novel Excellence) awards have grown to become one of the most prestigious awards in all Indie publishing, I am often asked what the name actually means, and how they came to be. So considering we have just announced another year’s winners of this coveted prize, I thought I’d take a minute and fill y’all in!

If you are traditionally published, indie published, or self published, good book reviews can propel your work into the reading stratosphere, garner you bestseller status, and make you a favorite choice of Reese’s Book Club. The opposite, unfortunately, holds true.

If a couple is making out in public, most people will generally ignore them. Other than the occasional taunt of “Get a room!”, this kind of PDA is overlooked and generally uninteresting. On the flip side, when a couple fights, onlookers either scatter from outright violence or pull out their cameras to video the argument. The difference between these scenarios is simple.

In Part 1 of this series of articles, we established that audiobooks are a viable source of income for authors. In this second part, we’re going to take an in-depth look at hybrid audiobook production companies. These companies help authors find narrators.