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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappens
 
These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.
 
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, leaders and warriors!
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com, unless otherwise noted. These stories are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, meaning that anyone is free to adapt them as they see fit, even for profit, without the obligation to compensate the author. Email: songofsadbirds@aol.com. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sorennarnia Also by Soren Narnia: the podcast 'Those Snowy Nights You Read to Me, They'll Never B ...
 
Edited by bestselling, award-winning anthologist John Joseph Adams, NIGHTMARE is a digital magazine of horror and dark fantasy. In its pages, you will find all kinds of horror and dark fantasy, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Every month NIGHTMARE will bring you a mix of original fiction and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors: from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet. When ...
 
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 ...
 
Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, 1001 Stories For The Road is bringing back adventure with stories like "Treasure Island", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "Tarzan of the Apes", "King Solomon's Mines", "The 39 Steps", "The Call of the Wild"- and many more. These stories are classic for a reason- they are great! And they are family friendly. We appreciate reviews-thank you!
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
 
Monthly readings and dramatizations of stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense chosen from the magazine’s archives. The full range of the genre is represented in these riveting audio renditions, from the drawing-room mystery to urban noir—including police procedurals, private-eye tales, psychological suspense, and locked-room and impossible-crime stories. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription info, and more.
 
Your Tale Teller brings you horror, mystery, intrigue, and all in all Storytelling fun! Join me, your Aussie Tale Teller narrating a HUGE variety of stories from an almost endless set of genre's. There is literally a story for everyone on this Podcast and I can't wait to bring them to your lovely ears. What stories do I share? Nosleep Creepypasta Classic Horror Fiction Folk Stories Remastered Old Time Radio Episodes Culturally specific Folk Tales and Research Pieces Paranormal and Ghost Stor ...
 
Stories of Yore and Yours is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
 
Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense. In some of the stories in “Tales of Terror and Mystery”, a suppressed uneasiness gradually builds up and evolves into sheer terror. In others, the story line unexpectedly changes and comes to a horrific conclusion. Sit back in the comfort of your armchair and let yourself be transported to the strange but compelling world created by Sir Arth ...
 
Fairytales, stories and folktales from the mouths of storytellers around the world. For parents, children, families, librarians, teachers and people who are obsessed with "once upon a time" and "happily ever after". Gathering folktales from around the world with princesses, ghosts, clever Jacks and giants. Grimm Download the MP3, Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher or listen at www.storystorypodcast.com. The Stories Podcast, The Story Podcast, Reading With Your Kids Podcast, Sto ...
 
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Gopal knew before he booted up the game---a Christmas present from his dad---that his character would be some form of elf or human, because the other races were all ugly, and he didn’t play games to be ugly. And he knew too, although he didn’t say it, that his character would be a girl. He always played girls online, although he’d be ashamed if any…
 
While riding his bicycle in the Miskatonic Valley of rural New England, a geneologist seeks shelter from an approaching storm. He enters an apparently abandoned house only to find it occupied by a loathsome old man who seems to enjoy pictures of hacked human bodies. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytelle…
 
Amber needed a book. It was The Estates of Sarah Holliday, a delicate comedy of manners following a young woman’s trials and tribulations in 1870s New England, and it was the most obscure novel by one Charlotte Winsborough, a fussy and now almost completely forgotten nineteenth-century author Amber had chosen for her dissertation. Winsborough had e…
 
This week on MYTH, we’re going to take a break from Odysseus’ epic journey into death and destruction for a different tale of death and destruction in our annual Halloween special. You’ll discover that elephants are scarier than you thought, that pumpkins make good but dangerous hiding places, and that stomachs are very dark inside. Then, in Gods a…
 
'Halloween 2019 - With a head full of creepy stories about the Old Mill, Kate excitedly heads to party there put on by her employer. Her boyfriend, Tom is less enthusiastic, but awkward small talk will soon be the least of his worries.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio…
 
John M. Floyd is one of the mystery genre’s most prolific short story writers. His work has appeared in more than three hundred different publications, and has earned four Derringer awards and a nomination for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best short story. In 2018, he received the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer for Lifetime Achievement. …
 
When Mike comes gallantly to the rescue of old Mr. Waller, can Psmith save him when things get sticky? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. With the pandemic still pounding at the door, we need…
 
Author : A.C. Wise Narrator : Tonia Ransom Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums PseudoPod 728: Teeth Long and Sharp as Blades is a PseudoPod original. Teeth Long and Sharp as Blades by A.C. Wise Have you ever thought about how fairy tale heroines are like final girls? We survive poisoning, curses, imprisonment, mo…
 
🎃MEGA HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! 🎃 Welcome my ghouls and ghasts, and today I bring to your epic ears, not scary stories to tell in the dark, not horror tales that bring chills, but an episode ALL about Fairies, Elves, Dwarves, Trolls, Kobolds and Nisses. Yes, as usual something special for you special people. Now this episode is a little bit different than…
 
'Following the disappearances of several animals, a couple take the investigation of a local legend into their own hands.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars. To …
 
This episode features "You and Whose Army?" written by Greg Egan. Published in the October 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/egan_10_20 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworldBy Clarkesworld
 
On this week we end the Month Of Spooky 2020 with a special Ghost Stories With Sylvia. Sylvia Shults is back and I think you are going to enjoy the result. If you are a fan of the Pitch Perfect movies then you will know what a Riff-Off is. Basically groups of singers spin a wheel to determine a topic and then they sing it. Sylvia and I will do much…
 
"Jack the Ripper TUMBLETY DID IT Prime Suspect: Dr. Tumblety. Ripper Author Michael Hawley, author of "The Ripper's Haunts", discusses his new evidence on the only Ripper suspect that provides all these proven matches: 1), Was held by police as a suspect in the Ripper murders, 2), jumped bond and escaped after the last murder; 3) had an open hate f…
 
'Elizabeth is heading to a Halloween party at the Old Mill. Meanwhile, her Grandmother prepares for war.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars. To celebrate Hallowe…
 
Rob Demarest, former TV host of the hit show, Ghost Hunters International, takes us on a tour of the some of the spookiest places in the world. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: https…
 
This week on Stories of Yore and Yours, #AlltheHorror rolls on with a short story by Edith Nesbit. Those prone marble statues in the cathedral couldn’t be dangerous, right? Find out in today’s episode, with guest voices from Charlene with the Drinking and Screaming podcast, Dragon from Penance RPG, and our good friend Dan from Netflix N Swill! 0:00…
 
Could you go walking in a graveyard at night? If you could, this story will make it clear why you probably should not. Hear Ingrid Nixon tell "Mary Culhane". CW: This episode features a story that has elements for older listeners. Please listen to it first to determine if it is suitable for younger ears!…
 
'A group of friends venture into danger when a girl in their class appears to have gotten in over her head with a local group of shady characters.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Haw…
 
A creature compelled to haunt in death, stalks a family, in a never ending primal instinct, to kill. Hungry for a meal….of the soul. When literature speaks echo’s of our reality, it may not be a matter of if, but rather when. And a man haunted by his thoughts, chased by a monster he perceives is real…or a conjured creature born from the darkest par…
 
Hi2020 Top Tier Judges discussing their choices for the overall winning story Hi2020 Short Story Competition launch on 20th February 2020, with great radio fare on Wycombe Sound 106.6FM. Thousands of entries by new writer from all over Britain and the Home Countries embraced the challenge. 34 pre-judges generously gave up time to read and score eac…
 
The absolute show stopper winner of the Hi2020 Short Story Competition. Thousands of stories entered from all over the United Kingdom from which 35 pre-judges and 5 Top Their Judges read, debated and chose this fabulous short story by new writer Kayleigh Maddocks. This Show stopper winning storey along with 19 excellent short stories are published …
 
This episode features "To Set at Twilight In a Land of Reeds" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the October 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/theodoridou_10_20 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Curtis Sittenfeld reads her story from the November 2, 2020, issue of the magazine. Sittenfeld is the author of one short-story collection, “You Think It, I’ll Say It,” and six novels, including “Prep,” “Eligible,” and “Rodham,” which came out earlier this year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Known for her quick wit and boundless charm, Arianna Huffington is a writer, speaker, entrepreneur and media powerhouse best known for co-founding the popular website The Huffington Post. She’s also the founder of Thrive Global, a leading behavior change tech company with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective del…
 
Writing Alchemy Bonus Cast 9 Summary Today I’m sharing some tools I have been using that have been extremely helpful for dealing with anxiety. I’ll also be giving an update on what is going on for me, and I’ll wrap up by sharing some of the projects I’ve been working on. The goal of this tool set is to help a person’s nervous system connect to the …
 
A 200-year-old gnome desperately wants to become a father. "Little Man" is from A WILD SWAN AND OTHER TALES by Michael Cunningham, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. Text copyright © 2015 by Mare Vaporum Corp. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, © 2015 by Mare Vaporum Corp See omnystud…
 
'Evacuated from his home in London at the height of the Blitz, William attempts to make a good impression on the local children.' From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regula…
 
This month on the Stinging Fly podcast, we're taking a little diversion from our usual format to present a lecture by the novelist Paul Lynch. Paul is the author of four internationally acclaimed novels: Beyond the Sea, The Black Snow, Red Sky In Morning, and Grace, which won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award in 2018. He was born in Lim…
 
Hey HBs, it's our first sexy ghost!!!! Come join us for Halloween Boo by Sarah Spade. It's a lovely tale of a ghost who falls in love with the woman who lives in the apartment he's haunting and gets the 24 hours of Halloween to become corporeal! He not only *gets* a boner, but he GETS TO USE IT! And Spade does a ton of fabulous references to Hallow…
 
'In 1689, a young woman named Marguerite suspects the volatile proprietor of an old mill where she works to be abducting and torturing local girls. As she begins to discover more, the mystery is revealed to be far more sinister than she could have ever imagined and a confrontation with the fabled 'Iron Spider' is all that can unearth the truth.' Fr…
 
A Tale of accidental time travel, warping into the past via a maelstrom of chaos, and a stuck automobile. What would you do if you literally stumbled into the past? How would you escape? And what if, you stumbled straight into a dire and dangerous situation that is about to go off…with a bang. Welcome, you lovelies to your remastered story, straigh…
 
A missing priceless jewel called The Blue Carbuncle becomes the target of Sherlock Holmes search. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/1001-historys…
 
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