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Simple Techniques to Help You Adapt a Story to Audio Drama – Part 2/3

THE INFINITE TELESCOPE – ADAPTING A STORY FOR AUDIO (PART 2) Between any two scenes in a work of fiction lie an infinite number of possibilities, or maybe I should say this is true between any intention and outcome expressed in a story. Scott McLoud used to (perhaps even still … Continue reading


Simple Techniques to Help You Adapt a Story to Audio Drama – Part 1/3

HOW TO ADAPT A STORY TO AUDIO DRAMA – PART 1 Some of us enjoy adapting stories for audio production… but frankly, it’s not an easy task. Today I thought I’d talk about one technique (among the many a writer might try) that I find helpful for adapting a prose … Continue reading


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 dramas are so easily forgotten and how this can be … Continue reading


Audio Drama For Schools - Lesson 06 - Scripting Audio Drama

Scripting Audio Drama – Audio Drama For Schools Lesson 06

Scripting Audio Drama In our last lesson we worked on preparing and presenting a radio play live before an audience. In particular we looked at the skills of voice acting, preparation of sound effects and musical cues, and the actual performance of the play. This lesson takes approximately x hours … Continue reading