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Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #14

Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound
Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #14
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Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling. 
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Hot News, Roundups & AudioFiction articles
Audible teams up with big names as Audio Only Storytelling expands - Variety explores new exciting avenues for Audible.
Anyone can make a podcast, but not everyone can make a podcast that people want to listen to’ - Variety Article with podcasting statistics and musings for all podcast creatives to think about and utilise.
Esquire’s list of Audio for you to enjoy - a ‘best of 2019 so far’ list of podcasts including some audio fiction.
New York Times 6 Podcasts for the Drama Lover - New York Times article listing podcasts we know and love. I do think we should send them our own lists. What would you put on yours? Get to it!
Events
Podcast Mid Atlantic - September 6-7, 2019 - Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. “The Number One Podcast Event for Creativity and Community” 
Dashingly Quirky Voices in London Podcast Festival, present live audio fiction shorts with live foley! Part of the Kings Place London Podcast Festival - September 6 - 15, 2019 - London, UK. Plan your visit! September 2019. 
Podcast Maker Weekend - Audio Fiction Cluster! - 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. Come and experience the 'AUDIO FICTION CLUSTER’ with such audio giants as Andy Goddard, John Dryden, Dave Pickering, Leanne Alie, Christina Moore, Ellie Sparrow, Maxamillian John, Arlie Adlington, David Devereaux, Hedley Knights, Meghan Fitzmartin and more! Everything you need to immerse yourself in AF production from Marketing and Pitching to Sound Design 101. Get tickets, quick!
Oblivity Live! Sept 17 - Oxford. Join the crew on further adventures in comedy awesome. Don’t miss this Space-based fun in Oxford climes.
Podcast Fiction Creatives Meet-Ups 
September 14/15 is - as we hope you know - Podcast Maker weekend for London Podfest - do come….to everything! (See link above for info) Let’s meetup in the bar area post Audio Fiction Live show event - after 3pm and catchup! Also, just a heads up that the London monthly Meet will be on Monday Sept 30th to celebrate World Audio Drama Day….7pm, Jugged Hare. Pop those in your diaries and come and say hello!
Opportunities
Small Fish Horror Script Submissions wanted! - Send your horror scripts to these folks by Sept 15th.
South Side Podfest Submission form - Get your podcast in the live programme for this Chicago based Podcast Fest, taking place in November / December. Let’s get Audio Fiction represented everywhere!
Book your Podfest 2020 March table! - Still time to book your merch table for £10 at Podfest in Birmingham - Feb 2020.
Narada Radio script writing contest, To celebrate the Narada Radio Company’s Anniversary of making Audio Dramas, a Very Special Contest: Write a Horror Script for our new series, “The Cellar”! Deadline October 27, 2019
BBC Radio 4’s Newsjack is back, so send in your sketches!
Creator Resources 
New Audio Drama Production Podcast - Jessica Rainville talks to the wonderous Austin Beach about creating and recording her groovy True Crime fiction podcast CHRIS.
Voice Reel Creation with Orphans’ Zachary - Zachary Fortais-Gomme of The Orphans, Quid Pro Quo and more, has offered his immensely awesome services to help you voice actors create the best voice reels. Jump in!
Auphonic - a blog post about all things Dynamic Range Processing - Auphonic is a tool to help podcasters level sound in podcasts and a useful tool for those less experienced editing folks…have a browse of their wares.
Interview tips for the discerning podcaster! - Useful article on top tips for successful interview practice on Medium by Richard Davies - Podcaster and Podcast Consultant.
Voice Actors - Audible Tongue Twister comp - Try these Audible tongue twisters and see how some groovy actors perform too.
Audio Fiction Auditions:
Casting call for Of Fae and Fiends, from Dagaz Media. Produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Bill Dufris, the team behind audio fiction series such as Locke and key, and X-Files: Cold Cases. Open through midnight August 25
The Lucky Die and Bougrim’s Backstory need your help! - D&D Actual Play podcast. Deadline 25 August 2019.
Casting Call - The Pilgrimage Saga - S2 - British Accents. Deadline 28 Aug 2019.
Serving Worlds Auditions - Paid. Check out this casting call for Serving Worlds podcast by the lovely John Mierau.
Procyon Podcast network are casting for Me and AU - Awesome Fun new Podcast from Procyon. Deadline 6 Sept 2019
Creatives to support
Immunities is running a kickstarter to raise funds for Season 4 - Jump in and do share - Deadline 13 Sept 2019!
The Beacon are fundraising for their next season - Help fund an awesome season 2! Runs until 17 Sept 2019. Do Share.
September is International Podcast Month. Help this opportunity for cross-marketing and growth via Ko-Fi or Pay Pal.
Show News: Milestones, Debuts:
Carrier - a new audio fiction podcast on the block that packs a punch. - From Code and creator Dan Blank - Jump in and share, do!
Season 2 Debut from Moonbase Theta, Out - Join the Moonbase Theta, Out team for their exciting new season of audio adventures.
Show News: Milestones, Finales:
Girl in Space - Season One Finale - It’s here! It’s here! Enjoy this wondrous season finale and audio fiction gem by Sarah Rhea-Werner (who also presents Write Now Podcast).
Editor - Sarah Golding, sending mahoosive thanks to Lindsay Harris-Friel for running your need-to-know audio fiction news for the past fortnight.
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