Why more authors are going audio-only

Why more authors are going audio-only
 

A new collection of short stories featuring works from 18 well-known authors is bypassing print and going straight to audiobook. Could this be a sign of things to come?
Last week, figures from Nielsen Bookscan showed audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, rising by 12% in 2017 alone.
Their growing popularity was said to have been largely driven by downloads from commuters, as well as young men who may not traditionally read much fiction.
Now, a new series of short story collections is set to go straight into readers' headphones, with no immediate plans to publish them on... read more

 
15 April 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 144
Source: BBC
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