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Fiction Podcasting

Here you'll find a huge range of Fiction Podcasts - from Horror to Sci-Fi. Find your next obsession here!

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A primer for Fiction Podcasts

does your podcast launch matter

Does Your Podcast “Launch” Even Matter?

For many aspiring podcasters, the podcast launch is the be-all and end-all. But this is one area of podcasting that gets way more attention and work put into it than it often needs. Firstly though, what do I mean by “the podcast launch”? There’s some really important parts to launching a podcast. The planning stages…

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Promote Your Podcast: 4 Great Ways to Grow Your Audience

Some say that the only way to truly promote your podcast, and grow your audience, is to make a fantastic show. Most know that it’s not quite that simple. You can make a phenomenal podcast, but there’s no denying it: it’s a saturated market. Sometimes, no matter the quality of your podcast, it takes some…

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Should I Make a Video Podcast?

When people think podcasts, they think audio. Podcatchers do have video capabilities though. A few podcasters have asked me whether they should do a video podcast. My answer? Probably not. Let’s dig into why. Why video? When thinking about why you might want to make a video podcast, think first about why you want to make…

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Blue Yeti Review: The Most Popular Starter Microphone for Podcasters?

In this Blue Yeti review, I want to find out why it’s one of the most popular starter microphones on the market for podcasters. At a cost getting close to £100/$125 it certainly isn’t the cheapest beginner microphone on the market, after all. You definitely don’t need to spend that much to start podcasting (check out…

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Audio Drama Equipment: What Kit do I Need to Make a Fiction Podcast?

We recently covered the ins and outs of how to record an audio drama. But what equipment do you actually need to do this? Just like any other podcast equipment question, that depends on what you’re looking to achieve, your budget, and your level of experience. I’ve broken up this roundup post into four parts:…

8 Things I Learned When I Recorded in a Pro Studio

There are many different ways of recording audio drama. I’ve been making my own sound stories since late 2011, and without a doubt the type of setup I have the least experience with is the most traditional – getting a group of people together in a studio. It’s always good to push outside of your…

To The Manor Borne By Robots | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“I decided a host doing intros was not that interesting, and thought it’d be fun to have a reason for the stories to be told, that there be a story within a story. So I came up with the on-going tale about a monster that has to have stories read to it.” We’re big fans…

The Strange Recital | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“Both of us are writers and we were looking for non-traditional ways to publish our work. A fiction podcast seemed to be a perfect vehicle – a combination of literature and sound.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to…

Synesthesia Theatre | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“Writing and performance quality are crucial. Listeners can put up with some sound quality flaws, but if the story doesn’t suck them in, they won’t stick around.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as podcasters…

Wynabego Warrior The Tale of John Waynnabe | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“We’ve wanted to be storytellers for the longest time and have been big fans of the audio drama medium since we were kids.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as podcasters we’re always looking to…

The Bright Sessions | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“I was becoming frustrated with so many of the roles available to women my age. We are often relegated to the romantic interest for the lead male.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as podcasters…

Pulp-Pourri Theatre | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“It’s funny, how often post-production becomes post-post-post-production. But I want things to be as close to perfect as possible.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as podcasters we’re always looking to help fellow creators  grow…

Jarnsaxa Rising | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“Be truthful about characters, relationships, conflict, and consequences. Metaphor is extra. When your characters are honest and ground their emotions in reality,  your audience will empathize with them.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as…

Halloween Horror Podcasts of 2016

It’s that time of year again where the macabre goes mainstream in the lead up to Halloween. And – to quote John Ballentine of the excellent Campfire Radio Theater – “horror and audio drama go together like peanut butter and jelly”. There are a lot of famous horror fiction podcasts out there now. Take the…

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