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Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #5

Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound
Fiction Podcast Weekly - Issue #5
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Fiction Podcast Weekly brings you the latest from the world of audio fiction, audio drama, and sound storytelling. 
Thursday 20th June 2019

Press, Articles & Roundups
What you get when you sign up for Luminary and more… - A summary of what you can expect in signing up to Luminary, Spotify, Stitcher and more by Erik Jones on The Bello Collective.
Wil Williams on what to call non non-fiction podcasts - A passionate look at the commonly discussed issue of what to call fiction podcasts! A fun impassioned read from blogger and reviewer Wil Williams from her evocative blog.
A summary of the best horror podcasts from LifeWire June - Scan this fabulous list of brilliant horror podcasts for your next scarefest - From LifeWire.

Opportunities
PODCASTLE team are looking for new submissions - Speculative short stories of quality fantasy wanted by this exciting fiction podcast team. Check their website for finer detail and get writing!
Austin Film Festival Audio Fiction Writing Competition - Less than a month to enter this exciting competition.
HR Job at The Rusty Quill - Join this amazing team of audio creatives and help create more audio fiction fun.
Audible UK’s Audio Drama Production Competition - Open to established teams and emerging newcomers. Winners will be awarded a £5,000 grant and will get free access to Audible’s state-of-the-art studios in Barbican, London to develop one of their own productions.
People’s Pilot 2019 Writing Contest - Opens June 1st, and has an Audio Drama section. We are reliably informed there are very few entries so far…

Events
Podsummit - Calgary based podcast fest - Join in the podcast fun at this Canadian Conference, Calgary, AB, June 22 2019.
Help celebrate National Writing Day - Put June 26th in your diaries and join in the events to celebrate National Writing Day.
PODUK still open for you to pitch for a live podcast show slot - Fill in this form and tell the PODUK team about why your show should perform live at PODUK2020. Venue - Birmingham, UK, Sat 1st Feb 2020.
Podtales fundraiser garners more support for the first audio fiction podfest - Support the Podtales Festival Fundraiser so it can remain a free audio fiction specific event to attend this October, Cambridge, MA, USA. Organisers James Oliva / Alexander Danner (What’s the Frequency, Greater Boston) and more, aim to support folks who cant afford to go and pay contributors with funds raised. You going?
June UK Audio Fiction Creatives Podcast Meetup in London - Facebook organised by Ella Watts (Podcast Consultant Freelancer / The Orphans). Put it in your diaries - London, Friday June 21st.
Oblivity Live returns to Oxford - Following a sell-out live show earlier this year, the Oblivity team will perform two more episodes from season one in the spirit of comic radio theatre. 17th September.

Community
Cambridge geek aiming to revive the audio fiction talk forum - If you miss the old forum style way of communicating, why not jump in here too.

Creator Resources 
Sean Howard and Patreon Growth Interview on The Audio Drama Production Podcast - Listen to Sean and get top tips on developing your Patreon site and luring in more supporters!
How to make a podcast media kit - By Lindsay Harris-Friel from The Podcast Host.
Helpful tips on writing that dreaded podcast press release  - A hugely useful article by blogger and reviewer Elena Fernandez Collins from her eloquent podcasting blog.
Ambient Environment Sound Library - A sound library of hugely useful reverbs of different environments recommended by Hedley Knights of We Fix Space Junk.

Show News
Second PRX cohort announced from the Google Podcasts Creator Programme - Meet the new teams and read about the projects they are creating with this wonderful support.
The White Vault - review by Audio Ohm. Check out this comprehensive review of this much loved chiller horror audio drama. Great to see more comprehensive reviews!

Show News - Season Wrap Ups
Oracle of dust wraps season one - Congratulations on finishing this fun filled season. Feel free to binge now folks!
The Dog is Dead (No URL provided in submission) - The finale of The Dog Is Dead connected the threads of all the episodes in this interwoven, emotion-rich anthology.

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