Dralin (Dralin Trilogy Book 1)

Dralin (Dralin Trilogy Book 1)

By John H. Carroll

Estimated Length:

10.2 hours

Project Budget:

Royalty Share

Word Count:

94,500

Language:

English

Distribution:

Exclusive

Territories:

World

Almost Done!

Cover Art RequirementsClick here for the printable PDF version

Product images submitted to Audible must meet the following requirements.

Technical Requirements

  • - Images must contain both the name of the title and author(s)
  • - Images must be no smaller than 2400 X 2400 pixels in size but less than 8 MB.
  • - Images must be 24-bit, no smaller than 72dpi, and must be RGB (not CMYK).
  • - Images must be squared. The squared cover must be a true squared cover and cannot be rectangular with colored borders on the side. (CD case cover/jacket, e.g.)
  • - Images cannot refer to physical CD's or media other than the audio presented.
  • - Jewel cases, promotional stickers, and cellophane are not allowed.
  • - Pornographic and offensive materials are not allowed.

Acceptable File Type

  • - JPG

Adhering to Image Specifications

Below are image samples which depict what a properly formatted cover should look like and some examples that would be rejected.

Book format. Too narrow.
Stretched
Good!
There are many cities in the world of Ryallon that know the touch of despair and evil, but none like Dralin. Towers of wizards rise high into the air, shrouded in the mists of magical smog. Poor sleep in the alleyways, becoming deformed by pollution. Life is short for many.Throughout all of it, the cunning and dangerous members of the City Guard do their best to keep evil and crime from...

Requires a narrator who can perform:

Genre:
  Science Fiction & Fantasy
Fiction/Nonfiction:
  Fiction
Language:
  English
Gender:
  Male or Female
Character Age:
  Not Specified
Accent:
  Not Specified
Vocal Style:
  Storyteller

Title Information:

Date posted to ACX:
 Dec 01 2014
Original publication date:
 2011-10-16
Published by:
 
Amazon sales rank:
 0
Amazon rating:
 
3.8 (35 ratings)

Comments from the Rights Holder:

"Dralin" is the first book in the Dralin Trilogy. Over 15,000 ebook copies have been given away on Amazon, iTunes and other stores. The other two books in the trilogy, "Ebudae" and "Pelya" have also been published, each selling over a thousand copies. They are young adult fantasy, free of swearing and sex, though there are some fade-to-black scenes. Each book is approximately 100k words long. This trilogy is part of the Ryallon series, of which 8 books have been published and others are in the works.

I have been self-published for 4 years and have established marketing including a mailing list. I will work on marketing the audio book in specific markets for audio listeners. I expect a percentage of the sales may come from Amazon's Whispersync at the lower prices they request for that, so that should be taken into consideration.

The Dralin Trilogy is filled with dialog and action. The primary characters are Pelya and Ebudae, who are 11 in "Dralin", 16 in "Ebudae" and 19 in "Pelya". In Dralin, the first 9 chapters are about Frath and Sheela. The rest is about Pelya and Ebudae, 11 year old girls. Neither Pelya nor Ebudae have any romantic interests in the books. These are action/adventure fantasy.

Frath is a member of the city guard. He's tall, strong and dangerous, but he cares about the city. His voice is deep but kind.

Sheela is a penniless young woman entering a dangerous city. Her life has been difficult, but she holds her head high in spite of a bleak future.

Pelya is a young girl who has been raised in the city guard and is proficient with a sword. She always tries to do what's right.

Ebudae is a young girl who plays with magic and finds death fascinating. She's a bit scary to be honest.

There is also a female dragon searching for her missing child. A variety of minor characters are also included.