short fiction episodes

Episodic Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#64 - The Dwarf's Gifts (Part One)

Aug. 8, 2020

More trouble with Loki and the Dwarves in this Viking tale from the book In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#63 - The Farmer And The Badger

Aug. 1, 2020

This week's story choice was inspired by my ongoing struggles with the gophers and rabbits in my veggie garden.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#62 - The Elfin Knight

July 25, 2020

More elfin mischief this week with another Scottish fairy tale.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#61 - The Story of Audunn and the Bear

July 18, 2020

A sleepy 13th century Icelandic tale about a man, a bear, and two kings.

Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#60 - The Amputated Arms (Full Version)

July 11, 2020

A classic Danish tale that's a little creepy and a little sleepy.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#59 - Skadi's Choice

July 4, 2020

Skadi, a giantess, hopes to marry the Norse god Balder The Beautiful in this Viking tale.

Bonus Fairy Tale Guest Artist Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#57 - Guest Artist - Squalloscope - The Story Of The Year - Bonus Episode

June 24, 2020

Anna Kohlweis, an artist who makes music as Squalloscope, gives a beautiful reading of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story Of The Year.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#55 - Iola Leroy (Chapter 1)

June 18, 2020

Chapter 1 of Iola Leroy, a novel by Frances Watkins Harper, an abolitionist, suffragist, poet, teacher, public speaker, and writer.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#53 - The Fairies of Merlin's Crag

May 30, 2020

A Scottish tale about the consequences of not respecting a fairy's home.

Bonus Fairy Tale Guest Artist Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#52 - Guest Artist - Andy The Doorbum - Prometheus And Pandora - Bonus Episode

May 26, 2020

An ancient myth read by Andy Fenstermaker, who makes music and poetry as Andy The Doorbum.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#51 - The Sentimentality of William Tavener

May 23, 2020

A sweet slice-of-life story by Willa Cather about a family in the American West at the turn of the 19th century.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#50 - When Father Brought Home The Lamp - Extended

May 16, 2020

This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#49 - The Worsted Doll

May 9, 2020

A sleepy story about a magical doll who wants to be a boy, good for adults and kids.