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151: Writing your first audio drama: Aspiring audio dramatists discuss the Food for Thought Project

Regardless of your medium or genre, you’ll find this conversation to be a delight. Three aspiring audio dramatists share numerous writing tips, vulnerabilities, and encouragement to tell your story as they write their first scripted audio fiction series. In 2021, Artist Soapbox has been conducting a 12 month pilot program for aspiring audio dramatists graciously …

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150: Get in the writing groove with novelist Heather Bell Adams

A delightful and practical episode with novelist Heather Bell Adams. Heather discusses her approach to historical research when writing fiction, shares tips for making time to write, and suggests ways to get back into the writing groove. Heather also shares two excerpts from her novel The Good Luck Stone published by Haywire Books in 2020. …

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149: Poetry napping and playing with Mimi Herman, poet, fiction writer, and educator

Get your notepad ready to jot down the words and wisdom of Mimi Herman. You’ll hear writing tips a plenty and Mimi reading two of her very well-chosen poems. Mimi has the incredible ability to combine compassion, craft, and play in her teaching and her writing. You’ll hear her speak about writing in these extraordinary …

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148: Creative process and progress: Writing short fiction with Ken Wetherington

Enjoy this thoughtful, lovely conversation with short fiction writer, Ken Wetherington. You’ll hear Ken talk about themes in his writing, how he comes up with his ideas, his writing process, the value of a writing group, and more — including Ken reading two excerpts of his work! Please contribute if you are able to our …

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The Protagora (Or, the First Gathering): ASBX Shorts Episode 5

At the end of an age, a tale as old as time gets some corrections. “In the name of the…..?” The Protagora (Or, the First Gathering) is the fifth of six short audio fiction pieces created and produced by North Carolina artists. Artist Soapbox Shorts were specifically contributed by the artists to aid in fundraising …

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Guess What Happened To Me Last Night: ASBX Shorts Episode 2

Adapted from the short story “When the World Rushes In,” this scene finds ex-best friends, Val and Bonnie, unexpectedly reconnecting on a walk home in the summer of 1987. These thirteen-year-old girls navigate their way through an emotional and confusing conversation about Bonnie losing her virginity. The dialogue is both a barrier and an olive …

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