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Last updated: October 30, 2018
How To Write Radio Plays
Tony in 2004 with his mentor, Norman Corwin, the poet-laureate of radio
Tony "Sparx" Palermo
- Radio playwright, Sound Effects Artist, Composer
Articles and tutorials about Radio Play-writing by Tony Palermo. See
Tony's repertoire page for samples of his radio scripts
Adapting William Shakespeare for Radio and other radio writing tips
- an essay on radio writing.
A Method for Writing Radio Drama
-- a more detailed look at the craft.
Toward a Radio Drama 101
-- notes on how to get started creating radio drama.
MS Word Template for Radio Scripts
-- my generic template for formatting radio scripts.
How to Write Radio Play Script Cues
-- advice on writing radio drama scripts with cues having clarity and precision.
Formatting Radio Drama Scripts for Fast Rehearsals
-- a formatting method with an example script.
Writing Children's Radio Drama
-- advice on this unique genre.
Writing Radio Horror Stories
-- advice on creating horror that works on radio.
Using the Narrator in Radio Drama Scripting
-- issues related to the narrator device in radio drama.
Links to radio writing advice by others
The Principles of Writing Radio Drama
- Tim Crook's outline for this unique medium.
The Old Time Radio Script Collection
- producible scripts available on-line.
Scripts from the Golden Age of Radio
- more scripts from famous OTR shows.
Jack Mann's OTR Scripts Page
- has HTML versions of a several new (not OTR) scripts.
Interview with Yuri Rasovsky
- the prize winning audio dramatist comments on the craft and its future
Willamette Radio Workshop
- some scripts and links