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Jan 12, 2023 | 0 comments

Host & Guest


Scott Ellis


Kathleen Kaiser &

Adanna Moriarty


Adanna Moriarty





About This Episode

One in four readers is listening…

There are so many platforms to get your book into the hands of readers. But how do you choose where to put your money as a self or indie-published author? The current audiobook industry is raking in over $16b a year. Our guest today, on the first episode of season three, is Scott Ellis. He’s created a business around getting your books narrated and out into the world for readers or listeners, as the case may be. Scott goes over everything from how you get paid to how he gets paid. Plus, the benefits of producing your work in this media. A jam-packed 55 minutes, co-hosted by Kathleen Kaiser and Adanna Moriarty, season three is bound to be exciting with our new platform.

Let us know if you have any requests for topics for us to discuss in season three at

Resources from Scott:

Instagram – @scott_ellis_reads – This is Scott’s online, video-based learning platform for those who would like to become narrators.

About our guest

Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis is an audiobook narrator having narrated over 70 audiobooks. In addition, he has helped many narrators and authors bring their first projects to audio. With a degree in theater and nearly 30 years as an educator teaching Language Arts, Scott is all about performing and teaching. He is pleased to join this group and discuss the ins and outs of audiobook production plus be a part of helping authors think through all options of putting their stories in audio. Please visit Scott’s website at to learn more about his production company and to find out about online instruction for all things audiobooks.

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