Home Special Report Why Nigerian Authors Should Embrace Audiobooks – SYNW

Why Nigerian Authors Should Embrace Audiobooks – SYNW

Wole Adedoyin
Wole Adedoyin

The President of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW Global), Wole Adedoyin, has urged Nigerian writers to explore the burgeoning market of audiobooks.

In a press statement released on Thursday in Ibadan, Adedoyin emphasized the immense potential for writers to reach a wider audience through the audio format.

Audiobooks have experienced a significant surge in popularity in recent years, with more readers turning to audio formats for their convenience and accessibility. Adedoyin believes that Nigerian writers stand to benefit greatly from tapping into this growing market trend.

Speaking on the importance of embracing audiobooks, Adedoyin stated, “As the literary landscape continues to evolve, it is crucial for writers to adapt and explore new avenues for sharing their work. Audiobooks offer a unique opportunity to engage with audiences in a format that is both convenient and immersive.”

The SYNW President highlighted the potential for audiobooks to reach audiences beyond traditional readers, including commuters, busy professionals, and individuals with visual impairments. By producing audiobooks, Nigerian writers can broaden their readership and amplify the impact of their storytelling.

Adedoyin also emphasized the importance of investing in high-quality production and narration to ensure that audiobooks meet the standards expected by listeners. He encouraged writers to collaborate with experienced narrators and audio production professionals to create engaging and polished audio experiences.

In addition to expanding readership, Adedoyin pointed out the potential financial benefits of venturing into audiobooks. With the rise of digital platforms and subscription services dedicated to audiobooks, writers have the opportunity to generate additional income streams and increase their earning potential.

The SYNW President concluded by urging writers to embrace innovation and explore the possibilities offered by audiobooks. He expressed confidence that Nigerian writers possess the creativity and talent to excel in this rapidly growing market segment.

As the literary landscape continues to evolve, the Society of Young Nigerian Writers remains committed to supporting writers and fostering the growth of literature in Nigeria and beyond.

Packaged by Dare Raji

author avatar


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here