Out on the Wire
About This Show
Out on the Wire is the show about making stories, step by step. Join cartoonist Jessica Abel as she breaks down the principles of storytelling and puts you on the path to crafting your own story—in prose, comics, audio, video—in any narrative art form, fiction or nonfiction. Featuring radio and podcasting star producers from This American Life, Radiolab, Planet Money, Snap Judgment, and many more. Listen, learn, and collaborate with us to make something great.
Most Recent Episode
Out on the Wire Episode 9: Make It Work
Jan 20 16
It’s one thing to finish a story, it’s another to make stories your career. In our final episode of season one of Out on the Wire we talk to three creative professionals, Jakob Lewis of the podcast Neighbors, Dave Kellett of the comics Sheldon and Drive and the documentary Stripped, and Kelly Sue DeConnick, writer of the comics Bitch Planet and Pretty Deadly, about how they create their work, put food on the table, and make a life in the constantly shifting creative landscape.
Rated 5 out of
Excellent tutorial series, sprouting from companion graphic-novel-style instructional book on the art of storytelling in all media, incorporating interviews/conversations with leading practitioners -- plus interstitial workshop episodes that showcase participants' contributions and works-in-progress.
Date published: 2015-12-02