Audible will release a free, original Homeland audiobook on Sunday

After the new episode of Homeland airs this Sunday, the Amazon-owned digital audiobook service (s AMZN) will release a free, 30-minute “soliloquy by congressman-turned-fugitive Nicholas Brody,” the Wall Street Journal reports (paywall). Narrated by Damian Lewis, the actor who plays Brody, this is “Audible’s first stab at creating new content for a TV drama,” and Audible hired a writer to work on it in collaboration with Homeland writers and Fox (s NWS).

Amazon-owned Audible: Hey authors, want $20 million?

The Amazon-owned digital audiobooks site is launching a new program, “Audible Author Services,” that pays audiobook authors $1 per sale through,, and iTunes. The audiobook publishers do not receive any of the funds.

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