What are some alternatives?
When comparing Taleguild and Play (for Medium), you can also consider the following products
Bard - The ultimate hub for writers who want to get paid
Pocket Listen - Reading is hard. Listen to articles instead.
Ink - Rock solid freelance contracts in minutes
Play for Web - Listen to articles from around the web
soundgecko - Listen to news, websites, and documents
Medium Audio Stories - Listen to your favorite Medium stories