What are some alternatives?
When comparing Listle for Writers and soundgecko, you can also consider the following products
Medium Audio Stories - Listen to your favorite Medium stories
TAYL - Listen to websites as you would listen to podcasts.
Play for Web - Listen to articles from around the web
Narro - The simplest way to listen to the web
Play (for Medium) - Listen to Medium Stories with a Chrome Extension
Medium Membership - $5/month for an ad-free experience with premium content