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Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #11

Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound
Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #11
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Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling. 
Thursday 1 August 2019

Hot News, Roundups & AudioFiction articles
The Return of the Haunted House in Sound - A celebration of horror sound design - an insightful article on Medium by Richard Brooks of Coventry University.
All the Audio Fiction Podcasts for July - By Cambridge Geek - A roundup of Audio Fiction debut podcasts for July - so much audio awesome!
Download the full report into The Publishers Guide to Podcasting here - Tips on how to start, market your wares and more - from What'
Article on TimeStorm celebrating its Latinx history message as they celebrate the release of Season 2 - Celebrate the audio awesome of Cocotazo Media with this Podnews Article. Check the link below to the TimeStorm Season 2 debut.
Support Indie Podcasts Part III - By Rolling Boxcars - A call to arms!
Is Amazon AWS an alternative to a real podcast host? - Article from Podnews showcasing Amazon developments in voice AI.

Awards News
Seneca Awards announced - Congrats to all winners and nominees!

Podcast Movement - The state of Audio Fiction - An audio fiction panel at the Podcast Movement convention comprising of Chris Sugden (Victoriocity), Cole Burkhardt (Piece of Cake), Jake Del Rio (Misadventure by Death, Crossroad Stations), Kristen DeMercurio (VA - Ars Paradoxica…), Wil Williams (Podcast Problems).
Podcast Movement - August 13-16, 2019 - General link to the event - Orlando, Florida, USA. Use promo code INSIGHTS for $30 off any ticket. This is a special offer from Podcast Insights – please say thanks to the PM team when you see them!
Podcast Mid Atlantic - September 6-7, 2019 - Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. “The Number One Podcast Event for Creativity and Community”
Kings Place London Podcast Festival - September 6 - 15, 2019 - London, UK. Plan your visit! September 2019. Live Audio fiction shows and creative talks to inspire and entertain!

Podcast Fiction Creatives August Meet-Ups and beyond!
August UK Audio Fiction Creatives Podcast Meetup in London - Facebook organised by Ella Watts (Podcast Consultant Freelancer / The Orphans). #doit! London, Friday August 16th.
August Australian Podcast meetup - Melbourne - August 18 2019.
A Scottish Podcast Audio Drama / Audio Fiction Creatives Meetup in Edinburgh - Saturday 9th November - Enough warning to get it into your diaries!

Exciting new audio fiction script writing competition launched by Quirky Voices and Dashing Onions Collaboration. - Deadline EXTENDED TO 7 August Due to grand reveal that the chosen scripts will be performed at The London Podcast Festival in Sept- Sarah Golding (VA, Quirky Voices) and Fiona Thraille (VA, Dashing Onions) are excited to present the newest opportunity to showcase new original indie audio fiction writing. We will be performing 2 original winning scripts from this competition and then furthering the opportunity for the not-quite-so-winning-but-still-awesome scripts to be snapped up by producers to be made. We want Live foley and audio fun! DO NOT MISS this opportunity to share your audio joy! Cast and crew include James Oliva (What’s the Frequency, Greater Boston, 1994…), Hedley Knights (We Fix Space Junk), Karim Kronfli (What’s the Frequency, Scottish Podcast…), Maxamillian John (Marscorp, The Bunker) and more tbc! Good luck!
BBC Writers Room Script Gym - Writing Exercises and motivation!
Writers, Actors, Directors wanted for Audio Fiction recording - Ragged Foils are yearning for creatives to join their theatre company to create new audio fiction. (Unpaid)
Job with Slate - Researcher for Narrative podcasts on American History - Get your geek on and help narrative podcasts flourish!
Horror Writing comp closes - TODAY! - Submit your best horror scripts for the London Horror Festival.

Creator Resources 
Complete guide to Auphonic - By the Buzzsprout team. A look at utilising this resource to help clean up your edits.
Ghost Hack Summer Sale - SFX, Risers, Percussion and more to add to your edits…35% off with GIFT35.
A Sound Effect’s Summer Sale - Groovy sound bundles - have a browse
Record your podcast with WiseBuddah - Studios and more for hire
One stop shop for social media updates for podcasts - bring all of your social media updates into one place. Their landing page shows you how they manage social media for the podcast Serial. Currently in Beta.

Audio Fiction Auditions:
Procyon Podcast network are casting for Me and AU - Awesome Fun new Podcast from Procyon. Deadline 6 Sept 2019
The Lucky Die and Bougrim’s Backstory need your help! - Role Play galore! Deadline 25 August 2019.
Casting Call - The Pilgrimage Saga - S2 - British Accents. Deadline 28 Aug 2019.
Casting Call - The Devil hates Mondays - a new audio comedy - Deadline 3rd Aug 2019.

Creatives to support
PodTales Indiegogo campaign - Help raise funds for this free to go to Fiction Podcast Specialist Podcast Festival. “By making admission free to the general public, PodTales seeks to expand the audience for independent audio drama and fiction podcasts, as well as offering a rewarding community event.” There will also be Local Exhibitors, Special Guests, Family-Friendly Activities, Hands-on Workshops and Panel Discussions.
Fall of the House of Sunshine are fundraising! Jump in! - Kickstarter deadline - August 4 2019. Sunshine, one of the first musical podcasts ever, is a totally unique auditory roller coaster ride - a murder mystery whodunnit that quickly unravels into a lovingly crafted world of action, adventure, noir and musical comedy shenanigans. Featuring a cast of Tony- and Emmy- nominated actors and voice actors from Broadway and Prime Time television, immersive audio production, and a fully orchestrated soundtrack with over 110 musical numbers through the first two seasons, Fall of the House of Sunshine has built a singular podcast experience for your singular (doubular?) ears.
September is International Podcast Month. Help this opportunity for cross-marketing and growth with their Indiegogo campaign!

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Editor - Sarah Golding

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