Please Support The Writing Show!

Writing Audio Plays

RSS Link

With playwright Jack J. Ward


If you want to stretch your writing wings, this week’s guest has a suggestion for you: audio plays! They’re fun to write, you get great practice crafting dialogue, and audiences love them.

Author, actor, teacher, and speaker Jack J. Ward is the dynamic founder of both the Sonic Society and Sonic Cinema Productions, featuring the very best in audio drama.

Writer and producer of more than 50 original audio plays, Jack is a passionate advocate for storytelling, drama, and scriptwriting.

Join Jack and host Paula B. as they explore:

  • What audio theater is
  • What types of audio theater there are
  • Why write for audio theater
  • Which genres work best
  • What comprises the dos and don’ts of writing for audio theater
  • How to make transitions between scenes and acts
  • How to get produced
  • How to make money writing audio plays.

We’ll also listen to some clips Jack has brought with him.

Interviewee: Jack J. Ward
Host: Paula B.
Date: August 26, 2007
Running time: 01:36:19
File size: 70 megabytes
Rating: G
Jack Ward’s Web sites: The Sonic Society; Sonic Cinema;