By Pamela Fagan Hutchins

An adapted and unedited chapter from my upcoming SkipJack Publishing book (release date August 15, 2013) What kind of loser indie publishes, and how can I be one too?

Video killed the radio star, or so sang the Buggles in 1979. But we still listen to radio, and we still read books. Not only do we read books, we listen to books. Audiobooks. And they’re growing in popularity.

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No discussion of strategy is complete without a word on the role of audiobooks, which have become so simple and cheap to produce that they join the ranks of ebooks as no-brainers, in my opinion.

Author, let me introduce you to Audible’s Audio Creation Exchange (ACX, at http://acx.com). ACX, meet my indie author friends. On ACX, an author can search for narrators for their books, many of whom will narrate books for a 50/50 split of the author’s potential royalties on sales of the future audiobook.

To read the rest, visit the original post at SkipJack Publishing.

Happy listening, friends –

Pamelot

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