• The Writer's Guide to Training Your Dragon

  • Using Speech Recognition Software to Dictate Your Book and Supercharge Your Writing Workflow
  • By: Scott Baker
  • Narrated by: Scott Baker
  • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-23-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ashe Publishing
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (43 ratings)
  • Whispersync for Voice-ready

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Publisher's Summary

As writers, we all know what an incredible tool dictation software can be. It enables us to write faster and avoid the dangers of RSI and a sedentary lifestyle. But many of us give up on dictating when we find we can't get the accuracy we need to be truly productive.
This book changes all of that. With almost two decades of using Dragon software under his belt and a wealth of insider knowledge from within the dictation industry, Scott Baker will reveal how to supercharge your writing and achieve sky-high recognition accuracy from the moment you start using the software. You will learn:

Hidden tricks to use when installing Dragon NaturallySpeaking on a Windows PC or Dragon Dictate for Mac
How to choose the right microphone and set it up perfectly for speech recognition
The little-known techniques that will ensure around 99% accuracy from your first install - and how to make this even better over time
Setting up fail-safe dictation profiles with multiple microphones and voice recorders, without impacting your accuracy
How to train the software to adapt to both your voice and writing style and avoid your accuracy declining
Strategies for achieving your entire daily word count in just one or two hours
Many more tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else

It's time to write at the speed of speech - and transform your writing workflow forever!
©2016 Scott Baker (P)2016 Scott Baker
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Customer Reviews

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3 out of 5 stars
By Brenda on 01-07-18

I should have realized this was mostly about how t

I learned...
-The type of microphone recommended. I had it.
-Not to do a lot of Dragon's speaking exercises because it doesn't train Dragon for me. I wasn't.
-Practice with my phone apps that do voice to text. (Have been for years.)
-Practice until I get better.
-The experience of the author and his compelling reason for beginning to investigate dragon.

I haven't yet investigated the bonus material.

After I do that I may change my rating, but for now I am not sure that this had anything to do with training Dragon software for writers specifically.

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5 out of 5 stars
By The Flash Fiction Ponder on 05-21-18

A Great Guide

I was having trouble with the software and finding myself entering the dreaded no-man’s land of frustration, but thanks to Scott’s sound advice I’m now not only writing high with my Dragon, I’m soaring! In addition to providing invaluable advice for Dragon, the author’s narration makes one feel they have a friend on their side when it comes to undertaking this new endeavor, his charismatic nature and encouragement, along with your own willpower, being all that you need to dramatically advance your writing productivity.

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5 out of 5 stars
By GIE on 02-24-18

Brilliant book if you're into dictation via Dragon

What made the experience of listening to The Writer's Guide to Training Your Dragon the most enjoyable?

The content was fantastic. It answered every question I had and much more

Who was your favorite character and why?

There are no characters

What about Scott Baker’s performance did you like?

He tackled the subject of dictation from every ange

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


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5 out of 5 stars
By Nicky on 01-19-18

Very Clear Guide To Dictation

This book has got me up and running on Dragon in no time. Highly recommended

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