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Feb.09.2013
Are you writing a crime story set in Kenya? A romance set in Rwanda? A historical piece set in Senegal, Argentina or just about anywhere else? I have literate, observant, well-spoken friends all over the globe who can tell you what bus your protagonist would take to get from downtown Dakar to the...
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Oct.24.2012
I've had great success editing Crime City Central, a crime fiction podcast. Now I'm also editing Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast! Attention: horror fiction authors! We want your short stories! Because our show is free, we can't pay for stories. We can pair your story with a...
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Sep.05.2012
Everyone has a story! Come and find yours at the District of Wonders! www.districtofwonders.com To find your own story there, submit it to one of our shows! The Hugo Award-winning StarShip Sofa accepts published science fiction submissions, as well as fact articles ( starshipsofa@gmail.com subject...
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Aug.20.2012
Our sister podcast, Tales to Terrify, seeks short stories in the horror fiction genre, about 8000 words. Old story or new, established author or new writer. Because our shows are free, we cannot pay for stories. We have a fabulous pool of narrators, however, who will make literary gold of your...
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Aug.17.2012
Pilgrimage, the next novel in the Sovereign Era, a science fiction / speculative fiction / YA thrill ride needs your help! The project is more than 3/5 funded! Please go to http://crowdfundpilgrimage.info to help the project. For $5 you can get a copy of Pilgrimage and a copy of A book by Scott...
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Aug.13.2012
You can get the podcast of Brave Men Run for free on iTunes. I listened to all 15 of the 30-minute episodes straight through. What an amazing story!!! If you prefer written words, pop by the kickstarter page for the sequel, Pilgrimage. www.kickstarter.com At the bottom of the page is a link. In...
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Aug.06.2012
The District of Wonders network, home of four genre-specific podcasts, seeks sponsors and advertisers interested in audio or print ads on our podcasts or webpages. Our flagship show, the Hugo-Award winning StarShip Sofa has been downloaded three million times since its inception in 2006. Our shows...
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Jul.30.2012
If Terry Pratchett wrote a prose revision of the user guide to my iPhone, (a) I'd memorize it and (b) I'd know how to use the bloody thing. He's my author of authors. Like many Pratchett fans, I honestly resent when he writes outside the Disc World, but only for about five minutes, after which I'm...
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Jul.26.2012
Have you seen this? Dave Robison hosts "The Roundtable Podcast," a daily show about literature and authors! Red Room members cannot miss this! www.roundtablepodcast.com It's more than, better than, an interview. In this conversation format, Dave and his co-host Brian Humphrey and guest hosts bring...
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Jul.26.2012
The District of Dreams, umbrella group for genre fiction podcasts, has recently launched Protecting Project Pulp, a podcast devoted to pulp fiction. The first two shows performed well on iTunes. The producers will need more stories to provide a reliable full-hour show each week. Protecting Project...
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Jul.25.2012
Our debut show had over 750 downloads on iTunes! 500 is respectable. We're extatic and we have a month of shows pre-recorded, but we're not letting up on the throttle. To present 60 minutes of spine-tingling edge-of-your-seat crime fiction every week, we need more stories! We're looking for 3,000...
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Jul.25.2012
"Virginia," we don't use last names in hospice, "has a reputation as a hard case," the volunteer coordinator told me. When I knocked at her door, Virginia's neighbor David introduced me to Virgie and her dachshund, Maxwell. "Really hateful, so watch your ankles," David warned. Did he mean...
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Jul.18.2012
Now that Crime City Central is off the ground, we're looking for more content. Send us your stories! We want to add a crime fact segment to the show, hopefully monthly. We're looking for a published crime nonfiction writer who would like to contribute monthly. Ideally we would like somebody who can...
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Jul.18.2012
Every Monday on iTunes
Crime City Central launched on July 16, 2012 to rave reviews! Our inaugural story came from Lawrence Block, master of fiction and author of more than 50 books. "Keller the Dog Killer" features Keller and Dot, iconic characters in Block's brilliant catalog of creation. The narration truly nails the...
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