Kc Wayland on Lockdown, Audio Theater for the Mind, & Writing an Audio Drama Bible

Kc Wayland isn’t just the guy behind We’re Alive and Lockdown. He’s the very reason many of us are listening to and making Audio Drama of our own. It’s always a real pleasure to welcome him onto the show, and this is another conversation packed with insight and value. With Lockdown in the can and available […]

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Download Numbers. The Potential of Audio Drama

Download numbers are discussed, and sometimes obsessed over by podcasters. However, it’s better to focus your attention on those who are listening, rather than stressing over those who aren’t. Keep creating great Audio Drama and you will grow your audience. With that said, let’s take a look at some hard numbers that can provide useful […]

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The Five Cs of Making Audio Drama

There’s five things that are really important in the writing and production of quality Audio Drama, and they all begin with C. Conspiracy? Well, that does too. So what are the five Cs of making Audio Drama? Characters – your listener doesn’t want one dimensional cardboard cutout characters. He/she wants you to make them friends and […]

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Running Audio Drama Workshops

On this episode we’re joined by Zoe and Leon from WordPlay. I’ve been keen to get them on the show for a while to talk about the audio drama workshops they’ve been running in schools, bookshops, and community centres. They have their own podcast too so be sure to listen and subscribe! “We run radio drama making […]

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Finding & Creating Recording Environments

Unless your entire cast are working remotely, you’re going to need a place to record your Audio Dramas. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ answer here, and there are a lot of factors that come into play. You’ll have many things to take into consideration regardless of where you plan to set up your ‘studio’, […]

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Episode Lengths – How Long Should My Audio Dramas Be?

It’s a frequently asked question in Audio Drama, and an interview with Brian and Jerry at Great Northern Audio Theater (which can be heard in the second half of this episode) prompted our discussion on the subject. Great Northern Audio recently produced a 90 minute one-off ‘feature length’ Audio Drama called In The Embers. So does it matter […]

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