Narrative

Stepping Through the Narrative Door: An Essay on Contemporary Audio Fiction

Stepping Through the Narrative Door: An Essay on Contemporary Audio Fiction

Found sound is one of the most popular framing devices in the contemporary fiction podcast landscape. Limetown is one the most famous and memorable illustrations of the found sound technique in modern audio drama: packaged as a real documentary series released by the fictional American Public Radio. Found sound does not have to be pseudo-journalistic, however; stories can be told through personal voice recorders…