August 18, 2017
We cover using scent and smell to develop settings and build mood while evoking memories. We also discuss the amateur fear of having your idea stolen.
August 12, 2017
Our First Grammar and Poetry episode. We discuss when to use the passive voice.
August 4, 2017
We interview J T Lawerance and talk about how to build a list from nothing, and set up an email chain.
July 29, 2017
How to prepare a manuscript for audio production, set up your character sketches, and audition script. What to look for in auditions and different platforms for publishing.
July 22, 2017
We interview Christina Bergman to get her perspective on audiobook creation outside of the U.S.
July 14, 2017
We introduce 'This Week in Critiques', and cover part 3 of setting: sound. This Time I have J with me.
July 8, 2017
We interview Bill Nevitt, a VO performer and learn about the narrator side of audiobooks, and they look for in a manuscript, and what helps them create the character voices.
July 4, 2017
We cover steadfast character arcs in: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Batman: the Dark Knight.
June 23, 2017
We talk with Ryan about his getting his movie deal, how he learned to write dialogue and developing characters through setting.
June 16, 2017
We talk about how to use setting to build characters and add tension to the scene.