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

Luke Kondor

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

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

Luke Kondor

1.3K
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10.6K
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These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.

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54.2 A Handwritten Confession

In a future, highly regulated society, the Authorities control all human behaviour, including how life companions are selected, even forbidding the use of the word love. Any societal transgressions are punished with banishment and scarring of the offenders. Before the banishment and scarring, a transgressor is compelled to write a handwritten confession. Written by J. J. Steinfeld Narrated by Josh Curran Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byAndrew KN and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Canadian fiction writer, poet, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published 20 books, including Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2015), An Unauthorized Biography of Being (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2016), Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be (Poetry, Guernica Editions, 2017), A Visit to the Kafka Café (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions, 2018), and Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2019). His short stories and poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and periodicals internationally, and over 50 of his one-act plays and a handful of full-length plays have been performed in Canada and the United States. 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, @jcurranwriter You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs and posters are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19 MIN20 h ago
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54.2 A Handwritten Confession

54.1 The Algorithm

In a future reduced to numbers, The Algorithm is God and God's judgement is final. Written by Matthew C. Butcher Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Karl Hughes With music byChris Zabriskie and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Matthew C. Butcher is a novelist, writer for the chart-topping podcast 'The Other Stories' and soon to be breaking into the medium of graphic novels. He has a keen interest in near future sci-fi and conspiracy and enjoys speculating at what point everything goes awry. Despite the generally graphic and miserable themes in his writing, he promises he's actually quite a pleasant person. Honest. You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk...

17 MIN1 w ago
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54.1 The Algorithm

Vol 54 - Big Brother

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 MIN1 w ago
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Vol 54 - Big Brother

53.4 Infernal

EAn arsonist, trapped in a blaze of his own creation is taunted by a mysterious figure Written by Andy Conduit-Turner Narrated by Josh Curran Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byDuncan Muggleton and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Andy Conduit-Turner, is a UK based writer, editor and producer of fiction as well as an occasional podcast crasher and quiz host with a love of all things strange and spooky. Pursuing a personal quest to write across all possible mediums, settings and styles, Andy’s stories to date range from the far flung future to hellish dreamscapes and from navigating the perils of werewolves in Victorian London, to overcoming the perils of time looping doomsday devices, and he’s only just getting started! In addition to several appearances of his short stories in Hawk & Cleaver’s, The Other Stories podcast and taking part in the collaborative blockbuster “The Nest”, ...

17 MIN2 w ago
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53.4 Infernal

53.3 A Chinese Whisper

EFor Carlisle waking up from cryogenic sleep aboard an unknown spaceship with amnesia and a headache is perfectly normal. It’s only as his memories return that things start getting weird! Written by Karl Poyzer Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Karl Hughes With music byChris Zabriskie and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN3 w ago
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53.3 A Chinese Whisper

53.2 Inside The Flames

EThrough the virgin forest the voices come, the fire’s heat felt for miles around. An orange sky leads Toya towards her rite of passage where she finally claims her place among her people. Written by Daniel Willcocks Narrated by Alexandra Elroy Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byDuncan Muggleton And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Daniel Willcocks is the bestselling author behind such dark fiction titles as ‘They Rot’, ‘They Remain’, and ‘Lazarus’ – written alongside Luke Kondor – as well as ‘The Caitlin Chronicles’ with top 10 Amazon author Michael Anderle. He is also the producer of the Great Writers Share podcast, interviewing the best and brightest authors around today. To find out more about Dan’s work, visit www.danielwillcocks.com You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandc...

17 MINJUN 15
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53.2 Inside The Flames

53.1 Burning Love

EMercy’s deadly obsessions are born from a challenging youth, and will end in flames. Written by Sarah Crockford Narrated by Jasmine Arch Edited by Karl Hughes With music byAndrew KN and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Sarah Crockford is a writer and pet behaviourist, who lives in Kent, England. Normally to be found writing romantic comedies and dog training advice, she's recently been delving into the darker side of her mind with short stories featuring elements of psychological thriller and horror. She's worried she's enjoying more than she ought to. More information can be found on her website www.sarahcrockford.com You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production the story studi...

15 MINJUN 8
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53.1 Burning Love

Vol 53 - Fire

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 MINJUN 8
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Vol 53 - Fire

52.4 Member Discount

EA vigilante by trade, Joey finds herself peeking into the dark corners of her psyche to reveal desires she never knew existed. Written by Vanessa Watson Narrated by Jasmine Arch Edited by Karl Hughes With music by Calum Paterson, Myuu, and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MINJUN 1
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52.4 Member Discount

52.3 Prized Specimen

Tyler always hoped he would be immortalised as one of the bodybuilding greats, but not like this. Written by Ian J Middleton Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music by Mellarn and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org and Incompetech The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Ian J. Middleton is a horror writer who dabbles in novels, short stories and flash fiction. Check out more of his work at www.ianjmiddleton.com Check out our new books: One To Five Million by Luke Kondor Collaboration for Authors by Daniel Willcocks You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16 MINMAY 25
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52.3 Prized Specimen

Latest Episodes

54.2 A Handwritten Confession

In a future, highly regulated society, the Authorities control all human behaviour, including how life companions are selected, even forbidding the use of the word love. Any societal transgressions are punished with banishment and scarring of the offenders. Before the banishment and scarring, a transgressor is compelled to write a handwritten confession. Written by J. J. Steinfeld Narrated by Josh Curran Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byAndrew KN and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Canadian fiction writer, poet, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, where he is patiently waiting for Godot’s arrival and a phone call from Kafka. While waiting, he has published 20 books, including Madhouses in Heaven, Castles in Hell (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2015), An Unauthorized Biography of Being (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2016), Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be (Poetry, Guernica Editions, 2017), A Visit to the Kafka Café (Poetry, Ekstasis Editions, 2018), and Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2019). His short stories and poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and periodicals internationally, and over 50 of his one-act plays and a handful of full-length plays have been performed in Canada and the United States. 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, @jcurranwriter You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs and posters are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19 MIN20 h ago
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54.2 A Handwritten Confession

54.1 The Algorithm

In a future reduced to numbers, The Algorithm is God and God's judgement is final. Written by Matthew C. Butcher Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Karl Hughes With music byChris Zabriskie and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Matthew C. Butcher is a novelist, writer for the chart-topping podcast 'The Other Stories' and soon to be breaking into the medium of graphic novels. He has a keen interest in near future sci-fi and conspiracy and enjoys speculating at what point everything goes awry. Despite the generally graphic and miserable themes in his writing, he promises he's actually quite a pleasant person. Honest. You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production the story studio, Hawk...

17 MIN1 w ago
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54.1 The Algorithm

Vol 54 - Big Brother

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 MIN1 w ago
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Vol 54 - Big Brother

53.4 Infernal

EAn arsonist, trapped in a blaze of his own creation is taunted by a mysterious figure Written by Andy Conduit-Turner Narrated by Josh Curran Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byDuncan Muggleton and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Andy Conduit-Turner, is a UK based writer, editor and producer of fiction as well as an occasional podcast crasher and quiz host with a love of all things strange and spooky. Pursuing a personal quest to write across all possible mediums, settings and styles, Andy’s stories to date range from the far flung future to hellish dreamscapes and from navigating the perils of werewolves in Victorian London, to overcoming the perils of time looping doomsday devices, and he’s only just getting started! In addition to several appearances of his short stories in Hawk & Cleaver’s, The Other Stories podcast and taking part in the collaborative blockbuster “The Nest”, ...

17 MIN2 w ago
Comments
53.4 Infernal

53.3 A Chinese Whisper

EFor Carlisle waking up from cryogenic sleep aboard an unknown spaceship with amnesia and a headache is perfectly normal. It’s only as his memories return that things start getting weird! Written by Karl Poyzer Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Karl Hughes With music byChris Zabriskie and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN3 w ago
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53.3 A Chinese Whisper

53.2 Inside The Flames

EThrough the virgin forest the voices come, the fire’s heat felt for miles around. An orange sky leads Toya towards her rite of passage where she finally claims her place among her people. Written by Daniel Willcocks Narrated by Alexandra Elroy Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music byDuncan Muggleton And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Daniel Willcocks is the bestselling author behind such dark fiction titles as ‘They Rot’, ‘They Remain’, and ‘Lazarus’ – written alongside Luke Kondor – as well as ‘The Caitlin Chronicles’ with top 10 Amazon author Michael Anderle. He is also the producer of the Great Writers Share podcast, interviewing the best and brightest authors around today. To find out more about Dan’s work, visit www.danielwillcocks.com You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandc...

17 MINJUN 15
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53.2 Inside The Flames

53.1 Burning Love

EMercy’s deadly obsessions are born from a challenging youth, and will end in flames. Written by Sarah Crockford Narrated by Jasmine Arch Edited by Karl Hughes With music byAndrew KN and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Sarah Crockford is a writer and pet behaviourist, who lives in Kent, England. Normally to be found writing romantic comedies and dog training advice, she's recently been delving into the darker side of her mind with short stories featuring elements of psychological thriller and horror. She's worried she's enjoying more than she ought to. More information can be found on her website www.sarahcrockford.com You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production the story studi...

15 MINJUN 8
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53.1 Burning Love

Vol 53 - Fire

You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 MINJUN 8
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Vol 53 - Fire

52.4 Member Discount

EA vigilante by trade, Joey finds herself peeking into the dark corners of her psyche to reveal desires she never knew existed. Written by Vanessa Watson Narrated by Jasmine Arch Edited by Karl Hughes With music by Calum Paterson, Myuu, and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Zapsplat.com The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MINJUN 1
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52.4 Member Discount

52.3 Prized Specimen

Tyler always hoped he would be immortalised as one of the bodybuilding greats, but not like this. Written by Ian J Middleton Narrated by Justin Fife Edited by Duncan Muggleton With music by Mellarn and Thom Robson And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org and Incompetech The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House Ian J. Middleton is a horror writer who dabbles in novels, short stories and flash fiction. Check out more of his work at www.ianjmiddleton.com Check out our new books: One To Five Million by Luke Kondor Collaboration for Authors by Daniel Willcocks You can join our Bookclub and chat about the podcast over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver T-shirts and mugs are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16 MINMAY 25
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52.3 Prized Specimen
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