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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.

Bonus Nonfiction Under 30 Min.

#20 - Lt. Col. Vindman's Statement To US House Committees 10-29-19 - Bonus Episode

Oct. 29, 2019

A little something different... the opening statement made by Lt. Col. Vindman to the US House Committees during a closed-door session but as a bedtime story.

Bonus Nonfiction Over 30 Min.

#19 - Ambassador Taylor's Statement To US House Intel Committee 10-22-19 - Bonus Episode

Oct. 28, 2019

The opening statement made by US Ambassador William B. Taylor to the US House Intelligence Committee. But read as a bedtime story.

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.

Episodic Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#15 - The Amputated Arms (Part One)

Oct. 5, 2019

A little creepy. A little sleepy. Part One of a classic Danish tale.

Bonus Nonfiction Under 30 Min.

#14 - The Whistleblower Complaint - Bonus Episode

Sept. 29, 2019

A special bonus episode to keep you informed as you drift off to sleep, The Whistleblower Complaint by The Whistleblower, but read as a bedtime story.

Fairy Tale Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#13 - The Devoted Friend

Sept. 28, 2019

A classic tale of friendship. But not. Only Oscar Wilde could write a fairy tale like this.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#12 - The Giant Builder

Sept. 21, 2019

Gods and giants square off after the mischievous Loki creates a big problem.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min. Viking Tale

#11 - A Forest Betrothal Pt. 2

Sept. 14, 2019

Part two of A Forest Betrothal by Erckmann-Chatrian. Find out how it ends with the sleepy conclusion of this May December one-way romance.

Episodic Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#10 - A Forest Betrothal - Part 1

Sept. 7, 2019

We're off to the Alps for an sleepy French story of love and loss.

Fairy Tale Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#9 - The Nightingale and The Rose

Aug. 31, 2019

Here's a fairy tale by Oscar Wilde, The Nightingale and The Rose. It's a story about love and loss with a weird twist.

Episodic Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#8 - The Yellow Wallpaper - Part 2

Aug. 24, 2019

Here's part 2 of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. I read the first part in Episode 7. It's a little creepy...

Episodic Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#7 - The Yellow Wallpaper - Part 1

Aug. 17, 2019

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was requested by a listener. I had never read it before, but it's great. Bucolic and a bit creepy.

Short Fiction Under 30 Min.

#6 - Goblin Market

Aug. 10, 2019

Goblin Market is a beautiful, weird, long poem by Christina Rossetti. It has a strange history and was supposedly written for children... Really? Google it if you want to know more.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#6 - Goblin Market - Extended

Aug. 10, 2019

This is the extended version of Goblin Market, a beautiful and bizarre poem by Christina Rossetti with sounds I recorded at the creek behind my cabin in the background.

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

#5 - The Tongue-Cut Sparrow - Extended

Aug. 3, 2019

This is the extended version of the traditional Japanese fairy tale is 45 minutes long, has no introduction and some sounds of nighttime at the creek in the background.