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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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Feb 20, 2022

William J. Meyer talks about his lo-fi sci-fi (sorta) rom-com The Transposition of Chloë Brontë, his experience with sleep paralysis, themes of disconnection, the tension of unreliable narration, the importance of curiosity, and putting "the weird thing" into a story.

You can listen to The Transposition of Chloë Brontë on most major podcast platforms or from

The theme music is "Mockingbird (Instrumental Version)" by David Mumford, used under a CC-BY 4.0 License.

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