Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling.
Thursday, 8 August 2019
Hot News, Roundups & AudioFiction articles
The Best Podcasts of 2019 (So Far)
“Best” is a relative term, but this list from Discover Pods includes some expertly crafted Audio Fiction, such as Unwell, Caravan, and This Sounds Serious.
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 Maker Weekend:
A series of workshops and discussions targeted at podcast makers that will run on Sat 14 and Sun 15 of Sep as part of London Podcast Festival.
Podcast Fiction Creatives Meet-Ups
Daisy Pettles Women’s Writing Contest
- Women Writers over age 40 can apply to spend a week writing at a historic home in Bedford, Indiana, and win a cash prize of $1000. $45 fee. Deadline: unknown.
is accepting applications for monologues and drama from writers aged 16-30, based in the UK’s Midlands. Fancy having the BBC commission your work? Deadline: 30 September, 2019.
The Sonic Society
has leads to public domain and Creative Commons licensed sound effects.
How To Run A Podcast Booth
- From ThePodcastHost.com, here’s a resource for those of us planning to participate in the convention scene.
Audio Fiction Auditions:
Creatives to support
PodTales Indiegogo campaign
- Five days left! Help raise funds for this free-to-attend 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.
Show News: Debuts and Finales
A Ninth World Journal
launched its Second Season August 3rd. The imaginative world of Januae, set a billion years in the future, where he continues to try to come to terms with and understand his random teleporting condition.
The first season of Generation Z, a unique caste system zombie story set 100 years in the future, is wrapping up. 11 episodes, 30 minutes each. On Chronosphere Fiction
podcast, wherever you listen.
Editor - Lindsay Harris Friel (filling in for Sarah Golding, who will return soon!)
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