Please specify the application you are using.
What version of Premiere Elements, what computer operating system?
What you are describing is normal if you all have on the Timeline are the narration clips that you are creating.
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that´s what I found too.
Thanks for the reply.
I hope that the details and comments in the article referred to help you work around the 30 second narration that you face.