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The Drabblecast is an award-winning, illustrated, listener-supported audio fiction magazine, released as a free to download, weekly podcast. It features short stories at the far side of weird, including science fiction, horror, fantasy, and everything in between. It is hosted and produced by Norm Sherman. The Drabblecast is open to submissions and is a paying market.
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The children washed up early this year; we raced down to the beach as soon as we heard. There was already a traffic jam coming out of the inland cells.
My pockets are always filled with notes, so I left them well-anchored on the beach. Cells may not survive without new children, but without our studies, survival is meaningless…
Episode Art: Jan DennisonRead by: Abby Craden. Additional voices by: Julie Hoverson, Liz Mierzejewski,Abbey Hilton, Sarah Tolbert, Monika Vasey, Small Anklevich
Amilee Jo Baker’s day of wedded bliss was the biggest scandal the congregation of Millton County’s First Brotherhood Baptist Church had endured since Ginger Lynn married that Liebowitz boy from the Army, bless her heart…
Episode Art: Jan Dennison
I barely recall how it used to be, before the Kus slashed open our sky—before their ships descended, battering the clouds with hurricanes and lightning. I remember the thunder and the majesty. And I remember the weeks of fire that followed…
Although she was tired, Wu was careful not to show it. Her pregnancies were progressing nicely. The eldest foetus, Hoo, was about to be born, and she was getting too big for parties, but the Senate elections were only months away and her visible pregnancy gave her an advantage she could not afford to waste…
All the Single Rotifers
“Her routine was perfect in its simplicity. She spent her mornings in the kitchen waiting for someone to brush her, her afternoons sprawled on the couch in the warm sunshine, and her evenings on the nearest lap. Sometimes she watched the water droplets in bathtub after her people took showers.
Yes. It was a good life.
Until they came….
Air Out My Shorts
Healthcare is a Human Right
Episode Art: Liz Music by: Helen Long, Aaron Derington, Shostakovitch, Schoenberg
2009 Drabblecast People’s Choice Winner: David D. Levine
Portland Vegetarian Meetup
Episode Art: Skeet Scienski Music by: David Gosnell, Alan Langford, Christopher Willits, Norm Sherman and J.S. Bach