Friday, 28 January 2011

CM31 - Ashputtle by Peter Straub

Read by Christiana Ellis

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Show Notes

Visit Peter Straub's website at

Ashputtle has appeared in the anthology BLACK THORN, WHITE ROSE in 1994 edited by Ellen Datlow & Terry Windling, in the Peter Straub collection Magic Terror, from Random House in 2000, and in audio form, read by Peter himself in Dark Voices Vol 4 from Borderlands Press.

Visit Christiana Ellis' website

Read the original Ashputtel by the Brothers Grimm

Music taken from the album
Phantom Shadows
by Venus Vulture.

Sunday, 23 January 2011

CM30 - While Gabriel Slept by Matt Moore

Read by Marshal Latham

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Show Notes

Find out more about Marshal Latham over at Swamp Stories, Julie Hoverson at 19 Nocturne Boulevard, and Pamila Payne at Bella Vista.

Barry also talks about his story Dark Secrets, which appears in a new anthology called Their Dark Masters, from Red Skies Press.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Dream of Freedom by 2012
Ethereal by 1

Friday, 14 January 2011

CM29 - A Tale of Cain by Drew Arrants

Read by Robert C. Eccles

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Show Notes

It's a shorty but a goody this week from Drew Arrants, whose short stories have been published in various U.K. and American print magazines, anthologies, and online venues, including Champagne Shivers, Ray Gun Revival, Drabblecast, and Strange, Weird, and Wonderful Magazine.

A Tale of Cain is read by Bob Eccles, a Pushcart Prize nominated writer of short horror and sci-fi. Bob is also a submissions editor for Flashes in the Dark. You can find his authours page, Robert C. Eccles on facebook, and his blog, Tiny Terrors at

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Interstitials 1, 4, & 18 by Al Phlipp and The Woo Team

Friday, 7 January 2011

CM28 - A Kristine Ong Muslim Collection

Read by Barry J. Northern

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Show Notes

Kristine authored the full-length poetry collection, A Roomful of Machines (Searle Publishing, 2010). Her work has appeared in over four hundred publications including Aberrant Dreams, Abyss & Apex, Alternative Coordinates, Expanded Horizons, Space & Time, and Tales of the Talisman. She's received several Honorable Mentions in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror as well as five nominations for the Pushcart Prize and four for the Science Fiction Poetry Association's Rhysling Award.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Hollow Sun by 1000psi

You might also be interested in an authour interview with Richard Godwin, which you'll find here