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The First Episode Of... is an occasional podcast about audio drama and the creative process hosted by W. Keith Tims. In each show, I listen to the first episode of an indie audio drama, then have a discussion with the creators about the show, their methods, their struggles, and successes. It's a great conversation for anyone interested in storytelling and creativity, and with so much talent and variety out there, you're sure to find your next favorite audio drama by listening.

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Sep 26, 2021

The writer, producer, and director of the "Lovecraft meets Mayberry" show The Milkman of St. Gaff's, Christopher Scott McClure, discusses his show, on being a professional writer, creating a character that is both sympathetic and questionable, and working with the Rusty Quill network.

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