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.

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 Mar 24, 2022

LucyGlass
 Jan 14, 2022
I am living for this podcast. I'm a little weak stomached sometimes but the storytelling is so good that I push through

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 Nov 29, 2018

Description

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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Episode Date
82.2 Opportunity of a Lifetime
16:22

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/karlhughes

With music by Zapsplat.com

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by 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 Arch

And 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.com

Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife

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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Nov 28, 2022
82.1 Cephalocide
16:30

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.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 Arch

And 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/justinbfife


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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Nov 21, 2022
Vol 82 - Octopuses + Interview W/ Georgia Cook
10:52

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/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services



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Nov 21, 2022
81.5 Bag O Bones
13:48

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Nov 14, 2022
81.4 Replication
18:34

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Nov 07, 2022
The Toy Factory: Episode 5 - Invitation
26:23

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.


#TheToyFactory


Listen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTunes


http://www.theotherstories.net


http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcasts


The 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/joshcurran


The 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/Birdsofparadisemtl


Some 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/theotherstories


T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Oct 31, 2022
The Toy Factory: Episode 4 - Chancy
34:03

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.


#TheToyFactory


Listen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTunes


http://www.theotherstories.net


http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcasts


The 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/joshcurran


The 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/Birdsofparadisemtl


Some 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/theotherstories


T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.

Oct 29, 2022
The Toy Factory: Episode 3 - Brothers
30:33

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.


#TheToyFactory


Listen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTunes


http://www.theotherstories.net


http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcasts


The 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/joshcurran


The 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/Birdsofparadisemtl


Some 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/theotherstories


T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.

Oct 29, 2022
The Toy Factory: Episode 2 - Workshop
29:19

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.


#TheToyFactory


Listen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTunes


http://www.theotherstories.net

http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcasts


The 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/joshcurran


The 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/Birdsofparadisemtl


Some 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/theotherstories


T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services

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.

Oct 27, 2022
The Toy Factory: Episode 1 - Girl
31:57

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.


#TheToyFactory


Listen on Acast, Amazon Music, Spotify & iTunes


http://www.theotherstories.net

http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/podcasts


The 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/joshcurran


The 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/Birdsofparadisemtl


Some 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/theotherstories


T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services

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.

Oct 26, 2022
81.3 The Slab
16:57

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 Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Kai Engel

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 Arch

And 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/justinbfife


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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Oct 23, 2022
81.2 Desire & Sons
17:10

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 Horrors

Edited 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.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 Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading

And 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.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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.

Oct 16, 2022
81.1 The Blunt Edges
16:10

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 Howarth

Narrated by Josh Curran

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.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 Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading

And 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, @jcurranwriter


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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Oct 09, 2022
Vol 81 - Haunting + One Time
7:44

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

One Time

Written by Mary Pastrano

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)


You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 09, 2022
80.5 The Ritual
15:59

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.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 Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading

And 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 @stratfordonguy


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/BioArtsy


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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Oct 02, 2022
80.4 C.S.U
15:37

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.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 Arch

And 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/justinbfife


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/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Sep 25, 2022
80.3 The Safe
17:02

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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, @jcurranwriter


You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Sep 18, 2022
80.2 Dig
17:14

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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.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


We’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/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Sep 11, 2022
80.1 Speed Awareness Course
15:16

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 (www.jaskewauthor.com)

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

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 Arch

And 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. www.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.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Sep 04, 2022
Vol 80 - Crime
4:46

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

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Sep 04, 2022
79.5 Mary, Mary
20:35

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Aug 28, 2022
79.4 Fingerprints
16:38

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!


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 Transmitter

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by 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 Arch

And 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.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 help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Aug 21, 2022
79.3 Disco Inferno
16:47

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. Thirteen

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by 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 Arch

And 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/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Aug 14, 2022
79.2 Little Sponge
19:34

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.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 Arch

And 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.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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Aug 07, 2022
79.1 Rearview
16:58

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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 @ThomasXTeller1

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/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Jul 31, 2022
Vol 79 - Mirrors
10:55


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/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services



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Jul 31, 2022
78.5 Scratch
16:28

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Jul 24, 2022
78.4 The Hand That Feeds
17:25

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.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 Arch

And 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, @jcurranwriter


We’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/HawkandCleaver


You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Jul 17, 2022
78.3 Flotsam
15:57

Flotsam


'The ocean holds many dangers. Sometimes, the threat is already onboard.'


Written by John Mansfield

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Jul 10, 2022
78.2 Husk
19:54

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Jul 03, 2022
78.1 Invite to Interview
15:01

==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 Realguy

Narrated by Manny Realguy

Edited by Manny Realguy

With music by Manny Realguy

And Thom Robson… no wait… Manny Realguy…. what the hell…

The episode illustration was provided by Manny… Realguy

And sound effects provided by Manny Realguy

A 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.


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Jun 26, 2022
Vol 78 - Metamorphosis II
34:33

==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)


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Jun 26, 2022
77.4 Lady Stardust
21:34

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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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.


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Jun 19, 2022
77.3 The Devil Did It: A Miss Terri Mystery
17:19

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/Cash

The Devil Did It: A Miss Terri Mystery

Can renowned sleuth, Miss Terri, solve a murder that appears to have been committed by The Devil himself?

Written by Richard Reynolds (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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.

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/HawkandCleaver

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Jun 12, 2022
77.2 Darling Johnny
19:27

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/Cash


Darling 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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver


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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.



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Jun 05, 2022
77.1 Remade
17:18

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/Cash


Remade

A 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 Realguy

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 Arch

And 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/PaulFny75


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/HawkandCleaver

Check out our courses for creatives over at TheOtherStories.net/courses

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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.



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May 29, 2022
Vol 77 - Victorian England
7:47

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/Cash


Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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May 29, 2022
76.4 Cleaning Up For A Hero
17:30

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 Arch

And 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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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May 22, 2022
76.3 The Toll
17:51

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.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 Arch

And 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 you


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.



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May 15, 2022
76.2 Two For Joy
19:17

Two For Joy

Robert 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 Elroy

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 Arch

And 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/HawkandCleaver

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May 08, 2022
76.1 The Hand of Glory
18:31

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 Elroy

Edited 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 Arch

And 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/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

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Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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May 01, 2022
Vol 76 - Superheroes II
5:36

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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May 01, 2022
75.4 An Arm and A Leg
16:49

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 Arch

And 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/HawkandCleaver

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Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Apr 24, 2022
75.3 The Pleasure of Pain
17:57

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 Arch

And 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.uk


James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. You can also catch other works of his at http://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services


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.



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Apr 17, 2022
75.2 The Audsley Chimera
18:53

The Audsley Chimera

Nick 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 Arch

And 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/justinbfife


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Apr 10, 2022
75.1 Skin Deep
17:11

This episode has been sponsored by the Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/minicourse.


Skin Deep

A 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 Arch

And 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/


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Apr 03, 2022
Vol 75 - Surgery II
9:06

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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Apr 03, 2022
74.4 The Right One
17:34

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.com


The 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 Arch

And 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**


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Mar 27, 2022
74.3 Church Of The Chronically Ill
19:20

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.com


Church 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 Arch

And 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 tramampoloine


Brendan 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!


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Mar 21, 2022
74.2 The Nuns In The Woods
18:47

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.com


The 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 Arch

And 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.


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Mar 14, 2022
74.1 Cult Classic
16:14

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.com


Cult Classic


'A classic horror film has sinister consequences.'


Written by Thomas Teller

Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

With sound effects provided by 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 Arch

And 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 @ThomasXTeller1


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


If 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.


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Mar 07, 2022
Vol 74 - Cults II + Winnie The Pooh & The Step To Far
12:52

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


Winnie The Pooh & The Step To Far

Written by Kyle J Sheperd (https://www.kylejshepherd.com/)

And narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)


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Mar 07, 2022
73.4 The Wrong Impression
13:45

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’Brien

Narrated by Manny Realguy

Edited 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.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And 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.


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Feb 28, 2022
73.3 Justice Done
14:53

73.3 Justice Done


Young 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.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 Arch

And 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 them


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 21, 2022
73.2 Kill / Death Ratio
13:12

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.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 Arch

And 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 @ThomasXTeller1


Audio 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/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 14, 2022
73.1 Shut In
17:32

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-1


When 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 Arch

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.


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!


Write for The Other Stories over at TheOtherStories.Net/submissions

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Feb 07, 2022
Vol 73 - Video Games II
8:19

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


Sign up to the MiniCourse - https://theotherstories.net/minicourse


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 07, 2022
Bulletproof Part 3 - Revenge Of Bulletproof
19:54

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 Arch

And 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.com


Erika 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/BioArtsy


If you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissions

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Jan 31, 2022
Bulletproof Part 2 - Audrey Is Bulletproof
20:05

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 Arch

And 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.com

Erika 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/BioArtsy


If you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissions

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

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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.



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Jan 30, 2022
Bulletproof Part 1 - Bulletproof
17:21

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 Arch

And 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.com


Erika 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/BioArtsy


If you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissions

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.



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Jan 29, 2022
Bulletproof - The Miniseries
8:14

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 Arch

And 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.com


Erika 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/BioArtsy


If you’d like to write for The Other Stories, we’re currently open for submissions over at https://theotherstories.net/submissions

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Jan 29, 2022
72.4 The Other Little Girl
17:12

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 Arch

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.


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/


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Jan 24, 2022
72.3 Fissure
17:19

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/Minicourse


72.3 Fissure


A 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.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 Arch

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.


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.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jan 17, 2022
72.2 Clones
17:07

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/Minicourse


Clones

When 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 Arch

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.


For more of JT Shields work, head over to jtshields.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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jan 10, 2022
72.1 There's Something In The House
18:03

A pregnant woman begins to notice strange happenings in her house.


Written by Thomas Teller (https://twitter.com/ThomasXTeller1)

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.wattpad.com/user/AlexandraElroy)

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/)

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 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.


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.


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Jan 03, 2022
Vol 72 - Doppelgängers II
7:19

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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Jan 03, 2022
71.4 Dancer In The Rain
18:41

A down-on-his luck driver encounters an unusual woman in the rain, unaware of her deadly attraction.


Written by J.L. Royce (https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJLRoyce)

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/)

And sound effects provided by 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 Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.

And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content he fires out of his Social Media canon.


J. L. Royce is a published author of science fiction, the macabre, and whatever else strikes him. He lives in the northern reaches of the American Midwest. His work appears in Allegory, Ghostlight, Little Demon, Love Letters to Poe, Mysterion, parABnormal, Sci Phi, Utopia, Wyldblood, etc. He is a member of HWA and GLAHW and was a Finalist in the Q3 2020 Writers of the Future competition. Some of his anthologized stories may be found at: amazon.com/author/jlroyce.


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Dec 27, 2021
A Christmas Cookie Special 2021
15:35

A short smattering of flash fiction stories to tide you over until the big bad Santa man comes...


The Colours of Christmas

Written by Grant Longstaff (https://grantlongstaff.co.uk/)

Narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)


The Wooden Doll

Written by Matt Micheli (https://www.instagram.com/micheliworld/)

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)


The Christmas Gnome

Written by Lisa Rose

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)

The episode illustration was provided by Kristýna Plíhalová (https://www.instagram.com/kristyna.plihalova/)

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

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.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.



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Dec 25, 2021
71.3 The Weight of Your Glare
19:20

This episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories podcast. For more information head over to www.maniacontheloose.com.


The Weight of Your Glare

When a young girl is bartered away to a god, she will do whatever it takes to free herself. This story looks at the Medusa myth from the perspective of the monster herself, but how much of a monster is she really?


Written and narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://www.jasminearch.com)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Blear Moon (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blear_Moon)

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 Arch

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.


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/HawkandCleaver

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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.



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Dec 20, 2021
71.2 Shadow Society
17:41

A Customs and Border Protection manager pushes for answers when a strange package is flagged for inspection. He comes to realize that some truths are best left in the shadows.

 

Written by David Tremblay

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)

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/)


David Trembley is the author of Coffin Street, a short horror story and A Shiver in The Dark, a collection of short and flash horror fiction, both available on Amazon.


Justin Fife is an audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover. Follow him on Twitter at @justnbifife

 

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Dec 13, 2021
71.1 The Bacchae
17:37

A young woman stumbles upon a strange subterranean nightclub during a night out, where a gruesome party has been raging since the dawn of myth and legend.


Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://www.twitter.com/georgiacooked)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/karlhughes)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.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/


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Dec 06, 2021
Vol 71 - Mythology II + Furness Lane
17:19

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

***

Furness Lane

Written & Narrated by Chris Ovenden (https://twitter.com/Chrovenden)

Music by Myuu (https://soundcloud.com/myuu)

***

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***

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Dec 06, 2021
70.4 The Cliff
16:57

 As others flee in a boat, two figures contemplate the ocean from the top of a cliff at the end of all things.

 

Written by Paul M. Feeney (https://www.instagram.com/paulmfeeney50)

Narrated by Perephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

http://jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.com   

 

Paul M. Feeney has had a number of shorts published since 2014, plus two novellas. A novelette, Cursed, was released in 2020, one of a series of stories featuring his shape-shifting PI Garrison Wake. Find him on Instagram and Amazon.

 

Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends.  When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.

 

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Nov 29, 2021
70.3 Last Call
14:56

Ever since the zombies came, Kate's been waiting for the phone to ring. When it does, she'll wish it hadn't.

 

Written by Paul Stephenson (http://paulstephensonbooks.com)

Narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Kai Engel (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

 

For more of Paul Stephenson’s writing head over to http://paulstephensonbooks.com.

 

Check out more of Luke’s work over at http://www.lukekondor.com 

 

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Nov 22, 2021
70.2 Tunnels
15:53

Children in a society driven underground by a past worldwide war learn how to survive. 

 

Written by James Dorr (http://jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.com)

Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.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.org

 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

 

Indiana writer James Dorr's The Tears of Isis was a 2013 Bram Stoker Award® finalist for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection; with his latest book, Tombs: A Chronicle of Latter-Day Times of Earth, a novel-in-stories from Elder Signs Press. Dorr has been a technical writer, an editor on a regional magazine, a full time non-fiction freelancer, and a semi-professional musician. He currently harbors a Goth cat named Triana. Blog: http://jamesdorrwriter.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 help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Nov 15, 2021
70.1 Psychopathogen
18:31

 

A group of refugees flees a mysterious virus that turns ordinary people into killers.

 

Written by Thomas X. Teller (https://twitter.com/thomasxteller1)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.wattpad.com/user/AlexandraElroy)

With music by Kai Engel (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

 

Buy Thomas X. Teller a coffee over at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/AQtvZim

 

Justin Fife is an audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover. Follow him on Twitter at @justnbifife

 

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Nov 08, 2021
Vol 70 - Post Apocalypse II + Writing Submission Advice W/ Jasmine Arch
19:48

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

Writing Advice by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)

Resources mentioned:

https://thegrinder.diabolicalplots.com/

https://duotrope.com/

https://www.smithwriter.com/foreign_market_list.htm

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Nov 08, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 8 - Epilogue
6:56

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The hour ends and the flames begin to subside. For many, this is the end. For others a new beginning awaits.

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver (https://www.hawkandcleaver.com)

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites)

Written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites)

Performed by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.wattpad.com/user/AlexandraElroy)

Music, Sound & Editing by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

Artwork by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)


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Nov 01, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 7 - The Twins
19:58

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10 years ago at a ritual attended by a group of foolish teenagers, Oliver lost his twin sister. Tonight he will return to learn the truth of what happened to her.


Produced by Hawk & Cleaver (https://www.hawkandcleaver.com)

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Written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites)

Performed by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.wattpad.com/user/AlexandraElroy)

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Artwork by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)


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Oct 30, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 6 - The Baby
20:19

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When Kataryna told people her pregnancy was impossible, they all laughed - Drawn in by a cryptic message online, she joins the circle to learn what exactly she’s due to give birth to.

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Oct 29, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 5 - The Hunter
18:00

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Steve left his childhood home and made it big in finance. Despite all he has, he’d trade it all to recover the hazy memory that keeps him from sleep every night.


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Written by John Crinan (https://twitter.com/johncrinan)

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Oct 28, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 4 - The Savior of the Planet
19:58

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As a child, Jenny crept close to the last ritual, and found herself cursed. 10 years of preparing later, and this time invited to take part - This year she plans to get her wish and save others from evil. 


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Oct 27, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 3 - The Addict
16:45

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Body and mind scarred by a lifetime of destructive habits, Jo joins the ritual seeking a fresh start and a way to escape her demons - if she can’t reclaim her past, at least she’ll save her future.


Produced by Hawk & Cleaver (https://www.hawkandcleaver.com)

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Written by Kev Harrison (https://twitter.com/LisboetaIngles)

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Oct 26, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 2 - The Imposter
28:22

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Terry’s life has been a long series of tragedies and wasted opportunities. When the last request of a dying man promises to change his fate, he agrees to take his place in the circle.


Produced by Hawk & Cleaver (https://www.hawkandcleaver.com)

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Written by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)

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Artwork by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)


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Oct 25, 2021
The Witching Hour Ep 1 - The Ringleader
19:35

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Stieg has been riding high since his music career miraculously took off 10 years ago. Now with the thrill and his fame waning, he gathers the circle to recapture the old magic.


Produced by Hawk & Cleaver (https://www.hawkandcleaver.com)

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Written by Dan Howarth (https://twitter.com/danhowarth20)

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Artwork by Ben Errington (https://twitter.com/ben_errington)


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Oct 24, 2021
69.4 Teeth
17:49

Under the faint glow of torchlight, an astronaut relates the story of his last mission to his daughter as strange and ill-fated details begin to emerge.


Written by Michael Teasdale (https://www.twitter.com/MTeasdalewriter)

Narrated by James Barnett (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://www.twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Moon (https://www.freemusicarchive.org/music/Blear_Moon)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Michael Teasdale is an English author living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His stories have appeared for UK publications Shoreline of Infinity, Litro and Novel Magazine and in the US for Havok Publishing, Havok Story Podcast and The Periodical, Forlorn. He has upcoming stories featuring in Wyldblood Magazine and in an anthology by World Weaver Press. He can be found on Twitter @MTeasdalewriter.


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


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Oct 17, 2021
69.3 Room With A View
15:28

If a world is so full that there is simply no room for you, disillusionment is sure to set in. A beautiful new planet seems just out of reach, but you never know how things might unfold.

 

Written by Alexandra Elroy 

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/JustinBFife)

Edited by Karl Hughes (ttps://www.twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

 

 

Alexandra Elroy is a regular narrator and irregular writer for The Other Stories. She lurks by the shallow polders of the Netherlands, waiting for her next bout of inspiration. Find her on Facebook, if you dare.

 

Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at @justnbifife

 

 

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Oct 10, 2021
69.2 The Post
15:46

A pair of planetary marines have been left behind on Triton 3 to survive among lizard-like inhabitants whose psychic powers are as strong as their claws. The men can agree on nothing, though their survival depends on it.


Written by Jesse Krenzel

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/DuncanMuggleton)

With music by Myuu (https://www.thedarkpiano.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.

An earlier version of “The Post” was previously published in the Santa Barbara Literary Journal #3 in 2019. I solely hold all rights to further publication of the piece.


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Oct 03, 2021
69.1 Floating
18:43

The crew of a long-haul space shuttle begin to splinter after the mysterious disappearance of one of their own.


Written by Georgia Cook (https://www.twitter.com/GeorgiaCooked)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/JustinBFife)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/KarlHughes)

With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.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/


Justin Fife is an audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover. Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/justinbfife.


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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. 

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/

Justin Fife is an audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover. Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/justinbfife.



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Sep 26, 2021
Vol 69 - Space II
5:54

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

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Sep 26, 2021
68.4 Rehabilitation Day
16:41

Volume 68 is sponsored by the Night's End podcast. Find out more at https://www.nightsendpodcast.com/ 

 

The Death Row inmate's Rehabilitation Day is our Rehabilitation Day. Together, we will re-establish a balanced earth.

 

Written by Amanda Ellis (https://twitter.com/amandae41007922)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Umcorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 

 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

 

Amanda Ellis is a writer of settler and indigenous descent. She has been published in the journals Valiant Scribe, Fiddles & Scribbles and Rabbit. 

Find her at @AmandaE41007922


Audio producer, amateur voice actor, podcaster, and video game lover, follow Justin Fife on Twitter at @justinbfife

 

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Sep 19, 2021
68.3 Sweetshop
19:27

Volume 68 is sponsored by the Night's End podcast. Find out more at https://www.nightsendpodcast.com/ 


A struggling delivery driver for company giant Sweetshop begins to keep a diary of his travels, using a slightly unorthodox method. The first day on the job seems simple enough but life is never simple in the year 2048.


Written and edited by Karl Hughes (https://www.twitter.com/karlhughes)

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

With music by and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Karl Hughes has never written any short stories before, but he has certainly heard a lot of short stories. That’s because he is one of lead audio editors at Hawk & Cleaver. Karl Hughes has been editing The Other Stories every week since the beginning of space and time, it wasn’t that hard to steal the job from Luke Kondor….in fact he almost gave it up too easily. If you need help and advice recording your own podcast, or perhaps need a theme tune or some awesome sound effects creating, then you can contact Karl Hughes on twitter @karlhughes.


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, @jcurranwriter


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Sep 12, 2021
68.2 Bottom of the Stack
15:02

Volume 68 is sponsored by the Night's End podcast. Find out more at https://www.nightsendpodcast.com/


A new connection is made, and you hear yourself telling you – begging you - to step out of your world and into another one. Do you answer the call?


Written and narrated by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.wattpad.com/user/AlexandraElroy)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Alexandra Elroy is a regular narrator and irregular writer for The Other Stories. She lurks by the shallow polders of the Netherlands, waiting for her next bout of inspiration. Find her on Facebook, if you dare.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services 


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. 



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Sep 05, 2021
68.1 WARNING: DOOR DOES NOT STICK
16:17

Volume 68 is sponsored by the Night's End podcast. Find out more at https://www.nightsendpodcast.com/


A young woman moves into an apartment with an unexpectedly transient front door

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/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.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 help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.





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Aug 29, 2021
Vol 68 - Alternate Realities II + Interview with James Barnett (Jimmy Horrors)
31:57

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Night's End podcast. Find out more at https://www.nightsendpodcast.com/

And be sure to follow James Barnett (A.K.A Jimmy Horrors) over on Twitter and Instagram.

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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Aug 29, 2021
67.5 Swift Bear & Laxon: Beyond the Hillbilly Horrors
19:28
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 (http://groundzerocomics.co.uk/)Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)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.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)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 whenever he gets the chance. He plans to bring you many more adventures of Swift Bear & Laxon, if, that is, you want them... Probably even if you don't. Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.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 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. 

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Aug 22, 2021
67.4 Fixed Point
17:03

A professor on a deadline invents a device to help guide time-travellers. Will it work, and will it work in time?


Written by Liam Hogan (http://happyendingnotguaranteed.blogspot.co.uk)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Find out more about Liam Hogan’s work over at http://happyendingnotguaranteed.blogspot.co.uk


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Aug 15, 2021
67.3 Six Degrees of Kelly O’Hair
16:01

Frank is understandably excited to have the opportunity to change the past, but his good deed snowballs out of control.


Written by Carolyn O’Brien

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Game Dev Market (https://gamedevmarket.net)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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. 



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Aug 08, 2021
67.2 Past Imperfect
18:05

Warner Hattersley has always been a student of the dark and macabre corners of the human mind, but when he stumbles upon a black-market technology, he learns just how dangerous obsession can become.


Written by Dexter Mcleod (https://www.twitter.com/DexterMcLeod)

Narrated by James Barnett (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dexter McLeod is a writer from the southern United States, though he vacations on the shores of dim Carcosa. He writes in the darker shades of Southern Gothic, Cosmic Horror, Science Fiction, and the New Weird. You can follow him on Twitter, @DexterMcLeod.

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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Aug 01, 2021
67.1 Mum
17:59

When a man hears the mother of his childhood calling him home, he decides to follow it all the way back.


Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://twitter.com/lukeofkondor)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Mellarn (https://soundcloud.com/mellarn)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He makes podcasts, makes films, and writes books! Check out more of his work at LukeKondor.com and be sure to join the newsletter to get a free book of short stories. Oh yeah and follow hmi on twitter and instagram at @Lukeofkondor


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Jul 25, 2021
Vol 67 - Time Travel II + Interview W/ Joshua Boucher
17:30

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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Jul 25, 2021
66.5 Judge & Jury
18:25

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


When human survival is in the balance, it’s left to one person to argue the case for our continued existence.


Written by Richard Reynolds (http://groundzerocomics.co.uk/)

Narrated by James Barnett (https://www.instagram.com/jimmyhorrors/)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


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 whenever he gets the chance.


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jul 18, 2021
66.4 Suckle
18:16

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


When Maureen's daughter is killed in a tragic roadside collision, Maureen's grief and feelings of responsibility begin to consume her every waking moment. 


Written by Jonathan Cosgrove (https://twitter.com/jjingo_gaijin)

Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/Georgiacooked)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Myu (https://soundcloud.com/myuu)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Jonathan Cosgrove is an Irish writer of dark fiction. His short fiction has appeared in the Arterial Bloom anthology from Crystal Lake Publishing and Daily Science Fiction. You can find out more about him at jonathancosgrove.com or say hello on Twitter at @jjingo_gaijin. 


Follow Georgia Cook on Twitter at @Georgiacooked


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Jul 11, 2021
66.3 The Hatchling
19:57

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


This is a story about a Cadbury egg that is anything but sweet. 


Written by Shannon Scott 

Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)

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/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Shannon Scott is an adjunct professor of English at several universities in the Twin Cities. She has contributed essays on wolves and werewolves to She-Wolf: A Cultural History of Female Werewolves (Manchester UP, 2015) and The Company of Wolves Collection (Manchester UP, 2020). She was also co-editor of Terrifying Transformations: An Anthology of Victorian Werewolf Fiction, 1838-1896 (Valancourt, 2012). More recently, her short story, “American House Spider,” came out in in Nightscript in 2019. Her novelette, “Swing a Dead Cat,” was published in Coppice and Brake: A Dark Fiction Anthology, in March 2020. Her short story, “The Bump,” will be coming out in Vastarien: A Literary Journal and her story “Dead Bread Head” was published in Oculus Sinister in November 2020. Her novella, Joyride, will be coming out in 2021 with Crone Girls Press. She can be reached at sfscott10@gmail.com 


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/HawkandCleaver

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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. 



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Jul 04, 2021
66.2 Signs & Wonders
19:55

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


Easton is skilled at mapping the world's longest known cave system, nestled beneath the hills of central Kentucky. But he finds navigating the human heart a harder task when something much older and far darker sings to him from the deep.



Written by Dexter McLeod (https://twitter.com/DexterMcLeod)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Kai Engel (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dexter McLeod is a writer from the southern United States, though he vacations on the shores of dim Carcosa. He writes in the darker shades of Southern Gothic, Cosmic Horror, Science Fiction, and the New Weird. You can follow him on Twitter, @DexterMcLeod.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jun 27, 2021
66.1 Alone Together In The Last Drowned City
15:19

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


A pair of refugees escape for one of the world’s last sanctuary cities, but they cannot flee an older hunger.


Written by Brandon R. Chinn (https://twitter.com/brandonrchinn)

Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/Georgiacooked)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Umcorps (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Brandon R. Chinn is the author of the Kognition Cycle series. He lives in the Pacific Northwest and writes genre fiction and video game essays. You can check out his work at TheKognitionCycle.com and geek out with him @brandonrchinn on Twitter and Medium.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jun 20, 2021
Vol 66 - Newly Discovered Creatures + Listener Mailbag
11:33

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


Intro recorded by Luke Kondor (www.twitter.com/Lukeofkondor).


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Jun 20, 2021
65.4 American Flavor
16:31

Bryan hopes presidential recognition of his new food additive will finally earn his father’s respect. But what has he really created?


Written by Ralph Benton (http://www.ralphbenton.com)

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Mooon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Ralph Benton came to his senses after decades of wearing the golden handcuffs of a corporate drone. He fled the frozen peaks of Colorado for the muggy swamps of Florida. Now there is weirdness and mystery all around him, and he is much better for it. You can find his other work at ralphbenton.com.


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends.  When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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. 





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Jun 13, 2021
65.3 The Pruning
17:33

Knowledge is power. How much is that power worth?


Written by Andrew Maple (http://instagram.com/mapletree63)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/JustinBFife)

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/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.





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Jun 06, 2021
65.2 Brain Freeze
12:14

Imagine if your girlfriend is a beautiful kickass scientist. It's not always too good to be true.


Written by Paul A. Freeman

Narrated by Manny Realguy

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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May 30, 2021
65.1 The Mothman's Second Escape
19:59

A powerful secret, a desperate monster. It got out in the 60s - it's out again.


Written by J. Askew (https://www.jaskewauthor.com)

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)

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/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Science Fiction and Horror writer, Joanne Askew, explores mental health, sexual identity and diversity through her fiction. She often shows weaknesses as strengths at the end of the world. She writes space operas, dystopian dramas and weird fiction, all steeped in plot twists and stand-out characters. 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. www.jaskewauthor.com 


Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on her Instagram (https://instagram.com/efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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May 23, 2021
Vol 65 - Government Experiments + Interview W/ Dan Howarth
19:54

Today's episode includes a short interview with author Dan Howarth (https://twitter.com/danhowarth20) in a discussion all about writing short horror stories.

Pick up Dan's new book:

https://books2read.com/darkmissives

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


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May 23, 2021
64.4 Uncertain Evidence
19:01

They say that the videos from the caving expedition at Winslow Farm are just another internet hoax, but the sister of one of the missing is determined to uncover the truth.


Written by David J. Thirteen (https://twitter.com/davidjthirteen)

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/Andrewkn/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


David J. Thirteen is a writer of horror and dark fiction with stories in several anthologies. Find out more about David's writing at DavidJThirteen.com.


Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal 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/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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.





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May 16, 2021
64.3 The Darkness Below
18:09

After an earthquake at the alleged site of an ancient lost civilisation, deep sea divers Robin & Anna go in search of an underwater discovery. 


Written by Hannah Mariska (http://instagram.com/hannahmariska)

Narrated by Jasmine Arch(https://www.JasmineArch.com)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Hannah Mariska is a Welsh writer living in London. You can find her on instagram.com/hannahmariska


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/HawkandCleaver

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May 09, 2021
64.2 Charon's Loss, Our Gain
15:44

Gods don't die easily. Neither do old soldiers. 


Written by Donna J. W. Munro (https://twitter.com/DonnaJWMunro)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Check out more of Donna J. W. Munro’s work over at a www.donnajwmunro.com.


And check out Justin’s new YouTube channel all about voice acting and narrating here


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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May 02, 2021
64.1 Beneath The Thames
17:19

A construction crew discovers an ancient city in the tunnels deep beneath the river Thames.


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 Daniel Birch (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Follow Georgia Cook on Twitter at @georgiacooked


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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Apr 25, 2021
Vol 64 - Lost Civilisations + Tips For Submitting Stories To TOS
27:09

Tips For Submitting Stories To TOS

A short conversation with Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites) and Luke Kondor (https://twitter.com/Lukeofkondor)


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Apr 25, 2021
Let The Iced One In - 5-Year Anniversary Special
19:47

Hidden inside a giant cake, a vampire waits to take revenge on those who wronged her five hundred years ago.


Written by Kate Tyte 

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.billyshakes.nl/)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton(https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Alex Mason (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Kristýna Plíhalová (https://www.facebook.com/czinaplihalova)


Kate Tyte was born in Bath, England. She worked as an archivist for over ten years, before moving to Lisbon where she works as an English teacher. Her non-fiction has appeared in various British history and genealogy magazines. Her essays have appeared in Slightly Foxed, and her fiction in STORGY, Riggwelter, The Fiction Pool, and in Madness Heart Press's anthology ‘Ghastly Gastronomy’. She is a book reviewer for STORGY and The Short Story.


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.

She also has a BA in Japanese Language and Culture and a Film and Photographic Studies Master.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

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Apr 18, 2021
63.4 Seven Chances
15:11

Half-forgotten memories haunt Joel when he tries to pretend everything is normal. How long can he ignore signs of his other life, the terrible things he’s done, or the people he’s left behind?


Written by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

Narrated by Manny Realguy

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Daniel Birch (https://www.danielbirchmusic.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by http://www.Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Duncan is one-half of the editing team on The Other Stories, and he occasionally writes stories that no-one reads. But mostly he makes music that no one listens to, as part of his indie record label, Temporal Recordings. All of this music is free, and can be found at temporalrecordings.wordpress.com. Follow him on Twitter at @duncanmuggleton


Manny Really is a man… and he’s a real… guy…


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Apr 11, 2021
63.3 The Language of Flowers
17:41

Lisey Grant has received yet another bouquet from her ex-girlfriend seeking impossible forgiveness. But is there another message hidden within the flowers?


Written by Kathleen Allen (https://twitter.com/katallen089)

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)

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 provided by http://www.Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Follow Kathleen Allan on Twitter at https://twitter.com/katallen089


Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal 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/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Apr 04, 2021
63.2 Algebra
17:52

When a new teacher causes a stir at a local high school, one student goes above and beyond with their maths homework. 


Written by Dan Howarth (https://twitter.com/danhowarth20)

Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://www.JasmineArch.com)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Andrew kn (https://freesound.org/Andrewkn/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by http://www.freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dan Howarth is a writer from the North of England. When he isn't writing dark fiction, he is raging against the government like some sort of deranged Mancunian Braveheart. His collection Dark Missives is imminent. You can connect with Dan on Twitter - @danhowarth20 and at his website www.danhowarthwriter.com 


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.



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Mar 28, 2021
63.1 Technolepathy
17:10

Technolepathy, a system that allows users to broadcast messages directly into each other’s minds, is in the final stages of development. Its creator is certain it will revolutionise communications technology, but it all hangs on the success of an experimental human trial.


Written by Sarah Jane Justice (https://www.sarahjanejusticewriting.com/)

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.billyshakes.nl/)

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.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Sarah Jane Justice has had horror fiction published by Black Hare Press, Eerie River Publishing, and Deadset Press. She is also a successful poet, songwriter, and spoken word artist, whose work has taken her as far as the Sydney Opera House. Find more of her writing at sarahjanejusticewriting.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.

She also has a BA in Japanese Language and Culture and a Film and Photographic Studies Master.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our bookclub and movie club and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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Mar 22, 2021
Vol 63 - Secret Messages + Rainbows and Leprechauns and Butterflies, Oh My
11:20

Rainbows and Leprechauns and Butterflies, Oh my by Matt Micheli

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Mar 22, 2021
62.4 Swift Bear & Laxon: The Meat Field
19:58

Hunters of unearthly evil, Swift Bear and Laxon, are on the case when they come upon a whole region that has been robbed of life. Get ready for breathtaking action and horror beyond imagining in Swift Bear & Laxon’s second thrilling adventure.


Written by Richard Reynolds (http://groundzerocomics.co.uk/)

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

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.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


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 whenever he gets the chance. 


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


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Mar 15, 2021
62.3 The Folly of Men
19:04

As New-London faces destruction from sinister forces - Two rival photo journalists await the arrival of Earth's most powerful defender. 


Written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/AndyCTWrites)

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

Sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Andy Conduit-Turner is a UK based writer, editor, comic creator and podcast crasher with a song in his heart and a spreadsheet for everything. Follow more of his work , seasoned with frequent dog pictures via @AndyCTWrites on Twitter 


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, @jcurranwriter



You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Mar 08, 2021
62.2 Too Late to Run
15:08

A lonely man always spends his Saturday mornings fishing, but this weekend he’s the catch of the day. He’ll wish he heeded his granddad’s warning when the shadow of a sea kaiju lures him into the depths of destruction. 



Written by Marcel Liemant (https://twitter.com/MarcelLiemant)

Narrated by James Barnett (https://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com/)

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/)

Sound effects provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Writer and rewriter of myths, you can find Marcel's work on twitter at @marcelliemant. 


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.jamesbarnett author.com




You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Mar 01, 2021
62.1 Play Fetch
17:38

With the global Kaiju community divided on a central question, two pioneers argue over the question - can you train a Kaiju?


Written by Dan Howarth (https://www.www.mikeedwardevans.com)

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Alex Mason (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dan Howarth is a writer and editor from the North of England where he recognises only the authority of Marcus Rashford, the true King in the North, rather than the UK government. Dan’s debut collection Dark Missives will be out imminently. Head over to www.danhowarthwriter.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, @jcurranwriter



You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 22, 2021
Vol 62 - Kaiju
6:34

Write for TOS - https://theotherstories.net/submissions


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Feb 22, 2021
61.4 Call Out
15:23

Mike’s job is demanding at the best of times, but when it comes to 24hr call out, it can be a real nightmare.


Written by Mike Edward Evans (https://www.www.mikeedwardevans.com)

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Daniel Birch (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Check out more of Mike’s work at www.mikeedwardevans.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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 15, 2021
61.3 Mergers & Acquisitions
19:07

The cutthroat world of mergers and acquisitions is a stressful business but cutting back on sleep can lead to complications beyond a balance sheet. 


Written by Dan Howarth (https://twitter.com/danhowarth20)

Narrated by James Barnett (https://www.jamesbarnettauthor.com)

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/)

Sound effects were provided by Freesound.org


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dan Howarth is a writer and editor from the North of England where he recognises only the authority of Marcus Rashford, the true King in the North, rather than the UK government. Dan’s debut collection Dark Missives will be out imminently. Head over to www.danhowarthwriter.com to find out more. 


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.jamesbarnettauthor.com


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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. 




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Feb 08, 2021
61.2 My Cat Hates Me
13:48

A man battles for a full night’s sleep against his pet cat. 


Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor/)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://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/)



Luke Kondor started making stuff on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has really sore eyes. 

He writes some books, makes lots of podcasts and… well you already know all that… but if you want to check out more of his stuff, head over to https://www.LukeKondor.com or I’m @LukeofKondor on Twitter or Instagram.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Feb 01, 2021
61.1 Things Not Done
18:09

It’s not easy to reflect back on the choices you make. Sometimes, it's the things you don’t do which haunt you forever. 


Written by JT Shields (https://twitter.com/shields_author)

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy (https://www.billyshakes.nl/)

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/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


For more of JT Shield’s work head over to https://www.jtshields.com/


Alexandra Elroy 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.

She also has a BA in Japanese Language and Culture and a Film and Photographic Studies Master.



You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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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. 





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Jan 25, 2021
Vol 61 - Sleep Deprivation
11:02

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Jan 25, 2021
60.4 Scare Tactics
24:35

The Shockipede has returned. Scream, scream, scream or die.


Written by Gary Wosk

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Mellarn (https://soundcloud.com/mellarn)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jan 18, 2021
60.3 Wunjo
16:07

A mysterious website has unforeseen consequences when viewed by females.


Written by Daniel Loring Keating (danielloringkeating.wordpress.com)

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

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 provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


For more of Daniel’s work, head to danielloringkeating.wordpress.com


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Jan 11, 2021
60.2 An Unwelcome Visitor
17:05

A young horror film buff accesses a disturbing website at the encouragement of his friend. But this mysterious site doesn’t contain just any run-of-the-mill frightening content; it provides him with an experience that is truly horrifying.


Written by Jay Adair

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

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.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Jay Adair is an office worker and music instructor. His work has appeared in Scare You to Sleep, Jitter, Escaped Ink and previously in The Other Stories. He is also a drummer and can be heard on recordings with Jon Creeden & The Flying Hellfish (www.joncreeden.com), Chad McCoy (www.chadmccoymusic.com), and Just in Time (https://justintimeband.bandcamp.com/). He can be reached at jayadairwriting@hotmail.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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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Jan 04, 2021
60.1 Natural Selection
13:47

"Natural Selection" addresses the natural evolution of peer pressure and its horrific consequences.


Written by Dan Frazier (https://www.twitter.com/DanJFrazier)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Dan Frazier is a freelance entertainment journalist who has contributed to Playboy, NYLON, and BlackBook among others. His fiction has appeared in Abstract Jam. Twitter: @DanJFrazier


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Dec 28, 2020
Vol 60 - The Dark Web
6:45

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Dec 28, 2020
Lovecraft's 'The Festival' narrated by Richard Stanley
35:13

All Through The House was written by Amanda Lang

Narrated by Luke Kondor (https://twitter.com/LukeofKondor)


The Festival was written by HP Lovecraft 

And narrated by Richard Stanley


The episode was edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton and And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Dec 25, 2020
59.4 Only A Moment
16:52

A young man sits in a police station for what seems a simple act of arson. A mysterious stranger arrives and asks questions about why the young man tried to burn down the abandoned house by the bay.


Written by Lex Black (https://www.twitter.com/DeadSunSaga)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by 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/)


Lex muses about horror and other things on Twitter @DeadSunSaga.

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver


You can join our bookclub and movie club and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

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Dec 21, 2020
59.3 A Sky Full Of Shooting Starfish
18:32

Suzie believes that wishes do come true. After making one on a shooting star to finally experience the ocean, she now wishes she could escape that wish.


Written by Diane Arrelle (https://www.arrellewrites.com)

Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu)

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Diane Arrelle, (Dina Leacock) has had more than 250 short stories published and three books including two short story collections: Just A Drop In The Cup and Seasons On The Dark Side.

www.arrellewrites.com

FaceBook: Diane Arrelle

www.jerseypinesink.com


Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist, and an animal 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/BioArtsyErika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal 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/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Dec 14, 2020
59.2 Swift Bear & Laxon: Boss Dannon's Boss
16:25

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 (ttps://groundzerocomics.co.uk)

Narrated by Persephone Rose (https://twitter.com/MPersephoneRose)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (https://twitter.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Umcorps (https://soundcloud.com/umcorps)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


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 whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar.


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our bookclub and movie club and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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Dec 07, 2020
59.1 The Dogfisherman
17:22

Symbiosis bites.


Written by Edward Ahern (https://twitter.com/bottomstripper)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/) and Zapsplat.com (https://www.zapsplat.com/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had over two hundred fifty stories and poems published so far, and six books. Ed works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he sits on the review board and manages a posse of six review editors.

https://twitter.com/bottomstripper

https://www.facebook.com/EdAhern73/?ref=bookmarks

https://www.instagram.com/edwardahern1860/


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Nov 30, 2020
Vol 59 - Underwater
6:26

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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.

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Nov 30, 2020
58.4 A Skeleton Reads Shakespeare
15:55

An invisible skeleton finds comfort in immortality while living with a happy couple and their young daughter. Yet the inevitable tide of time deals a multitude of existential blows, and immortality is revealed as it truly is -- a curse!


Written by Tylor James (https://tylorjames.com/)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Alex Mason(https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/) and Zapsplat.com (https://www.zapsplat.com/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Tylor James is a dark fiction writer living in the American Midwest, as well as a proud member of the Horror Writers Association. His debut short stories collection, "Daydreams of the Damned: Tales of Horror & Oddity" is available for purchase in paperback/kindle on Amazon. You may connect with Tylor through Facebook or by visiting his website: https://tylorjames.com/


You can help support the show over at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver

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Nov 23, 2020
58.3 Dead Ringer
17:47

A warm body is a rarity in a graveyard. Can you hear the grave bell ringing?


Written by Rebecca Bailey

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Becky Bailey writes micro, flash and short fiction when she's not walking around graveyards.


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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our book club and movie club and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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.



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Nov 16, 2020
58.2 Audrey... is Bulletproof
19:42

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 J. Askew

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Blear Moon and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


J. Askew strives for diversity in sci-fi and horror. She believes that to make our world a more inclusive place, we must first make our imaginary worlds inclusive. You can check out J. Askew’s work at www.jaskewauthor.com

Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal 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/BioArtsy


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our book club and movie club and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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.



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Nov 09, 2020
58.1 The Apothecary’s Cure
17:52

The troubling predictions of a fortune teller drive Ernest Timmons to seek out an eccentric apothecary who specializes in helping people forget. Unfortunately, the forces working against him remember everything.


Written by Chris Lilienthal

Narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Andrew kn and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Chris Lilienthal is a writer and communications professional. He lives with his wife, two sons, and two dogs in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. You can follow him on Twitter at @ChrisLilienthal.


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 and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

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.



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Nov 02, 2020
Vol 58 - Immortality
6:54

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Nov 02, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 6 - The Corruption of Old Mill Lane
21:28

'Halloween 2019 - With a head full of creepy stories about the Old Mill, Kate excitedly heads to party there put on by her employer. Her boyfriend, Tom is less enthusiastic, but awkward small talk will soon be the least of his worries.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.

To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.

Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner

Written by Andy Conduit-Turner

Performed by Josh Curran

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com

Artwork by Ben Errington



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Oct 30, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 5 - The Investigation of Old Mill Lane
21:47

'Following the disappearances of several animals, a couple take the investigation of a local legend into their own hands.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.

To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.

Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner

Written by Mike Garley

Performed by Alexandra Elroy

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com

Artwork by Ben Errington




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Oct 30, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 4 - The Host of Old Mill Lane
18:41

'Elizabeth is heading to a Halloween party at the Old Mill. Meanwhile, her Grandmother prepares for war.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.


To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.


Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner

Written & Performed by Jasmine Arch

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com

Artwork by Ben Errington

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Oct 29, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 3 - The Ritual of Old Mill Lane
17:46

'A group of friends venture into danger when a girl in their class appears to have gotten in over her head with a local group of shady characters.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.

To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.

Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner

Written by Mike Garley

Performed by Alexandra Elroy

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com

Artwork by Ben Errington

JOIN THE PATREON EXCLUSIVE H&C DISCORD




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Oct 28, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 2 - The Evacuee of Old Mill Lane
18:48

'Evacuated from his home in London at the height of the Blitz, William attempts to make a good impression on the local children.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.

To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.

Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner

Written by John Crinan

Performed by Josh Curran

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com

Artwork by Ben Errington

JOIN THE PATREON EXCLUSIVE H&C DISCORD



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Oct 27, 2020
The Halloween Horrors of Old Mill Lane: Episode 1 - The Iron Spider of Old Mill Lane
19:26

'In 1689, a young woman named Marguerite suspects the volatile proprietor of an old mill where she works to be abducting and torturing local girls. As she begins to discover more, the mystery is revealed to be far more sinister than she could have ever imagined and a confrontation with the fabled 'Iron Spider' is all that can unearth the truth.'


From the team behind the chart-topping horror storytelling podcast The Other Stories comes an ambitious new audio anthology starring the voice of British horror icon Emily Booth, alongside a cast of Hawk & Cleaver regulars.

To celebrate Halloween, The Midnight Macabre Podcast - hosted by Laura Lambton (Emily Booth) - presents a week of daily live broadcasts from Old Mill Lane in Bramshire, a location with a reputation for being one of the most haunted places in Britain.

Each night, Laura introduces a story reconstructed from the gruesome past of the mill, in an effort to unpick the mysteries of its dark history, culminating in a grand finale as Halloween arrives.


Credits

Produced by Hawk & Cleaver

Starring by Emily Booth 

Edited by Karl Hughes

Directed by Andy Conduit-Turner 

Written by Ben Errington 

Performed by Jasmine Arch

Music - Sergey Cheremisinov 

SFX - Freesound.Org & Zapsplat.com 

Artwork by Ben Errington 



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Oct 26, 2020
57.4 The Endless Voyage
15:07

After an encounter with a strange woman, a ship and its crew find themselves lost at sea.


Written by Vijay Varman

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Spheriá and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Vijay Varman is a writer from London, England. He can be found on Twitter @CircleofCine


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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.



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Oct 18, 2020
57.3 The Sindia
13:55

A quiet beach town has a mysterious shipwreck laying just off shore. An evening swim draws one woman dangerously close to the truth that rests beneath the water.


Written by Cyndi Gradel

Narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Kai Engel and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Follow Cyndi on Twitter at @cyndigradel.


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/HawkandCleaver

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Oct 11, 2020
57.2 The Queen of Hell
17:17

A brutal murderer sets off into the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana in search of money he had hidden after a deadly bank heist goes wrong. Instead he finds an old steamboat that will take him on a hellish journey of repentance.


Written by Richard Beauchamp

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Richard Beauchamp is an American author of dark fiction, whose tales can be found in several magazines and anthologies. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RichardBeauchampOfficial Instagram- r_b_author


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Oct 04, 2020
57.1 Crab Bucket
16:56

You’ve spent your whole life in Bakersburn and you’d do anything to get out, wouldn’t you? Well, luckily the Captain’s in town and looking for a fresh recruit.


Written by CJ Bubbles

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie, Myuu, and  Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Follow CJ Bubbles at bubblyboi.com

Erika is a mother, narrator, visual artist and an animal 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/BioArtsy


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Sep 27, 2020
Vol 57 - Ghost Ships + No Help Needed
9:38

No Help Needed

Written by David Tremblay


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Sep 27, 2020
56.4 Expedited
19:46

A courier's curiosity gets the better of him as he runs black parcels to the exclusive parts of town.


Written by Dan Howarth

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Chris Zabriskie, Myuu, and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Dan Howarth is a writer from the North of England. His fiction has featured in a variety of places online and in print. He once got nominated for a British Fantasy Award but didn't win. This has basically wrecked his whole bio. His most recent release is Dulce Et Decorum Est from Demain Publishing. You can connect with Dan at www.danhowarthwriter.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, @jcurranwriter


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Sep 20, 2020
56.3 Exposure
21:34

Secrets have a curious nature about them, almost as if they have a mind of their own. It’s not just Nina’s past secrets that are about to be exposed but something far more grotesque.


Written by Vanessa Watson

Narrated by Erika Ventura 

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Silicon Transmitter and Thom Robson  

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House 


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Sep 13, 2020
56.2 Cherub
16:13

A man finds himself in a waking nightmare, from which there seems to be no escape.


Written by Denver Grenell

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Denver Grenell is a writer of dark fiction who lives with his family in the small rural town of Featherston in New Zealand. A life-long horror hound who got back into writing after a long break, he is now making up for lost time, furiously expelling every idea that has collected inside his skull over the years. His stories have been featured in Crystal Lake Publishing's Shallow Waters anthologies and Black Hare Press' Ancients anthology. Follow him on Instagram @degrineer and also his horror account @beware.the.moon.


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Sep 06, 2020
56.1 The Man in the Red Mask
14:24

Amy is ordinary; she swears, uses social media and relies on smart technology to keep her home secure. However, when a package mysteriously arrives on her doorstep, she soon longs for more traditional methods of security, like locks and keys.


Written by Mike Hargreaves

Narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Spheriá, Umcorps, and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


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.


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Aug 30, 2020
Vol 56 - Something Left On The Doorstep
6:38

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Aug 30, 2020
55.4 To Thine Own Self Be True
17:12

Being yourself can be more difficult than you’d think - Especially when who you are keeps changing


Written by Andy Conduit-Turner

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes and Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Andy Conduit-Turner, is a UK based writer, editor and producer of fiction as well as an occasional podcast crasher and quiz host with a love of all things strange and spooky.


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Aug 23, 2020
55.3 Temporal Fracture
19:18

What if life as you know it was not as you knew it. Where do you go when you don't know where you've been? What if the past you think you remember is now broken, fractured into something jarring and unrecognizable. What then?


Written by Matthew C. Butcher

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Velleitie and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Matthew C. Butcher is a novelist, writer for the chart-topping podcast 'The Other Stories' and soon to be breaking into the medium of graphic novels. He has a keen interest in near-future sci-fi and conspiracy and enjoys speculating at what point everything goes awry.

Despite the generally graphic and miserable themes in his writing, he promises he's actually quite a pleasant person. Honest.


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, @jcurranwriter


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

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Aug 16, 2020
55.2 In-Continuity
20:32

Being a normal guy in a world of superheroes, it’s tough to feel like the hero of even your own story, but if you can find love your story could surpass them all.


Written by Richard Reynolds

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Dee Yan-Key and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Free Music Archive and Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


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.


Persephone Rose plans to live long enough, with the help of cybernetic augmentations, to travel to the stars and make extraterrestrial friends. When she isn't performing Satanic rituals, she scrapes by as a writer and voice actor of things that are not always for the faint of heart.


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Aug 09, 2020
55.1 Sweet Sixteenth
14:52

Things aren't going well for Stan Candera - the alien vessel that's been hovering above Bethlehem Tower since he was 16 has sparked into malevolent life, he's fallen in with a Cambodian street-gang, and he's about to miss his little sister's sixteenth birthday...


Written by Chris Kelso

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Chris Kelso is a British Fantasy Award-nominated, multi-translated genre writer, illustrator, and anthologist. His work has been published in - 3AM Magazine, Black Static, Locus, Interzone, Daily Science Fiction, Antipodean-SF, SF Signal, Dark Discoveries, The Lovecraft e-zine, Sensitive Skin, Evergreen Review, Verbicide, The Unquiet Dreamer - a Literary tribute to Harlan Ellison, and many others.



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Aug 02, 2020
Vol 55 - Alternate Realities + The Chase
8:56

The Chase

Written by Jay Adair


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Aug 02, 2020
54.4 Stalemate
16:08

Two men battle for escape, knowing they are watched, but not knowing the rules of the game.


Written by Liam Hogan

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Check out Liam Hogan's work at happyendingnotguaranteed.blogspot.com


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Jul 26, 2020
54.3 John Thirty
16:19

In John Thirty’s community, efficiency is valued above all else. Efficiency is improved by the unique number tasks that strengthen every worker, transcending fatigue, pain, and the forgotten concept of violence.

Written by Sarah Jane Justice

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Kai Engel and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House

Sarah Jane Justice is a South Australian creative whose work has been commended in a number of fields. She competed as a national finalist in the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam, counts four releases of original music to her name, and has seen her poetry and prose published around the world, including in releases from The Blue Nib, Black Hare Press, and Pure Slush.

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Jul 19, 2020
54.2 A Handwritten Confession
19:59

In a future, highly regulated society, the Authorities control all human behaviour, including how life companions are selected, even forbidding the use of the word love. Any societal transgressions are punished with banishment and scarring of the offenders. Before the banishment and scarring, a transgressor is compelled to write a handwritten confession.


Written by J. J. Steinfeld

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House



Canadian fiction writer, poet, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published 20 books, including Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2015), An Unauthorized Biography of Being (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2016), Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be (Poetry, Guernica Editions, 2017), A Visit to the Kafka Café (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions, 2018), and Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2019). His short stories and poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and periodicals internationally, and over 50 of his one-act plays and a handful of full-length plays have been performed in Canada and the United States.


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, @jcurranwriter



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Jul 12, 2020
Vol 54 - Big Brother
6:01

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Jul 05, 2020
54.1 The Algorithm
17:21

In a future reduced to numbers, The Algorithm is God and God's judgement is final.


Written by Matthew C. Butcher

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Matthew C. Butcher is a novelist, writer for the chart-topping podcast 'The Other Stories' and soon to be breaking into the medium of graphic novels.

He has a keen interest in near future sci-fi and conspiracy and enjoys speculating at what point everything goes awry.

Despite the generally graphic and miserable themes in his writing, he promises he's actually quite a pleasant person. Honest.


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Jul 05, 2020
53.4 Infernal
17:37

An arsonist, trapped in a blaze of his own creation is taunted by a mysterious figure


Written by Andy Conduit-Turner

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Andy Conduit-Turner, is a UK based writer, editor and producer of fiction as well as an occasional podcast crasher and quiz host with a love of all things strange and spooky.

Pursuing a personal quest to write across all possible mediums, settings and styles, Andy’s stories to date range from the far flung future to hellish dreamscapes and from navigating the perils of werewolves in Victorian London, to overcoming the perils of time looping doomsday devices, and he’s only just getting started!

In addition to several appearances of his short stories in Hawk & Cleaver’s, The Other Stories podcast and taking part in the collaborative blockbuster “The Nest”, Andy also writes in comic format. His debut comic anthology featuring collaborations with other writers and some of the greatest talents in independent comic art can be found published by Horde Comics across both in digital and print format.


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, @jcurranwriter


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Jun 28, 2020
53.3 A Chinese Whisper
15:53

For Carlisle waking up from cryogenic sleep aboard an unknown spaceship with amnesia and a headache is perfectly normal. It’s only as his memories return that things start getting weird! 


Written by Karl Poyzer

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


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Jun 21, 2020
53.2 Inside The Flames
17:20

Through the virgin forest the voices come, the fire’s heat felt for miles around. An orange sky leads Toya towards her rite of passage where she finally claims her place among her people.


Written by Daniel Willcocks

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Daniel Willcocks is the bestselling author behind such dark fiction titles as ‘They Rot’, ‘They Remain’, and ‘Lazarus’ – written alongside Luke Kondor – as well as ‘The Caitlin Chronicles’ with top 10 Amazon author Michael Anderle. He is also the producer of the Great Writers Share podcast, interviewing the best and brightest authors around today. To find out more about Dan’s work, visit www.danielwillcocks.com


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Jun 14, 2020
53.1 Burning Love
15:11

Mercy’s deadly obsessions are born from a challenging youth, and will end in flames.


Written by Sarah Crockford

Narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson 

And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Sarah Crockford is a writer and pet behaviourist, who lives in Kent, England. Normally to be found writing romantic comedies and dog training advice, she's recently been delving into the darker side of her mind with short stories featuring elements of psychological thriller and horror. She's worried she's enjoying more than she ought to. More information can be found on her website www.sarahcrockford.com


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Jun 07, 2020
Vol 53 - Fire
6:29

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Jun 07, 2020
52.4 Member Discount
15:50

A vigilante by trade, Joey finds herself peeking into the dark corners of her psyche to reveal desires she never knew existed.


Written by Vanessa Watson

Narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Calum Paterson, Myuu, and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


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May 31, 2020
52.3 Prized Specimen
16:22

Tyler always hoped he would be immortalised as one of the bodybuilding greats, but not like this.


Written by Ian J Middleton

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Mellarn and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org and Incompetech

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Ian J. Middleton is a horror writer who dabbles in novels, short stories and flash fiction. Check out more of his work at www.ianjmiddleton.com



Check out our new books:

One To Five Million by Luke Kondor

Collaboration for Authors by Daniel Willcocks


You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver



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May 24, 2020
52.2 If Ghosts Could Cry
17:28

Bill meets Candy while searching for his missing brother-in-law. But Candy is not what she seems, and Bill needs to listen carefully to what she says.


Written by David Rae

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


David’s first full-length dark fantasy novel CROWMAN is available on Amazon now.


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver



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May 17, 2020
52.1 The White Monkey
15:48

Charley’s visit to the top of the world takes a dark turn and he finds out an insignificant bauble is a trophy worth his life.


Written by Chris Dean

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Mellarn, Umcorps, and Thom Robson

Sound effects were provided by Freesound.Org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver


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. 



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May 10, 2020
Vol 52 - Trophy Hunter + My Imaginary Friend
10:33

Our featured flash fiction story today is:

My Imaginary Friend

Written by Kristopher Bishop


Write for The Other Stories!

Regular submissions - http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/submissions

Flash Fiction Contest - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver




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May 10, 2020
51.4 Lost and Found
15:53

When Sadie goes off hiking in the heart of the wilderness, Gemma seizes the opportunity to unwind with a raft of movies and bubbly. When she doesn’t come back and a storm rolls in though, Gemma begins to fear the worst.


Written by Kev Harrison

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Chris Zabriskie, Myuu, and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided and Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Kev Harrison is a British writer of horror and dark fiction living in Lisbon, Portugal. His debut novella, The Balance, is available now from Lycan Valley Press, while his novelette, Cinders of a Blind Man Who Could See, is available now from Demain Publishing. His short fiction has appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including Lost Films, from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, In Darkness, Delight, from Corpus Press, Aphotic Realm’s ‘Fangs’ issue and on podcasts such as Tales to Terrify and The Other Stories from Hawk and Cleaver. You can find out more about his work at www.kevharrisonfiction.com



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May 03, 2020
51.3 Forever and Hallways
18:01

Daniel wasn’t searching for faraway places, but sometimes reality is thinner than we think, and a place can find you.


Written by Ryan Harville

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Spheriá, Chris Zabriskie, and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided b Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Ryan Harville is a horror and sci-fi author from the United States and lives along Alabama's Gulf Coast. His latest work can be found in the horror anthology The Big Book of Blasphemy from ryanharvillewriting.com to see a list of his previous and upcoming publications.



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Apr 26, 2020
51.2 The Chip Truck Man
14:56

Two brothers are never the same after encountering a terrible man on their shortcut home.


Written by David J Thirteen

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


David J. Thirteen is a writer of horror and dark fiction with stories in various anthologies, including his latest in the collection, Coppice and Brake, available now from Crone Girls Press. Find out more about David's writing at DavidJThirteen.com.



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Apr 19, 2020
51.1 Nocturne In Spirit
19:20

An ageing concert violinist is haunted by her memories. The loneliest place to be is in a crowd, especially when you have a terrible secret.


Written by Kezia Kynaston-Mitchell

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Kosta T and Thom Robson

With added ghostly hums provided by Kayleigh Smith

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Kezia Kynaston-Mitchell is a speculative fiction and horror author, approximately forty percent caffeine by volume. Connect on Twitter – @KeziaKynaston – or check out keziakynastonmitchell.com for free short reads and upcoming releases.



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Apr 13, 2020
Vol 51 - Remote Places
6:26
A big welcome to new art, new creators, and brand new theme of The Other Stories!

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Apr 12, 2020
50.4 I've Got You Under My Skin
18:58

A woman in her waning years reflects on the life she shared with her late-husband. Loneliness can rust and tarnish memories, and the parasite which she calls ‘love’ eats away at the last of her humanity.


Written by Daniel Willcocks

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Myuu and Thom Robson

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House


Daniel Willcocks is the bestselling author behind such dark fiction titles as ‘They Rot’, ‘They Remain’, and ‘Lazarus’ – written alongside Luke Kondor – as well as ‘The Caitlin Chronicles’ with top 10 Amazon author Michael Anderle. He is also the producer of the Great Writers Share podcast, interviewing the best and brightest authors around today. To find out more about Dan’s work, visit www.danielwillcocks.com



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Apr 05, 2020
50.3 The Doll
17:29

When her strange niece comes for a visit, a woman must face a parasitic doll and its unearthly attachment to her family.

Written by Kathryn Staublin


Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House



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Mar 29, 2020
50.2 The Truth Will Set You Free
19:14

After three years of silence, Eddie receives a surprise call from his old friend, Victor. Inside the apartment, things grow from weird to weirder to full-on WTF.


Written by Michael David Wilson

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Design.


Michael David Wilson is a professional writer, editor, podcaster, and the founder of thisishorror.co.uk. His debut novella, The Girl in the Video, will be published on April 28th by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, and House of Bad Memories will be published in 2021 by Grindhouse Press. Connect with Michael at www.michaeldavidwilson.co.uk or @wilsonthewriter on Twitter.



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Mar 23, 2020
50.1 The Itch
12:08

Did you ever get an itch that went deeper than the surface, as though little critters were inside you—running up and down your spine? 


Written by Mark Towse  

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes 

With music by Wialenove and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com

The illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Design


After a 30-year hiatus, Mark recently gave up a lucrative career in sales to pursue his dream of being a writer. His passion and belief have resulted in pieces in many prestigious magazines, including Flash Fiction Magazine, Raconteur, Breaking Rules Publishing, Books N' Pieces, Artpost, Colp, The Horror Zine, Antipodean SF, Page & Spine, Twenty-Two Twenty-Eight, and Montreal Writes. His work has also appeared twice on The No Sleep Podcast, once on The Grey Rooms Podcast and is also set to appear on Centropic Oracle. Ten anthologies to date include his work, two of which are on the 2019 Horror Writers Association recommended list, and a further eight anthologies set for imminent release also contain his work. His first collection, ‘Face the Music’ has just been released by All Things That Matter Press and is available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Dymocks, etc.



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Mar 16, 2020
Vol 50 - Parasites
6:11

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.

Check out Tales of What!? today. 



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Mar 16, 2020
49.5 Case Study of A Murder God
17:14

Many humans have sought the path to godhood but have failed to discover the secret, who could have imagined that the true path starts with an act of murder?


Written by Richard Reynolds

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Myuu and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The illustration for the cover art was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House.


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.



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Mar 09, 2020
49.4 MgS04
19:31

Try Floatation Therapy! Looking for relief from stress and anxiety? Searching for an oasis for the spirit, mind and body? Immersive yourself in tranquility and a womb-like atmosphere. And the best part? No one can hear you scream.


Written by Angelique Fawns

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by UMCorps and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The cover art illustration is by Luke Spooner of Carrion House.



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Mar 02, 2020
49.3 The Perfect Recording
19:14

Unable to perfect his podcast audio, asocial voice artist Jake makes a deal with a mystical being to improve his recording. But at what cost?


Written & narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The illustration for the cover art was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House.


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, @jcurranwriter



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Feb 24, 2020
49.2 Not My Silence
18:11

When the world is cast into a silent prison, can an innocent child understand the dangers?


Written by John Shields

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org



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Feb 17, 2020
49.1 Made Mute
18:06

My mother loved me so much it almost killed her. When her new partner moved in with us, he almost killed me. Curtis never earned my silence, he took it.


Written by Daniel Willcocks

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited Karl Hughes and Duncan Muggleton

With music by Andrew KN

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


Daniel Willcocks is the bestselling author behind such dark fiction titles as ‘They Rot’, ‘They Remain’, and ‘Lazarus’ – written alongside Luke Kondor – as well as ‘The Caitlin Chronicles’ with top 10 Amazon author Michael Anderle. He is also the producer of the Great Writers Share podcast, interviewing the best and brightest authors around today. To find out more about Dan’s work, visit www.danielwillcocks.com



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Feb 10, 2020
Vol 49 - Silence & Hey, Valentine
9:36

Our featured flash fiction story today is:


Hey, Valentine.


Written by Amanda Lang

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Karl Hughes

And the cover art was provided by James Ortiz!



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Feb 10, 2020
48.4 Painted Anguish
14:23

A man views a strange piece of art during a show that begins to corrupt his mind until he finally succumbs to the painting’s dark intentions. 


Written by Zach Friday

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Spheriá and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

With artwork provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House.


Zach Friday is an editor for DBND Publishing. Visit their website, dbndpublishing.com, for more great horror stories from established and new horror writers.



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Feb 03, 2020
48.3 The Paperweight
16:58


The dark and brooding Howie is changed forever after a failed suicide attempt causes him brain damage. His father believes that something wicked remains in the boy’s mind, and those suspicions are confirmed after the boy gifts him a strange, painted rock—a paperweight.


Written by A.L. King

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson

With sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com

The artwork for today’s theme is by Luke Spooner at Carrion House


It is important to note that the character of Howie in my tale was on a sinister path well before he suffered cognitive impairments. Please do not take this spooky little story as a reason to see or treat those who have suffered brain damage any differently. No matter who we are and what struggles we face, we should try to show each other patience, kindness, and respect.



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Jan 27, 2020
48.2 Collaboration
18:49

A struggling artist turned gallery owner launches his attempt to become remembered.


Written by Dan Howarth

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Umcorps and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com and Freesound.org


Dan Howarth is a writer from the North West of England. He has co-edited three anthologies, the most recent of these, Pareidolia was launched by Black Shuck Books in July 2019. His chapbook Dulce Et Decorum Est is available from Demain Press. Dan can be found on Twitter via @danhowarth20.



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Jan 20, 2020
48.1 To Hear The Minstrel Play
17:20

48.1 To Hear The Minstrel Play


When dad tells you not to rummage around the junk room, it’s usually for a reason… a deadly reason. 


Written by John Campbell & Luke Kondor

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Mellarn and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com


Check out more of Luke’s work at LukeKondor.com and check out John’s writings at Archaeodad.com



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Jan 13, 2020
Vol 48 - Haunted Art (Survey Giveaways!)
10:20
Welcoming in our new theme with news and survey giveaways.

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Jan 13, 2020
Up.grade // Down.load
13:21

A young woman seeks eternal youth and beauty through technological means, though all may not be as it seems.


Written by Matthew C. Butcher

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Velleitie and Thom Robson


From the H&C Vault!


To get more of these and to help us to keep making the show, head over to Patreon.com/HawkAndCleaver.



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Jan 06, 2020
47.4 Rubber Jungle
17:23

Flying to the remote jungle to collect his deceased father’s body, a grieving son experiences strange visions on the airline flight over.


Written by John Crinan & Hannah Mariska

Narrated by Grant Patrizio

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Thom Robson

And sound effects were provided by Freesound.Org


Hannah Mariska is a London based writer. Find her on Twitter @hannah_mariska.

John Crinan is a writer and podcaster. Check out more of his work at www.johncrinan.com or on Twitter, @johncrinan.



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Dec 30, 2019
Christmas Is Coming... To Kill You
20:04

Today’s art and stories and were the winners of our Facebook group Flash Fiction competition. 

Head over to the Facebook group now to keep up with the good times.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver/


E.L.F 2006

Written by Owen Bailey-Burne

Narrated by Josh Curran


Christmas Surprise

Written by Scott Burgher

Narrated by Jasmine Arch


Claus Is Coming To Town

Written by John Shields

Narrated by Persephone Rose


Snowflakes

Written by John Shields

Narrated by Luke Kondor


Edited by Karl Hughes

With artwork by Richard Reynolds

With music and sound effects by ToiletRollTube and Lena Orsa



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Dec 25, 2019
47.3 Dustin
17:21

A dead body is found at a holiday camp, sparking the staff to not only have to answer questions but start asking some of their own.


Written by Dan Howarth

Narrated by Josh Curran

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided Freesound.org


Dan Howarth is a writer from the North West of England. He has co-edited three anthologies, the most recent of these, Pareidolia was launched by Black Shuck Books in July 2019. His chapbook Dulce Et Decorum Est is available from Demain Press. Dan can be found on Twitter via @danhowarth20



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Dec 23, 2019
47.2 Awaken The Monster Within
20:45

When a motivational speaker realises he’s no longer true to himself he must take drastic steps to recapture his authenticity.


Written by Michael David Wilson

Narrated by Persephone Rose

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Inspector J, Spheriá, Chris Zabriskie, and Thom Robson.

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


Michael David Wilson is a professional writer, editor, podcaster, and the founder of thisishorror.co.uk. His forthcoming novella, The Girl in the Video, will be published later this year by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing. Connect with Michael at www.michaeldavidwilson.co.uk or @wilsonthewriter on Twitter.



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Dec 16, 2019
47.1 The Solstice
17:18

As the winter solstice approaches, the masked boys of the northern villages prepare to ward off the siege of the dark spirits. In one village though, there is only one boy. Will it be enough or will the darkness ravage the land?


Written by Kev Harrison

Narrated by Justin Fife

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org


Kev Harrison is a writer of dark fiction, living in Lisbon, Portugal. His latest release, Cinders of a Blind Man Who Could See, is available now and his website, www.kevharrisonfiction.com is the place for all the latest news on his writing.



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Dec 09, 2019
Vol 47 - Masks
9:15

A wave goodbye to those from beyond the grave, and a big sloppy welcome to those hidden behind their masks.

Links!

The Facebook Group

The Survey



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Dec 09, 2019
46.4 Leaving Giles
18:14

Stephanie died inside a long time ago. A victim of domestic abuse she simply exists from one day to the next.

Written by Andy Morris

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Spheriá, Myuu, and Thom Robson

Check out more of Andy’s work here.



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Dec 02, 2019
46.3 Bulletproof
17:03

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 J. Askew

Narrated by Erika Ventura

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org


J. Askew enjoys exploring mental health issues, sexual identity, and disability through sci-fi and horror. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association and aims to be a leading female author in her genres. She has been published in Awakenings Literary Magazine and Dead Man's Tome. Her debut novel, Green Again, which explores mental health and neurodiverse people at the end of the world, is currently in editing and will be released in 2020. In the meantime she is enjoying writing short stories that show the strength of those with alternate needs in a sci-fi or horror setting. She is a member of the LGBTQ community and identifies as bisexual. J. Askew tweets at @J_Askew_Author. 



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Nov 25, 2019
46.2 Forever Fourteen
18:52

Even as a ghost, it may be prove hard to escape the clutch of your murderer.


Written and narrated by Jasmine Arch

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Andrew KN and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com and Freesound.org


Jasmine Arch is a poet, writer, narrator and artist with chaos for brains. Connect with her on Twitter @jaye_arch.



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Nov 18, 2019
46.1 Erl-King
20:08

"My son, wherefore seek'st thou thy face thus to hide?"

"Look, father, the Erl-King is close by our side!"


Written by Elana Gomel

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Zapsplat.com

And sound effects provided by Freesoung.org


Elana Gomel is the author of six non-fiction books published by Routledge, Macmillan and others and of numerous articles on subjects ranging from science fiction and fantasy to posthumanism and Victorian literature. Her fantasy and science fiction stories appeared in Apex, Timeless Tales, Mythic, The Fantasist, and other magazines; and in anthologies The Apex Book of World SF, People of the Book, Zion’s Fiction, Ink Stains, Transcendent and others. Her collection of stories Un/home was published by Alban Lake in 2018. She is the author of three fantasy and science fiction novels: A Tale of Three Cities (2013) The Hungry Ones (2018), and The Cryptids (2019). The fairy-tale-based novel Nightwood is scheduled to come out this year.

She can be found at www.citiesoflightanddarkness.com



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Nov 11, 2019
Vol 46 - Beyond Death (+ Flash Fiction Bonus Story)
12:11

Featuring the winning flash fiction story from our Facebook group:

Where The Spiders Dwell by Andy Morris.



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Nov 11, 2019
Hatched - The Nest Q&A