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

Share

46.1 Erl-King

"My son, wherefore seek'st thou thy face thus to hide?"

"Look, father, the Erl-King is close by our side!"


Written by Elana Gomel

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Zapsplat.com

And sound effects provided by Freesoung.org


Elana Gomel is the author of six non-fiction books published by Routledge, Macmillan and others and of numerous articles on subjects ranging from science fiction and fantasy to posthumanism and Victorian literature. Her fantasy and science fiction stories appeared in Apex, Timeless Tales, Mythic, The Fantasist, and other magazines; and in anthologies The Apex Book of World SF, People of the Book, Zion’s Fiction, Ink Stains, Transcendent and others. Her collection of stories Un/home was published by Alban Lake in 2018. She is the author of three fantasy and science fiction novels: A Tale of Three Cities (2013) The Hungry Ones (2018), and The Cryptids (2019). The fairy-tale-based novel Nightwood is scheduled to come out this year.

She can be found at www.citiesoflightanddarkness.com

More Episodes

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.