Best Writing podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Writing Excuses
Weekly
 
Fifteen minutes long, because you're in a hurry, and we're not that smart.
 
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.
 
Writing, Publishing, Book Marketing, Creative Entrepreneurship
 
Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
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On Writing
Monthly
 
Join us every month as we speak with recently published or well established authors, gleaning insights and real tips from writers following their process from beginning to write, editing and proof reading, to finding an agent and publisher and finally finding an audience. Past guests include Joyce Carol-Oates, E.L James, John Safran, and Charlotte Wood. Twitter @_on_writing
 
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On Comedy Writing
Weekly
 
Host Alan Johnson interviews working comedy writers about the business and craft of comedy writing.
 
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Overdue
Weekly
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com
 
Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)
 
The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers: Award-winning podcast for newbie writers that's been online since 2005! If you're new and unsure how get (and keep!) going in your writing career, this is the show for you. Past shows have guest starred Connie Willis, Neil Gaiman, John Scalzi, Mary Robinette Kowal, and so many more!
 
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Writing Comics
Monthly
 
Curtis' attempt to learn more about story process, writing comics, self publishing, working with publishers, freelance writing; and to hopefully teach and help you understand along the way. From tips, how to's, and news updates from his own comics at toinfinitystuidos.com
 
Using books as a jumping off point, hosts Josie Long and Robin Ince and a different special guest each week, dive into interesting, passionate and shambolic discussions. Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network.
 
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
 
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World Book Club
Monthly
 
The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
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After Words
Weekly
 
Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. After Words airs each weekend at the following times: Saturday at 10pm ET Sunday at 9pm ET Monday at 12am ET
 
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast has been creating podcasts and audio productions since 2009! Each week, hosts Chad Fifer and Chris Lackey discuss a piece of weird fiction. Talented voice actors bring the text to life. Music and sound effects create atmosphere while occasional guest experts show up to make things classy. HPPodcraft is the gold standard in literary podcasting.
 
Turn writing into more than a hobby, make it your career. Stephan Bugaj (Pixar's Brave, Wall-E, The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (Telltale's Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode), and Kevin Tumlinson (Citadel, Lucid, The 30-Day Author) give you their advice on writing for books, movies, video games and more, and occasionally try to sound smarter by having on amazing guests.
 
Audio recordings of classic and contemporary poems read by poets and actors, delivered every day.
 
Join Master Copywriter Steve Slaunwhite each Tuesday for tips on B2B copywriting, landing clients, and growing your freelance B2B copywriting business. B2B Writing Success will inspire and encourage you! Subscribe so you don't miss a single episode.
 
Interviews with authors and writers about their books, their writing habits, their favorite novels, and how they got started writing.
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
“Lessons from the Screenplay” creator Michael Tucker and the LFTS team do deeper dives into the storytelling of individual movies and chat with the creatives behind those films.
 
The Writing University podcast offers recordings of writing events associated with the University of Iowa. Such events include the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's "Eleventh Hour" craft talks, as well as readings from the International Writing Program and other departments on campus.
 
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Rationally Writing
Monthly
 
Webserial authors Daystar Eld and Alexander Wales talk about the craft of writing stories that make sense, and examine writing tropes and media through the lens of the Rational and Rationalist genres.Intro and Outro music is G.A.T.O. Must Be Respected, by Tim YarbroughTo contact us, please email daystar721@gmail.com
 
The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.
 
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm
 
The objective of the Research and Writing Podcast was to create and share lecture-style discussions of academic writing and research strategies.
 
Hamish Black and his friend Nico discuss goings on in the games industry, wax philosophical about the games they're playing, and rarely notice things going off the rails.
 
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
All About Books is a weekly NET Radio book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach, Director of Lincoln City Libraries, Lincoln, NE. Updated Thursdays.
 
There are a lot of online resources for starting a blog, building an email list, and getting a book published. This isn’t one of them. I want to ask deeper questions. How do you deal with insecurity as you write? How do you grow in the craft of writing Christian non-fiction? Where do the roles of pastor and writer intersect? How can you objectively evaluate your own writing? Join me as I interview pastors, authors, and writing experts in my own journey to better understand the calling and th ...
 
Banished from his own lands by a usurping brother, Prospero and his daughter Miranda have been living on a deserted island for years, until fate brings the brother within the range of Prospero's powers. Will he seek revenge, or reconcilement?
 
بارها پیش اومده که دلمون می‌خواد بشینیم یه گوشه‌ی دنج و ساکت و بدون دغدغه کتابی که دوست داریم رو بخونیم، خیلی وقتا هم پیش اومده که یه کتاب رو دیدیم و به نظرمون جالب اومده اما نویسنده‌اش رو نمی شناختیم یا مترجمشو و شک داشتیم بخریم یا نخریم. من سعی کردم با راه انداختن این سایت و پادکست یه کمی به این خواسته پاسخ بدم. EpitomeBooks جاییه برایِ شنیدنِ خلاصه‌ی کتاب‌هایی که می‌خونم و دوست دارم. من اینجا تلاش می‌کنم که هر دو-سه هفته یکبار متن خلاصه‌ی یک کتاب به همراه پادکست صوتی‌اش رو قرار بدم.
 
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Mr. Write
Monthly+
 
Author, podcaster, creator Doug takes you through the ever shifting literary field offering advice, lessons, and survival tips!
 
Though it's titled The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the man himself appears only in five scenes in the entire play! However, such is his impact on the events that surrounded him that he still remains the central figure in this psychological drama that combines politics, honor, assassination, betrayal, the lust for power, patriotism and friendship. Set in 44 BC in ancient Rome, it is one of William Shakespeare's early Tragedies. First thought to have been performed in September 1599, William Sha ...
 
The Speakeasy Cafe's Sound of Ink open-mic poetry show airs every Thursday at 4pm west coast / 7 pm east coast time! Hosted by Nyla Alisia, this show offers non-stop poetic entertainment where it is all about YOU the POETS! The Speakeasy Cafe is an eclectic, supportive, passionate and inspiring place to come share your words, listen to other poets, inspire and be inspired! Poets write because they have something to say, Come take the mic and say it! You are always welcome at the Speakeasy Cafe!
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
Welcome to the Curious About Screenwriting Network where you'll enjoy listening to fascinating film and writing industry guests who share insights from their careers and how you can take your screenwriting skills to the next level.
 
Authors Love Readers, hosted by USAToday bestselling author Patricia McLinn, is a weekly conversation between authors about how and why they create stories. With questions contributed by readers. Quite a few podcasts are out there for aspiring and established writers, both on the craft and the business. This podcast, though, is for readers. The goal is to have authors on the show who write in all sorts of fiction genres. As a reader, it doesn’t matter which path to publication an author take ...
 
New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga (I HUNT KILLERS) and publishing communications executive Morgan Baden discuss a range of related issues, from writing to parenthood.
 
William Shakespeare’s most well-known play is more than most people realize. While it is the story of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, it is also the story of two families in the middle of a bitter feud. Many people avoid the story because they believe it will be too difficult to read, but this is not true at all. Within a few paragraphs, the play captures your imagination and attention. Juliet is 13 years old and is love with the son of her father’s enemy. Her father has promised that ...
 
At Popular Science, we report and write dozens of science and tech stories every week. And while a lot of the fun facts we stumble across make it into our articles, there are lots of other weird facts that we just keep around the office. So we figured, why not share those with you? Welcome to The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/popular-science/support
 
Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.
 
In seventeenth century Venice, a wealthy and debauched man discovers that the woman he is infatuated with is secretly married to a Moorish general in the Venetian army. He shares his grief and rage with a lowly ensign in the army who also has reason to hate the general for promoting a younger man above him. The villainous ensign now plots to destroy the noble general in a diabolical scheme of jealousy, paranoia and murder, set against the backdrop of the bloody Turkish-Venetian wars. This ti ...
 
Summer nights, romance, music, comedy, pairs of lovers who have yet to confess their feelings to each other, comedy and more than a touch of magic are all woven into one of Shakespeare's most delightful and ethereal creations – A Midsummer Night's Dream. The plot is as light and enchanting as the settings themselves. The Duke of Athens is busy with preparations for his forthcoming wedding to Hippolyta the Amazonian Queen. In the midst of this, Egeus, an Athenian aristocrat marches in, flanke ...
 
Michael P. Wright is a freelance writer who narrates posts for readers to enjoy on the move. Audio options for select posts are available on mikewriting.com and streamed on major podcast services. Visit https://mkwr.co/Podcast for listing of podcast providers.
 
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The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED! Show time: 5:00 pm West coast - 8:00 pm East coast REMEMBER TO CALL IN EARLY!! The call in number is 646-595-3965 Info: You do not have to be logged in to listen to the show, but you do to join in the Poet's chat-room. It's a good way to network with other writers a ...…
 
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Episode 271 This week on the podcast I talk with screenwriters Tom Bhramayana and Stephen T. Hoover about making their new feature film, 'Tinker' all while living in Louisiana.
 
Episode 270 This week on the podcast, I talk with screenwriter and director Mark Steven Johnson. He just finished directing a crime feature, Finding Steve McQueen. We talk about that project as well as how he was able to break into the business with his spec for Grumpy Old Men.
 
The future of moviegoing is at risk...at least that's what Mr. Spielberg thinks. He also thinks that Netflix shouldn't be considered for Academy Awards, and instead presented as possible primetime Emmy considerations...since the films are technically shown on television. Felicity Wren and Max Timm agree to a point, however there are elements to ...…
 
Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer, authors of "Mr. Nice Guy," talk about how the semicolon brought them together, how they wrangle working as a writing team, and more.FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL |YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl |Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl |Facebook: http://facebook.com/grammargirl |Pinterest: http://pinterest.c ...…
 
Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer, authors of "Mr. Nice Guy," talk about how the semicolon brought them together, how they wrangle working as a writing team, and more.FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL |YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl |Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl |Facebook: http://facebook.com/grammargirl |Pinterest: http://pinterest.c ...…
 
The journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed joins Robin and Josie this week to talk about politics, the joy of library books, the joy of putting in brand new book shelves and some of her favourite books. Also Robin is annoyed Billy Wilder wasn't forced to make more films. Support the podcast and network and get things like extended editions of ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Shakespeare.
 
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It’s a place and institution that holds memories for generations of Nebraskans. The University of Nebraska’s 150th years is celebrated in a new book, “Dear Old Nebraska U.” “All About Books” welcomes the author, Kim Hachiya to talk about how the University put the photo-rich book together.By netnebraska@gmail.com (NET Nebraska).
 
Episode 269 This week on the podcast, Writer/Director Chris von Hoffmann comes back on the show to talk about his new film: Monster Party. We talk about the writing of the screenplay and how he was able to get the project funded and produced. The film is currently available on VOD and DVD.
 
Episode 268 This week on the podcast, I talk with Stephen Follows about his new report, Judging Screenplays By Their Coverage. The report covers their findings from analyzing over 12K screenplays and the coverage those screenplays received. In the interview we talk about some of his findings.
 
Episode 267 This week on the SYS Podcast filmmaker Melissa Miller Costanzo comes on to talk about her career working on set in the art department and how that lead her to writing and directing her own scripts, including her latest indie feature drama, All These Small Moments, which stars Molly Ringwald.…
 
Peter Balakian joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Theodore Roethke's poem "In a Dark Time" and his own poem "Eggplant." Balakian's latest book is "Ozone Journal," which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
 
The weirdest things we learned this week range from animals being put on trial to the origins of the phrase "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"? The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Faceb ...…
 
Claire Friedman (Desus and Mero, Saturday Night Live) joins Alan to talk about doing stand-up in New York as a teen, working on the Harvard Lampoon, and moving from the business side of entertainment to creative.
 
In this compilation episode, Authors Love Readers brings you more bonus interview conversation that didn't make it into previous episodes. (So little time, so much to talk about!) Host Patricia McLinn talks with podcast guest authors Jeff Carson, Rebecca Forster, R.J. Patterson, Jennifer Stevenson, Laura Durham, J.F. Penn, Melissa F. Miller and ...…
 
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More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Shakespeare.
 
On this week’s show, we talk to AK Benjamin and Anthony Good about two very different takes on therapy, plus the most exciting books due in the next year. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod
 
John and Craig examine the final moment in movies, what they do and why they change so often. We also take on vaccines, corruption, and extreme weather in another installment of ‘How Would This be a Movie’ and follow up on important upcoming meetings for the WGA. Links: Aladdin in theaters May 24th! Chernobyl first episode on HBO May 6th. Unvac ...…
 
WSIRN often helps readers get out of their comfort zones, but today’s guest Mallory O’Meara is taking Anne out of hers. Her wheelhouse is everything bizarre, paranormal, and downright scary. But digging past the surface differences, Mallory and Anne have a lot in common, especially the desire to understand how an author DID that. Today they're ...…
 
Here is the first episode in my quest to give every singe one of The Ground Is Lava’s songs their own episode. This episode is all about the origin of TGIL and the first song we wrote. The Ground Is Lava’s music is now available on Apple Music and Spotify Thanks for listening! https://writesongsyouidiot.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/episode-63-tg ...…
 
Steve Slaunwhite talks with Casey Demchak on how B2B copywriters can sell themselves effectively so more prospect conversations turn into paying clients.By steve@b2bwritingsuccess.com (Steve Slaunwhite).
 
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More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy William Shakespeare.
 
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