Read Scripts to improve your Writing

Read Scripts to Become a Better Audio Drama Writer – and Have Fun While you do it Why Reading matters Good writers read. It’s a commonplace truth in the world of prose fiction and non-fiction writing that to be a…

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Where Death Likes to Ride – Episode 3 – Most Ferocious Steeds

Below we present the complete text of “Most Ferocious Steeds”, episode 3 of our new Weird Western serial; Where Death Likes to Ride. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Jim Wilkes, Annie Deems, Sally Turner, and Speeding Elk).…

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Where Death Likes to Ride – Episode 2 – City of the Dead

Below we present the complete text of “City of the Dead”, episode 2 of our new Weird Western serial; Where Death Likes to Ride. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Jim Wilkes, Annie Deems, Sally Turner, and Speeding…

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Where Death Likes to Ride – Episode 1 – Dead to the World

Below we present the complete text of “Dead to the World”, episode 1 of our new Wierd Western serial; Where Death Likes to Ride. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Jim Wilkes, Annie Deems, Sally Turner, and Speeding…

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Tips and Suggestions for Writing Audio Drama for Kids

WRITING FOR KIDS This is a long post, so here’s the tldr (Too Long so Didn’t Read) version; Writing for kids is the same as writing for adults (requiring the same skills, plot structures, and character depth etc.) and only…

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The Alchemist – Episode 5 – Curse’s End

Below we present the complete text of “Curse’s End”, episode 5 (and the final) of our new Two Fisted Cosmic Horror serial; The Alchemist. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Antoine Duvalier and Brigitte LeGrande). If you would…

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Tips and Suggestions for Writing Romance in Audio Drama

TECHNIQUES AND STRUCTURES FOR WRITING ROMANCE A TEMPLATE FOR ROMANCE? More from the side project this week… but first, an admission. There are numerous kinds of scenes that I struggle with. I find romance hard to write. I find action…

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The Alchemist – Episode 4 – Cat and Mouse

Below we present the complete text of “Cat and Mouse”, episode 4 of our new Two Fisted Cosmic Horror serial; The Alchemist. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Antoine Duvalier and Brigitte LeGrande). If you would like to…

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Suggestions for Writing Suspense in Audio Drama

TECHNIQUES FOR BUILDING SUSPENSE I’ve mentioned before that I have a side project where I write short pieces (scenes and stories) to explore different script writing techniques. I thought that this week I’d share an example in which I explored…

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The Alchemist – Episode 3 – Hell’s Chateau

Below we present the complete text of “Hell’s Chateau”, episode 3 of our new Two Fisted Cosmic Horror serial; The Alchemist. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Antoine Duvalier and Brigitte LeGrande). If you would like to see…

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A Generic Model for Writing Scary Stories in Audio Drama

A MODEL FOR WRITING SCARY STORIES Quick disclaimer: A model is an abstraction. It’s an artificial way of simplifying and organising ideas so that they can be applied in some practical way. Models are useful so long as we understand…

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The Alchemist – Episode 2 – A Secret from the Past

Below we present the complete text of “A Secret from the Past”, episode 2 of our new Two Fisted Cosmic Horror serial; The Alchemist. This is a brand new (unpublished) series (featuring Antoine Duvalier and Brigitte LeGrande). If you would…

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