Can you Make and Sell an Audiobook if your Book is on KDP Select?

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Yes you can. Short books and audiobooks are the in thing right now. Lots of Indies are working with ACX to have their books made into audio to sell with Amazon’s Audible. You can either pay a narrator and keep all your royalties, or you can opt to share the audiobook’s royalties with the narrator, in which case you pay nothing upfront. Unfortunately this service isn’t available to authors anywhere other than the United States and the United Kingdom. I would definitely use this service if it was available to me, and if any of you scribblers haven’t yet explored the possibilities of audio, it looks to be well worth the effort to have a look.

I have seen a few authors who refuse to have any part of Audible, because of their seven year exclusive distribution rights and insistence on the use of DRM though, so not everyone…

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2 thoughts on “Can you Make and Sell an Audiobook if your Book is on KDP Select?

    Suzanne Joshi. said:
    June 20, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Thanks for sharing this interesting and helpful information, Jo.🙂

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    D.G.Kaye said:
    June 23, 2015 at 3:28 am

    Thanks for this great info Jo.:)

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