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TANIS
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Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... Support TANIS to hear exclusive MINI and BONUS EPISODES and more! http://patreon.com/tanispodcast Please rate and review on iTunes if you enj ...
 
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Wolf 359
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A bi-monthly radio show about the advantages of floating, tiny and alone, in the middle of nowhere.
 
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Earbud Theater
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An anthology of original audio dramas in the vein of classic series like THE TWILIGHT ZONE and OUTER LIMITS. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror - It's All In Your Head.
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
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Makeshift Stories
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Speculative Fiction, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Stories for all Ages.
 
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The Orphans
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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture - Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are.Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their li ...
 
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PodCastle
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The world's first audio fantasy magazine.
 
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The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
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StarShipSofa
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The Audio Science Fiction Magazine
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
Audio podcasts of new and Audio Vault short stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine
 
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Tincture, A Weird West Trilogy
 
A free western sci-fi audio adventure.
 
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ars PARADOXICA
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When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no safety net when toying with the fundamental logic of the universe.
 
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Hadron Gospel Hour
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Sci-fi Audio Comedy/Adventure for Weirdos and Other Living Things
 
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Cast of Wonders
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Escape Artists Inc's Young Adult speculative fiction podcast featuring tales of the fantastic - Welcome! Visit us at castofwonders.org.
 
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Not from Concentrate | Audiobooks / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories / Humor
 
Author and novelist David Wallace Fleming publishes original humor, science fiction and fantasy short stories. Subscribe for a variety of free, serialized audiobooks of short fiction. For more info on the author, visit http://davidwallacefleming.com
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1!), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. When pressed, we describe it as a "mystery gang" story, sort of like Scooby-Doo in space. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias an ...
 
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Ostium Podcast
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Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places.
 
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A Beginner's Guide to Interplanetary Destruction
 
After a friend's untimely death, a D&D group decides to honor their fallen comrade the only way they know how – with a funeral campaign set in a realm of sorcery, swords, and demonic peril. Soon after their pen and paper adventure begins, they find themselves in very real danger when they awake on the shore of an alien planet where an ancient artifact has recently been unearthed. A Beginner’s Guide to Interplanetary Destruction is what happens when a science fiction radio drama is re-imagine ...
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
This feed only serves up Skinner Co.'s serial fiction podcast, Flash Pulp
 
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Tin Can
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A one man science fiction audio drama, by David Devereux
 
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The Audio Epics Podcast
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fantasy audio adventures!
 
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The 12 Blackened Petals Podcast
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This is a Fiction Podcast that tells the massive story of Sam as he deals with suddenly becoming a God
 
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The Mythcreant Podcast
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Fantasy & Science Fiction for Storytellers
 
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The Once & Future Podcast
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Bringing you the science fiction and fantasy books that you want to read
 
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The Haven Chronicles
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The Haven Chronicles follows the mysterious events that have unfolded on Haven.
 
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Fragmented Feeds
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Debuting April 13th, 2017, Fragment of your Imagination’s Series One, The Hydro Gene, blends colourful characters and stark landscapes with ancient myths and new technology, as it tells the story of 16 strangers, who are brought back to life and given both magical powers and a mystical battle to face. While they police their inner demons can they look in the mirror and make peace with the enemy? Voices by Kelly Gosselin, Scott Button, Carmen Flannery, Dan Mizuguchi, Laura Palermo, and Tawnya ...
 
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The Tales of Sage and Savant
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The Steampunk Adventures of Dr Sage and Professor Savant
 
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Mythgard Academy
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Mythgard Academy aims to make in-depth discussion of students' favorite works of fantasy and science fiction literature free and open to everyone. The Mythgard Academy program features live discussions with Mythgard Institute faculty to which all are invited, free of charge. Recordings of our sessions will be freely available after class, and we let our supporters decide what books we read. Learn more at mythgard.org/academy
 
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Rat and Elizabeth make a deal.
 
Nic heads back to the town of Saint Raywood, Washington looking for Grackles, he and MK try and figure out how three distinct corporate entities fit into everything that’s happening, and Nic’s sleep doctor continues to help him explore his dreams. If you enjoy TANIS, please rate and review on iTunes or wherever you listen! SUPPORT TANIS ON PATR ...…
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
In this week's episode, BeeBop finds himself racing through another dimension, only to run straight into a puzzling problem. And, is there no end to the reach of Messingham?! We may never know. We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our v ...…
 
Main Fiction "Apache Charley and the Pyramids of Hex" by Allen SteeleOriginally published in Bridging InfinityAllen Steele has published eighteen novels and nearly one hundred short stories. His work has received numerous accolades, including three Hugo Awards, and has been translated worldwide, mainly into languages he can’t read. He lives in ...…
 
This episode we talk with hybrid publishing juggernaut Michael J. Sullivan about his amazing self publishing and traditional publishing careers, and his latest book, Age of Swords: Book Two of The Legends of the First Empire series. Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast over on iTunes, rate it and please tell your friends about us. It really ...…
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
I rooted her system on the first day. It was the only way to be sure. Sure that she’d love me. Step by matching step, I walk her under the boughs of great elms in Prospect Park, while the slanting sun passes through the tangled mesh of leaves to dapple her smiling face. When her heart rate spikes, I know she’s excited. When it slows, she’s bore ...…
 
• Content Warning: Grief • Narrated by S. Qiouyi Lu • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Anathema Magazine (April 2017) • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen abo ...…
 
Welcome to PodCastle’s first Eid issue. by Saladin Ahmed read by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali hosted by Farah Rishi First published in Slate Magazine Rated PG-13 Qumqam stood upside-down atop a cellphone tower, twirling at its pinnacle on his fingertip. When the humans had first started to besmirch the Earth with the things, Qumqam had thought them h ...…
 
Please be advised this episode of Wolf 359 contains mentions of violence, death, and suicide. Listener discretion is advised. As Eiffel, Minkowski, Hera, and Lovelace try to decide how to allocate their limited resources, Kepler finally reveals some of Goddard Futuristics's most deeply held secrets. Before the crew can consider the existential ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "An Account of the Sky Whales" written by A Que and translated by Andy Dudak. Publishing in the the June issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/mille...Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight, Ruby chases a mystery among the shambling undead.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
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The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine
 
Lindsey is a paranormal investigator, but she has an advantage on most, because she has the demon Adramelech captured in a Raggedy Ann doll, and it does her bidding, which makes casting out the demon really simple. Today, however, things are different. The house they've come to investigate has an actual presence that's already there, and it has ...…
 
A common fear among writers is that our characters will all sound the same. Unlike film, we can’t count on an actor to give them personality; it all needs to come from the written page. That’s why we sat down this week to talk about how authors can distinguish their characters in dialogue. We consider the sensitive topic of accents, how to make ...…
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
Having been all but kicked out of his parents’ house, Yllowyyn finds several unlikely allies and adversaries in his familial conflicts. Meanwhile, the Kids consider how to make the best of the turmoil in their camp. But things seem especially gloomy for Nia and Brennen. And elsewhere in the realm, Arden the Annihilator – legendary hero of antiq ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Our fourth podcast for June is "The Ways Out" written by Sam J. Miller and read by Kate Baker.Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
The Great EscapeBy olsen@mythgard.org (Corey Olsen).
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
By Justin Howe, from Issue #228 of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine Not but three hours ago, beyond my study’s shuttered window I heard the song-girl recite those closing words from Horn’s Ashen Quintessence. More info »
 
After the crash, Oatman is left stranded and alone in the middle of a desert. How will it make it out? Tune in to find out!
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
BeeBop is back for another mini-series, and this one is one of his more ridiculous (and that's saying a lot!) In this week's episode, BeeBop and a new friend hop through portal after portal, running from the time police! Will they escape, or will the Van Damme puns eventually catch up with them? There's only one way to find out! We always love ...…
 
Main Fiction: "Enyo-enyo" by Kameron HurleyOriginally published in Lightspeed MagazineKameron Hurley is the author of The Stars are Legion and the essay collection The Geek Feminist Revolution, as well as the award-winning God’s War Trilogy and The Worldbreaker Saga. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for B ...…
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
The sun burned through the clouds around noon on the long Cytherean day, and Dharthi happened to be awake and in a position to see it. She was alone in the highlands of Ishtar Terra on a research trip, five sleeps out from Butler base camp, and---despite the nagging desire to keep traveling---had decided to take a rest break for an hour or two. ...…
 
by Eric Schwitzgebel read by Tatiana Grey First published in Unlikely Story Rated PG-13. “— which suggests possible applications, if the cobbler is much younger. Don’t you think, Miss Professor?” The Dauphin sat twelve rows back — teenage heir apparent to the throne, playing at Academy student — smug smile, a ring of vacant seats around him, hi ...…
 
Eiffel and Minkowski listen in on a tense discussion.
 
• Content Warning: A few early F-bombs • Narrated by Rish Outfield • Audio production and gust host Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen abo ...…
 
NPCs and monsters are one thing, but what about a game’s environment, how should a GM handle that? Should dust storms and floods be confined to flavor, or should they inflict serious penalties. What about hunger and thirst? Join us this week for a discussion on what to do with your campaign’s environment. Wes poses questions about which environ ...…
 
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Ostium Podcast
 
In the third installment of Enigmatic Mysteries of the unknown featuring one Dave Fothergill Attenborough Windsor, our host discusses some solicited theories from listeners as to what could possibly be the true story behind Ostium.Written and performed by Alex C. Telander.We've partnered with @Podchaser, a new website for podcast listeners to r ...…
 
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The 12 Blackened Petals Podcast
 
WOW. This episode is action packed!!! Sam and Wei Jin go toe-to-toe. Please Visit http://12blackenedpetals.com for access to podcast episodes and more. For a free digital copy of book 1, please visit http://12blackenedpetals.com For AWESOME Gear and more visit http://12blackenedpetals.com/store Check out our Social Media Facebook https://www.fa ...…
 
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Makeshift Stories
 
In this month’s story, Tanvi, an agent from a group called the consensus, arrives at her destination, only to discover that their opposition is already there. With the fate of two worlds hanging in the balance, she is forced to improvise. Written by Alan V Hare. Read by Mitchell Tew Opening and Closing Theme David...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Our third podcast for June is "Neptune's Trident" written by Nina Allan and read by Kate Baker.Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Boethius:The Consolation of Philosophy, Part 05By olsen@mythgard.org (Corey Olsen).
 
TJ's got a new girlfriend, Shannon. Shannon is beautiful, smart, athletic, and - well - a lot younger than him. So to impress her, he's found something he knows she'll love - an amazing hike to a remote site that is rumored to contain something truly stunning at the end of it. And it does. Unfortunately for TJ and Shannon, these trails ... are ...…
 
Nic continues to dig into his dreams, Paul from the Cult of Tanis has some advice, and some old work logs from Pacifica Station tell a familiar story. If you enjoy TANIS, please rate and review on iTunes or wherever you listen! SUPPORT TANIS ON PATREON For more information, including supporting materials for each episode visit: TANISPODCAST.COM ...…
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
BeeBop decided to take some liberties with the recordings of BeeBop Tales 2, so we need to wait one more week for Electric Beepaloo to roll out. In the meantime, BeeBop and Jonathan discuss recording procedures and listen to some jokes sent in from kids! See you next week! And thanks to everyone who came out on Sunday to the live show! So fun t ...…
 
Main Fiction: "Indigo Blue" by Rachael K. JonesOriginally published in ShimmerrRachael K. Jones grew up in various cities across Europe and North America, picked up (and mostly forgot) six languages, and acquired several degrees in the arts and sciences. Now she writes speculative fiction in Athens, Georgia. Contrary to the rumors, she is proba ...…
 
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The Once & Future Podcast
 
This episode we talk with author powerhouse Rachel Caine about The Morganville Vampires, The Great Library series, her upcoming return to The Weather Warden series, Aliens and X-Files anthologies, her previous life as a pro musician, and her latest standalone suspense novel Stillhouse Lake! Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast over on iTune ...…
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
It’s 12:15, and Monica West is late for our lunch. We’re meeting at a trendy Greenwich Village bistro, one of the few to survive the depression that bankrupted the City, and so many of its residents, nearly two decades ago. There are few reminders of those trying times here now. The place is packed with the young power elite, the air thick with ...…
 
by Kendra Fortmeyer read by Dagny Paul hosted by Setsu Uzume First published in Forge Journal Rated PG-13. She arrived at his apartment ten minutes late and discovered that she was already there. The woman was a champion worrier, but this was something she had not thought to worry about. She had considered: is this a date, is this not a date, a ...…
 
Please be advised this episode of Wolf 359 contains violence. Listener discretion is advised. The crew of the Hephaestus's day just got a whole lot worse. The funeral they were holding was interrupted by one of the deceased seemingly coming back to life, their station is being battered by radiation, and Hera has gone offline. And - oh yes - the ...…
 
When danger approaches Harry and Avery spring into action, finding new powers before Aiko ultimately upstages them all, and Maya starts to come out of her shell. Voices by Kelly Gosselin, Scott Button, Carmen Flannery, Dan Mizuguchi, Laura Palermo, and Tawnya Gosselin. Created and Narrated by Chase Peter Josef. Featuring Imogen Heap’s single Ti ...…
 
• Narrated by Dani Daly • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. Show Notes Aimee Ogden is a reade ...…
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
Billy, Nelson, and Nia attempt to parse Regan’s revelations through the varied lenses of their unique lives. Meanwhile, Regan reacts very poorly to needing to be cared for. And Yllowyyn returns with what he’s heard to the White Forest – and to his parents, who attempt to set straight the prodigal son. The script for this episode can be download ...…
 
Everyone loves a villain. Sometimes we love villains so much we want them to be heroes. But how best to redeem them? Should they even be redeemed? Join us this week for a discussion on what goes into flipping a character from team bad to team good. We talk about our favorite and least favorite redemptions. Oren and Chris argue (again) about Bel ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Our second podcast for June is "My Dear, Like the Sky and Stars and Sun" written by Julia K. Patt and read by Kate Baker.Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Boethius:The Consolation of Philosophy, Part 04By olsen@mythgard.org (Corey Olsen).
 
Check out our latest episode where I report LIVE from this year's Book Expo America in New York City! Hear about Marjorie Liu's progress on Monsteress, what's going on at BOOM! Studios, an awesome new graphic novel Bolivar by Sean Rubin, Paizo Publishing's release of the Starfinder Core Rule Book System, plus a report from The Qwillery book blo ...…
 
You can now hear the first Wolf 359 Special, a flashback adventure set during Captain Lovelace's first mission on the Hephaestus! Over 2 hours of new content, available at hearspoke.com/wolf359
 
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The Audio Epics Podcast
 
So we’ve evaluated your response, put our heads together and come up with a plan for the future of our content, our podcast and our family business. We hope you enjoy it. In this episode we mention Bandcamp. Check out the Bandcamp subscription service at https://bandcamp.com/subscriptions .
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
By Allison Jamieson-Lucy, from Issue #227 of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine Narrated by M.K. Hobson. Sere wouldn’t be able to send letters. More info »
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight we briefly detour down a shady street you may recognize from your youth.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
Main Fiction: "End of the Silk Road" by David LevineOriginally published in Old VenusDavid D. Levine (www.daviddlevine.com) is the author of novels Arabella of Mars and Arabella and the Battle of Venus, as well as over fifty SF and fantasy short stories, His story “Tk’Tk’Tk’” won the Hugo, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hu ...…
 
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