Script Writing. Tips to compose an effective audio narrative. 1) Use language as you normally speak.
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Conversational writing needs to sound natural, not stilted and artificial. The best way to see if your copy sounds natural is to read it out loud. Do you repeatedly stumble in your reading when you get to a certain point in your script? The idea or wording isn’t clear.
Your written narrative is a starting point for the podcast, it is not written in stone. Avoid using words that have homophones (like “waste,” “wear,” “too,” etc.) Make all the necessary changes to make sure your message is conveyed effectively. You might even consider changing the order of paragraphs!
If you want your narrator/ reader to express certain feelings while reading, write in ITALICS what you want the reader to do. For example, if you want the narrator to make a long pause at certain points, write long pause.
If you are planning to have a specific sound or song played at certain points in your narrative, make sure you identify it in your script. Use [ ] to highlight where and what sound you are playing. For example: I was furious. I slammed the door [sound of door banging] and ran to the yard crying [sad song playing].