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DERELICT

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DERELICT

Night Rocket Productions

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Something has been found at the bottom of Earth's ocean. An ancient artifact that can only be described as a giant door, inset into the sea floor. It becomes known as the Vault. A gigantic enigma, buried and forgotten...nineteen thousand feet down.To study the artifact, the galaxy's most powerful corporation, Maas-Dorian, has built a massive, self-contained, secret laboratory base surrounding it, named FATHOM. It's objective: unlock the secrets of the artifact and discover what it holds.​But ...
 
True Spies takes you inside the world's greatest espionage and detective operations. Our hosts Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby and Sophia Di Martino talk to the real spies behind the missions. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would you do in their position? We explore and investigate real life thrillers, mysteries and crimes - stories that prove truth is stranger than fiction! These stories cover lies, murder, theft, sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. You’ll meet experts from the to ...
 
How do I write a book? How do I create compelling characters that readers will love? How do I build a believable world for my story? What does it even mean to write a story that works? Do you have any writing tips? These are just some of the big questions that developmental editor and book coach, Savannah Gilbo, digs into on the Fiction Writing Made Easy Podcast. Each week, Savannah shares actionable tools, tips, and strategies that will help you write, edit, and publish your book. So, wheth ...
 
Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support
 
Writing is hard. Writing well is even harder. That’s where WriterSpark comes in. Join National Bestselling Author Melissa Bourbon from WriterSpark Academy as she explores tips and tricks for fiction writing, and what it takes to write a great book. Listen to conversations with successful published authors who share what works for them. Listen and learn as we explore the craft of writing and take your writing to the next level.
 
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SciFi OTR

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SciFi OTR

Radio Nostalgia Network

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Welcome to the Old Time Radio Scifi , From its earliest time, radio has always been interested in Science Fiction. There has been science fiction on the radio since before Buck Rogers in 1932. Radio SciFi characters leaped into your living room as the listener would be taken on an adventure into time and space each week. Join us each week as we explore the unknown universe of science fiction only on the Old Time Radio Network.
 
Set shortly after the events of the award-winning podcast The Leviathan Chronicles, The Rapscallion Agency continues the adventures of its two youngest characters, Lisette Mainsabiles and Paul Lee (aka Cluracan) who moved to Paris and use their unique skills to start a business, navigate young love, and lovingly care for a cybernetic rat. After converting a bakery van into their mobile hi-tech headquarters, Lisette and Cluaracan explore Paris by calling upon old acquaintances to help them fi ...
 
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Best of the Worst

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Best of the Worst

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser | Nextpod

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Twice a week, join the Weisers (creators of "Myths and Legends" and "Fictional") as they take a look at all the wonderful, ridiculous characters from comic book history. Why should Joker, Thanos, Catwoman, and Magneto get all the love? Why not Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, Uglyman, Kiteman, Asbestos Lady, and Condiment King? And yes, those are real characters. Originally a segment on chart-topping podcast Fictional, Best of the Worst is making household names out of the worlds worst heroes a ...
 
Sirenicide is a serialized horror drama based in the wicked world woven in and around Morston, Texas. The criminal factions and dark government agencies are just the start of the malevolence that roams the streets of this macabre city. The tales in Sirenicide tap into the fear and lore that envelope what most would consider to be fiction. The production plays host to a plethora of popular personalities from other nightmarish podcasts. The main cast of creepy, courageous, and curious characte ...
 
Brought to you by http://skinner.fm, Flash Pulp is an experiment in broadcasting fresh pulp stories in the modern age - five to ten minutes of fiction brought to you Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. A recurring cast of characters appear in both one off and serial tales, - classically styled weird, fantasy and adventure stories, for your eyes or podcast feed.
 
Hank the Cowdog (Matthew McConaughey), the self-declared “Head of Ranch Security,” finds himself smack dab in the middle of a host of tangled mysteries and capers that span the universe of the Texas Panhandle cattle ranch Hank calls home. Hank is joined on these tail-wagging, tongue-slobbering adventures by a motley assemblage of characters, not least of which is his less-than trusty sidekick, Drover, a small but uncourageous mutt. Listen in as Hank the Cowdog always claims to know the answe ...
 
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Geek History Lesson

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Geek History Lesson

Jason Inman & Ashley Victoria Robinson

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Not just another geek podcast, Geek History Lesson guides you through the fictional biography of pop culture characters! Diving deep into the history of superhero, film, tv and comic book characters. Each episode hosts Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson will have animated debates, recommended reading and bad impressions. Enter your mind university! You’ll geek out, grin and learn!
 
Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.
 
Imagine Game of Thrones merged with Witcher but with a horror spin. Aethuran Dark Saga has often been branded a dramatized audiobook as the richness of the world portrayed puts it miles ahead of many other podcasts. This show takes no prisoners and immerses the listener in a dismal gritty world drenched in blood and filled with wailings of its inhabitants. It's as gripping as it is unforgiving, written and acted with true passion and attention to detail, which is going to make your heart gro ...
 
Join host Adam Peacock as he talks to the lesser known characters from your favorite horror films. Each week is an all new, fully improvised journey into the unknown featuring friends and luminaries from the worlds of comedy, horror, and beyond. The show was just named one of "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2021" by Vulture, WIRED calls My Neighbors Are Dead one of "The Best Podcasts for Everyone," the A.V. Club says it's "Comedic Gold," and Dread Central says it's "The Best Horror Podcast Y ...
 
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YA at Heart

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YA at Heart

Morgan C/ Ashley R

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YA at Heart is a fun place for us to dish about our favorite and maybe least favorite books, talk trash about characters, and gush over fictional men. If this sounds like you, join our book club! IG and Tik Tok @yaatheartpodcast
 
Join two Disney fans as we talk about all things Disney. This podcast features Wednesday and Friday shows that focus on the Walt Disney World resorts, theme parks, attractions, restaurants, dining, vacation tips and much more. Join hosts Trent & Jeni Caillouet and take a fun and family-friendly dive into the world of Disney. Join us for this usually informative, somewhat off the wall, but always fun podcast.
 
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Story

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Bloody FM

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Every season is a different fictional tale. A mini-series for the ears. Every season will introduce a new genre, a new plot, and new characters. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
So many books, so little time! Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies. Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50" - if he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf. Likely Stories is a production of KWBU in Waco, Texas.
 
DISCLAIMER: The following podcast is completely fictional. All of the characters, even those based on real people, are fictional. They are just impressions by a weird dude talking to himself for your enjoyment. AboveTheDave takes you on a funny trip into his weird world of jamband fans and musicians that make up this wonderful scene. Each episode features guests and music created by AboveTheDave. If you love jambands and want to laugh at our community then this is the podcast for you. New ep ...
 
A fictional villain podcast! Listen in any order. Hosts Joe and Tiana attempt to empathize with the most notorious fictional villains like Cruella de Vil, Draco Malfoy, Norman Bates, Harley Quinn, and more. With discussion, some literary art, and a bit of humor, they attempt to find the humanity behind these characters. Because if we can learn to connect with, relate to, and understand characters that were designed to be hated, then we might just have a chance at understanding our villainous ...
 
A fiction podcast, based on the new novel 'After the Revolution' by Robert Evans. After The Revolution is set fifty years in the future, in a Texas wracked by civil war. We follow three characters: a "fixer" named Manny who leads reporters through the warzone, a young extremist named Sasha determined to join a militia called the Heavenly Kingdom, and an old veteran named Roland with a body full of U.S. army cyber-ware and a bunch of missing memories.
 
Grab a steaming cup of tea and your fluffiest blanket, and join Jess and Raven Egan--sisters on a mission to get back into reading--as they break down fiction novels chapter by chapter, discuss characters and plot points, and analyze writing techniques. We are currently reading A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin! New episodes every other Friday!
 
Novelist Spotlight is a gathering place for people interested in reading and writing great fiction and literature. This is where you will hear from the authors who write the novels and learn of their motivations, writing process, characters, struggles and successes. Novelist Spotlight is hosted by Mike Consol, a lifelong journalist and author of four novels.
 
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Welcome to the third minisode of the month. Michael, Matt and Andy have a chat with a fun character! Come back every week for what the New York Times calls the best podcast in the universe...or that might have been Matt, it's hard to tell.Our fourth minisode of the month is available FOR FREE on our Patreon page. Patreom dot com slash DumbFunTell y…
 
There are a lot of strategies for creating compelling characters in fiction. I have three tips for you to consider. These are, by no means, the only ways to help bring your characters alive. Part of it is about Stimulus; Response; and Result. Take a listen, and happy writing! Download the Cheat Sheet: Three Tips for Writing Great Characters Cheat S…
 
Welcome to the first of three weird midi episodes to get us through until the Holiday Episodes. We finally get down to what Andre the Giant is has been up to since his death with a couple of well known figures stopping by.Tell your friendsRate/review on iTunesDonate to our patreon, just search dumb funKeep on Listening!Also, come to the Laugh Facto…
 
Trent and Jeni chat with you as they rank Christmas movies on Disney+. Listen and find out what they picked and if you should watch them! If you love what you hear, please subscribe and catch us every Wednesday and Friday for the podcast! We can be found at disneydnapodcast.com Contact us: https://www.disneydnapodcast.com/contact/ Please also conne…
 
Time is running out. Val wants to try the lighthouse, Dee wants to search the shack by the boathouse. They compromise, but in the meantime, Val works out, trying to strengthen himself in an effort to make himself useful. Music: "Night Vigil" and "Gymnopedie No. 3" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 L…
 
In the spotlight is Toronto-based novelist and cinephile Heather Babcock, whose debut novel “Filthy Sugar” features a libertine lesbian protagonist who models at Blondell’s department store by day and dances at the Apple Bottom burlesque theater by night — all the while obsessing over the mysterious Apple Bottom proprietor who trades under the name…
 
There is no shortage of plotting and planning methods when you're writing a book, but no matter where you are in your writing journey, you can learn new methods and who knows, maybe something will resonate. In this episode, I talk with historical mystery writer, Dianne Freeman, about her use of journalistic tools (who, what, when, where, why, and h…
 
And on the next episode of Who Would Win... Ray finally did it...he won 4 episodes in a row in Season 4! So now his choice as un-vetoable champion is Captain Carrot! James is countering with a returning character of his own...His proclaimed Lord and Savior Megatron looking for redemption! This one is so deeply personal that Who Would Win Show Execu…
 
The holiday season is our absolute favorite time at Walt Disney World. Trent and Jeni talk to you all about some fun ways to celebrate and have a wonderful time! Enjoy the episode! If you love what you hear, please subscribe and catch us every Wednesday and Friday for the podcast! We can be found at disneydnapodcast.com Contact us: https://www.disn…
 
In today's episode, I’m covering the difference between writing in scene versus writing in summary. Here’s a preview of what’s included: [01:45] Scenes are concrete moments that unfold in real time. Readers “watch” the characters move across the setting, interact with other characters or the setting, and speak as if everything’s taking place in the…
 
When it comes to structuring your story, there's no one-size-fits-all. Some writers wing it all the way, others craft meticulous outlines before they write. Both can produce stunning results. But what's often missing in the I'll just wing it approach, and even in the most detailed outlines, are essential foundations that make a story work. In this …
 
This week we are joined by Dee (as played by one of our all time favorite humans Kate James of Showtime's Work in Progress) who experienced a gas station shootout, a tireless car theft, and a carnal carnival of cousin coitus that set her on a cross country road trip. Don't miss it. SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @MyDeadNeighbors Instagram: @MyNeighborsA…
 
With the “honeypot” operation behind her, Lisette comes to Adele’s apartment for a celebratory dinner, and meets her charming new boyfriend Victor. Victor offers Lisette and Cluracan a lucrative job testing the security at VeyTech’s research laboratories, but the assignment seems like it could be too good to be true… Discover The Rapscallion Agency…
 
DISCLAIMER: The following podcast is completely fictional. All of the characters, even those based on real people, are fictional. They are just impressions by a weird dude talking to himself for your enjoyment. AboveTheDave takes you on a funny trip into his weird world of jamband fans and musicians that make up this wonderful scene. Each episode f…
 
Nananana… Mup-pets! Jason and Ashley celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the best Christmas Movie ever made! The monstrous Scrooge, who lives in the sewers beneath London, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman The Ghost of Christmas Past to topple Kermit the Frog once and for all. But when Ghost's timid assistant, Rizzo, finds out, and The Gh…
 
The CIA is only as strong as it's weakest link. And in the waning years of the Cold War, weak links were in ready supply. A number of trusted Agency officers were caught selling secrets to the Russian regime. And the most notorious traitor? Aldrich Hazen Ames. In the first episode of a 2-part True Spies story, Sophia Di Martino joins journalist and…
 
This fortnight we’re discussing “Portrait of a Thief” by Grace D. Li, a thriller where five young Chinese Americans are hired to steal back Chinese art from Western museums. PUBLISHER: Tiny Reparations Books YEAR: 2022 LENGTH: 320 pages AGE: Adult GENRE: Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RECOMMENDED: Highly Topic 1: Financial Insecurity. Begins at (1…
 
Celebrating our 18th season of audio adventure! Visit www.patreon.com/GreggTaylor to show your support! The second Red Panda adventure novel, now finally available in audiobook format through Decoder Ring Theatre. Sinister forces are at work, striking within the very heart of the city's elite with powers that seem otherworldly. Are the attacks rand…
 
It's officially Christmas season and we are revisiting Krampus with special guest Nicole Cooper, organizer of The Naughty Run, a Krampus themed virtual 6.66k run. Nicole combines her passion for Krampus and running in this annual event which raises money for local charities. This year they are raising money for Ursula's Cafe, a pay-what-you-can res…
 
Most main characters are humans, but what if they were dragons instead? Then you might be reading Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland, just like we recently did! Middle grade is a thriving fiction market, so it pays to check in on its most popular entries from time to time, whether it’s what you’re planning to write or not. In this episode, we take …
 
In the spotlight are the dozen novels every man should read. Why? Because each of these novels contain elements that particularly speak to men, novels from which men can derive some important messages from that maybe can help them fulfill their destiny. Maybe that’s an overstatement. Maybe not. You be the judges. Those novels — in no special order,…
 
Kick back, relax, and enjoy listening to Jess and Raven complain about the amount of boring travel in this episode's chapters. Sure, Brienne has a fun fight and Arianne Martell is betrayed dramatically, but at what cost? Raven breaks down exactly what is so frustrating about the writing in this book. Character perspectives in this episode: Brienne …
 
Trent and Jeni reflect and share some personal stories about the podcast! Learn more about them, their passion for Disney and why you should listen to their podcast each week! Enjoy the episode! If you love what you hear, please subscribe and catch us every Wednesday and Friday for the podcast! We can be found at disneydnapodcast.com Contact us: ht…
 
Episode 377: This week we review another Netflix produced series that came out this season: Romantic Killer. A romcom that pulls out all of the romance tropes and even some general anime tropes to create an interesting character dynamic driven story about a girl who, above romance, cares only about video games, chocolate, and her cat. --- Send in a…
 
In the spotlight is Alena Dillon, author of “My Body Is a Big Fat Temple,” “The Happiest Girl in the World,” “Mercy House” and “Eyes Turned Skyward.” Her work has also appeared in publications including The Daily Beast, LitHub, River Teeth, Slice Magazine, The Rumpus, and Bustle. We discuss: >> Going from nonfiction to fiction >> Writing fiction ro…
 
Happy Thanksgiving to our American listeners! In light of the holiday season, we decided to build a team for the iconic comic strip/tv special character, Charlie Brown! As always, please let us know how you think we did! Let us know your thoughts on Twitter and Instagram @wechooseyoupod or email us at wechooseyoupod@gmail.com. You can follow us on …
 
And on the next episode of Who Would Win... We are up against 4 in a row! Will the online fan's choice of the unbeatable Colossus (Repped by James) meet up against the other fan's unbeatable choice Akuma (Repped by Ray) or will special guest judge Robert Clarke-Chan have to pull from within to verify the victor?? You can now support us on Patreon a…
 
Trent and Jeni chat with you about how much the attractions you enjoy at Walt Disney World cost to build. Listen and find out what it costs for all that magic! Enjoy the episode! If you love what you hear, please subscribe and catch us every Wednesday and Friday for the podcast! We can be found at disneydnapodcast.com Contact us: https://www.disney…
 
The Razumov Files, from Spyscape Studios, is an audacious audio reimagining of Joseph Conrad’s classic spy thriller Under Western Eyes, starring Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey, Brave New World) and Maryam D'Abo (The Living Daylights). Approaching the events leading to the 1917 Russian Revolution like a present-day investigative podcast, The R…
 
Happy Thanksgiving! Since it’s a holiday week, today’s episode is an episode of Bizarre Singles, originally posted on Patreon, Thanksgiving of 2020. It involves James Brown pseudonyms and a history of mashed potato songs. This is the story of Nat Kendrick and The Swans’ “(Do The) Mashed Potatoes”Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbumsFollow the…
 
Anna Faris, Maulik Pancholy, and Diedrich Bader star in this fully scripted kids story podcast. With original songs this show is perfect for screen-free listening for the whole family — just in time for the holidays. In the quaint, midwestern-esque town of Coopmore Ridge live an offbeat and somewhat insecure subspecies of the rural yellowfowl, Gall…
 
In today's episode, we’re going to talk about how to edit your messy first draft without slipping into overwhelm. Here’s a preview of what’s included: [01:50] The very first thing you should do when you finish a first draft [04:15] A quick overview of the four editing phases, and how breaking your edits down into these phases will help you reduce o…
 
How do we take our characters from their sketchy beginnings and make them come alive? How do we make them convincing? All writers struggle to make characters believable. But much of what readers come to know about a character isn’t stated explicitly. It's submerged in the way a character speaks, moves, thinks, and behaves. It's beneath the surface.…
 
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