Episode 10: The Mystery Attribute

MRI T2 Brain axial image. This is an anonymous clinical image provided by Aaron G. Filler, MD, PhD. The patient has signed a release for use of the anonymized image for educational, research, and teaching purposes. The image was converted from DICOM acquisition format into jpeg format, anonymized, and posted by Dr. Filler. It is intended for GDFL licensure for reuse for academic, scientific, educational uses without further permissions. Attribution to Aaron Filler, MD, PhD is requested.

What does audio drama do that other forms of art and media can’t? How does it do it? What’s the recipe for doing it? Join Sarah and Lindsay on a field trip as they try to find that mysterious  element that makes audio drama meaningful and special. 

Episode X: The Mystery Attribute ADWIT: The Audio Drama Writers' Independent Toolkit

What does audio drama do that other forms of art and media can't? How does it do it? What's the recipe for doing it? Join Sarah and Lindsay on a field trip as they try to find that mysterious  element that makes audio drama meaningful and special. Warning and/or Bonus: Spoilers for Can You Help Me Find My Mom, The Truth podcastResources: Phila Museum of Art’s Duchamp GalleriesMarcel DuchampNude Descending A StaircaseFountainThis is Your Brain On Podcasts (Freakonomics Radio, ep 262)Sight Unseen, by Elissa Guralnick (affiliate link)An Artist Descending A Staircase, Tom Stoppard (affiliate link)Fidget, 11th Hour Audio ChallengeU+1f60c by James T. GreenPMHx by James T. GreenSubscribe or Follow us, so you can be sure to hear all the episodes. Tell us what you think on Twitter, at @adwitpodcast. Like what you heard? Write a review, at Podchaser, or Apple Podcasts. Or, write to us, at writersadwit@gmail.com. Avanti!Image: This is an anonymous clinical image provided by Aaron G. Filler, MD, PhD. The patient has signed a release for use of the anonymized image for educational, research, and teaching purposes. The image was converted from DICOM acquisition format into jpeg format, anonymized, and posted by Dr. Filler. It is intended for GDFL licensure for reuse for academic, scientific, educational uses without further permissions. Attribution to Aaron Filler, MD, PhD is requested.

Warning and/or Bonus: Spoilers for Can You Help Me Find My Mom, The Truth podcast

Resources: 
Phila Museum of Art’s Duchamp Galleries
Marcel Duchamp
Nude Descending A Staircase
Fountain
This is Your Brain On Podcasts (Freakonomics Radio, ep 262)
Sight Unseen, by Elissa Guralnick (affiliate link)
An Artist Descending A Staircase, Tom Stoppard (affiliate link)
Fidget, 11th Hour Audio Challenge
U+1f60c by James T. Green
PMHx by James T. Green

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Avanti!

MRI T2 Brain axial image. This is an anonymous clinical image provided by Aaron G. Filler, MD, PhD. The patient has signed a release for use of the anonymized image for educational, research, and teaching purposes. The image was converted from DICOM acquisition format into jpeg format, anonymized, and posted by Dr. Filler. It is intended for GDFL licensure for reuse for academic, scientific, educational uses without further permissions. Attribution to Aaron Filler, MD, PhD is requested.



Image: This is an anonymous clinical image provided by Aaron G. Filler, MD, PhD. The patient has signed a release for use of the anonymized image for educational, research, and teaching purposes. The image was converted from DICOM acquisition format into jpeg format, anonymized, and posted by Dr. Filler. It is intended for GDFL licensure for reuse for academic, scientific, educational uses without further permissions. Attribution to Aaron Filler, MD, PhD is requested.

Episode 9: Audio Drama, not Audio Trauma, or Getting Unstuck

Feeling stuck? Sarah and Lindsay are your tow truck. In this episode we go for a walk in the rain and chit chat about the things creative people do to sabotage themselves, and some strategies you can use to get out of the mud, get inspired and get writing again.  You can listen in your preferred podcast player, or at Buzzsprout.

Episode IX: Audio Drama, Not Audio Trauma, or Getting Unstuck ADWIT: The Audio Drama Writers' Independent Toolkit

Feeling stuck? Sarah and Lindsay are your tow truck. In this episode we go for a walk in the rain and chit chat about the things creative people do to sabotage themselves. We'll also share some strategies you can use to get out of the mud, get inspired and get writing again. Warning and/or Bonus : Spoilers for Prodigal Son‘s Season 1, which is not an audio drama. Resources: Lynda Barry: Syllabus, Making Comics (affiliate links)Neil Gaiman on libraries & daydreaming for The GuardianStanford study finds walking improves creativityJessca Abel: Idea DebtWrite or Die, and Written? Kitten! Leonardo Da Vinci’s Adoration of the MagiBetrayal by Harold Pinter (affiliate link)Sleep No MoreRyan by Chris LandrethRyan by Chris Landreth on YouTube (CW: mental health vs. trauma, addiction & recovery, suicide, self-harm, Lindsay loves this movie, relevant discussion at 6:22)Image under a Creative Commons license via Wikimedia Commons, from cgpgrey.comSound effects from freesound.org: Going on a forest road gravel and grass.wav by straget Cork by sjnewton Bottle Clink by FillSokoSubscribe or Follow us, so you can be sure to hear all future episodes.Tell us what you think, on Twitter, at @ADWITpodcast.Like what you heard? Write a review at Podchaser or Apple Podcasts.Or, write to us, at writersadwit@gmail.com. Avanti! 

Warning and/or Bonus : Spoilers for Prodigal Son‘s Season 1, which is not an audio drama. 


Resources (may contain affiliate links) (and nuts):
Lynda Barry: Syllabus, Making Comics

Neil Gaiman on libraries & daydreaming for The Guardian

Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

Jessca Abel: Idea Debt

Write or Die, and Written? Kitten! 

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi

Betrayal by Harold Pinter

Sleep No More

Ryan by Chris Landreth

Ryan by Chris Landreth on YouTube (CW: mental health vs. trauma, addiction & recovery, suicide, self-harm, Lindsay loves this movie, relevant discussion at 6:22)

Image under a Creative Commons license via Wikimedia Commons, from cgpgrey.com

Sound design for this episode by Sarah Golding. Sound effects from freesound.org

Going on a forest road gravel and grass.wav by straget 

Cork.mp3 by sjnewton 

Bottle Clink by FillSoko

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Episode 8: Adaptation

How can a story told one way be told in a different way, without losing its impact? How can a non-audio-drama story make the most of audio drama’s craft? Join Sarah and Lindsay as they sort out some tools to better understand some best practices in adaptation for audio drama. 

On one side  of the image is an illustrated page from the original printing of War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells, with a man on horseback being attacked by rays from the sky. On the other side is a photo of Orson Welles, being questioned by journalists.
How can a story told one way be told in a different way, without losing its impact? How can a non-audio-drama story make the most of audio drama's craft? Join Sarah and Lindsay as they sort out some tools to better understand some best practices in adaptation for audio drama. Warning and/or Spoilers: War of the Worlds,  Jarnsaxa Rising, Resources: Albert's Beginner's Guide to Symphonic MetalThe War of The Worlds by H. G. Wells at Gutenberg.orgWar of the Worlds by Mercury Radio Theater (YouTube link) The Infamous "War of the Worlds" Radio Broadcast Was a Magnificent Fluke Smithsonian magazineTime After Time trailer (YouTube link)Thrymskvitha, or The Lay of ThrymWeird World Studios: adapting The Gift of The MagiThe Rocking Horse Winner by D. H. LawrenceSubscribe or Follow us, so you can be sure to hear all future episodes.Tell us what you think, on Twitter, at @ADWITpodcast.Like what you heard? Write a review at Podchaser or Apple Podcasts.Or, write to us, at writersadwit@gmail.com. 


Warning and/or Spoilers: War of the Worlds,  Jarnsaxa Rising

Resources: 
Albert’s Beginner’s Guide to Symphonic Metal
The War of The Worlds by H. G. Wells at Gutenberg.org
War of the Worlds by Mercury Radio Theater (YouTube link) 
The Infamous “War of the Worlds” Radio Broadcast Was a Magnificent Fluke, Smithsonian magazine
Time After Time trailer (YouTube link)
Thrymskvitha, or The Lay of Thrym
Weird World Studios: adapting The Gift of The Magi
The Rocking Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence


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Episode 7: World Building and Premise

Where do you want to go today? Sarah wants to play with world building tools, but Lindsay thinks they are nothing without a strong premise. Listen now at Buzzsprout, or wherever you find your podcasts.

Warning and/or Bonus: contains spoilers and/or promotion for Blood Culture, The Ventriloquist’s Dummy, and the entire Lord of the Rings series. 

Episode VII: World Building and Premise ADWIT: The Audio Drama Writers' Independent Toolkit

Where do you want to go today? Sarah wants to play with world building tools, but Lindsay thinks they are nothing without a strong premise. Warning and/or Bonus: contains spoilers and/or promotion for Blood Culture, The Ventriloquist's Dummy, and the entire Lord of the Rings series. Resources: The Meta Corporation LTDThe Art of Dramatic Writing, by Lajos Egri (affiliate link)Subscribe or Follow us, so you can be sure to hear all future episodes.Tell us what you think, on Twitter, at @ADWITpodcast.Like what you heard? Write a review at Podchaser or Apple Podcasts.Or, write to us, at writersadwit@gmail.com. 

Resources: 

The Meta Corporation LTD

The Art of Dramatic Writing, by Lajos Egri (affiliate link)

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Avanti!

Episode 6: Text and Subtext

Background: A man wearing a cowboy hat and holding a rifle, stands on an iceberg, with a sailing vessel stuck in the ice in the background. Watercolor by R. W. Porter, 1901, from the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition. U.S. National Archives.

What are you saying, and what are you really saying? How your audio drama writing says what it says says a lot. This episode, Sarah and Lindsay talk about text and subtext, and some ways to play with it. Also, they’ll survive a big cat attack, explore bad urban planning, and teach you the platform exercise.  Join us for another episode of The Audio Drama Writers’ Tool Kit.

What are you saying, and what are you really saying? How your audio drama says what it says says a lot. This episode, Sarah and Lindsay talk about text and subtext, and some ways to play with it. Also, they'll survive a big cat attack, explore bad urban planning, and teach you the platform exercise. CONTENT WARNING: Lindsay says one expletive, in reference to casinos. WARNING and/or BONUS: Contains spoilers for Tin Can Audio's Dungeon Economic Model. Subscribe or Follow us, so you can be sure to hear all future episodes.Tell us what you think, on Twitter, at @ADWITpodcast.Like what you heard? Write a review at Podchaser or Apple Podcasts.Or, write to us, at writersadwit@gmail.com. 

CONTENT WARNING: Lindsay says one expletive, in reference to casinos. 

WARNING and/or BONUS: Contains spoilers for Tin Can Audio’s Dungeon Economic Model


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