short fiction episodes

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction Viking Tale

#32 - The Beginning of Things - Extended

Jan. 17, 2020

In celebration of six months of Listen To Sleep, here's an extended edition of the first episode. It's a viking myth with the sound of crickets I recorded at my cabin last summer.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#31 - The White Hare and The Crocodiles

Jan. 10, 2020

A Japanese fairy tale about the deceit and redemption by Yei Theodora Osaki.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#30 - The Little Match Girl

Jan. 3, 2020

A fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen with a poignant story about a little girl on a New Years Eve past.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#29 - The Mail-Coach Passengers

Dec. 27, 2019

A fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen for the end of one year and beginning of another.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#28 - A Forest Betrothal - Extended

Dec. 20, 2019

A reprisal of 2019's most downloaded episodes, combined into an hour-long episode with nature sounds in the background.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#27 - Burg Hill's On Fire

Dec. 13, 2019

A Celtic fairy tale about the foolishness of praying for things you don't need. With more fairies. In Scotland!

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#26 - The Christmas Fairy of Strasburg

Dec. 6, 2019

A strange and wonderful fairy tale about the origins of the Christmas Tree and the importance of not lashing out at our loved ones in anger.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#25 - The Pine Tree

Nov. 29, 2019

A bittersweet story about remembering to be grateful for the life we have, this fairy tale is classic Hans Christian Andersen.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#24 - The Nightingale and The Rose - Extended

Nov. 22, 2019

Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and The Rose; a story about love and loss with a weird twist. This extended version has crickets in the background that go on after the story is over.

Episodic Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#23 - The Bamboo-Cutter And The Moon-Child (Part Two)

Nov. 15, 2019

Nod off to sleep with part two of this great story by Yei Theodora Osaki.

Episodic Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#22 - The Bamboo-Cutter And The Moon-Child (Part One)

Nov. 8, 2019

Back to the land of fairy tales this week with another great story by Yei Theodora Osaki.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#21 - When Father Brought Home The Lamp

Nov. 2, 2019

Written in the style of Finnish Realism, this 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#18 - The Red Room

Oct. 26, 2019

It's the finale of "Creepy but Sleepy" October with The Red Room by HG Wells.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#17 - The Hollow of the Three Hills

Oct. 19, 2019

"Creepy but Sleepy" October continues with The Hollow of the Three Hills by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Episodic Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#16 - The Amputated Arms (Part Two)

Oct. 12, 2019

A little creepy, but actually very sleepy. It's part two of the classic Danish tale, The Amputated Arms by Jorgen Wilhelm Bergsoe.