Podcasts for Writers

Thousands of podcasts are being downloaded every day and there are podcasts on almost every topic. writing podcast

It is predicted that all cars will be connected to the internet in less than ten years time, which means the growth and demand for podcasts will be like nothing we’ve ever seen before

Did you know that Apple has surpassed 1 billion subscriptions for podcasts via iTunes? It might be time to join the podcast craze.

There are many podcasts on all angles of the craft of writing and the beauty of podcasts are that they are like reading articles, books and blog posts, but you can listen while you’re driving or doing the dishes. If you don’t have a lot of time to sit down and read, podcasts are perfect for you as they are mainly designed for “on the go” information sharing.

Here are some great podcasts for writers:


Adelaide Writers’ Festival
(60 minutes)
Live recordings from Adelaide Writers’ Week, featuring some of contemporary literature’s finest fiction writers.

Book Thingo
(30-60 minutes)
Lively discussions between readers, academics and bestselling authors about romance books, hosted by Kat Mayo.

Grammar Girl
(10-15 minutes)
Provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing, including grammar, punctuation, style and business advice.

Nerdist Writer’s Panel
(30-90 minutes)
Ben Blacker hosts informal chats with professional writers about their processes and the business of writing.

Sydney Writers’ Festival
Discussions from Australia’s largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas, bringing together authors, leading public intellectuals, scientists, journalists and more.

The Dead Robots’ Society
(60-90 minutes)
A gathering of aspiring writers to help other aspiring writers on the way to publication.

The Wheeler Centre
Talks about books, writing and ideas from The Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.

Writing Excuses
(15-25 minutes)
Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Daniel Wells discuss writing techniques in fast bursts.


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