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The Art of Audio Drama Writing with Ella Watts

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Starts at Mon, May 20 2:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada).

The Art of Audio Drama Writing with Ella Watts

Workshop

Description

Want to learn more about the world of audio dramas? Get ready to dive in with a 4-hour workshop on writing for audio drama, which will include practical exercises and participation. 

In this workshop, you'll learn:

  • How to Format Audio Drama Scripts: Master the essential elements of formatting your script for audio production, including industry-standard conventions and best practices.

  • Key Structural Points: Discover the key structural elements that make for a compelling audio drama, from scene length and character dynamics to setting and plot development.

  • Using Sound in Audio Drama Scripts: Learn how to effectively incorporate sound effects and ambiance into your scripts to enhance the listener's experience and bring your story to life.

  • Indicating Character Positioning, Tone, and Relationships: Dive into techniques for conveying character emotions, relationships, and spatial awareness through dialogue and stage directions.

  • Exploring Tropes and Devices: Explore common tropes and storytelling devices in audio drama and learn how to strike the perfect balance between innovation and familiarity in your writing.

  • Studying Good Examples: Analyze standout examples of audio drama writing that have captivated audiences and uncover the secrets to their success.

  • Finding Further Resources: Discover valuable resources and communities for aspiring audio drama writers, including podcasts, websites, and writing groups.

Whether you're a seasoned writer looking to expand your skill set or a newcomer eager to explore the world of audio storytelling, join Ella in this workshop as she has something for everyone. Get ready to unleash your creativity, hone your craft, and take your storytelling to new heights!

Ella Watts is a director, producer, and consultant who specializes in audio storytelling. She has produced award-winning audiobooks and podcasts and is internationally renowned as a leading expert in podcast fiction. 

Ella Watts | Podcast Expert (ella-watts.com)

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