Posts Tagged ‘Stephanie Morris’

Episode 257: Little Wonders 13 – Death

Show Notes

The Little Wonders theme “Neversus” is by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page.


Chrysalis

by Jennifer Lee Rossman

 

The love of my life died on July third, 1983, at the respectable age of one hundred and nineteen. Oldest man on Earth, according to the good Doctor Hippen.

I can’t say his death came as a shock; when a man reaches that advanced an age, only the absolutely delusional would suggest he buy denture paste in bulk. Still, I hadn’t expected it to happen so suddenly.

We had just begun a thousand-piece jigsaw puzzle (always the optimist, my Edgar). One moment, he was looking for a piece of the sky, and the next, he found a piece of his very own. How convenient that his death would coincide with Lasagna Sunday, the bane of his existence.

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Episode 194: Staff Pick 2015 – Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield


Narrated by Stephanie Morris
Audio production by Rikki LaCoste
Originally published in Perihelion, October 2013


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Show Notes

Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As part of joining the Escape Artists family, this year we’re pulling out all the stops. We’re running 10 staff pick episodes over the month, each one hosted by a different member of the Cast of Wonders crew.

We hope you enjoy slush reader Sally Gill’s favorite story from 2015, Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield and narrated by Stephanie Morris. The story originally aired August 16, 2015 as Episode 174.


Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

Read along with the text of the story.

Episode 179: The Mothgate by J.R. Troughton


Narrated by Stephanie Morris
Audio production by Jeremy Carter
Originally published in Shimmer, Issue 25


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Show Notes

Hello everyone. Here in England the seasons have completed yet another quarter turn. The leaves are falling, the wind is gusting, and the pumpkin spice lattes have been packed away faster than you can say Christmas sales.

To accompany the longer nights and contemplation of the cycles of life, this week we’re proud to present The Mothgate, by J. R. Troughton, originally published in Shimmer.

JR TroughtonJames Ross Troughton is a writer of fantasy fiction who lives and works in Essex, England. After graduating from the University of Leicester in 2007, he moved to Seoul, South Korea, where he worked in language academies for three years before returning to the UK. He now works in Primary education. He likes cats. We’ll put his web page and Twitter link in the show notes for you.

 

 

For your narrator this week, we welcome back by special request Stephanie Morris. Stephanie read Take a Good Look by Holly Schofield for us earlier this year. And you may also remember her from Episode 94, The Drove of the Maris Charlottes.

Stephanie is a professional student, a librarian-in-training, a voracious biblio- and audiophile, and an occasional writer of short stories. She has narrated fiction for PseudoPod, PodCastle, and Cast of Wonders.


Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

Click here to read the text of the story

Episode 174: Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield


Narrated by Stephanie Morris
Audio production by Jeremy Carter
Originally published in Perihelion, October 2013


Listen above or download here.

Show Notes

Holly Schofield’s stories have appeared in dozens of publications including Lightspeed, Crossed Genres, Tesseracts and here at Cast of Wonders. She travels through time at the rate of one second per second, oscillating between the alternate realities of a prairie farmhouse and her remote writing cabin in the wilds of North America. For more of her work (including free stories!) and a list of forthcoming publications, see her website.

Your narrator for the story is Stephanie Morris. Stephanie is a professional student, a librarian-in-training, a voracious biblio- and audiophile, and an occasional writer of short stories. She has narrated fiction for Pseudopod, Podcastle, and Cast of Wonders.


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Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

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Episode 94: The Drove of Maris-Charlottes by David Turnbull


Narrated by Stephanie Morris

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Show Notes

Today we present a story by David Turnbull. David was born in Edinburgh and now lives in South East London. He is a member of the Clockhouse London group of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror writers. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, most recently in the Whortleberry Press tribute to Ray Bradbury – Dandelions of Mars. Check out the trailer on YouTube.

News about David Turnbull and other Clockhouse London Writers can be found on the Clockhouse London website.

Your narrator is Stephanie Morris. Stephanie is a short fiction writer, voice actor, professional student, and blogger who writes book reviews and reflections on the writing life at WriterHouse.

Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

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