All 2023 Episodes

A Tale as Old as Time

Friday, December 01, 2023

A Tale as Old as Time A dragon, a knight and a maiden: a tale as old as time… or so you thought. Author: Kai Delmas Kai Delmas loves creating worlds and magic systems. He reads slush for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and writes some drabbles …


Murderous Guests and Other Signs You're Grieving

Monday, October 30, 2023

Murderous Guests and Other Signs You’re Grieving Grief can be all consuming… but not nearly as much as smoke demons. Author: Chris Daruns Bio: Chris Daruns works as a paramedic in Colorado when he’s not writing or goofing off in …


Remnants of the Nether

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Remnants of the Nether A soldier visits graves of the fallen to pay his respects. Author: M.V. Viltch An avid explorer, author, and alien enthusiast, M.V. Viltch is a military academy graduate and ex Naval Reservist currently working in the maritime …


The Ghost in my Coffee Cup

Sunday, October 01, 2023

The Ghost in my Coffee Cup What can one woman really learn from a coffee-obsessed Ghost? Author: Nicole Hebdon Nicole Hebdon’s fiction has been published in The Kenyon Review, The Saranac Review, The New Ohio Review, The Antigonish Review, …


The Bookshop + Interview with Rachel Handley

Friday, September 15, 2023

The Bookshop A lightning story about one man’s relationship with his workplace. Then, an interview with Rachel Handley, Editor in Chief of Crab Tales Magazine and author of Possible Worlds and Other Stories. Author: Rachel Handley Rachel …


When a Portal Comes Around

Friday, September 01, 2023

When a Portal Comes Around This melancholic comedy shows that the magics of finance are sometimes more powerful than any a wizard can summon. Author: Rick Danforth Rick Danforth is a BSFA award shortlisted author from Yorkshire, England, where he …


Nature Trail

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

Nature Trail JK is a wargame prodigy in his final semester of high school, but one of his final assignments has led him out into the wild— where he finds something unexpected. Author: Brian Crenshaw Brian chooses to not have a social media presence, …


Blood Moon Bargains

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Blood Moon Bargains This dark comedy flips the tables to put us in the mind of a door-to-door dealer. (Content Warning: Violence, Language) This story was originally published in LOLcraft: A Compendium of Eldritch Humor, December 2022. Author: Kyer …



Wednesday, June 21, 2023

DOOM This lightning story takes a peek behind the scenes in a gathering of the rulers of darkness. Author: Ian Kinder Ian Kinder is an amateur in the classical sense— he writes for the love of it. He is for the moment a bartender, formerly a …


Seller's Remorse

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Seller’s Remorse This jovial and comedic tale follows a salesman with divine deals. This was originally published in Hexagon Speculative Fiction Magazine, Issue 11. Author: Rick Danforth Rick Danforth is a BSFA award shortlisted author from …