Month: August 2017

How to Make the Most of Three Act Structure in Audio Script Writing

THE THREE ACT PLOT Today I’m being a bit controversial. Lots of people really hate three act structure (like the guy who wrote this, for instance… https://filmcrithulk.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/hulk-presents-the-myth-of-3-act-structure/). Some even go so far as to say it doesn’t exist (because all

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Singularity – Episode 3 – Vega Station Is no More

Space Opera - SO003 - Singularity

Below we present the complete text of “Vega Station is no More”, episode 3 of our new Space Opera; Singularity. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Sarah Tanner and Jeff Chase). If you would like to see these new

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Tips for Keeping Your Audio Drama From Being Forgotten – Memory and Audience Focus

This article was prompted by an excellent blog post by Jack Ward, on how an audio drama can lose an audience. I’ve expanded on those thoughts here to help us look at the slightly different topic of why some audio

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How to use the Scene and Sequel Structure to Improve your Audio Drama Script

Scene and Sequel Structure (the structure of scenes) The Scene and Sequel structure is a useful writing structure from the world of narrative fiction. While just one tool among many, this structure is used to add and heighten dramatic interest

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How to Stay Creative While Ageing – An Audio-Dramatist’s View

The problem of Ageing You know how a random thought occasionally strikes you, and then grows over a few weeks until you find yourself giving it quite a bit of attention? Well, that’s happened to me just recently on the

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Singularity – Episode 2 – A Hidden Enemy

Space Opera - SO003 - Singularity

Below we present the complete text of “A Hidden Enemy”, episode 2 of our new Space Opera; Singularity. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Sarah Tanner and Jeff Chase). If you would like to see these new stories advance

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Increase Immersion with Four Narrative Techniques (and a Fifth Tip that Matters Just for Audio Drama)

Four Narrative Techniques that Increase Immersion (and a Fifth Tip that Matters Just for Audio Drama) Are you looking for some suggestions on how to increase the immersion created by the stories you tell?  Some simple ways to bring your

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Another Twist of the Tale – Episode 8 – The Coffin

Below we present the complete text of The Coffin; episode 8  of Another Twist of the Tale. ANOTHER TWIST OF THE TALE EPISODE #8 – The Coffin by Philip Craig Robotham Cover Illustration by Miyukiko Unedited Draft Copyright 2013 Philip Craig

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Another Twist of the Tale – Episode 7 – The House

To celebrate coming Runner Up in the 2016 Marion Thauer Brown Script Writing Competition we present the complete text of our award winning play ‘The House’ from our ‘Another Twist of the Tale’ series of short plays. Below we present

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Another Twist of the Tale – Episode 6 – Just Business

Below we present the complete text of Just Business; episode 6  of Another Twist of the Tale. ANOTHER TWIST OF THE TALE EPISODE #6 – Just Business by Philip Craig Robotham Cover Illustration by Miyukiko Unedited Draft Copyright 2013 Philip Craig

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Another Twist of the Tale – Episode 5 – The Bunker

Below we present the complete text of The Bunker; episode 5  of Another Twist of the Tale. ANOTHER TWIST OF THE TALE EPISODE #5 – The Bunker by Philip Craig Robotham Cover Illustration by Miyukiko Unedited Draft Copyright 2013 Philip

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Another Twist of the Tale – Episode 4 – By Apointment

Below we present the complete text of By Appointment; episode 4  of Another Twist of the Tale. ANOTHER TWIST OF THE TALE EPISODE #4 – By Appointment by Philip Craig Robotham Cover Illustration by Miyukiko Unedited Draft Copyright 2013 Philip Craig

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