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Photographed at the Society of Authors November 2022

Hello, I’m Helen Cross.

I am the author of novels, stories, audio drama, podcasts and screenplays. I teach creative writing at various  universities  and on online courses. 

I will be running new courses in spring 2024, please sign up to my mailing list to get up to date details

Latest Courses

Write A Podcast Drama
in Five Weeks – March 2024

Dates: Thursday 7-9pm, starting 21 `March, then 28 March, 4 April , 11 April and 18 April

Location: Live online teaching via Zoom

Cost: £175 for all five sessions

Join my online classroom in March 2024 and write a complete audio podcast drama over five weekly sessions. These live, interactive online classes will introduce you to the industry of audio drama, and allow you to learn the skills necessary to write drama for radio and podcasts.

We will look at the new opportunities in this growing industry and explore how to structure podcast drama, how to sustain tension in plot, how to build dramatic audio characters and how to write convincing dialogue. We will consider the state of the market now, and what commissioners are looking for from writers.

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