We use Amazon Associate links to help support the site and the work we do.

FOR READERS/WRITERS: Why Do You Like Audio Books?


Today’s reader/writer topic comes from QSFer Eric Alan Westfall:

With a theatre background I certainly don’t want to deprive voice-actors of income, but I’ve never understood the attraction/value of an audio book, except for the visually impaired, or someone driving long distances where holding a book isn’t possible.

I was given an audio version of a book that’s 8 hours long. I can read it myself in probably 3 hours. So why would I sit somewhere for another 5 hours, to accomplish the same goal? Why would anyone?

And given the probable cost of the audio version, do those who self-publish make a profit often enough to make the initial out-of-pocket cash expenditure financially worthwhile?

This particular inquiring mind truly wants to know. Want to edify and educate me??

Writers: This is a reader and writer chat – you are welcome to share your own book/link, as long as it fits the chat, but please do so as part of a discussion about the topic.

Join the chat:

FB: http://bit.ly/1MvPABV
MeWe: http://bit.ly/2mjg8lf


Join Our Newsletter List, Get 4 Free Books

To view our privacy and other policies, Click Here
Please consider also subscribing to the newsletters of the authors who are providing these free eBooks to you. We are only able to offer them through the generosity of these QSF authors. You can always unsubscribe at a later date if you don't find anything of interest to you.
Once you submit this form, check your inbox to confirm this addition if you joined our newsletter list.

Leave a Comment