In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about writing audio stories, Pseudopod Podcast, his best writing advice, and much more.
About Alasdair Stuart
Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host of PseudoPod and co-host of Escape Pod. His work has appeared in the Guardian, How It Works, the Fortean Times, Sci Fi Now, and Neo.
- [03:45] Favourite Pseudopod stories
- [08:50] Acceptance process
- [13:15] What makes a story a good fit and a bad fit for the audio format
- [20:50] Three fiction and three non-fiction podcasts
- [27:55] Writer/podcaster identity (the Maths is out by 5% … and then minutes later Bob’s memory of the calculations goes out the window, too)
- [30:50] Best writing advice
- [36:50] Morning rituals and daily habits
- [40:00] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
- [42:20] Upcoming projects
- [50:30] Connect with Alasdair
- [58:55] Outtakes
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