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Ink and Ash: A Short Story Podcast

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Ink and Ash is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!

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United States

Description:

Ink and Ash is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!

Twitter:

@syypodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

"The Horla," by Guy de Maupassant

1/25/2023
This week we present Guy de Maupassant’s influential tale of a man who discovers a malevolent presence. What does it want from him? How can he be rid of it? Listen to find out! 0:00 – Intro to the show 0:40 – Intro to this week’s story 4:15 – “The Horla” 1:03:19 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at http://www.patreon.com/inkandashpod! Submit or suggest a story and get all the links to subscribe and review at...

Duration:01:04:37

"Naboth's Vineyard," by E.F. Benson

1/11/2023
This week we’ll hear from first-time author E.F. Benson, with a tale of greed, wrath, and the consequences thereof…don’t miss “Naboth’s Vineyard!” 0:00 – What’s new? 0:55 – Intro to E.F. Benson and “Naboth’s Vineyard” 4:34 – “Naboth’s Vineyard” 35:38 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at http://www.patreon.com/inkandashpod! Submit or suggest a story and get all the links to subscribe and review at http://inkandashpod.com! Find the...

Duration:00:36:38

"The Witness for the Prosecution," by Agatha Christie

12/21/2022
This week hear the story of a man accused of murder most foul. Is he innocent or guilty? Only two people know for sure. Find out here! 0:00 – Starting the show! 0:52 – Intro to this week’s story 5:29 – “The Witness for the Prosecution” 46:18 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at http://www.patreon.com/inkandashpod! Submit or suggest a story and get all the links to subscribe and review at http://inkandashpod.com! Find the show on...

Duration:00:47:16

"Empire of the Necromancers," by Clark Ashton Smith

11/30/2022
Today we venture into weird fiction, with a tale by master of the genre, Clark Ashton Smith. We’ll follow a couple of sorcerers on their path to a life of leisure. But as they use the dark arts to get what they want, how long can they sustain their gluttonous ways? 0:00 – Intro, Apple Podcasts Review 1:11 – Intro to Clark Ashton Smith and this week’s story 5:44 – “Empire of the Necromancers” 28:21 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at...

Duration:00:29:16

"All Gold Canyon," by Jack London

11/16/2022
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Jack London…let’s remedy that right now with the story of a prospector that gets more than he bargained for in “All Gold Canyon!” 0:00 – Show Intro, Apple Podcasts Review 1:27 – Quick introduction to this week’s story 3:30 – “All Gold Canyon” 45:10 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at http://www.patreon.com/inkandashpod! Submit or suggest a story and get all the links to subscribe and review...

Duration:00:45:57

"Soldier's Home," by Ernest Hemingway and "A Horseman in the Sky," by Ambrose Bierce

11/2/2022
This week in honor of Veterans Day in the United States, we’ve got two veteran-related stories – one surrounding a recently returned veteran, called “Soldier’s Home,” by Ernest Hemingway, and another from the American Civil War called “A Horseman in the Sky,” by Ambrose Bierce. Enjoy! 0:00 – The news, Apple Podcasts review, YouTube channel, etc. 2:04 – Intro to this week’s authors and stories 7:32 – “Soldier’s Home,” by Ernest Hemingway 21:50 – “A Horseman in the Sky,” by Ambrose...

Duration:00:37:11

"Oh Whistle, and I'll Come to You My Lad," by M.R. James

10/19/2022
This week, hear a classic ghost story from a true pioneer and first-timer on Ink and Ash, M.R. James! You won’t want to miss “Oh Whistle, and I’ll Come to You My Lad!” 0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts Review 2:07 – Intro to M.R. James and this week’s story 6:16 – “Oh Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad,” by M. R. James 49:02 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron of Ink and Ash at http://www.patreon.com/inkandashpod! Submit or suggest a...

Duration:00:50:59

"The Judge's House," by Bram Stoker

10/5/2022
This week, Bram Stoker returns to the show with a story about a house that is full of rats…and perhaps something more malevolent. 0:00 – Intro, Apple Podcasts Review 2:25 – Intro to Bram Stoker and this week’s story 4:00 – “The Judge’s House” 45:00 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a Patron, leave a review, or find any social media handle here: https://linktr.ee/inkandashpod Or visit the website, http://inkandashpod.com Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,”...

Duration:00:46:07

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue," by Edgar Allen Poe

9/21/2022
Ink and Ash is back! It’s the beginning of Season four, and we’re starting off with a bang – Edgar Allen Poe is today’s author, and he brings us what is widely considered to be the first detective story! 0:00 – Welcome to Season 4! New patrons, Apple Podcast review, etc. 2:40 – A brief intro to Poe and this week’s story 4:53 – “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” by Edgar Allen Poe 1:22:27 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a patron of Ink and Ash! Catch the...

Duration:01:23:37

Livestream for the Cure Special: "Click Clack the Rattlebag," by Neil Gaiman + Lovecraft, de Maupassant, and Bloch!

5/18/2022
Long time no see! Season four is closer than it's ever been (production has started), but in the meantime we've got the annual Livestream for the Cure coming up this Saturday, May 21st. In honor of that event, here is my segment from last year. My segment for this year's event will be Saturday night, 9:00pm Eastern time at twitch.tv/livestreamforthecure. Don't miss this event and help us raise funds for a future immune to cancer!

Duration:01:02:52

Livestream For the Cure Special: "The Black Cat" & "The Tell-Tale Heart," by Edgar Allan Poe and "Gabriel-Ernest" by SAKI

5/12/2021
Today on a special bonus episode of Ink and Ash, hear last year’s Livestream 4 the Cure segment in preparation for this year’s 5Stream for the Cure! Don’t miss the Ink and Ash segment on Saturday night, May 22nd at 10pm Eastern. Stories and prizes – what more do you need? Want a video version of last year’s segment? Here’s the link! 0:00 – The news, what’s up with season 4? What are we doing today? 7:06 – Livestream 4 the Cure 1:07:08 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next...

Duration:01:08:08

"The Corpse Nephew," by Taft McConkie and "The Man in the Moon," by L. Frank Baum

2/3/2021
This week on the season e finale of Stories of Yore and Yours, hear two fantastical tales – “The Corpse Nephew,” by listener Taft McConkie, and “The Man in the Moon,” by L. Frank Baum. The next episode you see on the main feed here will be under the new title of Ink and Ash – stay tuned! 0:00 – The news, State of the Show, What to expect during the offseason 4:53 – Intro to this week’s authors and stories 6:15 – “The Corpse Nephew,” by Taft McConkie 14:45 – “The Man in the Moon,” by L....

Duration:00:24:05

"The Hanging Stranger," by Phillip K. Dick

1/20/2021
An unknown man hangs in the middle of the town square, but the town barely notices. What does it mean? Why is he there? And what's that sound? Find out in Phillip K. Dick's "The Hanging Stranger!" 0:00 – Let’s start the show 1:20 – Intro to this week’s story 2:03 – “The Hanging Stranger” 32:14 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email:...

Duration:00:33:01

Christmas Fairy Tales with The Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen

12/24/2020
This week, enjoy some fairy tales based around the Christmas holiday – they may not be traditionally Christmassy as we think of it today, but they both have a central theme that brings home the reason we celebrate. That’s not even to mention lots of updates and a visit with the Searchlight Recipe Book! 0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts Review, this week’s Searchlight Recipe 5:19 – Intro to this week’s authors and stories 7:39 – “The Fir Tree,” by Hans Christian...

Duration:00:29:17

"The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm" and "Punch Brothers, Punch!" by Mark Twain

12/9/2020
Today on the program, hear two stories from our old friend Mark Twain – first he tells of a man’s justified disdain for burglar alarms in “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm,” and then we hear of his experience with a troublesome earworm in “Punch, Brothers, Punch!” 0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts Review 3:16 – Intro to this week’s stories 4:50 – “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm” 18:16 – “Punch, Brothers, Punch!” 28:46 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you...

Duration:00:29:36

"Three Thanksgiving Kisses," by Edward Payson Roe

11/25/2020
Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a bit of a stripped down episode, for reasons I’ll get into in the intro, so I’ll keep it short here in the description as well. Thank you for listening, and enjoy Edward Payson Roe’s “Three Thanksgiving Kisses!” There’s no timestamps this week, but trust me – the intro is short. 😊 Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:39:07

"The Veteran," by Stephen Crane

11/11/2020
Today in a special Veteran’s Day edition of Stories of Yore and Yours, hear what became of old Henry Fleming after The Red Badge of Courage! But not to worry if you’ve never read the book – the story holds up just fine on its own. Happy Veteran’s Day and thank you to all those who served! 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 1:08 – Intro to Stephen Crane and this week’s story 6:12 – “The Veteran” 16:30 – Afterword/Closing the Show 16:46 – What’s coming next week? See...

Duration:00:17:35

"Man Size in Marble," by E. Nesbit - #AlltheHorror

10/28/2020
This week on Stories of Yore and Yours, #AlltheHorror rolls on with a short story by Edith Nesbit. Those prone marble statues in the cathedral couldn’t be dangerous, right? Find out in today’s episode, with guest voices from Charlene with the Drinking and Screaming podcast, Dragon from Penance RPG, and our good friend Dan from Netflix N Swill! 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 2:59 – A Moment with the Searchlight Recipe Book 4:57 – Intro to Edith Nesbit and this...

Duration:00:39:01

"The House of Silence," by E. Nesbit - #AlltheHorror

10/21/2020
Bonus episode! In this #AlltheHorror bonus content, you’ll hear the sixth installment of the Patreon exclusive series Simply Stories! Today, the story of a thief who has some inside information on a huge score, but the place has to be hit at night. But what kind of danger is the thief walking into? Find out in “The House of Silence,” by Edith Nesbit! 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 3:17 – “The House of Silence,” by Edith Nesbit Become a patron of Stories of Yore...

Duration:00:26:33

"The Romance of Certain Old Clothes," by Henry James

10/14/2020
Today, Henry James brings us the story of two sisters in colonial New England who both wish to marry the same man. What becomes of the sister who isn’t chosen? That’s just the beginning of the story – find out what happens in “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes!” 0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 1:43 – #AlltheHorror: How this show is involved 2:32 – Intro to Henry James and today’s story 5:49 – “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes” 49:47 – Afterword/Closing the...

Duration:00:50:44