Best Shortstories podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Story Tale Podcast
Monthly
 
Think Audiobooks meets Old School Radio Drama for short stories. Each episode will feature an excellent short story narrated to Audiobook quality and will include Author information and Bio. If you listen to Audiobooks on Audible or Itunes (or anywhere for that matter) You'll love this podcast, especially if you're running low on credits! We want to tell the tales of your favorite word artists both new and established, so reach out to them and us! Spread the word as we tale some stories!
 
Original Horror Anthology Podcast!
 
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.
 
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Escape Pod
Weekly
 
The Original Science Fiction Podcast
 
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Dimly Lit
Monthly+
 
A podcast where co-hosts Carleigh and Katrina read classic literature and try to figure out what the hell is going on.
 
Stories of Yore and Yours is a 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!
 
The Last Ovation Podcast presents short stories on various celebrities and discusses their lives, and tragic deaths. Ranging from Hollywood Classics to current Mega-Stars, The Last Ovation honors those who have impacted our lives through entertainment, song and dance.
 
The Lone Drunk Readeth is a storytelling podcast that features one short story per week, narrated and edited by the drunken writer and actor that is Gareth Clark McKay. The majority of fiction included is horror and dark comedy, with a mixture of existential themes. Recommendations for future shows are always welcome, from readers and writers of all kinds. Please visit www.gcmckay.com to send any suggestions and subscribe for future news and upcoming releases.
 
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Inside Fictions
Rare
 
Inside Fictions is a short story podcast written by Steve Spalding. Travel through worlds littered with dragons and robots and mad gods twice a month.
 
NOCTURNAL TRANSMISSIONS is a fortnightly podcast featuring performances of dark, short stories, both contemporary and classic, by voice actor Kristin Holland. You'll hear works of creepy fiction from the likes of Lovecraft, Poe and even Shakespeare as well as horror stories from contemporary writers; both emerging and renowned. Our humble narrator already appears in the world of horror podcasting as a featured voice artist on the 'Simply Scary Podcast', performing Creepypasta and chilling ta ...
 
Join Wa and Foot on their quest to read through all 124 Philip K. Dick short stories. Tangents, foul language, and overly personal anecdotes are expected.
 
NOCTURNAL TRANSMISSIONS is a fortnightly podcast featuring performances of dark, short stories, both contemporary and classic, by voice actor Kristin Holland. You'll hear works of creepy fiction from the likes of Lovecraft, Poe and even Shakespeare as well as horror stories from contemporary writers; both emerging and renowned. Our humble narrator already appears in the world of horror podcasting as a featured voice artist on the 'Simply Scary Podcast', performing Creepypasta and chilling ta ...
 
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Storytelling Saga
Weekly
 
The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.
 
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The Centropic Oracle
Monthly+
 
The Centropic Oracle aims to publish and showcase the artistic works of science fiction/fantasy short story writers and voice over actors in an audio-only format. We feature a monthly podcast of a short story and a weekly podcast of a flash fiction story. See our Library for all our podcasts; you can filter by story length, genre, and sub-genre to find multiple podcasts of specific interest. Each contributor also has their own page which is kept up-to-date with their latest news and upcoming ...
 
The Last Ovation Podcast presents short stories on various celebrities and discusses their lives, and tragic deaths. Ranging from Hollywood Classics to current Mega-Stars, The Last Ovation honors those who have impacted our lives through entertainment, song and dance.
 
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Lunar Datebook
Monthly
 
Maine Stories and Moon Musing. It's "All Things Considered" for the moon and short fiction about modern Maine life. Hosted by Jennifer Ellsworth. Episodes are produced on each New Moon and Full Moon.
 
Invaders From Planet 3 is a bi-weekly podcast where we talk about science fiction, fantasy, and all points in between. Each episode we'll interview authors, editors, and others about the books, short stories, movies, TV shows, radio plays, and comics that made them fall in love with speculative fiction. From there, the conversations can go anywhere! Join us for the invasion!
 
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Radio UNmASTERED
Weekly
 
#KeepGoing
 
The Spun Today Podcast is a show that is anchored in Writing but unlimited in scope. Give it a whirl.
 
**A monthly podcast of classic short stories narrated by author, C.J. Carter-Stephenson, with music by Kevin MacLeod and immersive sound effects.** Journey back to a time of horse-drawn carriages and fantastical inventions... the fiction of yesterday brought vividly to life by the technology of today.
 
Toussaint Morrison reads short stories written by himself, covering the course of his life, chronicling his adventures as a musician, paraprofessional, and artist.
 
With every new issue, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine shares one piece of short fiction in podcast form. Enjoy these audio treats from our pages!
 
A monthly podcast of fiction from the Hugo award-nominated Apex Magazine.
 
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Taletosterone
Daily+
 
Join us every week as we curl books and flex our word muscles to tell hardboiled stories of manly proportions. New, intense topics every episode.
 
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.
 
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The Centropic Oracle
Monthly+
 
The Centropic Oracle aims to publish and showcase the artistic works of science fiction/fantasy short story writers and voice over actors in an audio-only format. We feature a monthly podcast of a short story and a weekly podcast of a flash fiction story. See our Library for all our podcasts; you can filter by story length, genre, and sub-genre to find multiple podcasts of specific interest. Each contributor also has their own page which is kept up-to-date with their latest news and upcoming ...
 
Short stories exploring the end of the world.From nuclear Armageddon to bio-engineered super plague, humanity has an age-old obsession with the end of the world.Each week, we'll be sharing a self-contained short story, exploring what life might be like at the end of the everything.iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ash-tales-stories-of-the-apocalypse/id1209825233Original post apocalyptic fiction available to read, download and keep from Ash Tales: http://ashtales.com/ Theme song is ...
 
A monthly podcast of fiction from the Hugo award-nominated Apex Magazine.
 
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Prose
Weekly
 
Journey together through innumerable worlds of fiction with Prose, a biweekly podcast series that offers up short stories of all genres and subject matter. If you like fiction of all sorts with the occasional bit of poetry or verse thrown in for good measure, join us on our adventures through the labyrinths of the human psyche and the infinite spaces of the imagination.
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
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StoryADay
Monthly+
 
Writers write. Successful writers write a lot. The StoryADay (http://storyaday.org) challenge exists to help you learn how much you're capable of writing in a month. The StoryADay (Writer, Every Day, Not "Some Day") podcast helps you figure out how to keep that commitment up for the rest of your life. Each 10-15 minute episode tackles a particular topic and gives you a writing assignment to complete before the next episode. Music credit: Alan McPike (http://standardstrax.com)
 
With every new issue, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine shares one piece of short fiction in podcast form. Enjoy these audio treats from our pages!
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
Page is a storytelling podcast designed to connect listeners to new and unique voices in the fiction world. Each month, Page takes original short fiction from emerging authors and produces it as audio dramas, complete with narration, voice acting, music, and sound effects. Enjoy author interviews, discussions, and publishing advice each month as well.
 
Short fiction on the lives in found photos of people holding anything
 
Open Mic Podcast is a writing and reading podcast hoping to capture the intrepid energy of open mic reading nights.
 
West Texas Talk is an interview program on Marfa Public Radio, broadcast Thursdays at 6:00 PM and re-broadcast Fridays at 9:00 PM. West Texas Talk features interviews with community members discussing issues that affect the Big Bend region of Texas, along with upcoming local programs and events. You'll also hear from local and visiting, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and other interesting personalities. Have an idea for a West Texas Talk topic or guest suggestion? Email us at info( ...
 
​Givercise™ Shorts is a Christian storytelling podcast about inspirational fitness, health, and lifestyle experiences. Our mission for this podcast is to share Christian inspirational words through storytelling in order to build a strong community of faithful people. We encourage our listeners to capture the message of each story to be remembered as a nugget of encouragement. Visit: www.giverciseshorts.com
 
A New Audio-Literature Podcast presented by Palaver Press featuring new and under-explored works of short fiction, music & sound, beautifully intertwined in a driftworthy listening experience!
 
A podcast for new song releases and other items of note relating to Wilting Wily and Wilting Lily Productions. Maintained by the creator of the stage show The Autistic Ideal and the album Songs of Anatomy and Physiology.
 
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The Streetwise Cycle
Daily+
 
The Streetwise Cycle is a series of nine interconnected stories about people living unexpectedly interconnected lives on the streets of Los Angeles. It's a view of the city, as seen by the people who sleep on its streets. There are nine stories in all, each of them exactly 999 words long. The podcast is available in three episodes, each containing three stories. To read the stories or see a map of where they take place, visit StreetwiseCycle.com. Author Cheryl Klein calls The Streetwise Cycl ...
 
"Unknown Words" is a bi-monthly podcast dedicated to highlighting the work of unpublished or lesser known writers. Each episode, Matthew reads a either a short story, creative non-fiction, or works of poetry then interviews the writer to gain some insight into the work's composition and just maybe that of the author's.
 
Short stories, sometimes dark, sometimes light, sometimes spooky, comical, curious or surprising.Sort of Short Stories is a series of stories written and read by author Daniel Mark Brown.
 
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Amygdala Magazine
Monthly
 
The amygdala has always been the little piece of your brain responsible for fear, love, and survival. Now, Amygdala is also a cross-genre short story collection and all around repository for all things storytelling. Tell us a story that hits us, right deep in our...amygdala.
 
The Library of Introspective Mundanity contains audio diary archives collected from sources across the spaces and times. Due to recent events, the records require organization so please pardon the recovery efforts.
 
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This week, join Shawn in experiencing two stories by Anton Chekhov, one of the most influential short story authors in literary history! Enjoy “The Bet” and “A Defenseless Creature!” Who will win the bet that lasts for 15 years? Just who is the “defenseless creature?” Find out today! 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 3:29 – ...…
 
Stephanie spins a truly CHILLING Tale of a murder that will have your heart pounding for many a reason, and your hair standing on end for many more... Cannot say more without giving the twists away! Make sure you're caught up on Season 2 thus far! Who is Stephanie? Well, Stephanie lives in Tennessee, where she plots murder by day and works in a ...…
 
Ali discusses the short story, "Who Will Greet You at Home," admiring the creative yet heartbreaking tale from a book of short stories called What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah. She also talks about the reason she bought the book per a recommendation from the creator of one of her all-time favorite TV shows and h ...…
 
Rated PG-17, Host: Mur Lafferty, Audio Production: Adam Pracht, BY-NC-ND 4.0. Visit us at http://escapepod.org.
 
This is a special membership drive episode that features two conversations. For the first half of the show — a conversation General Manager Elise Pepple had with artist and musician Terry Allen at the end of 2018 when he was in Marfa to work on songs and perform. They talk about his work in radio and marriage. Later in the program, a conversati ...…
 
This week, we feature two original stories from the perspective of children. How close are you to your inner child? Listen to this episode and you just might find out… 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 3:04 – Intro to today’s authors and stories 6:08 – “Winter Sun,” by Scout Roux 26:42 – “A Religious Experience,” by Kayla K ...…
 
As the world keeps going and the seasons change, so should you. #KeepGoing #StayUNmASTERED www.RadioUNmASTERED.com @TheUNmASTERED
 
Some late night TV viewing takes a nasty turn as we discover the Game Show that never was. WARNING: this story contains graphic violence and very adult themes. Tune into this channel at your own risk.
 
Some late night TV viewing takes a nasty turn as we discover the Game Show that never was. WARNING: this story contains graphic violence and very adult themes. Tune into this channel at your own risk.
 
Ali discusses J. D. Salinger's popular novel, The Catcher in the Rye. She analyzes the main character, Holden Caulfield, focusing on his unique way of speaking, his hypocritical hatred of all things phony and his cynical feelings toward growing up. She also talks about important symbolism throughout the novel and the key theme of preserving inn ...…
 
Alright, supporters of Prose, the day is here. I hope that you'll all consider supporting the show via Patreon. In doing so, you help it continue ever-forward, grow, AND you get cool benefits to boot! https://www.patreon.com/prosepodcast *** Subscribe via Apple Podcasts. Subscribe via Google Play. Subscribe via Stitcher. Subscribe via RSS Feed. ...…
 
This week, observe a goddess of love bless a tortured half-dragon and witness a dream fall from the stars. *** Subscribe via Apple Podcasts. Subscribe via Google Play. Subscribe via Stitcher. Subscribe via RSS Feed. Follow on Instagram. Follow on Twitter. Like and Follow on Facebook. Visit the Official Prose Website…
 
Finding support for your writing can seem like a weird idea; isn't writing all about one person, alone in their room, listening to their imaginary friends? It turns out that support from other writers (with whom we are absolutely not competing) is a great way to advance your own writing. In this episode I talk about where to find support, how t ...…
 
Big's vagabond shoes are longing to stray, so he regales Rish (and you) with details of his recent trip to New York City. He checks out the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Ellis Island, the Flatiron Building, the Place Where They Keep The CHUDs, the subway (oops already said that), the Empire State Building, the 9/11 Memorial, and Broadway (tw ...…
 
Big's vagabond shoes are longing to stray, so he regales Rish (and you) with details of his recent trip to New York City. He checks out the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Ellis Island, the Flatiron Building, the Place Where They Keep The CHUDs, the subway (oops already said that), the Empire State Building, the 9/11 Memorial, and Broadway (tw ...…
 
Enjoy a curated selection of poems from recent Asimov's issues including: "Wobble" read & written by Richard Schiffman, "Room with a View" written by G.O. Clark & read by R.J. Carey, "First Contact" read & written by Stuart Greenhouse, "Crane Wife" written by Jane Yolen & read by Jackie Sherbow, "Synesthesia," read & written by Bruce Boston, "A ...…
 
Enjoy a curated selection of poems from recent Asimov's issues including: "Wobble" read & written by Richard Schiffman, "Room with a View" written by G.O. Clark & read by R.J. Carey, "First Contact" read & written by Stuart Greenhouse, "Crane Wife" written by Jane Yolen & read by Jackie Sherbow, "Synesthesia," read & written by Bruce Boston, "A ...…
 
Rated PG-13, Host: S B Divya, Audio Production: Adam Pracht, BY-NC-ND 4.0. Visit us at http://escapepod.org.
 
In this episode I speak all about my journey in writing my debut Novel: Fractal. Listen to hear about how I came up with the idea, when I came up with the idea and much more. I tell you a bit about what the story is about, and how the sausage was made. Find out my roll out & marketing strategy, who I used for cover design, the tools I used, how ...…
 
On this episode, General Manager Elise Pepple interviews two artists currently installing work at Ballroom Marfa -- Beatriz Cortez and Fernando Palma Rodríguez. Cortez, who is based in Los Angeles, talks about how her installation responds to Marfa as a place where she sees both a history of segregation and a culture of preservation and art. "W ...…
 
H.G. Wells is mainly known for his science fiction work, and we’ll certainly feature his sci-fi in a future episode, but today join Shawn as he shines a light on two of Wells’s lesser-known stories – the tale of a ghost who isn’t sure what he’s doing, and a magic shop that isn’t quite what it seems! 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we do ...…
 
"Professor Strong and the Brass Boys," by Amal Singh -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 119, April 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Amal Singh is a professional screenwriter currently living in Mumbai, India. His web-shows are on YouTube, while his fiction has appeared in Syntax & Salt, Truancy, Mithila Review, among others. H ...…
 
"Professor Strong and the Brass Boys," by Amal Singh -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 119, April 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Amal Singh is a professional screenwriter currently living in Mumbai, India. His web-shows are on YouTube, while his fiction has appeared in Syntax & Salt, Truancy, Mithila Review, among others. H ...…
 
Join me for part 2 of my conversation with the awesomely creative Jennifer Eze as we discuss more about her reasons for stepping out on faith to control her dreams and the two things that control her. You won't want to miss it! #KeepGoing #StayUNmASTERED @TheUNmASTERED www.RadioUNmASTERED.com/LivingUNmASTERED…
 
One of the current nominees for the Malice Domestic Convention’s Agatha Awards (winners to be determined in May), our featured story this month is set at a most unusual Thanksgiving dinner. Author Barb Goffman’s many previous honors include the Agatha, Macavity, and Silver Falchion awards. Here she is reading “Bug Appétit,” her EQMM debut, from ...…
 
One of the current nominees for the Malice Domestic Convention’s Agatha Awards (winners to be determined in May), our featured story this month is set at a most unusual Thanksgiving dinner. Author Barb Goffman’s many previous honors include the Agatha, Macavity, and Silver Falchion awards. Here she is reading “Bug Appétit,” her EQMM debut, from ...…
 
Ali discusses the hilarious Nicktoon, The Angry Beavers, created by Mitch Schauer. She shares her favorite episodes, funny exchanges and sweet brotherly moments, plus plenty of the show’s distinct mispronunciations. She also talks about why her opinion has changed from when she was a kid on which of the Beaver brothers is her favorite.…
 
After a short hiatus, we're back with our tenth episode. It's a mystery this time in the tradition of the Sherlock Holmes and Hercules Poirot stories and was written by Baroness Emma Orczy of Scarlet Pimpernel fame. It's called The Liverpool Mystery, and as the title suggests, is set in the coastal city of Liverpool. Originally published in The ...…
 
On this episode, we share essays from four students at Permian High School in Odessa. The stories were written for the Boom or Bust project — an initiative of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin — and explore how the unstable economy affects the students' lives and their relationship to money. The project aims to help promote understan ...…
 
This week, experience two stories from two masters of the crime and mystery genre. First, Agatha Christie brings us her first published short story featuring detective extraordinare Hercule Poirot, then Arthur Conan Doyle leaves Sherlock Holmes on the sidelines to bring us a story from the perspective of the accused. Don’t miss it! 0:00 – What ...…
 
It's time for more Marvel Studios, kids. This time Big 'n Rish saw CAPTAIN MARVEL. Was it Crap(tain)? Or was it Marvel(ous)? Okay, that wasn't great. But you try naming these things, week after week. See what it does to you.
 
It's time for more Marvel Studios, kids. This time Big 'n Rish saw CAPTAIN MARVEL. Was it Crap(tain)? Or was it Marvel(ous)? Okay, that wasn't great. But you try naming these things, week after week. See what it does to you.
 
In speaking with fellow creative Jennifer Eze (@Jeezyeze) for the lastest conversation on Living UNm, you get a sense of someone who has a clear idea on the path she wants to take...and the fact she's doing it her own way. She's fascinating, and this is only the beginning. Check out part 1 of my convo with Jennifer! #KeepGoing #StayUNmASTERED @ ...…
 
H.P. Lovecraft lifts the curtain to reveal the nightmare we all unknowingly inhabit every moment of our lives. Classic eldritch wretchedness from the master. Nocturnal Transmissions is proud to present: 'FROM BEYOND'.
 
H.P. Lovecraft lifts the curtain to reveal the nightmare we all unknowingly inhabit every moment of our lives. Classic eldritch wretchedness from the master. Nocturnal Transmissions is proud to present: 'FROM BEYOND'.
 
Ali and special guest, Patricia Miranda of Old School Lane, each share their top 5 favorite animated antagonists.
 
Author and podcaster Minister Faust returns to lead the Invasion once again in the season 3 finale of Invaders From Planet 3! We talk about The Coyote Kings vs. the Myconauts of Plutonium City — his new, serialized novel — and his plans to unite all of his stories within the single, overarching MFU (the Minister Faust Universe). As part of this ...…
 
This week, use ancient techniques to breach the new science of the multiverse and discover what happens when old traditions give way to new. *** Subscribe via Apple Podcasts. Subscribe via Google Play. Subscribe via Stitcher. Subscribe via RSS Feed. Follow on Instagram. Follow on Twitter. Like and Follow on Facebook. Visit the Official Prose We ...…
 
S03E12 Until Death Pt.3 Written by: Travis Scarbro and Ashley Scarbro Produced by Ashley Scarbro, Travis Scarbro Starring: Ashley Scarbro, Travis Scarbro, Heath Allyn, Trey Gonzales, Martina Ohlhauser, Dale Russell Green Jr. and Robert C Williams ©2019 Strange Fantasy Productions
 
A public speech, a public assassination. We're all watching. Part 2/2. Inside Fictions is written and produced by Steve Spalding. Music By: https://soundcloud.com/royaltyfreebackgroundmusic (@royaltyfreebackgroundmusic) Effects By: https://freesound.org/people/lonemonk/ If you like this, take a listen to At The Midnight, a story about a hotel d ...…
 
In this episode I share my January & February 2019 Writing stats, a couple of writing tips that I picked up along the way, I tell you about what I’ve been reading and finally read and reflect on some of my free-writing, which is located at: http://www.spuntoday.com/freewriting/. The Spun Today Podcast is a Podcast that is anchored in Writing & ...…
 
On this episode, Elise Pepple interviews producer Diana Nguyen about Sonic IDs — a project that explores the experiences and perspectives of people in West Texas in thirty seconds. Hosted by Elise Pepple for KRTS
 
It’s time for this season’s first installment of original stories submitted by listeners! Don’t miss two stories from V.P. Morris and Splatter Saint, and let Shawn guide you into the dark places that these authors will take you. Trigger warning: the first story this week contains a scene of domestic violence. 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what ...…
 
Today I just have a conversation with you about some things. One of those things include the villian Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War. I wanna be like Thanos. Find out why on this segment of Living UNm. #KeepGoing #StayUNmASTERED www.RadioUNmASTERED.com/LivingUNmASTERED @TheUNmASTERED
 
Ali discusses the movie, Spice World, starring the Spice Girls. She shares memories about watching the movie with her friends, collecting Spice Girls stickers, favorite Spice Girls songs and her favorite Spice Girl as a kid.
 
In your writing practice, what counts as 'writing'? Do you give yourself credit for reading time? Revisions? Taking classes? Or do you feel guilty about now being productive when you aren't adding new words to a story? RESOURCES Does Thinking Count As Writing: https://stada.me/think Learning To Make Choices: https://stada.me/choice Writing Prom ...…
 
A very happy St. Patrick's Day to you all! (Well, it's a couple days early, but I'm betting many of you are getting some early celebrating in this weekend, as I know I shall be off in glorious Boston!) For a bit of a special Prose treat, we'll be enjoy a short poem, a classic Celtic faerytale, and St. Patrick's traditional prayer. Enjoy! Éirinn ...…
 
Rated PG-17, Artemis Rising 5, Host: IzzyWasserstein, Audio Production: Adam Pracht, BY-NC-ND 4.0. Visit us at http://escapepod.org.
 
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