[bct] Re: Falling in love with Podiobooks

  • From: "Maria R." <malyn87@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 08:06:09 -0500

Hi Debee,

thanks for alerting me to podiobooks.  I went to the site and wanted to
listen to a segment, but when I entered on the link, nothing happened.  Is
there a button I need to find?  If so, how do I find it with JAWS?

Maria R.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Debee Norling" <debee@xxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 12:07 AM
Subject: [bct] Falling in love with Podiobooks

> * Cross-posted to the Book Courier list.
> I just discovered podiobooks, and it's wonderful.
> It provides free, serialized audiobooks. They are MP3 podcasts, no
> encryption. They are by modern authors, most of who aren't famous but are
> very good.
> There is mostly mystery and sci-fi. Unlike audible, they don't have
> thousands of choices, but the site seems completely accessible. It is easy
> to subscribe and set your preferences. It's easy to donate and half your
> donation goes directly to the author. The narrators are good and the file
> quality is high.
> I've been downloading like crazy and getting really enthralled with the
> stories. EarthCore, the first Sci-Fi book ever podcasted is quite
> though not g-rated.
> I just wrote them praising them for making an accessible website that is
> very easy for everyone to understand and navigate.  I hope you will all
> check it out and send them some donations and fan mail. We need to reward
> people who make audio books available cheaply on accessible sites.
> --Debee
> * The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has
> occurred.

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