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Scoring Magic

20 EpisodesProduced by Hug House ProductionsWebsite

There are so many guides out there for how to make a podcast, and for how to make an audio drama. But there’s a difference between reading an article and hearing the reality behind the process.Scoring Magic is a podcast by Hug House Productions documenting every step of the process. Scoring Magic fo… read more

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1.18: Collaboration, Part 2

March 14th, 2020

12:14

So, create is feels good. Collaboration is feels good! Friends is feels good! But what happens when miscommunications means that isn't feels good? …

1.17: Writing Episode 4

February 29th, 2020

23:05

In this episode, Wil talks about writing episode 4 of VALENCE. Content warning: This episode discusses suicidal ideation, abuse, and PTSD in depth.

1.16: Mini Episode 2: Take Selection

February 15th, 2020

7:02

It's time to select takes. So, let's talk about time . . . and how sometimes we're not great with it. About Scoring Magic - Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes …

1.15: Mini Episode 1: Cast Bonding

February 1st, 2020

6:14

Listen to the full episode for a surprise ;)

About Scoring Magic - Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for …

1.14: Check-In 2

January 18th, 2020

21:30

Hi. The first episode of VALENCE is out. And Wil feels weird. But mostly, Wil feels really thankful.

About Scoring Magic - Scoring Magic is …

1.13: We Hecked Up

December 21st, 2019

13:09

Y'all, we messed up. We promised you a documentary of our highs and lows, so it's time to talk lows.

About Scoring Magic - Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes …

Coming Soon: VALENCE

December 13th, 2019

1:01

The VALENCE feed is now live!

Welcome to New Candler, cultural epicenter of the United States. Visit Trudon Circle, an art mecca turned tourist trap …

1.12: Live Table Reads

December 7th, 2019

20:04

We're RECORDING, folks! In this episode, we talk about the ups and downs of having your cast record together versus just asynchronously. Buckle up …

1.11: Social Media is Scary! (But Necessary!)

November 23rd, 2019

15:06

Sometimes you're a social media grandma. And that's okay. Like everything with Hug House, our first step in finalizing our social media strategy was to identify our shortcomings and reach out for help--and then the …

1.10: We Wrote the Finale

November 9th, 2019

16:14

We did it. We wrote the finale. The finale is written for season 1, and we did that, and we're the ones who wrote it, and we did it. But like . . . not without panicking a little. A lot. Join sweet Katie as she breaks …

1.9: Check-In 1

October 26th, 2019

26:06

It's high time we checked in with our progress, but also ourselves. How are we feeling? Well, um . . . FUGUE STATE! FUGUE STATE! FUGUE STATE!

About Scoring Magic - Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. …

1.8: Balancing Responsibilities

October 12th, 2019

22:21

It's time for Wil to explain some of her overworking crimes. This week, take a dive into what Wil's daily workload looks like, how she's learned to …

1.7: Money, Please!

September 28th, 2019

23:42

As the Hug House team's Indiegogo for season 1 of VALENCE winds down, Anne brings you sage knowledge about how money works. No, don't run away! We know--money is super scary. But it's also important, and you gotta know …

1.6: The Casting Process

September 14th, 2019

19:11
Episode Notes

Last episode, we told you about our casting call. This episode, we're going to talk about what happened when we started listening to …

1.5: Casting Calls

August 31st, 2019

19:15
Episode Notes

When you make something with a cast, you have to . . . cast it. And when you cast something, you have to make a casting call. This week, hear about how Hug House went about its casting call--plus our …

1.4: Writing Someone Else's Characters

August 3rd, 2019

21:27
Episode Notes

So. We've got our producer. We've got our story bible and all our plans set. But now it's time to start writing--which means it's time for Katie to start writing for characters she didn't come up with. …

1.3: Meet Our Producer

July 20th, 2019

23:46
Episode Notes

We've found our producer for VALENCE, and we couldn't be happier. This week, listen to how we made the decision, how we reached out to …

1.2: Collaboration

July 6th, 2019

21:56
Episode Notes

We're taught so often that art is a solitary practice. We're taught artists are introverts, sole creators of their work, and that the …

1.1: Create Is Feels Good

June 22nd, 2019

17:43
Episode Notes

CW: Discussions of burnout, vague discussions of mental health issues

There's a difference between business and creative work, no …

Coming June 22nd: Scoring Magic

June 8th, 2019

1:41
Episode Notes

"Create is feels good."

Scoring Magic is a documentary about three friends making a fiction podcast together. Starting June 22nd, we'll be sharing our process every other week. You won't just get tips …

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