TURNING FACT INTO FABLE…
We produce well-researched and crafted narrative podcasts, with our own special twist. We build stories we love, with an edge and sense of fun – packed full of intriguing insights, original music, heart-rending life choices, cinematic and literary mysteries, and more. Season 1: The Sugar Baby Confessionals won bronze at the 2019 British Podcast Awards!
We are Sara-Mae Tuson, Senior Producer …
Sara-Mae Tuson does the scriptwriting, editing and all the other bits and bobs that go along with putting a serialised podcast together. She’s also a writer and editor with nine years of editorial and copywriting experience working for charities and advertising agencies. Additionally, she’s had short fiction, poetry and articles published in a range of publications, including: the Salt anthology Overheard, Scouting Magazine, Ink, Sweat and Tears, The Emma Press Anthology of Mildly Erotic Verse, Obsessed with Pipework, 433, Trespass, The London Magazine, Inky Needles, Rising and more.
Working with InkTears as Editorial Director, she edited and managed the publication and production of several collections of short stories, as well as producing a number of video interviews with writers. She loves music and it was recording songs for her band, Scarlet Starlings, that made her think she might like to try this podcasting lark. She also sings backup for a variety of indie folk bands whenever she can. Sara-Mae is currently working on her debut novel, a hilarious YA adventure with a captivating romance at its core. Read more about her here.
… & Beth Keehn, Producer
Beth helps with research and managing our web presence.
She’s also a writer, editor, street photographer (and learner-drummer), and has been producing digital and print content for more than 15 years in London and Australia – with clients ranging from small charities to global giants. She has even worked for the House of Lords. Her photographs have been published by Paris Lit Up magazine. She has written articles for Scouting Magazine, Womankind, EPDA Plus, blogs for Speak Media, London Short Film Festival and the Encounters International Film Festival and helped produce vox pop stories for multimedia projects for government agencies.
Michael Mandalis, TV Audio Director and Sound Designer for short and feature films, provides audio expertise.
Mike Scott – podcast production assistant
Mike has worked in the charity sector for many years, but also happens to be a bit of a sound whizz as well.
Geraldine Elliot – social media consultant
Geraldine is Director of Meerkat Communications, specialising in SEO-driven web copy and copy editing. She is also an instructor @BCIT and a writer. Catch her on our second season, Heyer Today, when we try and convert her to Regency romance.
Katherine Hofmeyr – podcast production and social media consulting
Katherine is a copyeditor with 10 years’ experience in the digital sphere. She’s written for all kinds of audiences on all sorts of topics: investment advice, engineering, book and film reviews – even jokes. You can hear her dulcet tones on episode 12 of The Sugar Baby Confessionals when she steps in for Sara-Mae as narrator on the feminist episode.
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