Posted on 04/29/2022 at 08:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Publishers Weekly reported, in a subscriber-only article, that Google Play has expanded its AI-narrated audiobook creation option to the US,...

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Posted on 02/10/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Oh, how computer voices have evolved in the past decade-plus. Think back to the first GPS unit you owned, if...

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Posted on 12/01/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors has made the world of audio the focus of three recent posts. ALLi’s Dan Holloway...

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Posted on 11/18/2021 at 09:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

By now, you’ve heard that audio giant Spotify has struck a deal to purchase Findaway. You might be wondering what...

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Posted on 11/15/2021 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader highlighted two deals related to audiobooks in his Morning Coffee roundup post. The one with more name...

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Posted on 11/02/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Beware isn’t issuing a full-on warning about Scribd’s current push to acquire backlist books. Victoria Strauss is, however, cautioning...

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Posted on 09/22/2021 at 04:04 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors has two updates from Amazon in its weekly business roundup that may be of note...

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Posted on 09/20/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Audio dramas aren’t new, but they’re not necessarily the first thing that authors think of when they give consideration to...

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Posted on 08/30/2021 at 02:56 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two book publishers have filed a class action lawsuit against Audible. Law Street Media reports that Plaintiffs Golden Unicorn Enterprises...

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Posted on 06/01/2021 at 04:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon is a huge player in all parts of the publishing market, but that doesn’t mean it’s untouchable, obviously. The...

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