This workshop is open to all aspiring podcasters, from novice to intermediate—anyone who wants insider information about how to produce a successful podcast. These two sessions will help to give shape to your embryonic ideas and guide you past the first few steps and across a vast podcasting landscape.

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Time: two Saturdays, 13:00 to 16:00

Duration: 14 November - 21 November, 2020

Location: Online via Zoom—, ,

Description

All are welcome.

Limited to 15 participants.

  • Are you looking for a way to promote your writing to an untapped audience?
  • Are you interested in bringing your work to the accessible world of podcasting?
  • Do you want to use podcasting as a tool to reach and connect with a potentially vast audience?
  • Have you always wanted to create a podcast but don’t know how?

This workshop is open to all aspiring podcasters, from novice to intermediate—anyone who wants insider information about how to produce a successful podcast. These two sessions will help to give shape to your embryonic ideas and guide you past the first few steps and across a vast podcasting landscape. 

The workshop will equip you with the tools to:
• create the structure and basic elements of your podcast
• produce your first episodes
• publish your podcast.

It will also address pitfalls to avoid, provide insider tips and resources, and explore common mistakes made by novice podcasters.  

Discussions will also focus on the following:  
• Recommended equipment
• Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and Directories
• Remote recording platforms.

Recommended listening:
Eat & Drink, episode 42: Paper Plane & Short Ribs (Jan 16, 2020)
My Criterions: Mildred Pierce (March 23, 2017)
On A Dark Cold Night: The Empty House (April 18, 2018)
Podcast playlist: most recent episode
The Insomnia Project: any episode
The Secret Life of Canada, S3: Crash Course on Black Nurses


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Workshop leader

Credit: Tyra Sweet
Marco Timpano is the author of 25 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Podcast. He is an award-winning podcaster, voice-over artist, and performer.  His podcasts include The Insomnia Project, Eat & Drink, Every Place is the Same, and Born on This Day Podcast.

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Please note that workshop registration is on a “first come, first served” basis.

Payment is required to confirm your place in the workshop. 

Payments are to be made online via credit card or PayPal. Click on the link below to add the workshop to your shopping cart, then proceed to payment. QWF Members must be logged in to receive their discount. If you are not already a QWF member, you will have the option of purchasing a Membership, in which case you will receive the discounted workshop rate.

If you are unable to pay online, you can temporarily reserve a place by registering online. Your payment must be made to the QWF office by cheque or cash within 7 days of registration or it will automatically be cancelled.

If the workshop is full, you will have the option of joining the waiting list. If a space becomes available, all those on the waiting list will be notified at once by email. The available spot will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Please familiarize yourself with the rest of the Workshop Policies in the shaded box.

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General $80 + $2.12 Fee
Student $50 + $1.44 Fee
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