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Kobo Writing Life Podcast

The Kobo Writing Life Podcast brings you insights and inspiration for growing your self-publishing business. We feature interviews with bestselling authors and industry experts, who share practical advice you can use to improve your writing and sell more books. Hosted by KWL's very own Chrissy Munroe and Stephanie McGrath, you'll also get the latest news and updates about Kobo and the KWL platform. Self-publish today at

Sep 6, 2017

KWL Episode 90 is a special episode featuring the announcement of the launch of Kobo Audiobooks, narrated by Jim Dale.

Let me tell you a story. Do you remember when you first fell in love with reading? Well you weren't really reading, were you? No, your passion for books began quite another way. It was listening, wasn't it? To a story. Yes; your love of reading got started when you were being read to. Could there be any six words that have more anticipation behind them than: "Let me tell you a story."

Introducing Audiobooks for the Free Kobo App with a beautifully designed, easy to use player.

One home for all your ebooks and audiobooks.

It's your whole reading life - always with you!

Start your free trial today and embrace the art of listening.

For authors looking to get their audiobooks loaded to Kobo's catalog, there are currently three main ways to do that via distributors:

If you are using a third party distributor for audiobooks, be sure to check with them to make sure they are distributing your titles to Kobo.

The KWL development team is looking into how KWL authors might be able to load their audiobooks directly to Kobo's catalog, but there currently isn't a direct upload solution.