The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories

2/6/2023

84.3 Tooth

Tooth'Heather receives a new cancer treatment and finds herself ravenous for incisors, canines, and lovely delicious molars...'Written by Eve Morton (authormorton.wordpress.com)Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for proposing to his fiancée. Congratulations! He also does all the social media but now he does it as a married man.Eve Morton is a writer living in Ontario, Canada. She teaches university and college classes on media studies, academic writing, and genre literature, among other topics. Her latest book is The Serenity Nearby, released in 2022 by Sapphire Books. Find more info on authormorton.wordpress.com.Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsyYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
1/30/2023

84.2 Whispers on the Wind

Whispers on the Wind'Newly eighteen and engaged to the girl of their dreams, Charlie seeks refuge under a tree, only to find there are consequences for resting in a place you don’t belong.'Written, Narrated, and Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/),And Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/),And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgA quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for preparing the content corpses for their open casket funerals, performing his duty as the social media undertaker. Choke slam!James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaverYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaverT-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
1/23/2023

84.1 And Down The Rushy Glen

And Down The Rushy Glen'On a family holiday to Scotland, two little girls invite their Au Pair to play their favourite game.'Written and narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Silicon Transmitter (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Silicon_Transmitter/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for cleaning out our social media closets with his Marie Kondo content technique.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
1/16/2023

83.4 The Wanderer

The Wanderer'When a millennia-old emperor’s anti-aging technologies begin to fail, he seeks the help of an outsider. He soon learns the only thing he fears more than death is truth.'Written by Greg WilsonNarrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)With music by Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for tearing our social media souls apart… all for filling out an inter-dimensional google form.Greg Wilson is a writer and dentist in western Tennessee where he lives with his wife. When he isn’t drilling your teeth, he sets them on edge with stories of noir, mystery, thriller, and light horror.Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfifeYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
1/9/2023

83.3 Hurry Up, Take My Photograph

Hurry Up, Take My Photograph'Giulia vanishes, leaving her husband distraught. But no one else has seen her--ever.'Written by David PowellNarrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com),Daniel Birch (https://danielbirchmusic.com),Dark Fantasy Studio(http://darkfantasystudio.com/),And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for being the social media Kratos… in our war of the content gods.David Stephen Powell was born in London and worked as a professional musician. He now lives and works in Italy. His stories have appeared in Litro Magazine, Idle Ink, Flash Fiction Magazine, Cabinet of Heed, and Black Hare Press.James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. Search for it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
1/2/2023

83.2 The Ouroboros Bite

The Ouroboros Bite'No one wants to die. Carmen certainly doesn’t. Elsebeth might have the answer she’s looking for, but some things are worse than death.'Written by Marie Victoria Robertson (https://www.marievrobertson.com)Narrated by Alexandra ElroyEdited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.orgThe episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington for being a right horror dude… over on the Horror Hangout podcast… which you can go and check out today on all podcast platforms.Marie Victoria Robertson is a professional storyteller who believes stories are the real key to living forever. You can find out more about her at marievrobertson.comAlexandra is a bilingual voice actress and writer who lives in the Netherlands. She loves everything to do with stories, especially creative and playful horror. Her favourite voices to do are witches, goblins and crazy computers. When she is not voicing, writing or mummy-ing (which is all the time, really) she directs plays that she adapted from classic novels such as Pride and Prejudice, Death on the Nile and One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.
12/26/2022

83.1 Feeding

Feeding'Called for an emergency shift in the dead of night, a Doctor at a country hospital finds himself caring for a mother and daughter steeped in local legend.'Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)Edited by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)With music by AndrewKN (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)And Alex Mason (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/alex-mason/)And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Sounds-mp3.com.The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine ArchAnd Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon.Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriterJames Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast. A short story fiction podcast with tales of horror and the paranormal. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.comYou can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/theotherstories.T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaverGet help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/servicesThe Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it.