Ahhhhh, the spoken word. I just love the sound of my own voice. Now you can enjoy it, too!
What is a podcast? It's a geeky way of saying, "I just put a sound file on my website that you can download and listen to."
All podcasts on this page are copyright free, so you can download them, burn them onto cd, play them to your class, your friends, annoy your neighbors with them, or blast them on the beach.
Video Podcasts about the creation of several of my books. Also available on iTunes:
a series of grotesquely funny interviews with....monsters. Just click here.
Writing for Young Adults
Want to be a writer? A better writer? Here are my best tips on improving your writing. All in a convenient audio format!
(mp3 player of some sort required to hear podcasts)
6 minutes, 10.16Mb - Rewriting tips! And ahem...hrrrrm...how to get your voice working 100%!
8 minutes, 5.16Mb - Where ideas come from! How to write them down! How to get a million dollars for them or no money back! Plus, whatever did happen to Aeschylus?
4 minutes, 4.16Mb - How to change your plans!
3 minutes, 3.16Mb - Really, it's all about the process.
12 minutes, 6.16Mb - Songs and how they inspire my writing, specifically the writing of Megiddo's Shadow.
14 minutes, 12.5Mb - Songs, tips on how to write like Charles Dickens, and a Christmas story.
7 minutes, 6Mb - Arthur Slade answers questions about his novel DUST and about hockey. A very Canadian episode!
13 minutes, 12Mb - Just in time for Halloween, a story to stop your heart!
2 minutes, 1.2Mb - Get to work! Get to it! Right now!
7 minutes, 6Mb - Impress your friends by writing the most hilarious prose on the planet, ever!
4 minutes, 6Mb - Harry Potter, William Shakespeare and Star Wars! How to make a million dollars as a writer.
3 minutes, 5Mb - Reading your work aloud to catch mistakes.
7 minutes, 6Mb - Creating great beginnings that will capture the audience.
4 minutes, 4Mb - The dreaded rewrite... deciding what makes the cut and (eep!) what doesn't.
21 minutes, 24Mb (it's huge!) - Chock full of tips for young writers, a Draugr sample, and one of my favourite songs!
Click to hear or download a podcast. You can also find the podcasts at:
ArthurSlade.com Writing for Young Adults - Arthur Slade Or set your iPodder software to: http://feeds.feedburner.com/ArthurSladeWritingForYA