Audiobook Development & Production Services
- completing your transition from page to final master -




·         CASTING 

·        DIRECTING ·         COACHING


·        MASTERING




Free yourself from the countless details of audiobook production - and know that your project will run smoothly & economically.

Judith West  coordinates all stages of production to assure quality control and on-time delivery.
Her broad knowledge & expertise guarantee you 

     Oval: “Organized, impressively thorough, and a creative thinker, Judith West works hard and produces great results. She’s someone I’d  want on my team any day.”
— Michele Cobb, BBC Audiobooks America
receptive, focused communication

     a professional process

     a superior audio production




Profit from our understanding of & expertise in the world of
audio publishing. We can update and advise you about

     the audiobook industry

     budget issues

     scripting & abridging

     performance modes - author or actor? solo or multiple voices?

     audio formats - CD, cassette, MP3, download

     audiences & special markets



Oval: “You really did a terrific job. The final abridgment was very smooth, easy to follow, and the narrator even commented that it could stand on its own as a book. Thanks!”
¾ Alisa Weberman, Publisher, 
Listen & Live Audio
Ensure accuracy, save time…& avoid surprises. Our detailed manuscript analysis means thorough script preparation.

AudioTransitions’ literary specialists

     pinpoint performance and recording issues

     research essential features - pronunciations, dialects, history, etc.

     format & markup scripts for engineer & narrator

Abridgment by seasoned experts is available on request. Other adaptation options include dramatization, multiple-voice arrangement, & excerpting.



Matching the right voice to your material is crucial to audiobook success.

Oval: “Judith, you were a delight to work with…[And] the result exceeded our expectations.” ¾ Linda Olsen, Publisher, The Audio PartnersAt AudioTransitions, we know the qualities and experience that distinguish an outstanding storyteller from voiceover talent.

For targeted casting, we maintain direct connections with

     gifted performance talent nationwide

     established casting agencies (for some larger projects)



Ensure a relaxed, confident reader - whether that’s the author or a professional performer. AudioTransitions’ directors work intimately with individuals & deftly with performance groups.

We’re the performer’s most responsive listener - to give your listeners the finest performance.



“A comfortable place to be creative” - that’s our studio facility, the sphere of AudioTransitions’ experienced, award-winning recording professionals.

Editing and mastering stages fine-tune and polish your audiobook. Masters can be delivered in a variety of formats.

Our studio craftsmen work with state-of-the-art digital recording and editing tools, as well as full music and sound effects libraries, original music, and customized sound design.



Any of the services outlined above can be provided “a la carte.” We also offer individual specialty services in the following areas:


     Ancillary Materials (study guides, games, etc.)

     Package Design & Printing

     Manufacturing & Packaging

     Performance Coaching

     Audio Production Consulting


Fee & Proposal Request

Audio production needs can vary significantly.

Please describe your project in detail -- either in an e-mail or by fax -- and we’ll reply promptly with an estimate and further information.


Free Offers

1.      Click to receive a free issue of AudioFile®
the magazine for people who love audiobooks.

2.      Receive a free AudioTransitions FlipBook with your first project inquiry.

3.      Choose from the following services, free with your first AudioTransitions project:

     special markets profile

     recorded author interview

     audiobook cover copy

     audiobook game or quiz

      e-mail Judith West
phone/fax 773.338.8813