Narrated by Graeme Dunlop Listen above or download here. Show Notes David Steffen writes fiction and code. He is the co-founder of the Submission Grinder, and the editor of Diabolical Plots. His fiction has been published in many great venues including EscapePod and Daily Science Fiction. We haven’t featured one...
by Marguerite Kenner on Dec 8, 2014 • Comments Closed
It’s that time of year again, when those of us north of the equator struggle with short days, cold weather and a sharp increase in demands on our time. To help ease us down into our annual January slumber, we’ll be on a reduced episode schedule this month. Join us this Sunday the 14th, and...
by Marguerite Kenner on Dec 7, 2014 • Comments Closed
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by Marguerite Kenner on Nov 21, 2014 • Comments Closed
IGGY & Litro have announced their annual contest for 13 – 18 year old writers , with a cash prize of £2000 for the winning entry. The theme of this year’s competition is Myths and Legends. You can read all the entry details here. Good luck!
by Marguerite Kenner on Nov 11, 2014 • Comments Closed
Calling all female authors! Our good friends at Escape Artists (EscapePod, Podcastle and Pseudopod) are now open to submissions for their February 2015 month of celebrating women in genre fiction. Submissions close December 20th. You can learn more about submission criteria and procedure on their websites. Good luck, and say hello for us!
by Marguerite Kenner on Nov 9, 2014 • Comments Closed
Hello everyone! A brief update about submissions. Responses are in progress and I’ll post here again when we’re caught up. In addition, please take a quick peek at the word counts the next time you submit a story. We’ve normalized our categories with the SWFA word counts. In brief, this means we’re no longer accepting...
by Marguerite Kenner on Sep 28, 2014 • Comments Closed
The house-moving gremlins have hidden my microphone, and this week’s episode will be posted just as soon as I can brave the Cardboard Fortress for its safe return. Thanks everyone!
by Marguerite Kenner on Aug 4, 2014 • Comments Closed
Hello everyone! I wanted to tell you about a fantastic contest being run by our good friends at The Drabblecast right now! Long-time Drabblecast listener Bart Epstein decided to sponsor an episode of the show through his work with the Jefferson Education Accelerator, but he decided to do much more than just sponsor a show....
by Marguerite Kenner on Jul 29, 2014 • Comments Closed
The 2014 Parsec finalists have been announced, and Cast of Wonders has again made the cut! This year we’re finalists in two categories: Best Speculative Fiction Story: Long Form Broken by Cedric Johnson and Veronica Giguere Camp Myth: Phoenix Watching by Chris Lewis Carter (from Cast of Wonders) Fire on the Mound by William J....
by Marguerite Kenner on Jul 14, 2014 • Comments Closed
Congratulations to Chris Lewis Carter and the Camp Myth RPG for making the ENnie Award short list in the Best Family Game category! The ENnies are a series of fan-created awards for tabletop RPGs given every year at GenCon in Indianapolis. Good luck, Chris!! Felix, Argee and Moxie are rooting for you!
by Marguerite Kenner on Jun 29, 2014 • Comments Closed
It’s Allen’s turn to be on vacation – we’ll see you next week!
Listen above or download here. Hello everyone! Marguerite is on vacation this week and next. Allen has a great book recommendation for you – check it out!
Hello everyone! A quick note for our authors. We’re now caught up on most stories submitted before May 1st. (I have a few re-submits which require further reading.) As always, if you haven’t heard from me regarding a story submitted in this window, please drop me a line. Due to vacation schedules, our next response...