Do any of you remember radio drama? How about hearing recordings of radio dramas? Do you listen to “talking books” on car trips? There is something special about listening to a story-teller, to the power of sheer aural language. Notice how the experience engages your imagination even as the images come from outside yourself.
Well, some of my former students are teaming up with veteran writer and producer Phil Lollar, the co-creator of Adventures in Odyssey (a Christian children’s series of radio dramas that some of you may remember), to create a similar kind of children’s drama, to be entitled “Iliad House.” [Read more...]