Best way to signal a section change in an audio book?
September 13, 2012 6:08 PM Subscribe
In audio books, what's best-practice for signaling a section change within a chapter?
posted by silusGROK to media & arts (10 answers total)
I'm about to go into the studio to start recording my novel "Brother Husband". I'm excited — but I'm having the damnedest time deciding on a way to aurally signal a transition within a chapter between two sections. I use these sub-chapter sections for a number of reasons throughout the book, with each chapter having four or so sections.
How do the best audio books accomplish these transitions? Is it with an extra long pause? A chime of some sort? Or something more subtle …