15 Best Fiction Writing Podcasts
Fiction Writing Podcasts
Here are 15 Best Fiction Writing Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. In Suspense
East, England, UK
In Suspense, a brand new video and audio podcast for anyone interested in crime fiction, and in particular, psychological suspense. Host Lesley Kara & Lauren North will be discussing a particular topic of writing or book-related interest and also interviewing a wide range of authors, both established and debut. They also hope to include the occasional focus on an indie author who has caught our attention.
Also in Thriller Book Podcasts, UK Book Podcasts, UK Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 769 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact More
2. Death Of 1000 Cuts
Norwich, England, UK
Death Of 1000 Cuts is a podcast for fiction writers, full of motivational rants, writing exercises, interviews with authors, and detailed critiques of the first pages submitted by you, the listeners. Everything you need to write more and better and love it. Hosted by Tim Clare, author of The Honours, The Ice House and We Can't All Be Astronauts, and a stand-up poet.
Play⋅ 888⋅ 9.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 69 min Get Email Contact More
3. The Raven and the Writing Desk
For six days every week, author Chris Lester works on his stories for an hour a day. On the seventh day, he reports in and reads to you a selection of the new work he has written. Science fiction, fantasy, superheroes, and more from the Parsec Award-winning author of The Metamor City Podcast.
Play⋅ 326 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact More
4. Promptly Written
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Join authors Ian Lewis and Matt Sugerik in a monthly short-fiction writing workshop in which each uses identical writing prompts to create a work of short fiction. First, listen to their stories, and then stick around as they workshop their ideas. The discussion will touch on the writing process, tips, inspiration, and more! We are only bound by the limits of our imaginations.
Play⋅ 23 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 83 min Get Email Contact More
5. Lex Out Loud - Worldbuilding for Science Fiction
Seattle, Washington, US
Lex Out Loud is a podcast for writers, readers, and all lovers of speculative fiction. Lex Starwalker is beginning work on his third novel, and he's taking you along for the journey. Whether you're wanting to write a novel or screenplay yourself, or you're a game master wanting to write an adventure or campaign, or you're just curious about the creative writing process, this show is for you! In this first season, Lex will explore worldbuilding in depth. The setting is the stage where the story takes place, so it's a natural place to start.
Also in Worldbuilding Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 64 min Get Email Contact More
6. Fiction Writing Made Easy
How do I write a book? How do I create compelling characters that readers will love? How do I build a believable world for my story? What does it even mean to write a story that works? Do you have any writing tips? These are just some of the big questions that developmental editor and book coach, Savannah Gilbo, digs into on the Fiction Writing Made Easy Podcast.
Also in Writing Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact More
7. So I'm Writing a Novel...
The show where you join me, Oliver Brackenbury, on the journey of writing my next novel, from first ideas to publication & promotion. In this unique, one-man-reality show I'll share with you my ever-evolving thoughts and feelings on how I write, being a writer, and everything that entails at each stage of the process. I'll also answer listener questions and, sometimes, interview people who write fiction.
Play⋅ 105 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More
8. The Archetypist
A monthly podcast (& regular short edition) dissecting successful novels so emerging authors can learn from the professionals. Jacob earned his MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill and has taught university-level Creative Writing Kathleen has been writing, publishing, and critiquing stories for over 15 years. Join us to discuss tropes, conventions, and popular books to discover why readers love what they love.
Play⋅ 2⋅ 64 ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
9. Writing Fright
A podcast dedicated to the art of writing horror and speculative fiction. Join me weekly as I learn the ins and outs of genre fiction with guest authors, editors, and publishers.
Also in Speculative Fiction Podcasts, Horror Writing Podcasts
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact More
10. Writing Children's Fiction
It's a great time to write that book, so why not join for some short, cozy, insightful episodes with a published children's author?
Also in Children's Book Podcasts
Play⋅ 441 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min Get Email Contact More
11. Writing The Past
Writing The Past is a podcast for historical fiction writers, featuring conversations with different authors who share their tips on bringing the past to life. Hosted by Megan Douglas (formerly Isla Fynn), we'll explore how to create realistic historical characters, the key to organizing your research, what it's like launching your first novel into the world, finding a good writing routine, and more. There are stories from people who are still in the query trenches, along with others who have already found publishing success, with their books spanning across history.
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact More
12. Punch Keys
Punch Keys gives writer support to keep you punching those keys. Cass Kay and Poppy Minnix talk about fiction novel writing over a glass of wine every Wednesday night. Uncork and join us!
Play⋅ 51⋅ 112 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact More
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Eric M Hunter, author of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and weird fiction, writes his weekly piece of flash fiction. You'll hear the whole process from what sparked his inspiration and story crafting to the more emotional frustrations of writer's block and first draft woes as he hones his skills to craft a better story.
Play⋅ 35⋅ 878 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact More
14. The Family Writing Journey
What happens when two middle-aged parents and their teenage son set out to become fiction writers? Join us (Michael, Sunny, and Matthew) as we share our experiences as beginning writers. We aren't experts (not even close!), but together we talk about our struggles and successes with the writing process. If we can do it, so can you!
Play 22 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
Fiction Writing Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Eric M Hunter||anchor.fm||60|
|Lesley Kara & Lauren North||in-suspense.co.uk||36|
|The Family Writing Journey||anchor.fm||32|
|Jacob & Kathleen||anchor.fm||25|
Fiction Writing Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Nobles And Nobility||11|
|Fantasy World War||2|
|Dominance And Submission||1|
|Class And Privilege||1|