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by mightytwix
Thu May 14, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Necessary Cuts
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Necessary Cuts

Norm and author comedian/writer Bryan Miller about comedy and horror, editing and frog country, Lovecraft and fish horror. Also, Bryan’s H.P. Lovecraft-inspired story, “Necessary Cuts.” Link to original Forum Post The manuscripts I read are haunted. Commas vanish forever into the void. Subjects and ...
by mightytwix
Tue May 05, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 425 – Unlike Most Tides
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Drabblecast 425 – Unlike Most Tides

Drabblecast 425 – Unlike Most Tides [/u][/b] By: Darcie Little Badger The prima donna sun has not yet risen to outshine every other star in the Milky Way. Overhead, a flash of light arcs between Orion and Taurus, the hunter firing at the bull. With a grunt, Mathilda lowers her kayak and admires the...
by mightytwix
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account

Havent listen to the story yet but that Twabble is horrifying! Nice work Tiredguy.
by mightytwix
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account

Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account By: Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali and Rachael K. Jones On this diplomatic mission, I, Scholar, have two objectives: first, to advise Master Feeder TikTik on Earth customs and linguistic differences, and second, to accurately record wha...
by mightytwix
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada [/u][/b] By: Margaret Atwood The Martians descend to Earth in their spaceship. They intend to go to New York – they want to see something called ‘a musical’ – but they get the directions mixed up, as many before them have done, and end up in Canada instea...
by mightytwix
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group

In these trying times, this for me was a great regrounding in the weird and a needed distraction from the world. This is classic Drabblecast. Point 1: Intro for Depends.... This was just down right weird and amazing. From the the natural distain for babies we all share to embracing laziness of movin...
by mightytwix
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group

Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group [/u][/b] By: Dianne M. Williams Time was running out, and Matt couldn’t stand the thought of driving home for the change. He turned off the car in the parking lot across the street from the stone church and checked the address. The internet ad said: “Shifter Su...
by mightytwix
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 421 – The Life You Save May Be Your Own
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Drabblecast 421 – The Life You Save May Be Your Own

Drabblecast 421 – The Life You Save May Be Your Own [/u] By: Flannery O'Connor The old woman and her daughter were sitting on their porch when Mr. Shiftlet came up their road for the first time. The old woman slid to the edge of her chair and leaned forward, shading her eyes from the piercing sunse...
by mightytwix
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 420 – Comfort and Joy
Replies: 0
Views: 362

Drabblecast 420 – Comfort and Joy

Drabblecast 420 – Comfort and Joy [/b] By: Tim Pratt I was in a grubby little bar down in Florida, sitting on a stool beside a plastic palm tree decorated with Christmas lights, when I heard a cough, and smelled cold ashes. I folded up my list and tucked it into my pocket. Without looking around, I...
by mightytwix
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special
Replies: 0
Views: 615

Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special

Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special
They Went into the Graveyard, One by One by Matthew Bey
The Armadillo Man by Norm Sherman
Macadam by Samantha Henderson
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Episode Art: Bo Kaier
by mightytwix
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition

Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition By: Michelle Ann King Damita managed The Fracture’s visitor centre and gift shop, while Jem took the guided tours. There was also a cafe, which always had fresh coffee and an inventive selection of hot sandwiche...
by mightytwix
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts

This was a really great Lovecraft salute, and I liked the authors spin on where the story came from. At the time of listening to this, my own job was pretty stressful, and I too had horrific and painful words appearing everywhere, along with horrible flashbacks and dreams. Report Percent complete Pa...
by mightytwix
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance
Replies: 2
Views: 470

Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance

Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance [/b] By: David D. Levine Theo opened his eyes and stared out the window. Beyond the glass loomed the fog of endless night, and bulbous shapes drifting. Here and there a spotlight picked out the sigil of one or another House on a pennant or tail fin. The red bat...
by mightytwix
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts

Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts [/u][/b] By Bryan Milller The manuscripts I read are haunted. Commas vanish forever into the void. Subjects and verbs struggle in bloody disagreement. Infinitives are cleaved with a dull axe. Sentence fragments ablated at one ragged end lay strewn between the margin...
by mightytwix
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Re: Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!

I really enjoyed this story. Lightheart teenage angst with a touch of comming of age, set in a weird and wonderful world. It had an authentic diary feel to it, and the narration really help cement it. I remember trying to stomach and comprehend the bible stories I was feed as a child. The strict sun...
by mightytwix
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)

I am with you there Norm. I remember my introduction to the free serialized world with pobiobooks.com (just looked it up, no longer the name), and the huge wealth of content there. Its funny, a few weeks ago I remembered Scott (from Nocturnal), and looked him up. He is still cranking out the stories...
by mightytwix
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum

Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum [/u][/b] By Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette The ship had no name of her own, so her human crew called her the Lavinia Whateley. As far as anyone could tell, she didn’t mind. At least, her long grasping vanes curled—affectionately? — when the chief engineers patted her b...
by mightytwix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!

Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever! by Shaenon K. Garrity The Wakefields were the worst family in Oakes Isle. Even the grown-ups knew it. Whenever a chicken was stolen or the air was let out of a bike tire or a starving hex was chalked on a barn wall to sicken the sheep, there was a W...
by mightytwix
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop
Replies: 4
Views: 701

Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop

Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop By Robert Reed My foot did not discover the prize, nor was I the first of the object’s erstwhile owners. According to every account, it was a young girl who innocently tripped over the mostly buried artifact while skipping across a whisper field. Since this was...