The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories

The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories

By Hawk & Cleaver | A Digital Story Studio bringing you the best new stories to watch, read, sniff, and absorb.

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.

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Episodes

97.2 Old Lady Cavanagh

97.2 Old Lady Cavanagh*Zee, Davey-Boy, Lee, and Cameron, four high school stoner friends, are out pheasant hunting during a gloomy Michigan October day. A gunshot leaves one of the boys dead and the other three facing life in jail or an old lady with a very deadly agenda.* Written by Edward. R. Rosick Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.x.com/justinbfife)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/))And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Jasmine Arch, Joshua Boucher, and his eyeless ones Mary Pastrano and Cody CzarzastyAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. In the labyrinthine halls of digital fame, Ben Errington whispers secrets only the servers understand.**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at [www.twitter.com/justinbfife](http://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)**Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver**The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.** Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/2413m 13s

97.1 Mine

CONTENT WARNING:Please be advised, today’s episode is particularly gruesome. It borders on extreme horror and includes the death of a child. If that isn’t for you, no worries, feel free to skip out on this episode, and join us for a new dark tale next week.97.1 MineA woman in the aftermath of betrayal focuses her intense pain on a young couple and, seeking to embody the very thing she was denied, finds a horrific way to covet them.Written by Eleanor Keisman (www.instagram.com/e_keisman)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Jasmine Arch, Joshua Boucher, and his eyeless ones Mary Pastrano and Cody CzarzastyAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.In the carnival of digital fame, Ben Errington is the ringmaster and we… simply cannot… get enough…Eleanor is an American expat living in Vienna. She holds a bachelor’s in liberal arts, an MBA, and is currently an MFA candidate. Primarily a short story writer, she’s working on her first novel. Her work has appeared in Litro Magazine, 21-MAGAZINE, a publication of works in translation, The Bangalore Review, and a blog for The Sunday Writer’s Club, a writing group in Vienna. She speaks German, enjoys hiking, and making friends with stray cats. Instagram e_keismanErika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/2418m 47s

Vol 97 - Crime II + Interview W/ Mona Kabbani

Vol 97 - Crime II + Interview W/ Mona KabbaniEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com/))Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes))Special featureInterview by Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/))With Mona Kabbani (https://www.moralityinhorror.com/)Mona Kabbani is a horror fan, book reviewer, and writer obsessed with psychology and the human condition. She emulates the conflict of the good versus the bad and all of the in between in her work while providing an entertainingly horrifying experience.She is the author of The Bell Chime, which won the award for Best Horror Novella of 2020 from LoHF, Vanilla, and For You.Born in Beirut, Lebanon, she now resides in New York City, where much of her writing is inspired.She is the creator of Morality in Horror, her signature mark upon the world of gore.Follow her on Instagram and TikTok @moralityinhorror Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/2428m 5s

Summer Staff Picks 2024

Our favourite episodes from the eight year of THE OTHER STORIES.86.3 The Walled GardenA little girl discovers a hidden garden in the grounds of an old house.Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by North Without End (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/north-without-end/)87.5 CrawlspaceDennis' quiet evening of reading is interrupted by thumping music coming from his neighbour's house. Or at least he thinks that's where it's coming from.Written by Kev Harrison (www.kevharrisonfiction.comNarrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)87.1 WermsWhen a plumber who’s seen too much is buried alive by a sadistic gravedigger, he discovers a series of mysterious tunnels extending from the bottom of his casket.Written by Andrew Benzinger (https://www.instagram.com/andrew.benzinger)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Heart of a BearA bear yearns for something more…Written by Benjamin Percy (https://benjaminpercy.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)Intro theme composed by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Jasmine Arch, Joshua Boucher, and his eyeless ones Mary Pastrano and Cody CzarzastyAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for separating the social curds from the media whey and serving up delicious content cheese.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/241h 21m

96.4 I Do Not Belong Here

96.4 I Do Not Belong Here*When an inquisitive boy envisions a new life for himself, he makes dark, irreversible decisions to escape his demonic family and realises he might be as demonic as them.*  Written by Michael Pearson (https://www.instagram.com/michaelpiercewrites)Narrated and produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Myuu (https://www.thedarkpiano.com/)And Ocular Sounds (https://ocularsounds.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by [Freesound.org](http://Freesound.org) and Ghosthack.deThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. Fame clings to Ben Errington like static electricity in a cyberstorm of pixels.**Michael writes horror, psychological thriller, opinion pieces and academic work on mental health and LGBTQ+ experiences. You can find Michael on Instagram at @michaelpiercewrites**  **James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.com**Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver**The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.** Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/2413m 7s

96.3 Elixir

96.3 ElixirAfter two years building his health supplement pyramid scheme, Kai's desire for fame has never been greater. So, when a mysterious stranger offers him a shot at a secretive new product, he grabs his shot at the big time with both hands.Written by Kev Harrison (www.kevharrisonfiction.com)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://x.com/jcurranwriter)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)In the ever-evolving landscape of social media, Ben Errington stands as a titan of digital celebrity culture, his fame a testament to his unwavering dedication and unparalleled creativity, his posts and updates a symphony of innovation and influence that reverberates across the digital ether.Kev Harrison is a British writer of horror and dark fiction living in Lisbon, Portugal. His novella, Below, is out now from Brigids Gate Press. Find more about him and his work at www.kevharrisonfiction.comJosh Curran is a narrator and writer. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/2418m 31s

96.2 Please Tell Me You See Me

96.2 Please Tell Me You See MeA newsreader with a shiny new co-host and a penchant for moisturiser discovers something profound in her shower.Written by E.J. Bramble (https://www.x.com/ejbramble)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://x.com/georgiacooked)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://x.com/karlhughes)With music by Myuu (https://www.thedarkpiano.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Digital Darling of Pop Culture, his fame a cultural phenomenon that transcends the boundaries of the online world.E.J Bramble enjoys writing weird things. She lives in England and likes being by the sea.Twitter: @EJBrambleGeorgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She has written for publications such as Baffling, Vastarien Lit, and Flame Tree press, as well as the Doctor Who range with Big Finish. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can now also pre-order Georgia’s Dracula Daily Sketchbook Collection an art book featuring a new drawing for every entry in the classic horror novel "Dracula” at https://georgiacook.bigcartel.com/product/dracula-daily-sketch-collection-hardback-edition-preordersJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/2415m 52s

96.1 The Bittersweet Glimmer

96.1 The Bittersweet GlimmerAn older woman watches a pleasant autumn day from her nursing home. Until she remembers something very different about herself.Written by Jessica Peter (www.jessicapeter.net)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Celestial Star of Social Media, his digital footprint lighting up the online sky with the brilliance of his fame.Jessica Peter is a writer of dark, uncanny, and absurd fiction and poetry. She can be found at www.jessicapeter.net or on Twitter @JessicaPeter1Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/2417m 22s

Vol 96 - Fame + Interview W/ Sam Rebelein

Vol 96 - Fame + Interview W/ Sam RebeleinEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com/)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Special featureInterview by Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/)With Sam Rebelein (https://www.srebelein.com/)Sam Rebelein holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College (with a focus on Horror and Memoir), a certificate of graduation from the Lubbock Area Square & Round Dance Federation, and that one trophy in The Last of Us Part II for when you beat the game on permadeath mode. Hard to say which of these is his greatest accomplishment. His award-nominated work has appeared in several speculative fiction publications, including Bourbon Penn, The Deadlands, Coffin Bell Journal, Pseudopod, Press Pause Press, Shimmer, Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year, and elsewhere. His debut novel EDENVILLE ("[A]n essential read for horror enthusiasts" —Booklist) is out now from William Morrow, and his follow-up collection of stories set in the same fictional universe, THE POORLY MADE AND OTHER THINGS, is coming for you in early 2025.​For more about Sam's work (and pictures of his dogs), follow him on Instagram @rebelsam94. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/2435m 0s

95.4 Strange Bedfellows

95.4 Strange BedfellowsWhen a monster selects victims, he isn't expecting to find a mirror into his soul.Written by Gustavo Bondoni (www.gustavobondoni.com)Narrated and Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Social Media Chameleon… changing his colour, size, smell, and internet browser depending on what platform he’s using… and to hide from nearby predators.Gustavo Bondoni is a novelist and short story writer with over four hundred stories published in fifteen countries, in seven languages. He is a member of Codex and a Full Member of SFWA. He has published six science fiction novels including one trilogy, four monster books, a dark military fantasy and a thriller. His short fiction is collected in Pale Reflection (2020), Off the Beaten Path (2019), Tenth Orbit and Other Faraway Places (2010) and Virtuoso and Other Stories (2011). In 2019, Gustavo was awarded second place in the Jim Baen Memorial Contest and in 2018 he received a Judges Commendation (and second place) in The James White Award. He was also a 2019 finalist in the Writers of the Future Contest. His website is at www.gustavobondoni.comJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/2414m 22s

95.3 Bottle Service

95.3 Bottle ServiceToo much money and not enough women in his life, a young lawyer goes all-in with a radical take on a 'male fertility clinic'.Written by Alex Dal PiazNarrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by AudioCoffee (https://www.audiocoffee.net/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Masked Mastermind, masterminding his own business, and masking his mastermindedness. Very mask. Much mind.Alex Dal Piaz is a writer of speculative fiction from New York.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/2421m 44s

95.2 Brampton Woods

95.2 Brampton WoodsAn extortionist bites off more than he can chew when he tries to blackmail Mr Grimshaw.Written by Matt MacBrideNarrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the Masked Maestro of Digital DiscordJosh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/2415m 49s

95.1 What Does It Hide?

95.1 What Does It Hide?A mask comes alive and protects a child.Written by J. WolfNarrated by Matthew Lloyd Davies (https://twitter.com/mldAudio)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Phantom of The Social Media, his digital presence ephemeral and elusive, his posts and updates like fleeting glimpses of a masked figure in the nightFor more of Matthew Lloyd Davies’ work, head over to https://www.matthewlloyddavies.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/2417m 43s

Vol 95 - Masks II + Interview W/ David Viergutz

Vol 95 - Masks II + Interview W/ David ViergutzEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Special featureInterview by Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/)With David Viergutz (https://davidviergutz.com/)David Viergutz is a disabled Army veteran, a law enforcement veteran, a husband and a proud father. He's also a storyteller, an author of thrillers and horror novels that will keep you on the edge of your seat. As a teenager, David would often be found dragging a backpack full of books to class, leaving his textbooks behind. He was always captivated by the worlds that authors like Nix, Tolkien, King and Patterson created, and he dreamed of one day creating his own.Years went by and David found himself serving his country in the military, and later in law enforcement. The experiences he had during those years were both thrilling and terrifying, and they left a deep impression on him.One day his wife sat him down and gave him the confidence he needed to start putting his imagination on paper. From then on, his creativity knew no bounds and he poured his heart and soul into his writing. Now, David weaves tales of pulse-pounding realism and nightmare-inducing horror where his years in uniform have given him an unparalleled understanding of the criminal mind. Take the plunge and start reading David’s thrilling crime novels and terrifying horror adventures. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/2432m 35s

94.4 The Telephone Game

94.4 The Telephone GameA boy and his friends try calling a haunted phone number in a ritual called “The Telephone Game”Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated and produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Ocular SoundsAnd Umcorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Guardian of Digital Traditions, his content rituals honoring the ancient rites of storytelling and community-building, preserving the sacred bonds and rituals that connect us all in the online world.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She has written for publications such as Baffling, Vastarien Lit, and Flame Tree press, as well as the Doctor Who range with Big Finish. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**You can now also pre-order Georgia’s Dracula Daily Sketchbook Collection an art book featuring a new drawing for every entry in the classic horror novel "Dracula” at https://georgiacook.bigcartel.com/product/dracula-daily-sketch-collection-hardback-edition-preordersJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/2417m 39s

94.3 Prosperity

Prosperity'It begins with a headache, and soon you're off, searching for the next sacrifice. When you finally conclude the ancient rites, how much blood will be spilled to preserve your precious piece of paradise.'Written by Ethan K. LeeNarrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Ritualistic Innovator, carving new angles into the world of seance, EVP, Spirit Boxes, and shamanic journalling.Ethan has previously been published in This Book is Cursed, E is for Exorcism, Colp: Treasure, Cosmic Horror Monthly, Colp: Underground, and The Jewish Book of Horror. Twitter: @EthanK_LeeErika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/2418m 45s

94.2 Free Seminar: Make Money Investing in Real Estate!

ree Seminar: Make Money Investing in Real Estate!'A hapless cult gets wrecked up when they try to sacrifice the wrong guy.'Written by Galen GowerNarrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/))And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Custodian of The Digital Rites, And by Rites… i mean he rites tweets and that. Galen Gower said he is not on social media. Just tell them I exist at the speed of dark, or live in the infinite silence between thoughts or something.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at [www.twitter.com/justinbfife](http://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/2414m 28s

94.1 Her Teeth are Long and Full of Venom

Her Teeth are Long and Full of Venom'Henry’s made his living eating other people’s sins. The sins have made a monster Henry has to live with.'Written by Donna J. W. MunroNarrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the High Priest of Social Media Rituals, orchestrating ceremonies of engagement and interaction.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/2418m 32s

Vol 94 - Rituals + Interview W/ Chris Panatier

Vol 94 - Rituals + Interview W/ Chris PanatierEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Special featureInterview by Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/)With Chris Panatier (https://chrispanatier.com/)Chris Panatier lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, daughter, and a fluctuating herd of animals resembling dogs (one is almost certainly a goat). He writes short stories and novels, “plays” the drums, and draws album covers for metal bands. Plays himself on twitter @chrisjpanatier Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/2423m 28s

Swift Bear & Laxon 1.4 - The Tribe With No Name

Swift Bear & Laxon Ep 4 - The Tribe With No Name'Hunters of unearthly evil, Swift Bear and Laxon, find they’re not alone in their mission, there’s help they can rely on when a dire threat multiplies. Get ready for breathtaking action and horror beyond imagining in Swift Bear & Laxon’s fourth thrilling adventure.' Written by Richard Reynolds (www.groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by RoyBushBand (https://pixabay.com/users/roybushband-30554739/)And QubeSounds (https://pixabay.com/users/qubesounds-24397640/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Digital Desperado, his content robbing us of our attention and stealing our hearts in the lawless territories of social media.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife**Karl Hughes is the lead audio producer here at The Other Stories. You can talk to him about mastering your audiobooks or podcasts over @karlhughes on Twitter. That's karl with a K, or better yet just visit TheOtherStories.net to learn more.Check out his new album full of UK Dance Classics on Spotify. Just search for the artist Piregg. It's a bit like the word pirate and egg smashed together!Spotify Link: https://sptfy.com/PireggTwitter Link: https://twitter.com/karlhughesBlueSky: https://bsky.app/profile/karlhughes.bsky.socialMastadon: https://mastodonapp.uk/@piregg**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/2420m 6s

Swift Bear & Laxon 1.3 - Beyond the Hillbilly Horrors

Swift Bear & Laxon Ep 3 - Beyond the Hillbilly Horrors'Hunters of unearthly evil, Swift Bear and Laxon, must use supernatural methods to discover what monstrosity stalks the hills of Sciurus Springs. Get ready for breathtaking action and horror beyond imagining in Swift Bear & Laxon’s third thrilling adventure.'Written by Richard Reynolds (www.groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by RoyBushBand (https://pixabay.com/users/roybushband-30554739/)And QubeSounds (https://pixabay.com/users/qubesounds-24397640/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Digital Desperado, his content robbing us of our attention and stealing our hearts in the lawless territories of social media.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife**Karl Hughes is the lead audio producer here at The Other Stories. You can talk to him about mastering your audiobooks or podcasts over @karlhughes on Twitter. That's karl with a K, or better yet just visit TheOtherStories.net to learn more.Check out his new album full of UK Dance Classics on Spotify. Just search for the artist Piregg. It's a bit like the word pirate and egg smashed together!Spotify Link: https://sptfy.com/PireggTwitter Link: https://twitter.com/karlhughesBlueSky: https://bsky.app/profile/karlhughes.bsky.socialMastadon: https://mastodonapp.uk/@piregg**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/2419m 52s

Swift Bear & Laxon 1.2 - The Meat Field

Swift Bear & Laxon Ep 2 - The Meat Field'Unlikely paths of redemption and less likely partnerships can be formed in the face of the evil and horror of the Old West.'Written by Richard Reynolds (www.groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by RoyBushBand (https://pixabay.com/users/roybushband-30554739/)And QubeSounds (https://pixabay.com/users/qubesounds-24397640/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by freesound.org and zapsplat.comThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Digital Drifter of the Online Frontier, his content a tumbleweed rolling through the weird west of social media.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife**Karl Hughes is the lead audio producer here at The Other Stories. You can talk to him about mastering your audiobooks or podcasts over @karlhughes on Twitter. That's karl with a K, or better yet just visit TheOtherStories.net to learn more.Check out his new album full of UK Dance Classics on Spotify. Just search for the artist Piregg. It's a bit like the word pirate and egg smashed together!Spotify Link: https://sptfy.com/PireggTwitter Link: https://twitter.com/karlhughes BlueSky: https://bsky.app/profile/karlhughes.bsky.social Mastadon: https://mastodonapp.uk/@piregg**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/2418m 35s

Swift Bear & Laxon 1.1 - Boss Dannon's Boss

Swift Bear & Laxon 1.1 - Boss Dannon's Boss'Unlikely paths of redemption and less likely partnerships can be formed in the face of the evil and horror of the Old West.'Written by Richard Reynolds (www.groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by RoyBushBand (https://pixabay.com/users/roybushband-30554739/)And QubeSounds (https://pixabay.com/users/qubesounds-24397640/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Prospector of Digital Gold, mining the depths of the weird west of social mediaRichard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife**Karl Hughes is the lead audio producer here at The Other Stories. You can talk to him about mastering your audiobooks or podcasts over @karlhughes on Twitter. That's karl with a K, or better yet just visit TheOtherStories.net to learn more.Check out his new album full of UK Dance Classics on Spotify. Just search for the artist Piregg. It's a bit like the word pirate and egg smashed together!Spotify Link: https://sptfy.com/PireggTwitter Link: https://twitter.com/karlhughesBlueSky: https://bsky.app/profile/karlhughes.bsky.socialMastadon: https://mastodonapp.uk/@piregg**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/2418m 26s

Swift Bear & Laxon - Interview W/ Richard Reynolds

Swift Bear & Laxon S1 - Interview W/ Richard ReynoldsEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Special featureInterview with Richard Reynolds (https://groundzerocomics.co.uk/) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/2416m 34s

93.7 Chimera 5.1

Chimera 5.1'An author discovers an AI with a knack for storytelling, but as the line between human and machine creativity blurs, will the writer realise the true cost of his "art"?'Written by JT Shields ([www.jtshields.com](http://www.jtshields.com/))Narrated and produced by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/))And Boom LibraryAnd Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the cybernetic sommelier, serving up perfect pairings of ones and zeros. **J T Shields is a writer from the UK who enjoys all things horror. You can follow his work on [www.jtshields.com](http://www.jtshields.com/).****James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.com**Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver**The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.** Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/2414m 52s

93.6 Magic.AI

Magic.AI'What happens when an AI discovers the truth about magic.'Written by Rich Hosek (https://www.twitter.com/RichHosek)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Silicon Sage… and Onion… with gravy and mash potato… and a maybe some roasted turnips and… sorry got a little lost…Rich writes and narrates his own fiction podcast, the award-winning Bedtime Stories for Insomniacs.You can learn more at BedtimeStories.studio.For information about his paranormal mystery and thriller novels, visit RichHosek.com,and you can find his television writing credits at IMDb.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/02/2418m 16s

93.5 To Do No Harm

To Do No Harm'When Nobel Prize-winning Doctor, Sophia Allende, joins a team of brilliant scientists to test a revolutionary brain implant, their mission to save lives leads them to question the very nature of intelligence itself.'Written by Anthony H Roberts (https://www.instagram.com/CherokeeRefugee)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Algorithm whisperer, tickling the code with his fingers and toes, making the content with his ones and zeroes.Follow Anthony H Roberts @CherokeeRefugee on Medium/Twitter/Instagram/Patron with novels and short stories on Amazon.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/02/2417m 43s

93.4 Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome'A washed-up celebrity begins to suspect his management may have replaced him.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Deep Learning Luminaire, lighting up the fascinating new realms of digital intelligence.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She has written for publications such as Baffling, Vastarien Lit, and Flame Tree press, as well as the Doctor Who range with Big Finish. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/2416m 42s

93.3 Launch Phanes

Launch Phanes'It was expected that the launch of the world’s most advance A.I. simulator would be a monumental historical event, but nobody could have guessed the reasons why.'Written by Richard Reynolds (groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, bitten by a radioactive ChatBot, he now dispenses both chit and chat on all your friendly neighbourhood social media platforms.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/2418m 19s

93.2 The Artifice

The Artifice'A struggling artist from a renowned family, tries to overcome his creative block by illegally enhancing his AI printer, SARA, into a sophisticated art-making machine.'Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Quantum Quill, his content transcending the limits of any one social media platform.Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He also runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 11-million downloads and has a monthly listenership of ~100k downloads. Currently he lives and works on a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest. For more head to www.lukekondor.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/02/2417m 54s

93.1 Where Credit Is Due

Where Credit Is Due'Horror author Reynard Osman’s books aren’t selling, and he’s decided to resurrect his failing career on the shoulders of Cassus, a sophisticated AI that can write his novels for him. But when Reynard asks Cassus to craft something that can get him the number one spot on the bestseller list, Cassus writes him a ghastly magnum opus.'Written by Dexter McLeod (http://www.twitter.com/DexterMcLeod)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Turing Test of Social Media, making social media posts so lively you’d think they were alive in and of themselves.Dexter McLeod is a writer from the southern United States, though he vacations on the shores of dim Carcosa. You can follow him on Twitter, @DexterMcLeod.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/2418m 35s

Vol 93 - Artificial Intelligence II + Horror Books Chat w/ Daniel Willcocks

Vol 93 - Artificial Intelligence II + Horror Books Chat W/ Daniel WillcocksEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Special featureInterview with Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/2429m 11s

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 2

Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE.Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 2'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.'Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html)Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth **Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains.McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/2424m 8s

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 1

Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE.Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 1'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.'Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html)Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth **Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains.McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/2424m 21s

92.4 The Tarpin Maze

The Tarpin Maze'The bloody history of the maze at the Tarpin Estate plays into the hands of a distant relative greedy to inherit the estate. Only one teenage heir stands in his way.'Written by Jesse Krenzel (https://www.jessekrenzel.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the M.C. Escher of social media, bewildering and confusing and yet so enticing.For more of Jesse Krenzel’s work, head to www.jessekrenzel.com.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/01/2418m 5s

92.3 Inside the House of Mirrors

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Inside the House of Mirrors'Late one evening, Gianni, a solitary, middle-aged man, enters –on a whim, perhaps to revisit a youthful experience—a seemingly empty House of Mirrors, and just as he senses the presence of another inside, the lights go out.'Written by Nicola Lombardi and translated by Joe Weintraub(www.nicolalombardi.com)Narrated by Manny RealguyProduced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, our cartographer, mapping out the ever-changing terrain of social media,After thirty years of writing--3 novels, six collections, one film adaptation, multiple translations from the English--Lombardi is considered a master of the horror genre in Italy (his website can be found here:at www.nicolalombardi.com). His first collection in English, The Gypsy Spiders and Other Tales of Italian Horror, was published by UK's Tartarus Press in Dec. 2021.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/01/2414m 38s

92.2 Champion of Meridoria

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Champion of Meridoria'Young Trevor finds solace in the fantastical realms of his books, while struggling to connect with the reality that surrounds him. But what happens when the boundaries between these two worlds begin to blur?'Written by JT Shields (www.jtshields.com)Narrated by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)And Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Produced by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com))With music by Ghosthack (https://www.ghosthack.de/)And Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.J T Shields is a writer from the UK who enjoys all things horror. You can follow his work on www.jtshields.com.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJosh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/01/2416m 33s

92.1 Mazeplay

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Mazeplay'A man breaks into an abandoned fast food restaurant to confront his childhood fears.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Master of the Maze, guiding us through the twists and turns of social media.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/01/2416m 1s

Vol 92 - Mazes + New Year Roundtable

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Vol 92 - MazesEditorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Our roundtablers:James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettcreative.com)Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Joushua Boucher (https://www.facebook.com/groups/theotherstories)Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/01/2445m 36s

Christmas 2023 - The Ghost of Christmas Never

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!The Ghost Of Christmas Never'A man wakes up on Christmas morning, hungover, chilly, and stuck in a chimney.'Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor)Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/))Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettcreative.com/)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Zight (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/zight/)And Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/))And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom LibraryThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Nutcracker of Online Entertainment, cracking open the shell of monotony with his engaging content.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/12/2320m 30s

Christmas 2023 - Refreshed After Dinner

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Refreshed After Dinner'In a haunting future Christmas, Scrooge presides over a decadent feast, but as the years pass, dark secrets lurk beneath the surface of the celebrations. Are his guests really what they appear?'Written and narrated by Sarah Jane Justice (https://www.facebook.com/sarahjanejusticewriting)Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)And Beat Mekanik (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/beat-mekanik/)And Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom LibraryThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Online Yule Log of Warmth and Comfort, his content providing a cozy and inviting space for all to gather and connect during the festive seasonJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/2321m 8s

Christmas 2023 - But You Can’t F With Christmas

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!But You Can’t F With Christmas'In a Britain striving for economic efficiency, the government implements the SNOW program, mandating work on Christmas unless offset by hefty spending or church attendance. Amidst mounting public unrest, Prime Minister Horrace Eaton awakens on Christmas Eve to the dire consequences of his policy.'Written and narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Beat Mekanik (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/beat-mekanik/)And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom LibraryThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the mistletoe of social media, his posts serving as a virtual gathering place for friends and followers to share a kiss or two… of digital interaction.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/2321m 39s

Christmas 2023 - The Yule Fire

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!The Yule Fire'Someone has to hold vigil by the ritual midwinter bonfire. The survival of Gwyn's tithing depends on it. But why must it always be her? This year, Gwyn will have a little celebration of her own.'Written and narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and Daniel Willcocks (https://danielwillcocks.com)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Beat Mekanik (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/beat-mekanik/)And Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Kirk Osamayo (http://www.kirkosamayo.com/)And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom Library The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch.And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Rudolph of Content Creation, guiding us through the dark and foggy pathways of the digital world with his bright ideas and illuminating content.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/2319m 49s

91.4 Nanny Rutt

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Nanny Rutt'A mycologist is sent to study a rare new fungi deep in an ancient woodland.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Umcorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the social media Wendigo, turned into such after finding himself trapped in a mine with nothing but social media content for sustenance. Alone, in the dark, for years… he started to… change… he started to… tweet.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/11/2319m 28s

91.3 Footprints

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Footprints'A boy playing on the side of his family's mountain finds giant footprints in the snow and follows them.'Written by Amanda M. Blake (amandamblake.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggletona)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Kraken of Content Creation… emerging from the deep seas, tentacle first, slimy, and with a socially conscious marketing strategy.A cat-loving daydreamer and mid-age goth who loves geekery of all sorts, from superheroes to horror movies, urban fantasy to unconventional romance, Amanda M. Blake is the author of such horror titles as NOCTURNE and DEEP DOWN and the fairy tale mash-up series THORNS. For more, visit amandamblake.com.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/2312m 55s

91.2 Eyes Burning Blue

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Eyes Burning Blue'When Madame Mathilde de Beauffort arrives in the city of Aalst, she's on a mission: to hunt the shapeshifter that's been terrorising the area for too long. But is she all she appears to be?'Written and Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington… the Jersey Devil of Social Media hopscotch. Does the Jersey Devil play hopscotch? The onus is on you to prove to me that he doesn’t.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/2316m 43s

91.1 The Ribbiting

The Ribbiting'While camping in the woods, a group of friends encounter Ohio's most dangerous monster: the Loveland Frogman. Armed with nothing but bear spray and hiking sticks, they must escape these bloodthirsty monsters.'Written by Kay Hanifen (https://www.instagram.com/katharinehanifen/)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the Social Media Chupacabra, grunting and howling in the nighttime wilderness… digitally speaking.Kay Hanifen was born on a Friday the 13th and once lived for three months in a haunted castle. So, obviously, she had to become a horror writer.Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheUnicornComi1Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katharinehanifen/**Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/2317m 48s

Vol 91 - Cryptids

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)***Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/238m 9s

Dream - 7 - A Cosmic Queen

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, and Dark Fantasy Studio.Music: Various by Tim KuligLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMusic: Despair and Triumph by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3641-despair-and-triumph Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sound Effects provided by Freesound.org, Ghosthack, and Boom Library. Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/2333m 3s

Dream - 6 - The Maze That Bleeds

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, and Dark Fantasy Studio.Music: Various by Tim KuligLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMusic: Despair and Triumph by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3641-despair-and-triumph Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sound Effects provided by Freesound.org. Finally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/2318m 45s

Dream - 5 - Necrotic Celebrations

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, Sache Ende, and Ghosthack.Music: Various by Tim KuligLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMusic: Blockbuster Atmosphere 6 (Horror) by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/137-blockbuster-atmosphere-6-horror Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Music: Despair and Triumph by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3641-despair-and-triumph Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sound Effects provided by Freesound.org and Sound-mp3.com. Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/2322m 42s

Dream - 4 - A Blink of Madness

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, Dark Fantasy Studio, and Ghosthack.Music: Various by Tim Kulig & Kevin McleodLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSound Effects provided by Freesound.org.Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/2322m 10s

Dream - 3 - Of Fungus & Flies

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig & Dark Fantasy Studio.Music: Various by Tim KuligLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSound Effects provided by Freesound.org and Sound-mp3.com. Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/2328m 44s

Dream - 2 - An Ocean Deep

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, Dark Fantasy Studio, and Ghosthack.Music: Various by Tim Kulig & Kevin McleodLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSound Effects provided by Freesound.org.Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/2325m 42s

Dream - 1 - Down The Rabbit Hole

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Dream was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.Dream was written by Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Editing and sound production by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors of Dissonance Media. www.jamesbarnettcreative.comGeorgia Cook plays the role of Alice (www.georgiacookwriter.comJosh Curran plays the role of Henry (www.twitter.com/joshcurran)Manny Realguy plays the role of FatherJoseph Maudsley reprises the role of Old Knobbly (www.twitter.com/josephmaudsley)A special thanks to our chanting cultists. A full list of contributors can be found at www.theotherstories.net/dreamThe Dream Theme Music was created by Duncan Muggleton (www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)Music by Tim Kulig, Kevin Mcleod, and Dark Fantasy Studio.Music: Various by Tim KuligLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMusic: Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situationLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSound Effects provided by Freesound.org and Mixkit.co.Artwork was created by Paramita at www.creativeparamita.comFinally, a special thank you to this episode’s sponsors:Shadow & Spice Book Box – quarterly subscription boxes for lovers of fantasy, horror, and dark romance – sign up now at www.bookboxcanada.comAnd Eerie River Publishing, an independent publishing house specialising in dark fantasy and horror. Find out more at www.eerieriverpublishing.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/2334m 1s

90.5 I Don’t Know What Possessed Him

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!I Don’t Know What Possessed Him'Laura’s brother has become distant and strange. At first, she thinks he’s just imitating his weird, creepy missing friend, but quickly discovers that there’s something more sinister at play.'Written by Mike Garley (https://www.mikegarley.co.uk/)Narrated by Shara Jahnke (https://www.instagram.com/zellezra/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the enigmatic mage of messages, his content spells casting an indelible mark upon the digital scrolls of social media, leaving us forever enchanted.Mike Garley is a writer of comics, games, screenplays and other such cool stuff. Mike wrote beActive Media's EMMY nominated comic series; Collider, as well as Wallace and Gromit, Adventure Time, Eponymous, The Kill Screen, and is also the editor of the Dead Roots comic anthology.Shara Jahnke is a quirky, enigmatic laloceziac who lives in beautiful Eugene, Oregon. When she’s not fashioning medical products to rescue your squishy brains, she’s using her own to plot new story ideas, hone her archery skills, play video games, and occasionally lose herself in paralytic fits of existential dread. You can find her on Instagram at Zellezra, and Facebook at Shara Danaé Jahnke.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/2313m 28s

90.4 Nine-Tenths of the Law

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Nine-Tenths of the Law'Gifted occultist Tallulah Briggs is used to being called upon by the rich and bored for entertainment and for power. But when the wealthy Dierdre Aust asks her to conjure dangerous beings for her, the price may be higher than anyone expects.'Written by Dexter McLeod (http://www.twitter.com/DexterMcLeod)Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the mystical content wizard, sorting instagram posts from twitter posts and facebook posts with his social media sorting hat.Dexter McLeod is a writer from the southern United States. You can follow him on Twitter, @DexterMcLeod.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/2318m 43s

90.3 Deep Roots

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Deep Roots'A man discovers the consequences of returning home after thirty years.'Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the content enchanter… the contentchanter… the enchanter of contents, he chants, enchantments, for the content, to make us content. Nice one, Ben.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/2316m 29s

90.2 She Burns

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!She Burns'A struggling actress visits a cryptic Seer, who hands her a crooked match, and a choice.'Written by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor/)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the virtual warlock, summoning engagement and every social media content spell.Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He also runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 11-million downloads and has a monthly listenership of ~100k downloads. Currently he lives and works on a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest. For more head to www.lukekondor.com**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/10/2319m 47s

90.1 Hungry Shadows

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Hungry Shadows'Can your own shadow be your most dangerous adversary? If you believe that it has the power to consume you, than it certainly can.'Written by Nicola Lombardi & Joe WeintraubNarrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the enigmatic spellbinder, weaving intricate incantations of content.After thirty years of writing--3 novels, six collections, one film adaptation, multiple translations from the English--Lombardi is considered a master of the horror genre in Italy (his website can be found here:at www.nicolalombardi.com). His first collection in English, The Gypsy Spiders and Other Tales of Italian Horror, was published by UK's Tartarus Press in Dec. 2021.Forged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/2314m 32s

Vol 90 - Dark Magic

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)***Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/237m 44s

The Balloon - The Benjamin Percy Trilogy

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!The Balloon'In a desolate world ravaged by an unyielding pandemic, two unlikely survivors - a guilt-ridden police officer and a lonely young woman - endure the crumbling society around them.'Written by Benjamin Percy (https://benjaminpercy.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.**Benjamin Percy is a novelist, comics writer, and screenwriter. He writes Wolverine, X-Force, and Ghost Rider for Marvel Comics. And his latest novel -- The Sky Vault -- releases in September of 2023. For more, head over to https://benjaminpercy.com/**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/2336m 40s

Heart of a Bear - The Benjamin Percy Trilogy

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Heart of a Bear'A bear yearns for something more…'Written by Benjamin Percy (https://benjaminpercy.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.**Benjamin Percy is a novelist, comics writer, and screenwriter. He writes Wolverine, X-Force, and Ghost Rider for Marvel Comics. And his latest novel -- The Sky Vault -- releases in September of 2023. For more, head over to https://benjaminpercy.com/**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/09/2331m 26s

The Cold Boy - The Benjamin Percy Trilogy

The Cold Boy'A divorced taxidermist is forced to open up his home and heart when his sister asks him to watch his nephew for a week, but the punishing winter soon catches up with them both when the child falls into a frozen pond and emerges again in an uncanny state.'Written by Benjamin Percy (https://benjaminpercy.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Steven O’Brien (https://www.steven-obrien.net/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Benjamin Percy is a novelist, comics writer, and screenwriter. He writes Wolverine, X-Force, and Ghost Rider for Marvel Comics. And his latest novel -- The Sky Vault -- releases in September of 2023. For more, head over to https://benjaminpercy.com/Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/09/2333m 30s

89.4 Blue Bear

Blue Bear'After guarding the scene of a particularly gruesome murder, a police officer finds himself stalked by a disturbing piece of evidence.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Alex Mason (https://soundcloud.com/alexmason-1-1)And Myuu (https://thedarkpiano.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Glitchedtones.com and Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, our virtual teddy bear, offering comfort and companionship in the digital world, hugging us with his heartwarming content through the ups and downs of social media.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/08/2317m 52s

89.3 Loved and Lost or Never At All

Loved and Lost or Never At All'What if you are the imaginary friend? What if they decide they don’t need you anymore?'Written by Thomas Joyce (https://twitter.com/ThomasWJoyce1)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.comThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the guardian of joy…Thomas is a podcast junkie who lives in his hometown near Glasgow, Scotland, with his wife and daughter. His fiction has been published in the anthologies Lost Films (from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing) and Daughter of Sarpedon (from Brigids Gate Press), and his short story, “Something in the Water”, will soon be appearing online at roosterrepublicpress.com.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/08/2317m 14s

89.2 The Collector

The Collector'Kevin can’t sleep. Neither can the new friend he’s found under his bed.'Written by Chris Lillienthal (www.ChrisLWrites.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music and sound effects by Zapsplat.comAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the maestro of imagination, sculpting endearing content friends for us to embrace and cherish as we explore the enchanting social media playground together.Chris Lilienthal is a fiction writer whose work has been published in anthologies from Eerie River Publishing and Unsettling Reads. He lives with his wife, two sons, and a geriatric dog in Central Pennsylvania. Learn more at www.ChrisLWrites.com.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/08/2315m 41s

89.1 The Incomparable Freddy Red

The Incomparable Freddy Red'When seven-year-old Kim Barnes wills her imaginary friend, Freddy Red, into existence, who spills over with games and laughter and titters and blood.'Written by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Narrated by Matthew Lloyd Davies (https://twitter.com/mldAudio)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by MusicLFiles (https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles)And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, our own imaginer, dreaming up content friends to play with at the social media playground.Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 10-million downloads. In 2015, he won the best Low-Budget Film Award at the London Short Film Festival for a film he made in 7 days with no camera and no money. Currently he works from a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest and lives with his fiancée, Cat, their pet cat, Oscar, and their larger, angrier cat, Alaska, who is actually a dog. www.lukekondor.comFor more of Matthew Lloyd Davies’ work, head over to https://www.matthewlloyddavies.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/2320m 17s

Vol 89 - Imaginary Friends

Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)***Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/2327m 51s

INTRODUCING: After The Gloaming - A Scarecrow for Mason Bradley

A special preview episode of our new podcast — After The Gloaming.If you enjoy it, be sure to listen to more today by searching for it in your favourite podcast app or by visiting here.***After the Gloaming is a production of Dissonance Media and The Other Stories.Scarecrow for Mason Bradley was written by Charlie Maliha whose pronouns are he/him or they/them.Charlie Maliha is a queer trans author who specializes in horror and speculative fiction. Pulling from his background in art history and occult studies, Charlie’s work explores themes of chaos, belonging, and superstition. As a trans author, Charlie highlights the experiences of queer and trans characters and writes the representation he wishes to see in horror. When he’s not writing, Charlie can be found sketching or napping with his two cats. Follow him on Twitter for more screams @deusexmalihaEvelyn was performed by Bridgett Howard from the Thirteen podcast. For other atmospheric, slow burn spooky stories, go and check it out at www.thirteenpodcast.com or search Thirteen podcast wherever you listen to podcasts.Grandpa was performed by Jerry HarrisGrandma was performed by Rebecca Struzyna from the West London Witch podcast - https://pod.link/1525983141Mason Bradley was performed by Phoenix Fire from Back to Ashes and Phoenix Fire Narrations on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/@backtoashes_ytScarecrow was performed by James BarnettHenry Black wood was performed by Xander ZweigShelly Stevenson was performed by Alexandra ElroyAfter the Gloaming script was written by James Barnett.Sound production and editing was completed by James Barnett.Theme music was scored by Duncan Muggleton and produced by James Barnett.Music and sound effects were provided by: Epidemic Sound, Sound Stripe, and Freesound.org.If you have enjoyed the episode, please spread the word to anyone you feel may enjoy it and please support the show by leaving a review and giving it a 5-star rating.To support the show and gain access to all episodes now, ad-free, head over to www.patreon.com/nightsendpodcastThis episode is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.Stay Horrific, everyone! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/2353m 24s

88.4 Squall Line

Squall Line'A line of storms stretch across the world, leaving catastrophes of biblical proportions in their wake.'Written by Ryan Harville (https://www.ryanharvillewriting.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the enigmatic ceiling fan, casting a chilling breeze across the heated social media landscape.Ryan Harville is a horror author from the United States and lives along Alabama’ Gulf Coast. His new book, Red Rains Down, is available now on Amazon. It’s thirteen tales of madness and horror that will lead you to crumbling churches, ghost towns, and the lost parts of the forest. For more information about Ryan, please visit his website at ryanharvillewriting.com.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/2313m 45s

88.3 Of Water

Of Water'There’s something more than just water in the reservoir at Llyn Morwyn, waiting for the flood to find its way out.'Written by Die Booth (https://diebooth.wordpress.com/)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Velleitie (https://velleitie.us/)And Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the social media dishwasher, rinsing away the boredom with his social media content suds.**You can find more of Die’s work, including his cursed new novella ‘Cool S’ at https://diebooth.wordpress.com/****Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/2316m 30s

88.2 I’m Dreaming Of A…

I’m Dreaming Of A…'Everyone dreams of a "white Christmas," but sometimes it may not be for the best to have one's wishes fulfilled.'Written by James Dorr (http://jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.com)Narrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the courageous storm chaser, fearlessly navigating the treacherous maelstroms of social media shitstorms.Listeners are invited to visit Dorr's blog at http://jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.comForged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/07/2313m 23s

88.1 Cloudburst

Cloudburst'A group of CDC researchers are dispatched to monitor a town experiencing bizarre and gruesome weather patterns.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Shara Jahnke (https://www.instagram.com/zellezra/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Shara Jahnke is a quirky, enigmatic laloceziac who lives in beautiful Eugene, Oregon. When she’s not fashioning medical products to rescue your squishy brains, she’s using her own to plot new story ideas, hone her archery skills, play video games, and occasionally lose herself in paralytic fits of existential dread. She’s accompanied by her danger noodle, Cylus, who whispers award winning story ideas in her ear every night, and graciously allows her to keep all the credit. You can find her on Instagram at Zellezra, and Facebook at Shara Danaé Jahnke.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/2318m 14s

87.5 Crawlspace

Crawlspace'Dennis' quiet evening of reading is interrupted by thumping music coming from his neighbour's house. Or at least he thinks that's where it's coming from.'Written by Kev Harrison (www.kevharrisonfiction.comNarrated by Narrator and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for wriggling through the twists and turns of the social media labyrinth.Kev Harrison is a British writer of horror and dark fiction living in Lisbon, Portugal. His novella, Below, is out now from Brigids Gate Press. Find more about him and his work at www.kevharrisonfiction.comJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/2316m 22s

87.4 Lucky Ruff

Lucky Ruff'A park employee discovers more than he bargained for when he loses his way in the maintenance tunnels below an amusement park.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (social media link)With music by Duncan Muggleton (social media link)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for navigating the intricate network of social media, like a nimble worm, leaving a slimy trail of tweets, grams, and posts.**Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/**Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/2317m 7s

Summer Staff Picks 2023

As the podcast celebrates its 7th birthday, we asked some of the HOS offices to pick some of their favourite stories from the past year. ***81.2 Desire & SonsWritten by Nicola Lombardi & Joe WeintraubNarrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Daniel Birch Music (https://danielbirchmusic.com)78.1 Invite To InterviewWritten by Manny RealguyNarrated by Manny Realguy85.2 RepossessionWritten by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by AndrewKN (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)79.5 Mary, MaryWritten and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)80.4 C.S.UWritten by Richard Reynolds (groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)76.3 The TollWritten by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)Intro theme composed by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for separating the social curds from the media whey and serving up delicious content cheese.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/231h 37m

87.3 The Bommsy Tit

The Bommsy Tit'Years back, a man’s dog went into a fabric tunnel and never came out the other side. Until today, that is.'Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd to Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 10-million downloads. In 2015, he won the best Low-Budget Film Award at the London Short Film Festival for a film he made in 7 days with no camera and no money. Currently he works from a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest and lives with his fiancée, Cat, their pet cat, Oscar, and their larger, angrier cat, Alaska, who is actually a dog. www.lukekondor.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/2315m 0s

87.2 Coyotes

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Coyotes'A group of migrants attempt to cross the American border for safety, only to find that something within is hunting them.'Written by Thomas Kent West (http://www.twitter.com/@thomaskentwest)Narrated by Shara Jahnke (https://www.instagram.com/zellezra/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com and Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for tunneling through the digital soil of social media, like a diligent and handsome earthworm.Thomas Kent West is an American writer of speculative fiction. He is the winner of Horrorbabble's 'Artifacts of Horror' contest and the Black Hole Entertainment short fiction prize. Shara Jahnke is an enigmatic laloceziac who lives in beautiful Eugene, Oregon. When she’s not fashioning medical products to rescue your squishy brains, she’s using her own to plot new story ideas, hone her archery skills and play video games.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/2316m 31s

The Other Stories Re-Animated - TOAST

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!TOASTA sentient toaster searches for customers in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With Lincoln Boucher as the voice of TOASTWith music by Cyberleaf Studio (https://andreabaroni.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington and his robot washing machine, rinsing the radioactive stains of boredom from the post-apocalyptic bedsheets.Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 10-million downloads. In 2015, he won the best Low-Budget Film Award at the London Short Film Festival for a film he made in 7 days with no camera and no money. Currently he works from a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest and lives with his fiancée, Cat, their pet cat, Oscar, and their larger, angrier cat, Alaska, who is actually a dog. www.lukekondor.comKarl Hughes does all things audio. He has been responsible for what you hear in the hugely successful "The Other Stories" podcast since the early days, making sure every monster sounds scary but doesn't blow your ears off. When he isn't hunting down gun shot and stabbing SFX for podcasts he also composes podcast theme tunes – you can hear two of these on the "This Is Horror" and the "Great Writers Share" podcast.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/2314m 35s

87.1 Werms

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Werms'When a plumber who’s seen too much is buried alive by a sadistic gravedigger, he discovers a series of mysterious tunnels extending from the bottom of his casket.'Written by Andrew Benzinger (https://www.instagram.com/andrew.benzinger)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for tunneling through the social media abyss with his powerful content, delivering unto us, golden content nuggets.**Follow Andrew Benzinger on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/andrew.benzinger.**Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife.Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/2316m 32s

Vol 87 - Tunnels + ‘My Tunnels’ Flash Fiction Story

Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)My Tunnels flash fiction was written by Cody Czarzasty***Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/239m 46s

Andy Conduit-Turner's Tragic Kingdom 4 - The Rescue

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. voice123.co/TheOtherStories.The Rescue'A hero makes a final assault on Faraway Keep, where the Lord Chamberlain has locked away the heir to the throne.'Written and narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With an opening theme composed by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)Based on the original music by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)Additional music in today’s episode has been provided by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.comThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for creating a social media fairy tale, each tweet a new adventure, every post a happy-ever-after.Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverJoin our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/05/2318m 33s

Andy Conduit-Turner's Tragic Kingdom 3 - They Never Grow Up

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. voice123.co/TheOtherStories.They Never Grow Up'The crew of the Ferrous Pike embark on a perilous voyage to save their children and reclaim their future.'Written and narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With an opening theme composed by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)Based on the original music by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)Additional music in today’s episode has been provided by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Sounds-mp3.com and zapsplat.comThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for creating a social media fairy tale, each tweet a new adventure, every post a happy-ever-after.Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. www.JamesBarnettCreative.comJoin TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaverCheck out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/2321m 20s

Andy Conduit-Turner's Tragic Kingdom 2 - The Boy King & The Frog

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. voice123.co/TheOtherStories.The Boy King & The Frog'Whilst a young boy sleeps and dreams of a land in which he is king, a mysterious frog named Sir Ivan comes to visit.'Written by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Opening theme composed by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)Based on the original music by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)Additional music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Chriz Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org.Episode illustration by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for creating a social media fairy tale, each tweet a new adventure, every post a happy-ever-after.Luke Kondor makes stuff, including Keith – a short film made in 7 days with no ideas, no money, and no camera, www.lukekondor.comAndy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/2319m 35s

Andy Conduit-Turner's Tragic Kingdom 1 - Upon A Star

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Grab your free copy at voice123.co/TheOtherStories.Upon A Star'Eager adventurers embark on a quest to a hidden cave that was, once-upon-a-time, pierced by a fabled meteor.'Written and narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With an opening theme composed by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)Based on the original music by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)Additional music in today’s episode has been provided by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Sounds-mp3.com.The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for creating a social media fairy tale, each tweet a new adventure, every post a happy-ever-after.Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter, on the Horror Hangout podcast, discussing the best and worst of horror films.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/2320m 23s

Andy Conduit-Turner's Tragic Kingdom

Intro by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesToday’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Grab your free copy at voice123.co/TheOtherStories.Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK, with a love of horror across all mediums, you can find his stories featuring on several volumes of The Other stories, his comics published by Horde Comics and more. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter, on the Horror Hangout podcast, discussing the best and worst of horror films…oh, and standing right behind you. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/234m 16s

86.5 Escaping The Fall

Escaping The Fall'A disoriented hiker, an eerily silent forest, and no sign of the friends whose idea it was to even come out here. Would you find your way home?'Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Grab your free copy at voice123.co/TheOtherStories.Written by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Joshua Boucher and Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for weaving our social media spirits into an intergalactic content tapestry.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/04/2317m 43s

86.4 Beta

Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently created a detailed step-by-step guide explaining how to take full advantage of the power of voice in your next project. Grab your free copy at voice123.co/TheOtherStories.You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today!Beta'Every dog has his day, even if he isn't top dog.'Written by J.L. RoyceNarrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com/)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for dishing out an endless buffet of delectable content at his social media smorgasbord, savor the flavor of Ben!J. L. Royce is an author of science fiction, the macabre, and whatever else strikes him. He lives in the northern reaches of the American Midwest, exploring the wilderness without and within. His work appears in Allegory, Fifth Di, Fireside, Ghostlight, Love Letters to Poe, Lovecraftiana, Mysterion, parABnormal, Sci Phi, Strange Aeon, Utopia, Wyldblood, etc. He is a member of HWA and GLAHW. Some of his anthologized stories may be found at: www.jlroyce.com.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/04/2315m 28s

86.3 The Walled Garden

The Walled Garden'A little girl discovers a hidden garden in the grounds of an old house.'Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by North Without End (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/north-without-end/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for crafting content masterpieces with the finesse of a social media Michelangelo.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/04/2317m 5s

86.2 The Forest at the End of the World

The Forest at the End of the World'Genetically engineered trees that were meant to help fight climate change eventually take over the planet.'Written by Thomas Kent West (http://www.twitter.com/@thomaskentwest)Narrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for helping me to raise an army of the dead to take over the social media blogosphere.Thomas Kent West is an American writer of speculative fiction. He is the winner of Horrorbabble's 'Artifacts of Horror' contest and the Black Hole Entertainment short fiction prize. Thomas has previously published with the Other Stories as Thomas X. Teller. You can read more of his work by visiting his twitter @ThomasKentWest.Forged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/04/2314m 38s

86.1 Feral

Feral'A Texas farmer is forced to confront his fears on his hill country ranch.'Written by T.M. Friedrich (www.SmartHorrorPublishing.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Blear Moon (https://www.facebook.com/blearmoon)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for painting me like one of his french girls with his social media content brushes.T.M. Friedrich cannot be contacted through conventional methods. She is, in fact, from another dimension, a dimension where social media does not exist, everything is on fire, and the dogs are extra cute. Be patient with her as she figures out how this realm works but do keep an eye out because she’s writing like crazy! Keep up with her journey at www.SmartHorrorPublishing.comVoice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/2316m 4s

Vol 86 - Mother Nature + Interview W/ Andy Conduit-Turner

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/2318m 30s

The Other Stories Re-Animated - Photoshop Wizard

Photoshop Wizard - Re-Animated'A Photoshop user finds life is about to change after her shortcut commands begin to affect the world outside of her computer screen.'Today’s episode is a bonus remaster of an episode we first published all the way back in 2016. We’ve re-seasoned the meat, plucked out a couple of maggots here and there, and are serving it up on a shiny and steamy platter, with a brand new narration. Written by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Narrated by Shara Jahnke (https://www.instagram.com/zellezra/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by JCM [Canada] (https://soundcloud.com/j_c_m)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd again to Joshua Boucher and to Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for wrestling social media alligators down in the content swamplands.Luke Kondor makes stuff, including Keith, which went on to win the best low-budget short film at the London Short Film Festival; The Other Stories – a weekly short story podcast with over five million downloads and a Film/TV option; and El Marvo – a crowdfunded comic book about a Luchador wrestler in a post-apocalyptic future. You can follow more of Luke’s work at www.lukekondor.comShara Jahnke is a quirky, enigmatic laloceziac who lives in beautiful Eugene, Oregon. When she’s not fashioning medical products to rescue your squishy brains, she’s using her own to plot new story ideas, hone her archery skills, play video games, and occasionally lose herself in paralytic fits of existential dread.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/03/2316m 54s

85.5 Desert Bloom

Desert Bloom'One cowboy shares his stories with another.'Written by J. T. SeateNarrated by Justin Fife Edited by Karl HughesWith music by Golden Hits And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.comThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for rounding up them content cows with his social media cowboying business.Jay stands on the side of the literary highway and thumbs down whatever genre that comes roaring by. His storytelling runs the gamut from Horror Novel Review’s Best Short Fiction to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. His fiction incorporates fantasy, horror, or humor featuring the quirkiest of characters.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/2315m 54s

85.4 Warm Inside

Warm Inside'Jez has a nice evening planned for Claire and himself. After picking her up from her latest workshop, it seems something has come in Claire's place.'Written by Daisy Lythe (http://www.instagram.com/crowsandprose)Narrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Velleitie (https://velleitie.us/)And Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Sounds-mp3.com.The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for graffitiing up the streets in the name of social media. Fight the power!Daisy is an avid horror watcher, reader and writer. You can find her on Instagram @crowsandproseJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/2315m 45s

85.3 Waifs

Waifs'Marie is the catwalk’s dream model: she can truly bring a dress to life.'Written by Die Booth (https://diebooth.wordpress.com/)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for serving up content platter after content platter at his social media eatery. Compliments to the Ben!You can find more of Die’s work, including his cursed new novella ‘Cool S’ at https://diebooth.wordpress.com/Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/2314m 47s

85.2 Repossession

Repossession'A lawyer finds himself entangled in a strange case of repossession and false eviction.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by AndrewKN (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for doodling all over the internet in the name of SOCIAL MEDIA.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/2317m 49s

85.1 Have, Hold

Have, Hold'A woman and her husband retreat to an isolated cabin to face a possible case of demonic possession.'Written by Thomas Kent West (http://www.twitter.com/@thomaskentwest)Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Umcorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for leaping from the social media plane for content parachutery.Thomas Kent West is an American writer of speculative fiction. He is the winner of Horrorbabble's 'Artifacts of Horror' contest and the Black Hole Entertainment short fiction prize. Thomas has previously published with the Other Stories as Thomas X. Teller. You can read more of his work by visiting his twitter @ThomasKentWest."Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/2317m 1s

Vol 85 - Possession + Interview W/ Thomas Kent West

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/2321m 2s

84.4 For Life

84.4 For Life'When a mysterious drug called fairy dust hits the streets of southern Boston, Danny watches as his friend Alex’s life descends into chaos after they try it together.'Written by Slade Stone (https://www.sladestone.com)Narrated and edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Velleitie (https://velleitie.us/)And Komiku (https://loyaltyfreakmusic.com/music/little-cat-in-the-big-wide-space/)And Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Slade Stone is a senior copywriter living in Chicago. Her work is featured at sladestone.com, and her abstract musings @thesladeparade.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/2315m 41s

84.3 Tooth

Tooth'Heather receives a new cancer treatment and finds herself ravenous for incisors, canines, and lovely delicious molars...'Written by Eve Morton (authormorton.wordpress.com)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for proposing to his fiancée. Congratulations! He also does all the social media but now he does it as a married man.Eve Morton is a writer living in Ontario, Canada. She teaches university and college classes on media studies, academic writing, and genre literature, among other topics. Her latest book is The Serenity Nearby, released in 2022 by Sapphire Books. Find more info on authormorton.wordpress.com.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/2317m 10s

84.2 Whispers on the Wind

Whispers on the Wind'Newly eighteen and engaged to the girl of their dreams, Charlie seeks refuge under a tree, only to find there are consequences for resting in a place you don’t belong.'Written, Narrated, and Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/),And Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/),And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for preparing the content corpses for their open casket funerals, performing his duty as the social media undertaker. Choke slam!James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/2314m 53s

84.1 And Down The Rushy Glen

And Down The Rushy Glen'On a family holiday to Scotland, two little girls invite their Au Pair to play their favourite game.'Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Silicon Transmitter (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Silicon_Transmitter/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for cleaning out our social media closets with his Marie Kondo content technique.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/2316m 26s

Vol 84 - Faeries + Interview W/ Karl Hughes

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/2333m 46s

83.4 The Wanderer

The Wanderer'When a millennia-old emperor’s anti-aging technologies begin to fail, he seeks the help of an outsider. He soon learns the only thing he fears more than death is truth.'Written by Greg WilsonNarrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for tearing our social media souls apart… all for filling out an inter-dimensional google form.Greg Wilson is a writer and dentist in western Tennessee where he lives with his wife. When he isn’t drilling your teeth, he sets them on edge with stories of noir, mystery, thriller, and light horror.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/2320m 47s

83.3 Hurry Up, Take My Photograph

Hurry Up, Take My Photograph'Giulia vanishes, leaving her husband distraught. But no one else has seen her--ever.'Written by David PowellNarrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com),Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com),Dark Fantasy Studio(http://darkfantasystudio.com/),And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for being the social media Kratos… in our war of the content gods.David Stephen Powell was born in London and worked as a professional musician. He now lives and works in Italy. His stories have appeared in Litro Magazine, Idle Ink, Flash Fiction Magazine, Cabinet of Heed, and Black Hare Press.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/2313m 53s

83.2 The Ouroboros Bite

The Ouroboros Bite'No one wants to die. Carmen certainly doesn’t. Elsebeth might have the answer she’s looking for, but some things are worse than death.'Written by Marie Victoria Robertson (https://www.marievrobertson.com)Narrated by Alexandra ElroyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for being a right horror dude… over on the Horror Hangout podcast… which you can go and check out today on all podcast platforms.Marie Victoria Robertson is a professional storyteller who believes stories are the real key to living forever. You can find out more about her at marievrobertson.comAlexandra is a bilingual voice actress and writer who lives in the Netherlands. She loves everything to do with stories, especially creative and playful horror. Her favourite voices to do are witches, goblins and crazy computers. When she is not voicing, writing or mummy-ing (which is all the time, really) she directs plays that she adapted from classic novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Death on the Nile and One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/01/2320m 43s

83.1 Feeding

Feeding'Called for an emergency shift in the dead of night, a Doctor at a country hospital finds himself caring for a mother and daughter steeped in local legend.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by AndrewKN (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Alex Mason (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/alex-mason/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Sounds-mp3.com.The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/2217m 43s

Vol 83 - Ageing

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/224m 2s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 12: Gilded Lessons

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Chimney.And the story is Gilded Lessons.Written and narrated by Shara JahnkeEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/12/223m 12s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 11: A One-Sided Conversation

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Tradition.And the story is A One-Sided Conversation.Written and narrated by Joshua BoucherEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/12/222m 36s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 10: Flake

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Snowball.And the story is Flake.Written and narrated by Dan Howarth (https://twitter.com/danhowarth20)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Dan Howarth is a writer from the North of England. His debut collection Dark Missives hit shelves in 2021 and he has several books due for release in 2022. Like all Northerners, Dan enjoys heavy rain, pies and drinking blood from the skulls of his enemies.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/223m 29s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 9: Little Sammy

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Present.And the story is Little Sammy.Written and narrated by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Karl Hughes does all things audio. He has been responsible for what you hear in the hugely successful "The Other Stories" podcast since the early days, making sure every monster sounds scary but doesn't blow your ears off. When he isn't hunting down gun shot and stabbing SFX for podcasts he also composes podcast theme tunes – you can hear two of these on the "This Is Horror" and the "Great Writers Share" podcast. He is also known for giving audio and podcast advice to new podcasters, helping them get setup quickly and answering the great question "What is a compressor?" Karl Hughes also produces music under the name Piregg and has released several EPs.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/225m 41s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 8: Fuel Bills

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Coal.And the story is Fuel Bills.Written and narrated by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).With debut novel Ten Tales of the Human Condition, novella Dye Pack, and short story collection Death Throes under his belt, Ben Errington’s fast-paced, chaotic, cinematic style has earned him many plaudits. He is one quarter of digital story studio, Hawk & Cleaver; co-founder of iTunes-busting fiction podcast The Other Stories, co-creator of the post-apocalyptic comic book El Marvo and co-host of horror movie discussion podcast Horror Hangout. Follow Ben on Twitter at @ben_errington.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/12/222m 15s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 7: What Is It All Fir?

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… tree.And the story is What’s It All Fir?.Written and narrated by Daniel Willcocks (https://danielwillcocks.com)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Daniel Willcocks is an international bestselling author and award-winning podcaster of dark fiction. He is an author coach, founder and CEO of Activated Authors; one quarter of digital story studio, Hawk & Cleaver; co-founder of iTunes-busting fiction podcast, ‘The Other Stories‘;’ CEO of horror imprint, Devil’s Rock Publishing; and the host of the ‘Activated Authors‘ podcast.Dan is furiously passionate about creativity and productivity. He has written 60+ books since 2015 for himself and on behalf of ghostwriting clients. His mission in life is to activate creatives and authors to ensure they keep their creative flames and passions burning in a sustainable, positive, and healthy way.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/223m 47s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 6: Prezzie

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… toy.And the story is Prezzie.Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Luke Kondor makes stuff, including Keith – a short film made in 7 days with no ideas, no money, and no camera, which went on to win the best low-budget short film at the London Short Film Festival; The Other Stories – a weekly short story podcast with over five million downloads and a Film/TV option; and El Marvo – a crowdfunded comic book about a Luchador wrestler in a post-apocalyptic future. You can follow more of Luke’s work at www.lukekondor.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/221m 59s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 5: The Vessel

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… jumper.And the story is The Vessel.Written and narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.com.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/12/223m 24s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 4: In The Box

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… Jack-In-The-Box.And the story is In The Box.Written and narrated by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK, with a love of horror across all mediums, you can find his stories featuring on several volumes of The Other stories, his comics published by Horde Comics and more. You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter, on the Horror Hangout podcast, discussing the best and worst of horror films…oh, and standing right behind youYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/223m 17s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 3: The Virgin Heather

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… list.And the story is The Virgin HeatherWritten and narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/223m 42s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 2: Revenge of the Accursed

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… nutcracker.And the story is Revenge of the AccursedWritten and narrated by Joshua BoucherEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/225m 3s

Kez's Christmas Advent Calendar - Day 1: The Twelfth Widow

#TheOtherStoriespresents...KEZ'S CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR!We gathered 12 writers from the H&C community and let them dip their hands into our Secret Santa bucket. From the bucket each writer pulled out a word, and from that word, they were asked to write and narrate a very, very short story.Today’s word was… list.And the story is The Twelfth WidowWritten and narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With evil Christmas music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)Along with a seasonal spin on the original The Other Stories theme by Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/).Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/226m 13s

82.4 Adrian

Adrian'A scientist working the night shift at a museum archive finds himself dealing with the defence mechanisms of a bizarre new specimen.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriterEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Andrew KNAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for saving social media earth under his superhero name, Content America.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/2217m 41s

82.3 Life Distilled

Life Distilled'An art critic finds himself enthralled by the strange glass statues of an upcoming modern artist.'Written by Georgia CookNarrated by Josh CurranEdited by Duncan MuggletonWith music by Blear MoonAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for rustling together the most incredible content sandwiches that he serves from his social media sandwich van. Some cheese, some onion, and the best ingredient… bread!Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/2218m 33s

82.2 Opportunity of a Lifetime

Opportunity of a Lifetime'A scientist stationed at the newly formed Antarctic Research Station Endurance gets drawn into a nightmare during his search for biofuels.'Written by T.M. Friedrich (www.SmartHorrorPublishing.com)Narrated by Justin Fife (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughesWith music by Zapsplat.comAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for driving me to the comic book convention last weekend after the brakes stopped working in my car. Thanks man.Tina Friedrich cannot be contacted through conventional methods. She is, in fact, from another dimension, a dimension where social media does not exist, everything is on fire, and the dogs are extra cute. Be patient with her as she figures out how this realm works but do keep an eye out because she’s writing like crazy! Keep up with her journey at www.SmartHorrorPublishing.comVoice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/2216m 22s

82.1 Cephalocide

Cephalocide'2079. In a world decimated by an unravelling climate disaster, scavengers dive into sunken homes to find valuables to trade. Pursuing their biggest score yet, a trio of divers finds that something has been waiting for them in the deep…'Written by Alex Wakeford (https://twitter.com/haruspis)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for those content three-pointers he scores from the social media basketball court.Follow Alex Wakeford on Twitter at https://twitter.com/haruspis.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife is on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/2216m 30s

Vol 82 - Octopuses + Interview W/ Georgia Cook

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/2210m 52s

81.5 Bag O Bones

Bag O Bones'You wouldn't look at Ole Jimper twice, as he totes his black sack around the city, but he'll look at you. Once.'Written by Paul Currion (www.currion.net)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington… for taking his social media clippers and scissors and giving our content cats and dogs a full wash… brush… and dry. Lovely jubbly.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/2213m 48s

81.4 Replication

Replication'You find the tape in an antique shop; the one your friend Mikey works at on Saturdays. You find me. Hello.'Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, the conqueror of worlds… and by worlds I mean social media platforms… and by conquer… I mean… he posts…Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/2218m 34s

The Toy Factory: Episode 5 - Invitation

You're invited to explore the wonders of Master Chancy's Toy Emporium.The Toy Factory is a new Halloween tale from The Other Stories with daily episodes from 27th - 31st October.Investigate the lost tapes for yourself on all podcast platforms this spooky season.#TheToyFactoryListen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTuneshttp://www.theotherstories.nethttp://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcastsThe Toy Factory was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.The Toy Factory was written by Luke Kondor (www.lukekondor.com)And Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Georgia Cook plays the role of May (www.georgiacookwriter.com)Justin Fife plays the role of Master Chancy (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Josh Curran and Manny Realguy play the roles of the Thacker brothers. Follow Josh at www.twitter.com/joshcurranThe audio was stitched, massaged, digitally distorted, and manipulated by the audio wizard Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughes)The listener's background music was created by Birds of Paradise (www.facebook.com/BirdsofparadisemtlSome of the factory music was created by klankbeeld (www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/)Other various effects such as tape noise, distortion, and many more were provided by the great community over at ww.freesound.org.We’d also like to thank the Hawk & Cleaver community members who forced… I mean… kindly asked their children to record voices for the toys.Graphics were handled by Ben Errington, the true master of social media playtime (www.twitter.com/ben_errington)The cover art was created by Matt Sef Barnes created the artwork (www.mattsefbarnes.com)For more Halloween horrors, check out more of our work at www.theotherstories.net.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/2226m 23s

The Toy Factory: Episode 4 - Chancy

You're invited to explore the wonders of Master Chancy's Toy Emporium.The Toy Factory is a new Halloween tale from The Other Stories with daily episodes from 27th - 31st October.Investigate the lost tapes for yourself on all podcast platforms this spooky season.#TheToyFactoryListen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTuneshttp://www.theotherstories.nethttp://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcastsThe Toy Factory was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.The Toy Factory was written by Luke Kondor (www.lukekondor.com)And Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Georgia Cook plays the role of May (www.georgiacookwriter.com)Justin Fife plays the role of Master Chancy (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Josh Curran and Manny Realguy play the roles of the Thacker brothers. Follow Josh at www.twitter.com/joshcurranThe audio was stitched, massaged, digitally distorted, and manipulated by the audio wizard Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughes)The listener's background music was created by Birds of Paradise (www.facebook.com/BirdsofparadisemtlSome of the factory music was created by klankbeeld (www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/)Other various effects such as tape noise, distortion, and many more were provided by the great community over at ww.freesound.org.We’d also like to thank the Hawk & Cleaver community members who forced… I mean… kindly asked their children to record voices for the toys.Graphics were handled by Ben Errington, the true master of social media playtime (www.twitter.com/ben_errington)The cover art was created by Matt Sef Barnes created the artwork (www.mattsefbarnes.com)For more Halloween horrors, check out more of our work at www.theotherstories.net.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/2234m 3s

The Toy Factory: Episode 3 - Brothers

You're invited to explore the wonders of Master Chancy's Toy Emporium.The Toy Factory is a new Halloween tale from The Other Stories with daily episodes from 27th - 31st October.Investigate the lost tapes for yourself on all podcast platforms this spooky season.#TheToyFactoryListen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTuneshttp://www.theotherstories.nethttp://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcastsThe Toy Factory was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.The Toy Factory was written by Luke Kondor (www.lukekondor.com)And Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Georgia Cook plays the role of May (www.georgiacookwriter.com)Justin Fife plays the role of Master Chancy (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Josh Curran and Manny Realguy play the roles of the Thacker brothers. Follow Josh at www.twitter.com/joshcurranThe audio was stitched, massaged, digitally distorted, and manipulated by the audio wizard Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughes)The listener's background music was created by Birds of Paradise (www.facebook.com/BirdsofparadisemtlSome of the factory music was created by klankbeeld (www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/)Other various effects such as tape noise, distortion, and many more were provided by the great community over at ww.freesound.org.We’d also like to thank the Hawk & Cleaver community members who forced… I mean… kindly asked their children to record voices for the toys.Graphics were handled by Ben Errington, the true master of social media playtime (www.twitter.com/ben_errington)The cover art was created by Matt Sef Barnes created the artwork (www.mattsefbarnes.com)For more Halloween horrors, check out more of our work at www.theotherstories.net.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/2230m 33s

The Toy Factory: Episode 2 - Workshop

You're invited to explore the wonders of Master Chancy's Toy Emporium.The Toy Factory is a new Halloween tale from The Other Stories with daily episodes from 27th - 31st October.Investigate the lost tapes for yourself on all podcast platforms this spooky season.#TheToyFactoryListen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTuneshttp://www.theotherstories.nethttp://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcastsThe Toy Factory was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.The Toy Factory was written by Luke Kondor (www.lukekondor.com)And Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Georgia Cook plays the role of May (www.georgiacookwriter.com)Justin Fife plays the role of Master Chancy (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Josh Curran and Manny Realguy play the roles of the Thacker brothers. Follow Josh at www.twitter.com/joshcurranThe audio was stitched, massaged, digitally distorted, and manipulated by the audio wizard Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughes)The listener's background music was created by Birds of Paradise (www.facebook.com/BirdsofparadisemtlSome of the factory music was created by klankbeeld (www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/)Other various effects such as tape noise, distortion, and many more were provided by the great community over at ww.freesound.org.We’d also like to thank the Hawk & Cleaver community members who forced… I mean… kindly asked their children to record voices for the toys.Graphics were handled by Ben Errington, the true master of social media playtime (www.twitter.com/ben_errington)The cover art was created by Matt Sef Barnes created the artwork (www.mattsefbarnes.com)For more Halloween horrors, check out more of our work at www.theotherstories.net.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/2229m 19s

The Toy Factory: Episode 1 - Girl

You're invited to explore the wonders of Master Chancy's Toy Emporium.The Toy Factory is a new Halloween tale from The Other Stories with daily episodes from 27th - 31st October.Investigate the lost tapes for yourself on all podcast platforms this spooky season.#TheToyFactoryListen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTuneshttp://www.theotherstories.nethttp://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcastsThe Toy Factory was produced by the story studio Hawk & Cleaver and its community. To support the studio and to join our discord community, head over to www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver.The Toy Factory was written by Luke Kondor (www.lukekondor.com) And Daniel Willcocks (www.danielwillcocks.com)Georgia Cook plays the role of May (www.georgiacookwriter.com)Justin Fife plays the role of Master Chancy (www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Josh Curran and Manny Realguy play the roles of the Thacker brothers. Follow Josh at www.twitter.com/joshcurranThe audio was stitched, massaged, digitally distorted, and manipulated by the audio wizard Karl Hughes (www.twitter.com/karlhughes)The listener's background music was created by Birds of Paradise (www.facebook.com/BirdsofparadisemtlSome of the factory music was created by klankbeeld (www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/)Other various effects such as tape noise, distortion, and many more were provided by the great community over at ww.freesound.org.We’d also like to thank the Hawk & Cleaver community members who forced… I mean… kindly asked their children to record voices for the toys.Graphics were handled by Ben Errington, the true master of social media playtime (www.twitter.com/ben_errington)The cover art was created by Matt Sef Barnes created the artwork (www.mattsefbarnes.com)For more Halloween horrors, check out more of our work at www.theotherstories.net.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/2231m 57s

81.3 The Slab

The Slab'A working stiff finds himself on a mobster’s bad side and discovers that the afterlife is nothing like its depiction in the movies.'Written by C.B. Oliver Narrated by Justin FifeEdited by Karl HughesWith music by Kai EngelAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for shooting down the legions of rabid boredom baboons with his double barrelled social media shotgun.C.B. Oliver is a full time engineer and a part time wannabe writer. They are not currently active on twitter but they can be contacted at cboliver93@gmail.com.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/2216m 57s

81.2 Desire & Sons

Desire & Sons'The sign in the window reads “Ghosts--Bought & Sold.” Surely the proprietor of this curio shop is joking; but the narrator soon discovers that the owner is far more serious than he could ever have expected.'Written by Nicola Lombardi & Joe Weintraub Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy HorrorsEdited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors With music by Daniel Birch Music (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission readingAnd to Ben Errington for his triple lutz and axel jumps at this year’s Social Media Content Figure Skating competition."Desire & Sons" is my translation of Nicola Lombardi's short fiction "I Desideri." The translation has never been published, and Mr. Lombardi has authorized me to translate his fictions and seek publication for them.Here is a brief bio:After thirty years of writing--3 novels, six collections, one film adaptation, multiple translations from the English--Lombardi is considered a master of the horror genre in Italy (his website can be found here:at www.nicolalombardi.com). His first collection in English, The Gypsy Spiders and Other Tales of Italian Horror, was published by UK's Tartarus Press in Dec. 2021.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/2217m 10s

81.1 The Blunt Edges

The Blunt Edges'A scholar of M.R. James unearths an ancient relic, soon finding that there may have been more truth to those old ghost stories than he realised.'Written by Dan HowarthNarrated by Josh CurranEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission readingAnd to Ben Errington for building award winning content sandcastles on our big social media beach. Look there he is… playing volleyball. Go on, Ben!Dan Howarth is a writer from the North of England. His debut collection Dark Missives hit shelves in 2021 and he has several books due for release in 2022. Like all Northerners, Dan enjoys heavy rain, pies and drinking blood from the skulls of his enemies.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/2216m 10s

Vol 81 - Haunting + One Time

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)One TimeWritten by Mary PastranoNarrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/227m 44s

80.5 The Ritual

The Ritual'A theology student named Anjou finds herself under investigation by the police when her fellow students inexplicably disappear during class.'Written by M.C. Romero (www.twitter.com/stratfordonguy)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by North Without End (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/north-without-end/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission readingAnd to Ben Errington for cleaning up the social media streets with his tough no-mercy approach to content law breakers.Follow M.C. Romero on Twitter at @stratfordonguy and on Instagram at @stratfordonguyErika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/2215m 59s

80.4 C.S.U

C.S.U'A near immaculate crime scene, a homicide specialist and a pioneering piece of investigative technology. Is it the perfect murder or can it be solved in minutes?'Written by Richard Reynolds (groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for separating the social curds from the media whey and serving up delicious content cheese.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/2215m 37s

80.3 The Safe

The Safe'Two thieves search an abandoned hotel on the promise of treasure, but find something nasty lurking in the basements.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by UMCorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the updating our content operating systems with his social media installer package. Cheers, Ben!Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/2217m 2s

80.2 Dig

Dig'After another weary day on the touring bike, Tony sets up camp and settles in for an unsettling night.'Written by Ian J. Middleton (www.ianjmiddleton.com)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington Lord of the Dance for social media riverdance he performs each week from the social media content stage. Dance, Ben! Dance!For more of Ian J. MIddleton’s work, head over to www.ianjmiddleton.comJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comWe’re opening up our digital story studio for something we are calling Studio Sessions. Every Thursday we’re hosting Zoom writing sprints, where a bunch of us creatives jump on a zoom call, say hello, and then get to work. Honestly, I don’t know why it helps so much, but every time we jump on a studio session, I get so many words written.So if you want to join in, firstly it’s for patrons only so head over to Patreon.com/hawkandcleaver and pledge the Hawk level, and then jump into the Discord Server. Once again, become a patron, and then join us in Discord, and you’ll be able to join us for one of studio sessions.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/2217m 14s

80.1 Speed Awareness Course

Enjoying the podcast? How would you like to support the The Other Stories? And also get monthly bonus episodes, Q&A episodes, access to the Hawk & Cleaver discord server, along with access to the H&C library which includes ebooks and comics. If that sounds like fun head over to Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver and join today.Speed Awareness Course'One of our cameras detected a violation of the speed limit. You can either accept 3 points on your driving license, or take the Speed Awareness Course. What is your choice?'Written by Joanne Askew (https://jaskewauthor.com/)Narrated by Alexandra ElroyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for drawing social media cards from his neverending content deck… deck, I said. Deck.Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. The deepness and darkness of space is her second home. As an LGBTQIA+ activist, she aims to use her fiction to make the world a better place for the next generation to come out in. Her sci-fi horror novella, Sloth, is out now. https://jaskewauthor.com/Alexandra is a bilingual voice actress and writer who lives in the Netherlands. She loves everything to do with stories, especially creative and playful horror. Her favourite voices to do are witches, goblins and crazy computers. When she is not voicing, writing or mummy-ing (which is all the time, really) she directs plays that she adapted from classic novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Death on the Nile and One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/2215m 16s

Vol 80 - Crime

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/224m 46s

79.5 Mary, Mary

This episode has been sponsored by Scared to Death!If you’re looking for something scary, mysterious and interesting to distract and entertain you, check out our horror podcast, Scared to Death!Mary, Mary'Picture a mirror. Picture the shards of fractured fairy tales. Ignore the shadows in the darkness behind you. Choose a crack. Follow it down…'Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for tuning up our content engines, topping our social media gas, and pumping our twitter, instagram, and facebook tyres. Honk honk. We’re ready to go.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/2220m 35s

79.4 Fingerprints

This episode has been sponsored by Scared To DeathIf you’re looking for something scary, mysterious and interesting to distract and entertain you, check out our horror podcast, Scared to Death!Fingerprints'Detective Janus Evergreen should have call it a night, gone home, seen his wife. But an unsettling request for backup plunges him headfirst into a mystery from which he may never return.'Written by Ian J. Middleton Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music by Silicon TransmitterAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for carving up the social media turkey and serving up such delicious content sandwiches. .www.ianjmiddleton.comJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/2216m 38s

79.3 Disco Inferno

This episode has been sponsored by Scared To Death! If you’re looking for something scary, mysterious and interesting to distract and entertain you, check out our horror podcast, Scared to Death!New episodes drop every Tuesday night, the stroke before midnight, Pacific Time. Available anywhere you listen to podcasts and you can also watch the show on Youtube. Get Scared to Death!Disco Inferno'The purchase of a supposedly haunted disco ball has unintended consequences.'Written by David J. ThirteenNarrated by Justin Fife Edited by Duncan MuggletonWith music by Duncan Muggleton And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the ongoing content bops he spits out the end of his social media saxophone.David J. Thirteen is a writer of horror and dark fiction. You can connect with him on Twitter or Instagram on the account @DavidJThirteen.**Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/2216m 47s

79.2 Little Sponge

This episode has been sponsored by Scared To Death. For more, head over to https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/Little Sponge'A serial killer is forced to come to terms with his actions when his son begins to mirror his sociopathic tendencies.'Written by Lewis Carter (https://twitter.com/fictionist4hire)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Brylie Christopher Oxley (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Brylie_Christopher_Oxley)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Captain Ben Errington for the social media bombs he drops from his content fighter plane.Lewis Carter is an award-winning writer and filmmaker from South Wales. More of his work can be found by searching: ‘Lewis Carter writer’ online. For all inquiries please contact: lw.carter@hotmail.comJosh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/2219m 34s

79.1 Rearview

This episode has been sponsored by Scared To Death. For more, head over to https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/Rearview'A mysterious creature hunts a car full of partiers.'Written by Thomas Teller (https://twitter.com/ThomasXTeller1)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for officiating the marriage of social… and media… in this, the eyes of our content, I do.Thomas Teller is a writer and author in Minnesota who is seeking representation. You can read more of his work by following him on Twitter @ThomasXTeller1Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/2216m 58s

Vol 79 - Mirrors

This episode has been sponsored by Scared To Death. For more, head over to https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/2210m 55s

78.5 Scratch

Scratch'When the rats come to Fatum, Piper offers to banish them—but what she summons will take away more than the rats she promised.'Written by Marisca Pichette (https://www.mariscapichette.com/)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Enough Records (https://enoughrecords.scene.org/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Father Ben Errington for officiating all those content weddings, of social and media.Visit Marisca Pichette’s website at www.mariscapichette.com/works to read and listen to more of her dark prose and poetry, available in PseudoPod, Grimdark Magazine, Curiosities Retropunk Audio Fiction,and Apparition Lit, among others.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/2216m 28s

78.4 The Hand That Feeds

The Hand That Feeds'When a couple finds a strange plant at their local store, they couldn’t possibly have guessed the nightmare they were in for.'Written by K.J. Shepherd (https://twitter.com/KyleDoesWords)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for red pilling us with his social media content pills and jacking us into his world of social media content where air is not real, bullets can be dodged, and we are all, the one. Cheers, Morpheus… I mean Ben.Follow K.J. Shepherd over on Twitter at https://twitter.com/KyleDoesWords.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterWe’re opening up our digital story studio for something we are calling Studio Sessions. Every Thursday we’re hosting Zoom writing sprints, where a bunch of us creatives jump on a zoom call, say hello, and then get to work. So if you want to join in, firstly it’s for patreons only so head over to Patreon.com/hawkandcleaver and pledge the Hawk level, and then jump into the Discord Server. You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/2217m 25s

78.3 Flotsam

Flotsam'The ocean holds many dangers. Sometimes, the threat is already onboard.'Written by John MansfieldNarrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for teaching pigeons to deliver social media content from his social media aviary he keeps hidden in his shed.**Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife**Enjoying the podcast? How would you like to support the The Other Stories? And also get monthly bonus episodes, Q&A episodes, access to the Hawk & Cleaver discord server, along with access to the H&C library which includes ebooks and comics.If that sounds like fun head over to Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver and join today.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/2215m 57s

78.2 Husk

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Territory, the new novella from Dan Howarth.In a remote Finnish hunting community, darkness and the cold hold the villagers close. As a pack of wolves threaten the village’s future, grief-stricken hunter Jari must unite the population to reclaim their territory. Territory is available now.Husk'There's something strange in the way grandpa's ageing. His skin is flaking. Mum's upset. The nightmares won't stop coming.'Written by Daniel Willcocks (https://danielwillcocks.com/)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettcreative.com)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Nul Tiel Records (https://nultielrecords.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for spooking the neighbours with the content demons he raises with his copy of the Social Media Necronomicon.Daniel Willcocks is an international bestselling author and award-winning podcaster of dark fiction. He is an author coach, founder and CEO of Activated Authors; one quarter of digital story studio, Hawk & Cleaver.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. You can also catch other works of his at www.jamesbarnettcreative.com.Our 7-day MiniCourse is your next step into the wonderful world of writing short scary stories. Grab your spot today over at www.theotherstories.net/courses.The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/2219m 54s

78.1 Invite to Interview

==NEW PODCAST ALERT==Check out the latest Hawk & Cleaver podcast, Monsters & Madness, a dungeons & dragons podcast featuring members and friends of the Hawk & Cleaver Community.This episode has been sponsored by Manny Realguy.Invite To Interview'True pain comes from within. And it wants out.'Written by Manny RealguyNarrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Manny RealguyWith music by Manny RealguyAnd Thom Robson… no wait… Manny Realguy…. what the hell…The episode illustration was provided by Manny… RealguyAnd sound effects provided by Manny RealguyA quick thanks to our community managers, Manny Realyguy and Manny Realguy…And thanks to Manny Realguy for our submission reading….And of course to Manny Realguy for the Manny social realguy content he posts from his Manny Realguy media social account Manny.Forged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/2215m 1s

Vol 78 - Metamorphosis II

==NEW PODCAST ALERT== Check out the latest Hawk & Cleaver podcast, Monsters & Madness (https://pod.link/1626987886#), a dungeons & dragons podcast featuring members and friends of the Hawk & Cleaver Community.Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/2234m 33s

77.4 Lady Stardust

This episode has been sponsored by our next Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse, head over to theotherstories.net/courses and sign up today. Limited spots available.Lady Stardust'Dysphoria amplified, David enters a Victorian cemetery. A tiger and time conspire to present a different reality where there are lives to be saved... including her own.'Written by Paul D. Coombs (www.pauldcoombs.com)Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for blasting everybody with his social media gamma rays and turning us into hulking green content monsters/superheroes.Paul D Coombs is a writer of stories mired in the strange, the gothic, and the dark. Discover more about Paul, his published stories, and what he is currently working on at www.pauldcoombs.com.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/2221m 34s

77.3 The Devil Did It: A Miss Terri Mystery

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash. He’s running a small crowdfunding campaign to produce a limited hardcover edition along with the audio adaptation.https://www.lukekondor.com/cashThe Devil Did It: A Miss Terri MysteryCan renowned sleuth, Miss Terri, solve a murder that appears to have been committed by The Devil himself?Written by Richard Reynolds (http://groundzerocomics.co.uk)Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://www.twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to that heretic Ben Errington for painting the content space marines, dark eldar, and tau, and and expertly positioning them over on the social media display shelf. Down with the heretics.Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.ukGeorgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at georgiacookwriter.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstoriesT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverBecome a Patron for early access to the episodes, bonus content, and heaps of free stuff over at Patreon.com/hawkandcleaverThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/2217m 19s

77.2 Darling Johnny

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.He’s running a small crowdfunding campaign to produce a limited hardcover edition along with the audio adaptation.https://www.LukeKondor.com/CashDarling Johnny'At the turn of the century, a doctor at a private facility finds himself treating a patient with a bizarre nightly delusion...'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Velleitie (https://velleitie.us/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for travelling back in time and saving Social Connors from the content-terminator, and ensuring humanity is saved… and also social media.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/06/2219m 27s

77.1 Remade

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.Sweet like a Pixar movie but riotous and absurd. For fans of The Mighty Boosh, Wes Anderson movies, Adventure Time, and a little bit of Bojack Horseman.For more, head over to https://www.LukeKondor.com/CashRemadeA man in late 1800s London is transformed into a vampire. Yet not all is as it seems in this new, terrifying world.Written by Paul M. Feeney (https://www.instagram.com/paulmfeeney50/)Narrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for rambling all the way to the depths of Middle Earth, to throw in one tweet to rule them all, into the firey depths of Social Media Mordor.Paul M. Feeney was born in Scotland, has moved all around the UK, and currently lives in Aberdeen. An avid and passionate fiction reader – his first love being horror and all things dark – he started writing in 2011, was first published in 2014, and has a number of short stories in publication or forthcoming. He also has released two novellas so far – The Last Bus, Crowded Quarantine Publications, 2015, and Kids, Dark Minds Press, 2016. In 2020, his novelette, Cursed, was released by Demain Publishing, the second published story featuring his shape-shifting PI Garrison Wake. Under the name Paul Michaels, he writes the occasional review for horror website, This is Horror, as well as writing less genre-oriented stories. He is currently working on his first novel, as well as numerous other short stories and novellas. Find him at these various links: https://linktr.ee/PaulFny75Forged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/2217m 18s

Vol 77 - Victorian England

Volume 77 of The Other Stories has been brought to you by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.It’s about a depressed man called Nathan Alabaster. At the start of the story his life has gone to hell, but luckily his childhood dog has just moved in. She’s amazing. She shits cash, can talk to Nathan with her mind, and once taught the kid down the street how to speak Japanese. Also, she can catch.https://www.LukeKondor.com/CashIntro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/227m 47s

76.4 Cleaning Up For A Hero

This episode has been sponsored by Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/courses.Cleaning Up For A Hero'Terry's good at his job, cleaning up the mess left in the wake of a new breed of superheroes. But when something shines at him from the rubble, he might find more than he bargained for.'Written by Paul Stephenson (paulstephensonbooks.com)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Andrew KN (https://soundcloud.com/andrew-kn)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org.A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the sick content kickflips and radical social media he grinds all day and night from the top of his social media skateboard. Gnarly!Paul Stephenson writes pulp fiction for the digital age. His new serial, The Sunset Chronicles, is a dystopian sci-fi thriller that will delight and terrify fans of science fiction and horror alike. Visit paulstephensonbooks.com to find out more.Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/2217m 30s

76.3 The Toll

Today’s episode is dedicated to Joshua and Stephanie Boucher who recently 16 year wedding anniversary. Congratulations guys that’s amazing and here’s to many more years. Kez has even offered to fly over and deliver a blood sacrifice or two... in your honour.The Toll'Earth’s mightiest hero, is gifted with boundless power, and is beloved by all, but for every heroic act, there is a price to be paid.'Written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for all the morris dancing he does around the social media may pole in the name of content.Andy Conduit-Turner is a writer, editor and podcaster from the UK, with a love of horror across all mediums. You can find his stories featuring on several volumes of The Other stories, his comics published by Horde Comics and more.You’ll find Andy himself @ AndyCTWrites on Twitter, on the Horror Hangout podcast, discussing the best and worst of horror films…oh, and standing right behind youJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.jamesbarnettauthor.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/2217m 51s

76.2 Two For Joy

Two For JoyRobert Blythe, 'The Man Who Can Explode Birds With His Mind' is back with renewed dreams of making a difference in the world. But how does one make an impression as a supervillain if no one ever notices you?Written and narrated by Alexandra ElroyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the content campaigns, dungeons, trolls caves, elf woods, and teifling towns he takes us to in his ongoing game of Social Media Dungeons & Dragons.Alexandra is a bilingual voice actress and writer who lives in the Netherlands. She loves everything to do with stories, especially creative and playful horror. Her favourite voices to do are witches, goblins and crazy computers. When she is not voicing, writing or mummy-ing (which is all the time, really) she directs plays that she adapted from classic novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Death on the Nile and One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.Would you like to have an episode of The Other Stories dedicated to you or someone you love... or maybe to a cause... or just to dedicate an episode to your favourite type of sandwich, then get in touch over at TheOtherStories.net/contact and let us know!You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/05/2219m 17s

76.1 The Hand of Glory

The Hand Of Glory'A solo mission to recover a missing fellow superhero from the Appalachian Mountains goes awry for newly-inducted heroine The Wren.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Alexandra ElroyEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for his content loop-de-loops and double helixs’s he takes us on on his Social Media Rollercoaster. Scream if you want to go faster! AAAGGGHHH!Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Alexandra is a bilingual voice actress and writer who lives in the Netherlands. She loves everything to do with stories, especially creative and playful horror. Her favourite voices to do are witches, goblins and crazy computers.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/2218m 31s

Vol 76 - Superheroes II

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services The Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/225m 36s

75.4 An Arm and A Leg

This episode has been sponsored by the Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/minicourse.An Arm and a Leg'Keegan Gibson's mother has one failing kidney left and only four months to live. A man offers Keegan a bit of hope, but it comes at a heavy price.'Written by Lawson Ray (https://www.twitter.com/RealLawsonRay)Narrated by Grant Patrizio (https://www.grantpatrizio.com/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org.A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for content marathons he runs in the name of social media... and really tight shorts. Go on, Ben!Lawson Ray is a fiction/horror writer who posts short stories every other week to his website at lawsonray.com. You can also find him on Twitter @RealLawsonRay.Grant Patrizio has lent his skills to a variety of audiobooks, animated works, video games, and audio dramas, one of which got him nominated for an Audioverse Award in 2019! It's been an incredible ride so far, and the best is yet to come!You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/2216m 49s

75.3 The Pleasure of Pain

This episode has been sponsored by Beasts of Immortality: Blood and Purpose by Paul J. Kearns. Grab a copy today over at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever books are sold.The Pleasure of Pain'When a user is introduced to a drug that makes pain pleasurable and then hooks up with a dominatrix, it was always likely to end up in A&E. The question is, what was done on the operating table?'Written by Liam Hogan (http://happyendingnotguaranteed.blogspot.co.uk)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)And Chris Zabriskie (https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for serving up fresh scoops of content from his social media Ice Cream Van.Liam Hogan is an award winning short story writer, with stories in Best of British Science Fiction and in Best of British Fantasy (NewCon Press). More details at http://happyendingnotguaranteed.blogspot.co.ukJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. You can also catch other works of his at http://www.jamesbarnettauthor.comThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/2217m 57s

75.2 The Audsley Chimera

The Audsley ChimeraNick dreams of engineering the creatures of his childhood story books. But perhaps some things should remain as dreams.Written by Die Booth (https://diebooth.wordpress.com/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington, or shall I say, Houston, for the atmosphere-bursting content rockets he launches from his social media space station. ‘Houston, we have a facebook post.’Head over to https://diebooth.wordpress.com/ for more of his work.Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/2218m 53s

75.1 Skin Deep

This episode has been sponsored by the Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/minicourse.Skin DeepA celebrity cosmetic surgeon finds himself employed to assess the strange new growths on the neck of a former Hollywood star.Written and Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by JCM [Canada] (https://soundcloud.com/j_c_m)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for whistling out content melodies from the end of his social media pan pipes.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/2217m 11s

Vol 75 - Surgery II

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services The Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/229m 6s

74.4 The Right One

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.comThe Right One'How far would you go to serve the one?'Written by Mark Towse (https://www.instagram.com/towseywrites/)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by JCM [Canada] (https://soundcloud.com/j_c_m)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the hot lava eruptions of content he spurts from the end of his social media volcano.Check out more of Mark Towse’s work at https://marktowsedarkfiction.wordpress.com/**Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife**You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/2217m 34s

74.3 Church Of The Chronically Ill

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.comChurch Of The Chronically Ill'A young man is initiated into a cult that worships sickness and disease.'Written by Brendan Vidito (https://brendanvidito.com/)Narrated by Grant Patrizio (https://www.grantpatrizio.com/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the content pikes, seat drops, and swivel hips, he performs each week on the social media tramampoloineBrendan Vidito is the author of the Wonderland Book Award-winning collection of body horror stories, Nightmares in Ecstasy. He also co-edited the Splatterpunk Award-nominated anthology The New Flesh: A Literary Tribute to David Cronenberg. He lives in Ontario, Canada.Grant Patrizio has lent his skills to a variety of audiobooks, animated works, video games, and audio dramas, one of which got him nominated for an Audioverse Award in 2019! It's been an incredible ride so far, and the best is yet to come!You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/2219m 20s

74.2 The Nuns In The Woods

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.comThe Nuns In The Woods'Devin has been going into the woods at night to investigate a local legend about an order of dead nuns who live there. Things get a little out of hand when he decides one night to bring some friends along.'Written by Chris Lillienthal (www.ChrisLWrites.com)Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by UMCorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the catchy content showtunes he bellows out from the social media Broadway production.Chris Lilienthal is a fiction writer whose work has been published in anthologies from Dragon Soul Press, Eerie River Publishing, and Unsettling Reads. He lives with his wife, two sons, and two dogs. Learn more at www.ChrisLWrites.com.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/03/2218m 47s

74.1 Cult Classic

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.comCult Classic'A classic horror film has sinister consequences.'Written by Thomas TellerNarrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy HorrorsEdited by Duncan MuggletonWith music by Duncan MuggletonAnd Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)With sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Captain Ben Errington for piloting us to new unexplored content universes aboard his big social media starship. Thanks Captain, it’s been a pleasure.Thomas Teller is a writer and author in Minnesota who is seeking representation. You can read more of his work by following him on Twitter @ThomasXTeller1James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.jamesbarnettauthor.comIf you’ve got a podcast or a business or a social media starship and you’d like to fly our listeners to different dimensions and restaurants, then did you know you could advertsie it here on The Other Stories. We’re always looking for great sponsors to work with so head over to TheOtherStories.Net/Contact and get in touch.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/2216m 14s

Vol 74 - Cults II + Winnie The Pooh & The Step To Far

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)Winnie The Pooh & The Step To FarWritten by Kyle J Sheperd (https://www.kylejshepherd.com/)And narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/2212m 52s

73.4 The Wrong Impression

The Wrong Impression'Do you believe everything you hear, read, and see in the media? This is a story about one boy who did cross the line between reality and fantasy.'Written by Carolyn O’BrienNarrated by Manny RealguyEdited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Spheriá (https://soundcloud.com/spheriamusic)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for his daily content pirouettes and plié’s he performs every day at the social media ballet.Forged in the centre of a supernova 10,000 years from now, Manny Realguy rides the cosmic waves and feasts on dying planets shitting out stars.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/02/2213m 45s

73.3 Justice Done

73.3 Justice DoneYoung Danny sneaks into his Father’s office to find an unreleased game. Does he dare play it?Written and Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by http://freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the healing magic of his chakra-enrichening social media content. If you follow us and you feel re-aligned or mystisied... then you can thank Ben Errington for that. You don’t even have to say it with words... just put out some thank you vibes and he;ll pick up on themJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.jamesbarnettauthor.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/2214m 53s

73.2 Kill / Death Ratio

A highly paid professional video game player discovers the sinister nature of his favorite game.Written by Thomas Teller (https://twitter.com/ThomasXTeller1)Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Sillicon Transmitter (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Silicon_Transmitter/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by http://freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for the constant bombardment of sick riffs he rocks out on his social media content guitar.Thomas Teller is a writer and author in Minnesota who is seeking representation. You can read more of his work by following him on Twitter @ThomasXTeller1Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at @JustinBFife.You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/02/2213m 12s

73.1 Shut In

This episode has been sponsored by The Sharp End of the Rainbow a brand new short story collection from Madeleine Swann. Published by Heads Dance Press and out today over at https://godless.com/products/the-sharp-end-of-the-rainbow-by-madeleine-swann-1When Amy’s oddity-obsessed brother goes missing, she uncovers a strange arcade cabinet hidden in the mess of his empty apartment.Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Daniel Birch (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)With sound effects provided by https://freesound.org/The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/If you’d like to sponsor an episode or an entire volume of The Other Stories than you can do that and you can tell everyone about your podcast or your book or perhaps you’d even like to invite everybody who listens over to your house for cake and tea.If that sounds like fun head over to the https://theotherstories.net/contact and drop us a message!The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/2217m 32s

Vol 73 - Video Games II

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)Sign up to the MiniCourse - https://theotherstories.net/minicourseYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services The Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/228m 19s

Bulletproof Part 3 - Revenge Of Bulletproof

Bulletproof Audrey awakes from a long bloody slumber and is tasked with bringing down the mastermind behind the space carnival that imprisoned and tortured her. Will she do as she is told, or will she enact the revenge she so desperately needs?Written by Joanne Askew (https://twitter.com/j_askew_author)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.facebook.com/bioartsy/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington who keeps scoring 300s in the 10-pin bowling game of social media posts.Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. The deepness and darkness of space is her second home. As an LGBTQIA+ activist, she aims to use her fiction to make the world a better place for the next generation to come out in. Her sci-fi horror novella, Sloth, is out now. www.jaskewauthor.comErika Ventura is an artist, mother, narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on her Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyIf you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/2219m 54s

Bulletproof Part 2 - Audrey Is Bulletproof

Immortal Audrey and Elastic girl, Kalinda, must escape from the Callahan Brothers Carnival, but how do you escape a circus in space? Roll up, roll up, we’re going into the abyss.Written by Joanne Askew (https://twitter.com/j_askew_author)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.facebook.com/bioartsy/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington who keeps scoring 300s in the 10-pin bowling game of social media posts.Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. The deepness and darkness of space is her second home. As an LGBTQIA+ activist, she aims to use her fiction to make the world a better place for the next generation to come out in. Her sci-fi horror novella, Sloth, is out now. www.jaskewauthor.comErika Ventura is an artist, mother, narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on her Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyIf you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/2220m 5s

Bulletproof Part 1 - Bulletproof

If you could never be killed, how would you use your gift? Saving lives? Making a difference to mankind? Or would you join the Callaghan Brothers Space Circus and entertain the masses by being killed over and over again for your adoring fans?Written by Joanne Askew (https://twitter.com/j_askew_author)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.facebook.com/bioartsy/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington who keeps scoring 300s in the 10-pin bowling game of social media posts.Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. The deepness and darkness of space is her second home. As an LGBTQIA+ activist, she aims to use her fiction to make the world a better place for the next generation to come out in. Her sci-fi horror novella, Sloth, is out now. www.jaskewauthor.comErika Ventura is an artist, mother, narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on her Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyIf you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/2217m 21s

Bulletproof - The Miniseries

If you could never be killed, how would you use your gift? Saving lives? Making a difference to mankind? Or would you join the Callaghan Brothers Space Circus and entertain the masses by being killed over and over again for your adoring fans?A sci-fi story of blood and heart and not to be missed.Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com/)Written by Joanne Askew (https://twitter.com/j_askew_author)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.facebook.com/bioartsy/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington who keeps scoring 300s in the 10-pin bowling game of social media posts.Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. The deepness and darkness of space is her second home. As an LGBTQIA+ activist, she aims to use her fiction to make the world a better place for the next generation to come out in. Her sci-fi horror novella, Sloth, is out now. www.jaskewauthor.comErika Ventura is an artist, mother, narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on her Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyIf you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissionsYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/228m 14s

72.4 The Other Little Girl

A tired mother purchases an antique mirror from a house clearance sale, only for her daughter to start seeing a strange mirror copy of herself.Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://www.twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/2217m 12s

72.3 Fissure

This episode has been sponsored by our Writing Short Stories MiniCourse! A 7-day minicourse for those looking to dip their toes into the wonderful world of writing short scary stories. For more info head to https://www.TheOtherStories.Net/Minicourse72.3 FissureA couple with a strained relationship find a crack in their hallway wall. Unknown to them, something resides within the crack and it will say anything, or become anyone, to be free.Written by D.C. Hill (https://www.twitter.com/dan_hill)Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/Andrewkn/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects were provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Follow D.C. Hill at @dan_hill over on Twitter.Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all-round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/2217m 19s

72.2 Clones

This episode has been sponsored by our Writing Short Stories MiniCourse. A 7-day mini-course for those looking to dip their toes into the wonderful world of writing short scary stories. For more info head to https://www.TheOtherStories.Net/MinicourseClonesWhen a cloning experiment spirals out of control, there is only one way it can end.Written by JT Shields (https://www.instagram.com/shields_author/)Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.instagram.com/jimmyhorrors/)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his social media canon.For more of JT Shields work, head over to jtshields.comJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.jamesbarnettauthor.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by he