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Artist Soapbox * Audio fiction + Creative Process

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Artist Soapbox creates original audio fiction and chats with artists about their practical tools for the creative process.

Artist Soapbox creates original audio fiction and chats with artists about their practical tools for the creative process.

Location:

United States

Description:

Artist Soapbox creates original audio fiction and chats with artists about their practical tools for the creative process.

Language:

English


Episodes

155: Introducing new hosts: Juliana Finch and Mara Thomas

5/18/2022
Hey friends, It’s Tamara here. I hope you enjoyed the previous episode introducing 2 of our new guest hosts: Lormarev Jones and Griffin James. I’m back once more before I had the mic over, to introduce two more guest hosts this season: Juliana Finch and Mara Thomas. Yes, if you’ve been a long time listener of Artist Soapbox, then you will likely know Juliana and Mara. Of course you can also read their bios on our updated and very awesome Artist Soapbox website, in the meantime, here are some...

Duration:00:32:27

154: Introducing new hosts: Lormarev Jones and Griffin James

5/16/2022
Hey friends, It’s Tamara here. I hope you enjoyed the previous 3 audio fiction episodes from the Food for Thought project. As you know, Artist Soapbox produces original scripted audio fiction such as the three FFT projects, as well as interviews with artists about their creative process. We’re back to the interview/conversational format with this episode and most of the ones to follow for this season. Today, I’m dipping in to introduce 2 of our new podcast hosts – Lormarev Jones and Griffin...

Duration:00:41:03

And Eat It, Too by Ashley-Ruth Bernier (new scripted audio fiction)

5/13/2022
Listen to the third of three excerpts developed by the Food for Thought Project, a year-long writing lab for aspiring audio dramatists. And Eat It, Too was written by Ashley-Ruth Bernier. SUMMARY: Jolie, an optimistic and talented baker in an impoverished island community, finds herself at a crossroads when a high-stakes, hugely popular cake decorating show (think “Cake Wars”, etc.) decides to film its next season on island. As an intern on the show, Jolie inadvertently publicizes the...

Duration:00:28:23

I’m Not Here Right Now by Shea Stanley (new scripted audio fiction)

5/11/2022
Listen to the second of three excerpts developed by the Food for Thought Project, a year-long writing lab for aspiring audio dramatists. I'm Not Here Right Now was written by Shea Stanley. SUMMARY: Ella graduated college 6 months ago and is still living in her college town after her mom’s death kept her from moving away for a super cool journalism internship. Unemployed and friendless, she spends every day applying for jobs on her laptop at Doggy Style, a kinda bad hot dog joint known by...

Duration:00:17:03

Crocodile Twins by Tori Grace Nichols (new scripted audio fiction)

5/9/2022
Listen to the first of three excerpts developed by the Food for Thought Project, a year-long writing lab for aspiring audio dramatists. Crocodile Twins was written by Tori Grace Nichols. SUMMARY: LaLa is a rambunctious adoptee from the Philippines living overseas on an American military base. Rey is quiet and obedient, and likes to help at his family's Filipino food restaurant, Miraflor Bistro. They meet one summer in Virginia Beach and become close friends. LaLa struggles with feeling like...

Duration:00:15:52

153: Artist Soapbox is evolving in 2022!

5/2/2022
Happy 2022! This is the first episode of this year’s season. I’m excited to catch you up on all of the cool developments that were happening behind the scenes over the last five months, and let you know what’s in store for you for the remainder of 2022. Stick around til the end of the episode and you’ll hear our new highlight reel -- audio fiction clips from various projects! Alright, here’s the newsflash – Artist Soapbox is evolving. We still have an interview podcast and we still produce...

Duration:00:12:53

152: ASBX 2021 Wrap Up

12/1/2021
Transcript:Hey friends, it’s Tamara here. It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again when we shutter Artist Soapbox until next year. This episode is a very short year- in-review and update, but before that, I want to send a shout out to some supporters I haven’t yet thanked for their contributions to Jesus Pancake, our audio drama in development. Big hugs and thanks to: Laura Webb, Ken Wetherington, Jules Odendahl-James, J Evarts, Neal, Bell, Linda Kissane, Edith Snow, Barbette Hunter,...

Duration:00:06:19

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

10/25/2021
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 funded by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation. In this episode, you’ll hear our three audio writers, Ashley-Ruth Bernier, Tori Grace...

Duration:00:32:40

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

10/14/2021
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. Heather Bell Adams Bio:http://heatherbelladams.com (Heather Bell Adams) is the author of Maranatha Road (West Virginia University Press 2017), which won...

Duration:00:34:08

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

10/8/2021
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 times and the value of taking a poetry nap. If you’d like a deeper Poetry Nap experience, Mimi Herman will be leading a Poetry Nap workshop at the...

Duration:00:31:40

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

9/28/2021
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 Indiegogo campaign to support the creation of original scripted audio fiction: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/jesus-pancake-a-scripted-audio-fiction-series#/ (JESUS...

Duration:00:27:32

SHOW ME: ASBX Shorts Episode 6

9/17/2021
Rural West Texas, August of 1966. A skeptically hopeful fifteen-year-old returns home from church camp determined to uncover definitive proof of the existence of angels. The outcome of her act of faith yields lasting ramifications. by Amber Wood SHOW ME is the sixth 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 and to get everyone excited about Jesus Pancake, the new...

Duration:00:07:03

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

9/14/2021
At the end of an age, a tale as old as time gets some corrections. “In the name of the…..?” by JoRose 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 and to get everyone excited about Jesus Pancake, the new audio fiction series in development....

Duration:00:09:15

Gallery: ASBX Shorts Episode 4

8/31/2021
Two people on a first date contemplate “what is art?” By Brook Livingston North Gallery is the fourth 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 and to get everyone excited about Jesus Pancake, the new audio fiction series in development. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/jesus-pancake-a-scripted-audio-fiction-series/x/181911#/ (Contribute to Jesus Pancake via our...

Duration:00:07:18

Jasmine: ASBX Shorts Episode 3

8/27/2021
It only takes three minutes for a relationship to end. A suitcase. A cup of tea. Jasmine. Content Warning: Rated R for language by Ian Finley Jasmine is the third 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 and to get everyone excited about Jesus Pancake, the new audio fiction series in development....

Duration:00:08:54

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

8/24/2021
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 branch for the two, who share the experience of growing up inside a gated residential community in the rural south. CONTENT WARNING: sexual assault...

Duration:00:07:51

Gabriel’s Last Ride: ASBX Shorts Episode 1

8/21/2021
We’re never at our best when we’re hungry. But when Gabriel adds a late night rave, a drunken bicycle ride, and the heat of a Florida night,… https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/21/gabriels-last-ride-asbx-shorts-episode-1/ (Read more) https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/21/gabriels-last-ride-asbx-shorts-episode-1/ ("Gabriel’s Last Ride: ASBX Shorts Episode 1") The post https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/21/gabriels-last-ride-asbx-shorts-episode-1/ (Gabriel’s Last Ride: ASBX Shorts Episode 1)...

Duration:00:10:13

ASBX JP is a G-O! (A solo update by Tamara)

8/18/2021
A five minute update about what’s happening with Artist Soapbox. Hint: It’s all good news!!! Transcript Hey Soapboxers! It’s Tamara here. I’m so excited to connect with… https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/18/asbx-jp-is-a-g-o-a-solo-update-by-tamara/ (Read more "ASBX JP is a G-O! (A solo update by Tamara)") The post https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/18/asbx-jp-is-a-g-o-a-solo-update-by-tamara/ (ASBX JP is a G-O! (A solo update by Tamara)) appeared first on https://artistsoapbox.org (Artist...

Duration:00:05:00

147: Overcoming creative inertia. Solo episode #2 with Mara Thomas.

8/9/2021
It’s the second of TWO solo episodes by Mara Thomas. If you haven’t listened to the first one yet, then scoot on back and listen to episode 146.… https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/09/147-overcoming-creative-inertia-solo-episode-2-with-mara-thomas/ (Read more) https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/09/147-overcoming-creative-inertia-solo-episode-2-with-mara-thomas/ ("147: Overcoming creative inertia. Solo episode #2 with Mara Thomas.") The post...

Duration:00:13:43

146: You are here. Navigating your creative journey thru the pandemic with Mara Thomas

8/4/2021
It’s the first of TWO solo episodes by Mara Thomas. Mara Thomas is the MVP or VIP of ASBX. She has contributed 26 blog posts, participated in… https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/04/146-you-are-here-navigating-your-creative-journey-thru-the-pandemic-with-mara-thomas/ (Read more) https://artistsoapbox.org/2021/08/04/146-you-are-here-navigating-your-creative-journey-thru-the-pandemic-with-mara-thomas/ ("146: You are here. Navigating your creative journey thru the pandemic with Mara Thomas") The...

Duration:00:13:50