Episode 4: Character

Detail, The Sorceress by Jan van held The Younger, 1626. A witch cooks up a recipe at her cauldron, surrounded by a motley crew.

Is your audio drama chock full of characters who sound alike? Does your audience have trouble following the plot because they can’t tell who’s who? Sarah and Lindsay have some recipes to help you cook up characters so your audio drama podcast can have a multifarious ensemble. 

Detail, The Sorceress by Jan van held The Younger, 1626. A witch cooks up a recipe at her cauldron, surrounded by a motley crew.

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Is your audio drama chock full of characters who sound alike? Does your audience have trouble following the plot because they can't tell who's who? Sarah and Lindsay have some recipes to help you cook up characters so your audio drama podcast can have a multifarious ensemble. Resources:  How To Create A Character Profile from WritersWriteEach Zodiac Sign's Unique Zodiac Traits, Explained By An Astrologer, by Aliza Kelly Faragher for Allure MagazineGodChecker.comThe Social Security Administration's  list of popular names by decade and stateWriting The Other: Learn to write characters very different from you sensitively and convincinglySubscribe, 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:  
Everything Is Alive podcast
How To Create A Character Profile from WritersWrite
Each Zodiac Sign’s Unique Zodiac Traits, Explained By An Astrologer, by Aliza Kelly Faragher for Allure Magazine
GodChecker.com
The Social Security Administration’s  list of popular names by decade and state
Writing The Other: Learn to write characters very different from you sensitively and convincingly

Recommended sensitivity reader: GP Mackenzie, @snarkylicious

Subscribe, 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.