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Fantastical Worlds in Story Fiction Podcast

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Escape to a place where magic comes alive, with this weekly, YA, Middle Grade, entertainment channel. Explore new, fun, fantastical, fantasy worlds in stories, with your host Karen Thomas, in this fictional podcast, for the young at heart.

Escape to a place where magic comes alive, with this weekly, YA, Middle Grade, entertainment channel. Explore new, fun, fantastical, fantasy worlds in stories, with your host Karen Thomas, in this fictional podcast, for the young at heart.

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United States

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Escape to a place where magic comes alive, with this weekly, YA, Middle Grade, entertainment channel. Explore new, fun, fantastical, fantasy worlds in stories, with your host Karen Thomas, in this fictional podcast, for the young at heart.

Language:

English

Contact:

9419282501


Episodes

23 - Circle of Death

3/25/2021
No one knew what had happened to the king seven years ago. But when the ruling council of priests decreed that whosoever slew the beast of Ashen Forest shall become the new king, Ser Reinier, Knight of the Black Vein River, knew he was meant to be the next ruler. However, the new king pays a steep price when he ignores the calling: much is required from those to whom much power is given. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder,...

Duration:00:28:02

22 - Three Dragons

3/18/2021
An elderly dragon wants only to be left alone. But only one month after she moved to the mountains of a new town, the villagers approach her with an intriguing sacrifice. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Patreon

Duration:00:24:31

21 - A Very Hairy Friend

3/11/2021
This week’s episode features a flash fiction short story. Read by author and host, Karen Thomas. Patti always gave the kids’ toys back to them, every time they ended up in her yard. But she wished someone would at least come by to visit or at least wave or say hi. Until one day, she finds the strangest toy of them all. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:14:50

20 - This Is War

3/4/2021
Rilla makes her way into enemy territory on a very dangerous though necessary mission. But things are not always as they seem. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:17:38

19 - Falling Star

2/25/2021
Anna walks the beach at night hoping to find pretty seashells she could sell at the market when something unexpected happens. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:18:11

18 - Blue Fins

2/18/2021
This week’s episode features a flash fiction short story. Written by Karen Thomas, and read by author and host, Karen Thomas. A successful filmmaker is disenchanted with his lonely life, despite all his success and socialite friends in the crowded big city. He escapes to a quiet cabin in the mountains where he finds the adventure of a lifetime. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A...

Duration:00:24:15

17 - Last Night's Party

2/11/2021
This week’s episode features a flash fiction short story inspired by a classic fairytale. Ella is especially excited to go to the market in town today. But, the secret she shares with someone in town turns into something no one could have imagined. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:17:10

16 - Wings of Life

2/2/2021
For more than ten years, no child has been born to humans. Then the fae made themselves known to the world, in an attempt to find a solution as they too have suffered the same affliction of no more children. Until one day everything changes with a young couple. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Author Website Become A Patron on Patreon

Duration:00:15:56

15 - Gateway

1/19/2021
Flash Fiction: Lilea is the last of her kind. She has been searching for the ancient ruins of her people for decades, thinking it would help her figure out what she should do. However, everything she believes is about to change when she happens upon a mysterious gateway in the middle of the forest. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Author website Become A Patron

Duration:00:13:04

14 - Pink Dragon

1/12/2021
Dragons are so misunderstood. Don't believe me? Listen to this. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Author Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:05:44

13 - Finale: Golden Daisy

1/5/2021
In this finale, Zalie arrives back at the celebrations in Summervale. She confronts Clover and they come to a surprising pleasing agreement. She finds out who are ‘The Three.’ Her Uncle Oakley gives her extraordinary news and reveals a family secret. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Author Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:23:27

12 - Part 5: Golden Daisy

12/29/2020
Zalie’s conversation with the Golden Daisy reveals much more than she could ever have anticipated. She is gifted the healing of her torn wing, the renewal of her torn and dirty clothing, and she finally learns what she needed to know about her father. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Become A Patron Author Website

Duration:00:26:33

11 - Part 4: Golden Daisy

12/22/2020
Zalie navigates the terrifying Tanglewood Forest and ends up in a situation worse than she'd imagined. Her determination falters but then, she comes face to face with Ora; The Golden Daisy. She learns something about her mother which she'd thought was impossible. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:30:35

10 - Part 3: Golden Daisy

12/15/2020
Zalie speeds through town, then sets off on her quest. The flowers in Bright Meadow gives her some confusing advice, after which she stops by a brook to rest. There she has a most unfortunate encounter with her nemesis, Clover Sugarmist. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. If you would like to become a patron, for as little as the cost of a cup of coffee, to help cover hosting and equipment, for...

Duration:00:26:12

9 - Part 2: Golden Daisy

12/8/2020
Zalie arrives at the special event, but things don't go as smoothly and discreetly as she'd intended. Then, after her conversation with her Uncle Oakley, the Grand Mab of the Summervale fae, she sets off to win the Golden Quest. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel, Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, Melanie, and Wendy Kogel. Author Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:22:58

8 - Part 1: Golden Daisy

12/1/2020
This week's episode features part one of a new story, The Golden Daisy. Written by Karen Thomas under the pen name Anabelle Chase, and read by author and host Karen Thomas. A precocious young fairy enters a traditional competition to find The Golden Daisy. For thousands of years, no one has ever found the fabled flower. But when Zalie accidentally happens to find the Queen of all flowers, her reward is different from what she’d expected but far greater than what she’d imagined. A special...

Duration:00:24:13

7 - Finale: Brave One

11/24/2020
Aaila learns what the Numen was hiding from her, and the true weight of her noble deed, as The Gift ushers her into a world she'd previously known as a myth. A special thank you goes out to the patrons of this channel: Vinton, Kensyn Thomas, Carolyn Borkholder, and Melanie. Author Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:31:13

6 - Part 1: Brave One

11/17/2020
Aaila and her son-turned-divine-leader, narrowly escape the advancing Naaghal horde. They may have one chance of getting back to their side of the lake, but instead, Aaila chooses to be the distraction needed for the boy-deity to escape. Author Website Become a Patron

Duration:00:23:10

5 - Finale: Queen's Birthday

11/10/2020
Ethan delivers Queen Alexandria's gown to the palace, and Emily heads back to the woods to bring another gift to the fairies. What she finds when she gets back to the riverbank changes everything. Author Website Become a Patron

Duration:00:20:37

4 - Part 4: Queen's Birthday

11/5/2020
Emily hurries home with the fairy fabric and starts working on the Queen's gown. She and Ethan get an unexpected visit along with bad news. Their only hope to save their home is if Emily can finish the dress earlier than expected. She gets to work and finally reveals her magnificent creation. Author Website Become A Patron

Duration:00:17:06