The reality, I believe, is that to create, there needs to be a stillness in your mind, where ideas can form. Ideas are at their most beautiful and their most fragile when they first start to coalesce. It’s important to let them come together at this point and not get blown away by a tornado of 24-hour-news stories about how we’re going to hell in a bucket PROBABLY ANY MINUTE NOW!
While no gatekeepers are deciding who gets to make a podcast, there are some basic ideas that, if followed, will allow you to not only find your audience but retain them. Keep these tips in mind before you hit the wi-fi airways!
I was asked to speak as part of a group at the career night for Boys & Girls Haven. A writer, I was told, sounded like a cool thing to be, and the kids might want to hear about it. (I wound up sitting next to a stat-flight paramedic – now her job seemed cool. I just sit in my room and make stuff up.)