Before we get into it, first of all, for those a little sluggish and unwilling to advance with technology, what is a podcast? Well, it’s the new way people are reading online. They are audio and video files that come to your mobile device or computer with episodes that come in at regular intervals. It’s like subscribing to a magazine but online. There are all kinds of podcasts from every kind of subject, companies like iTunes and Juice offer subscriptions. Here are a few popular podcasts for writers.
Mignon Forgary gives tips Quick and Dirty, for better writing and how to properly use words, grammar with a sense of humor.
The Writer’s Almanac
The Writer’s Almanac by Garrison Keillor is a podcast where writers can browse poems and authors, literary history and more.
Wwith Michael Silverblatt, KCRW’s Bookworm podcast is a worthwhile podcast for the serious reader which showcases writers of fiction and poetry. Michael interviews established, new and emerging writers.
Helpful for creative writers in genres like sci-fi/fantasy and many others, it addresses writer’s problems and solutions along with inspiration and information.
The New York Times Book Review
Listen to interviews of authors, editors and critics about new books and what’s current on the literary scene.
I Should be Writing
This podcast centers around creative writing but includes a blog and motivation for writers.
A popular writer’s podcast is called Writing Excuses and is written by several contributors with an archive of blogs and comments along with recommendations for audio books, and a question and answer forum.