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Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
Humans have shared stories for millennia. For most of that time, telling tales was a verbal process. A storyteller would regale an audience with accounts of adventure, bravery, compassion, despair, enlightenment, and fear. Stories were a shared experience, until the advent of inexpensive mass-printing processes in the 19th century which allowed most of us to read to ourselves. Yet, that desire to have a story read aloud is still ingrained in our collective soul. While we still read books for ...
 
Ink and Ash is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Enjoy our reading of short and novel length classic stories of home and hearth from. master storyteller Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Greatest Love Stories features tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain listeners.. New episodes arrive every Sunday night at 8 pm ET.. In addition to a wide variety of classic short stories from women authors we are currently adding full length novels including THE GREAT GATSBY and ANNE OF GREEN GABLES.
 
Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, 1001 Stories For The Road is bringing back adventure with stories like "Treasure Island", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "Tarzan of the Apes", "King Solomon's Mines", "The 39 Steps", "The Call of the Wild"- and many more. These stories are classic for a reason- they are great! And they are family friendly. We appreciate reviews-thank you!
 
Your Tale Teller brings you horror, mystery, intrigue, and all in all Storytelling fun! Join me, your Aussie Tale Teller narrating a HUGE variety of stories from an almost endless set of genre's. There is literally a story for everyone on this Podcast and I can't wait to bring them to your lovely ears. What stories do I share? Nosleep Creepypasta Classic Horror Fiction Folk Stories Remastered Old Time Radio Episodes Culturally specific Folk Tales and Research Pieces Paranormal and Ghost Stor ...
 
Each week we read aloud a short story - sometimes we've written it ourselves, and sometimes it's from one of our favourite classic authors. Then we discuss our thoughts and give some critical analysis. Find us on Twitter: Matt - @mattbwriter Mel - @ficcaholic Simone - @T_M_Typewriter. music credits: s1 - www.purple-planet.com and s2 - The Right Direction by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
 
The Classic FM Hall of Fame is the largest survey of classical music tastes anywhere in the world. For almost a quarter of a century the annual countdown has witnessed many changes, successes and surprises – but can always lay claim to containing the most popular pieces. Now John Suchet delves into the chart and tells some of the stories behind the famous titles that make up the top 300.
 
Bob's Short Story Hour is a podcast dedicated to telling stories written by both contemporary and classic authors in order to accomplish three things: preserve the art of storytelling, get a variety of new works out to the listeners featuring a variety of genres and authors, and to promote the works of little-known/up-and-coming independent authors. We also feature independent music. Visit www.bobsshortstoryhour.com to learn more about the show and for info on how to submit stories/music to ...
 
Edited by bestselling, award-winning anthologist John Joseph Adams, NIGHTMARE is a digital magazine of horror and dark fantasy. In its pages, you will find all kinds of horror and dark fantasy, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Every month NIGHTMARE will bring you a mix of original fiction and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors: from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet. When ...
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
Come and hear some of the wonderful, magical, fantastic and macabre works of the inestimable Edgar Allan Poe. This collection contains the world famous poems Annabel Lee, The Bells, Eldorado and The Raven. Also included is his masterful short story, the horror classic The Tell-Tale Heart. Poe's vocabulary and ability to rhyme and 'turn a phrase' have made him one of the most celebrated and well regarded writers of all time! (Summary by TimoleonWash)
 
At the time of his death at the age of 28, Stephen Crane had become an important figure in American literature. He was nearly forgotten, however, until two decades later when critics revived interest in his life and work. Stylistically, Crane's writing is characterized by vivid intensity, distinctive dialects, and irony. Common themes involve fear, spiritual crises and social isolation. Although recognized primarily for The Red Badge of Courage, which has become an American classic, Crane is ...
 
Island Idylls riffs on books and life with Barry Menikoff. Author of Stone Mother, Brooklyn born and bred, retired Hawaii university professor, international scholar. Evangelical pastor Aaron Menikoff, author of Politics and Piety, spices this dialogue between father and son. Both chasing that elusive line in an old song, What's it all about, Alfie?
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
The Short Ghost Story Collection contains ten classic spooky tales written by such master craftsmen as Algernon Blackwood, Charles Dickens, Bram Stoker and Saki among others. The stories range from haunted houses to reincarnation (as a predatory otter), ancient curses in which marble statues come alive and wreak a horrible revenge and a long narrative poem that describes a dialog between a ghost and a human being. This anthology features authors like Lewis Carroll and E Nesbit who are tradit ...
 
Storybook Bundles is a podcast for children. In Oct 2020, I wanted to give my toddler son (Aaron) a list of audios of me reading some children's books with my crazy voice impersonations, for example, Elmo or Cookie Monster from Sesame Street, so I decided to make this podcast for him, my future grandchildren, or anyone else that would enjoy it. These audios are special to me personally, because all my life I've suffered from dyslexia, and having a difficulty in reading anything, but this hel ...
 
Originally written for his young daughter Josephine, who died tragically aged six, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of short stories which were published separately in magazines before being compiled into a book. The stories are in the form of fables, where animals communicate and speak to each other as humans do and the purpose of each story was to convey a moral or message to the reader. Modern readers would be more familiar with the Disney animated version in which Mowgl ...
 
**Season 2 and Season 3 can be found exclusively on Pinna — the only ad-free, screen-free audio streaming service custom-made for kids!** Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest is a wildly enchanting fairy tale podcast made in partnership with Adam Gidwitz, bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm. Each episode features a classic fairy tale, bringing to life a world full of curious creatures and mischievous foes. These tales are retold with a surprising flourish to a group of inquisitive kids, who anti ...
 
Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period (1603 - 1868). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale. The best know story of these is "The Forty-seven Ronins" a true account of samurai revenge as it happened at the beginning of 18th ...
 
Welcome to Novel Pairings, a podcast dedicated to making the classics readable, relevant, and fun. As two nerdy bookworms, we appreciate the role of classic lit, but we but we won’t get too academic about it. We’ll talk about the books we love and the books we loath, and help stock your TBR pile with old and new reads for every literary taste.
 
The Short Mystery Story Collection by Various is a real treat for intrigue enthusiasts! This volume features such greats as Ambrose Bierce, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Anton Chekov. Some unexpected names like P G Wodehouse and Kate Chopin also crop up, bending their prodigious talents to the genre. The ten stories contained in this volume range from events as diverse as the mysterious death of a sea-captain in a seedy boarding house, a group of women who deal with a crime committed by a frien ...
 
The Lone Drunk Readeth is a storytelling podcast that features one short story per week, narrated and edited by the drunken writer and actor that is Gareth Clark McKay. The majority of fiction included is horror and dark comedy, with a mixture of existential themes. Recommendations for future shows are always welcome, from readers and writers of all kinds. Please visit www.gcmckay.com to send any suggestions and subscribe for future news and upcoming releases.
 
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THE DOG OF MONTARGIS- A French king allows a dog the opportunity to go one on one with the murderer of his master. THE ACHILLES HEEL- The story of a young warrior named Hercules who bragged one time too many about his exploits and was brought down by his one small vulnerability- his heel. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hi…
 
Professional baseball in United States dates back more than 150 years. It has been considered the great American sport since the 19th century. Popular sports attract rabid fans as was the case even back in 1910 when Zane Grey wrote Old Well Well. Known for his Western novels, Zane Gray was one of the most popular authors of the 20th century. Gray w…
 
Episode Notes Misunderstood and whiny, a man decides he'd rather kill himself than find a new line of work or get his kids to like him for who he is. My cat likes me It's fathers day, and I made my kids watch Ponyo with me My dryer is still broken My oldest wants their own segment on my show where they make fun of me Promos:Drunk TheoryLet Me Tell …
 
Sherlock Holmes - Murder by Moonlight & The Fifth of November 🕵️‍♀️ Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome my Old Time Radio lovers, a brand new week and a brand new Old Time Radio episode, remastered, Shrelock-ified, or heavily Watson'ed as it were, ready for your brilliant ears. We have gamb…
 
In late March of 1943 four expat Norwegians, having received commando training in Scotland, cruised into a remote fjord on Norway's northern coast in a fishing boat loaded with explosives and supplies needed to complete their mission, which was to assist locals in the area in resisting the Nazi occupation and to destroy a German-held airfield. The …
 
Chapters 1-3 Seventeen year-old David Balfour, after losing his father, is instructed to head for his distant relatives home for some support, but instead finds a crotchety old uncle living alone in a large unkept house. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-…
 
A Miskatonic University student shares his research concerning Vermont folklore which told of strange beings living in secluded mountainous areas. These beings, the Indians say, come from another planet to collect an unusual type of metal. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https:…
 
Anne and many of her classmates are studying hard for the coming test which will determine their entrance to Queen's. Finally- the results arrive. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: ht…
 
Visit our new exciting gift shop at: www.magical-storybook.com English Nanny style bedtime stories - In this classic story, two sisters, called Snow White and Rose Red meet a grumpy dwarf, and do their best to help him. But how can you help so one who is determined to be so rude? Note to my fans: Please support the creator of Magical Storybook: Eng…
 
Can young Beautrelet really solve a crime which absolutely baffles the police? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so much out of thi…
 
What Daddies Do Best This book shows the many great things that dads can do. https://www.amazon.com/What-Daddies-Best-Laura-Numeroff/dp/0689844662/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=what+daddies+do+best&qid=1623960395&sr=8-2 I Love You, Daddy Baby Bear knows there's nothing as wonderful as his Daddy's love for him! Daddy Bear shows his love in many ways,…
 
Let's Not Meet - Four True Horror Accounts Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome Listeners! ☕ This episode is a continuation of the Let’s Not Meet series of stories, and I have two final accounts for your brilliant ears. Let me just say there’s sex dungeons…violence, and animal abuse, so this…
 
On we have a bit of an experiment. What we are going to do is play some short stories sent in by you guys that I have been holding on to. I am calling it The Head Scratcher Segment. Also, we have a story from the Inner Sanctum titled The Black Seagull that should be quite chilling. So press that play button and enjoy the show. Featured Story - The …
 
Timothy J. Hillegonds is the author of The Distance Between (Nebraska, 2019), a finalist for the 2020 Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Tim's work has appeared in The Guardian, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Daily Beast, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Assay, Fourth Genre: Explorations in No…
 
Episode Notes We read what is basically grandma porn for the idea of being trapped on an island with other peoples babies. It's disturbing and shines a light on the fantasies of a very lonely author.We learn: Ben doesn't get the joke when Glen plays the Ratchet Book Club promo Glen can't have the "Summer of '89" with his friend while they're both u…
 
The second interview in our "Proof of Heaven" series. Kathleen McDaniel''s incredible account of her near-death experience (NDE) and what she learned from it.. Her book title "Misfit in Hell/To Heaven Expat" will make sense as soon as you hear her story. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email …
 
Let's Not Meet - Four True Horror Accounts Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome Listeners! ☕ Today’s stories are all Let’s Not Meet accounts. For those of you who are new to this genre of true story, Let’s Not Meet accounts are generally disturbing encounters with unsavoury people, terrifyin…
 
Today, Chelsey and Sara discuss: when it comes to the classics, what makes a great book club pick? They also share a handful of highly discussable classics, plus their top tips for better book club discussions. Tell us which classics your book club loved (or loathed) on Instagram. For more bonus episodes, nerdy classes, and extra book talk, join ou…
 
Episode Notes This week I check in with an author I've read before by reading about greedy teens who search for a haunted ouija board, and a greedy family who battle aliens to keep an anal probe.We learn: Drac has fallen off the map, and I'm worried about him I've coined the phrase "Glenergy" to describe what makes my show so successful My kid like…
 
Sherlock Holmes - The Speckled Band 🐍 | Venomous Episode! Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Original Audio Drama Link: https://archive.org/details/sherlockholmes_otr/451029+The+New+Adventures+of+Sherlock+Holmes+-+Murder+by+Moonlight.mp3 Welcome you listening legends, to your Monday Old Time Radio…
 
Author Stephen Hawley Martin joins us for a journey into the unknown to answer the following questions: Is there life after death? Does our life have a meaning? Does reincarnation exist? To find out more about him visit www.shmartin.com. Support our show and checkout www.simplisafe.com/1001! Only 14.99/mo- no long contracts-no tools required. This …
 
Hannay's division is in the center gap that the Germans need to reach Amiens. If German scout planes see how weak his lines are they will attack and Hannay's division will be wiped out. The job falls to the hands of the air corps. Hannays old friend Peter makes an unexpected appearance. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hist…
 
Todays story actually consists of the preface and first two chapters of jack London's book "People of the Abyss". which gives his first-hand account of the devastating poverty which was being suffered in London during the rise of the industrial age. At this time there were 300,000 people in London living in one room tenements, King Edward VII had j…
 
Two scientists attempt a strange experiment in an attempt to create an out-of-body experience with disastrous results. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.…
 
Anne and Diana visit Diana's grandmother in the big city and attend an exhibition. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking for suppo…
 
Hannay's division is in the center gap that the Germans need to reach Amiens. If German scout planes see how weak his lines are they will attack and Hannay's division will be wiped out. The job falls to the hands of the air corps. Hannays old friend Peter makes an unexpected appearance. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hist…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Visit our new exciting gift shop at: www.magical-storybook.com English Nanny style bedtime stories - In this classic story, a very selfish giant learns a harsh lesson about kindness. Note to my loyal listeners: Please would you consider helping me to keep providing stories for you, advert-free, by visiting our website gift shop and buying a t-shirt…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Who will solve the case of an attempted burglary that led to murder? Is an ambitious young student really the best option? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support …
 
From Baa, Baa Black Sheep, and Hush-a-Bye-Baby to Jack and Jill and Ring Around the Rosies, here are the classic baby's first Real Mother Goose Rhymes we all know and love. With gently enhanced Blanche Fisher Wright artwork and our trademarked black-and-white checkerboard border and design, this will be a must-have gift for all new parents. Childre…
 
Four Scottish Tales - The Fae | The Paige Boy | Silver Cup | Twin Brothers and more! Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome Listeners! ☕ Aye Laddie an Lassie, Four Scottish Tales for you lovely folk, narrated in Audio book for*tap*mat – no music, str*tap*aight nar*tap*ration. And that’s enough…
 
On this week we tackle the subject of the skinwalker with two creepy stories. Ron also gives some history and background on the origins of the beast. Then we have a full-on werewolf story from the annals of the golden age of radio. We end the show with another round of truth or fiction with Johnny Is It True - Strange History. You might not want to…
 
Kelly is an award-winning essayist and a Pushcart nominee. She has an MFA in nonfiction from Lesley University. Her essay “Do No Harm” was awarded the $1000 Best Essay Prize and appeared in Creative Nonfiction’s Issue #55, The Memoir Issue, Spring 2015. Her essay, "Paper Moon" was shortlisted for The Pinch's 2017 Literary Award. Kelly enjoys the qu…
 
Episode Notes What starts out as a boring date for Jada at a minor league baseball game, turns into the most graphic MLM Jada has ever peeped on. Just in time for Pride month! This turned out to be REALLY descriptive. So, consider this your warning for adult content. Go on, read it for yourself:https://www.tiffanyreisz.com/bringing-the-heat Visit h…
 
My bookish friends, Marci and Ako from The Colored Pages Book Club join me for a fun and insightful discussion of the first novel by Jessie Redmon Fauset, “There is Confusion”. Jessie Fauset was a pivotal person from the Harlem Renaissance. She was the editor of “The Crisis”, the publication of the N.A.A.C.P. She edited many of the famous writers f…
 
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