I’m lucky to work in the broadcast industry and so creating audiobooks has been a relatively painless process. Plus, the books that I’ve turned into audio are memoirs, so I have been the voice of the story. No payment to a voice artist. Choosing the right one for fiction can be daunting and costly. Because my books are memoirs and access to a studio, I’ve been able to do good audio work without much cost. My publishers relinquished the audio rights to me, so I did on my own dime. Has it been successful? Well, a bit. But still, to be honest, while the audio book buyer is growing, physical book buyers far out number. Even ebooks, which are popular, sell nowhere close to physical books. Paperbacks are still king. Will see where it goes.

Award-winning writer. Author of memoir and fiction. Editor of Medium publication: THE WRITER SHED.

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