Free Drama Writing Course with Launch of Book Tour

Monday, January 15th, 2023.  

Pictured Above: Barry M. Putt, Jr.  Photo Credit: Mandee K. Hammerstein. 

Newsroom Post: PRINCETON, NJ


Princeton, NJ – Author, Dramatist, Screenwriter, Barry M. Putt, Jr. announces a tour for his latest book Stories Told through Sound: The Craft of Writing Audio Dramas for Podcasts, Streaming, and Radio begins this January, 2024. The author’s first stop is the Doylestown Book Shop on Wednesday, January 24 at 6 p.m. where he will be leading a free audio-drama writing course followed by a book signing.

Appearances by the author include:


January 24, 2024 at the Doylestown Bookshop, Doylestown, PA. Click here to attend.


February 28, 2024 at Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., President’s Circle Room.


March 12, 2024 at the Drama Book Shop, New York, NY, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Click here to attend.


April 19, 2024 at Mercer County Community College auditorium, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Click here to attend.


June 14, 2024 at the Writer’s Conference, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ. (More information coming soon)

With thousands of outlets worldwide and growing, audio drama is the new frontier in storytelling. From family dramas tales to epic space battles and period pieces to large-cast musicals, it is a medium without limits, because the audience creates the visual world in their mind. In Stories Told through Sound, audio-dramatist Barry M. Putt, Jr. lays out the essentials of the form in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner. He offers dozens of tactics and strategies: the top reasons audiences don’t connect with a character and how to avoid them, ways to create exciting plot twists, career pitfalls to watch out for, and how to draft a dynamic marketing plan that will keep your work in the forefront of any industry professional’s mind. It includes tips from a number of top-tier professionals to help give a deeper understanding of how to find success in a new and exciting creative industry.

Pictured Above: Barry M. Putt, Jr’s book “Stories Told through Sound” Book Cover.  Photo Credit: Contributed. 

Stories Told through Sound includes tips from many top-tier professionals to help give a deeper understanding of how to find success in a new and exciting creative industry. Gary Garrison, former executive director of Creative Affairs, Dramatists Guild of America confirms that it is “everything you want a craft book to be. The author leaves no area untouched or ignored.”

Barry M. Putt, Jr. has scripted over fifty audio dramas for companies such as Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air, Radio Theater Project, and more. He has appeared on programs across the country discussing the craft of writing and moderated panel discussions on audio drama at the national Dramatists Guild conference. Barry holds a degree in dramatic writing from NYU where he leads a script development group. Stories Told through Sound is available at bookstores everywhere.


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