Enjoy fiction? A popular way to enjoy stories now over the Internet is through podcasts. Fiction podcasts are fun and we’ve found you some new favorites to try. Whether you are looking for literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, horror or a combination of them all – you’ll find something that suits you perfectly.
One of the best things about fiction podcast websites is that you can listen while you are working on your computer. It’s a fun way to make your daily life more entertaining and a fresh twist on the radio show.
Each podcast has its own style and personality. Some have CDs or books you can order to continue enjoying the stories. Many have archived episodes available so you can continue listening through older episodes after you’ve enjoyed the latest one.
The only challenge to enjoying fiction podcast websites? It seems that fiction podcast passes so quickly – then you’re looking forward to the next one! That’s why it’s helpful to have a few new favorites! Happy reading/listening!
the science fiction podcast magazine
At EscapePod you’ll find science fiction stories via podcast. EscapePod calls themselves “the science fiction podcast magazine.” They’re proud to have reached 300 episodes and still going strong. You’ll find many great sci fi stories here to listen to at EscapePod.
Listen to fiction podcasts http://escapepod.org/
Star Ship Sofa
the science fiction audio magazine
You’ll appreciate StarShipSofa, “the science fiction audio magazine” that will take you on an amazing journey – right from the comfort of your own sofa and living room! Captain Tony C. Smith says he will “take you on a voyage of wonder.” Find new and unique science fiction stories with each episode of the show. StarShipSofa has had nearly 200 episodes to date.
Enjoy fiction podcasts http://www.starshipsofa.com/
podcast for aspiring genre fiction writers
If you are a new fiction writer, you’ll want to know about Pendragon Variety. This fiction podcast is especially “for Aspiring Genre Fiction Writers.” This audio literary magazine offers stories and a round table type of discussion about both prose and poetry. During our visit they were closed for submissions, but watch their website for any changes on status. This is a great way to hear new fiction writers and enjoy fun stories first!
Podcasts for Future Writers http://pendragonvariety.com/
The Dark Verse
fiction by Sharkchild
This podcast offers “the strange works of M. Amauensis Sharkchild” who tells tales of both fantasy and horror. Sharkchild’s stories may follow you in your sleep! The Dark Verse cautions they are not appropriate for all listeners due to their dark themes and disturbing references. This is the ideal podcast if you enjoy a spooky story with a fantasy theme.
Listen to Sharkchild’s podcasts http://thedarkverse.sharkchild.com/
audio fiction podcast
At The Drabblecast you’ll find “Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Everything In-Between.” They are an award winning podcast, receiving the 2010 Parsec Award. Visit the Episode Archives to enjoy previous episodes. Or visit the Discussion Forums to connect with others who enjoy a great story. The Drabblecast is narrated and produced by Norm Sherman.
Listen to science fiction and fantasy podcasts http://web.me.com/normsherman/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html
a monthly literary audio magazine
Bound Off is a monthly literary audio podcast – a magazine that you can enjoy. While their website isn’t the fanciest – give them a chance folks! You’ll appreciate the descriptions of the stories for each issue so you know which stories you can listen to with each episode. They even let you know how long the story is and exactly when that story starts within the episode so you can skip ahead to your favorites if you wish.
monthly literary podcasts http://www.boundoff.com/