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66.3 The Hatchling

Volume 66 is sponsored by the Scared To Death podcast. Find out more at https://scaredtodeathpodcast.com/


This is a story about a Cadbury egg that is anything but sweet. 


Written by Shannon Scott 

Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Daniel Birch (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch)

and Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org 


The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)


Shannon Scott is an adjunct professor of English at several universities in the Twin Cities. She has contributed essays on wolves and werewolves to She-Wolf: A Cultural History of Female Werewolves (Manchester UP, 2015) and The Company of Wolves Collection (Manchester UP, 2020). She was also co-editor of Terrifying Transformations: An Anthology of Victorian Werewolf Fiction, 1838-1896 (Valancourt, 2012). More recently, her short story, “American House Spider,” came out in in Nightscript in 2019. Her novelette, “Swing a Dead Cat,” was published in Coppice and Brake: A Dark Fiction Anthology, in March 2020. Her short story, “The Bump,” will be coming out in Vastarien: A Literary Journal and her story “Dead Bread Head” was published in Oculus Sinister in November 2020. Her novella, Joyride, will be coming out in 2021 with Crone Girls Press. She can be reached at sfscott10@gmail.com 


Writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.


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