How to Podcast
Saturday 21 September, 10am-4pm
Full Price: $195
Conc Member: $120
Have an idea for a podcast and wondering how you could get your project off the ground? Join the creators & co-hosts of The First Time Podcast, Melbourne authors Katherine Collette & Kate Mildenhall, to learn how to create your dream podcast and get it into the ears of listeners.
This one-day workshop covers how to get started, including your concept, audio set up, and planning a season, as well as how to create great audio content including hot tips for interviewing and episode scripts. It also includes insights on marketing and distribution, playing the social media game, and using the podcast to build your author profile. Learn how to avoid the mistakes Katherine and Kate made as they took their podcast project from initial idea to its second season and over 15,000 listens!
Please note, while this workshop provides resources on some technical aspects of podcasting such as recording equipment and software, this isn’t a tech-focussed course, and step-by-step instruction will not be provided.
Expected Learning Outcomes
- Discover what you need to get started: your concept, audio set up, and planning a season
- Learn how to create great audio content including; scripting, interview techniques, and episode design
- Plan how you’ll get your great audio into listener’s ears; including website, podcast hosting, social media, distribution, finding partners and more!
Pen and paper or writing device of choice.
About the tutor
Kate Mildenhall is a writer and teacher. Her debut novel, Skylarking, published in Australia and the UK, was named in Readings bookstore’s Top Ten Fiction Books of 2016 and longlisted for Debut Fiction in The Indie Book Awards 2017 and the 2017 Voss Literary Award.