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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned.

The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned.

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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned.

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English


Episodes

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 135 William Meikle

5/27/2020
Flashback time again, Children of the Night. Our story this week is from episode 135, which aired August 15, 2014. A harrowing tale of Holmes and Watson read by the inimitable Larry Santoro. Enjoy! Coming Up William Meikle’s Case of the Tibetan Rug as read by Lawrence Santoro (originally aired on Episode 135): 00:02:18 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 135 (August 15, 2014) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus...

Duration:00:46:50

Tales to Terrify 434 Douglas Smith (pt 1)

5/22/2020
Welcome to Episode 434. Enter our flash fiction contest and sign up for the newsletter! Then we step out for a little bus ride through downtown Vancouver. Our story this week is part one of a longer tale about a house within a house. Coming Up Good Evening: Contest, Newsletter and Patreon updates: 00:01:06 Dark Travels: A bus ride in Vancouver: 00:05:02 Fiction: Part 1 of Douglas Smith’s Doorways as read by Dan Gurzynski: 00:13:41 Pertinent Links Spread the darkness. Support us on...

Duration:00:52:35

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 274 Karlo Yeager Rodriguez

5/20/2020
We have a bite-sized little tale for our flashback this week. A small package that contains a whole lot of… well, you’ll see. It originally aired April 28, 2017. Coming Up Karlo Yeager Rodriguez’s Clown Car, Driven Once, Never Emptied as read by Dan Gurzynski (originally aired on Episode 274): 00:02:02 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 274 (April 28, 2017) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @...

Duration:00:10:23

Tales to Terrify 433 Harrison Demchick

5/15/2020
Welcome to Episode 433. We have more details about our flash contest for you. Then, I’ve got a little tale of my own – a memory from my youth – to whet your appetite before we hit the road. For fiction, we have one tale that explores why you can’t return purchases from the fair. Coming Up Flash Contest Update: 00:01:09 A Trip Down (Haunted) Memory Lane: 00:02:26 Harrison Demchick’s Tailgating as read by Anthony Babington: 00:16:55 Pertinent Links Spread the darkness. Support us on...

Duration:00:54:05

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 287 Bram Stoker

5/13/2020
Another flashback for you, Children of the Night. This time, we’ve got a classic from one of the godfather’s of horror fiction. Coming Up Bram Stoker’s Dracula’s Guest as read by Seth Williams (originally aired on Episode 287): 00:01:56 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 287 (July 28, 2017) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @ Facebook Nebulus @ Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy...

Duration:00:35:26

Tales to Terrify 432 Erica Schaef Geoff Gander

5/8/2020
Welcome to Episode 432. We’ve got a special Flash Fiction contest cooking, as well as the first issue of our newsletter. Stay tuned for more details! For fiction, we have two tales for you: about a woman whose grandmother is missing and a student who learns extra credit isn’t always worth it. Coming Up Announcements: 00:01:06 Erica Schaef’s The Quiet Parlor as read by Tena Kolakowski: 00:06:57 Geoff Gander’s Neon Blue as read by Drew Mallory: 00:20:25 Pertinent Links Love what you...

Duration:00:40:34

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 122 John Palisano

5/7/2020
Our flashback this week is a Stoker nominated tale by current Horror Writers Association President, John Palisano. Take my hand, Children of the Night, and let’s journey back to May 9, 2014 and episode 122 for a love story… of sorts. Coming Up John Palisano’s The Geminis as read by Bob Neufeld (originally aired on Episode 122): 00:02:07 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 122 (May 9, 2014) Original Score by Jared...

Duration:00:36:22

Tales to Terrify 431 S. J. Budd Nathaniel Hawthorne

5/1/2020
Welcome to Episode 431. It’s our first anniversary as an independent podcast! Yay us! To celebrate, we have two stories for you. First grandma comes back to help, and then a piece of fabric comes between a man and his community. Coming Up Our first anniversary of independence: 00:01:06 [Trigger] S. J. Budd’s Doing God’s Work as read by Summer Brooks: 00:09:11 Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Minister’s Black Veil as read by Seth Williams: 00:25:50 Trigger Warnings Doing God’s Work contains...

Duration:01:04:31

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 255 Terence Kuch

4/29/2020
Welcome to another flashback. We’re headed back to December 16, 2016 for a tale about a plague. A plague that somehow manages to be even more terrifying than the one we’re dealing with. Coming Up Terence Kuch’s Blood Mist as read by Alex Weinle (originally aired on Episode 255): 00:02:29 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 255 (December 16, 2016) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @...

Duration:00:29:12

Tales to Terrify 430 Dan Allen

4/24/2020
Welcome to Episode 430. Check out our Patreon for new rewards and tiers. This week, we have one tale for you about a haunting that spans a generation. Coming Up Patreon Updates: 00:03:14 [Trigger] Dan Allen’s Finkler as read by Brian Rollins: 00:08:01 Trigger Warnings Finkler contains scenes of institutional abuse. Pertinent Links Spread the darkness. Support us on Patreon! O.D. Hegre Episode 381 | Episode 357 | Episode 256 Dan Allen Dan Allen @ Facebook Dan Allen @ Twitter Brian...

Duration:01:09:24

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 270 Anna Taborska

4/22/2020
This week, we’re not digging quite so far back for our flashback story. This one comes from episode 270, aired March 21, 2017. A heartbreaking story about a girl and her cat. Coming Up Anna Taborska’s Bagpuss as read by Summer Brooks (originally aired on Episode 270): 00:03:59 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 270 (March 31, 2017) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @ Facebook Nebulus @...

Duration:00:44:04

Tales to Terrify 429 L. S. Johnson

4/17/2020
Welcome to Episode 429. If you feel like you're missing all the cancelled horror events, turns out there’s plenty online to take in this weekend digitally. For fiction, our tale this week explores the blurred lines between hunter and prey. Coming Up 2019 Bram Stoker Awards and CoronaCon: 00:01:06 [Trigger] L. S. Johnson’s Little Men with Knives as read by Heather Thomas: 00:04:31 Trigger Warnings Little Men with Knives contains scenes of domestic abuse. Pertinent Links Love what you...

Duration:01:22:53

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 30 Lawrence Santoro

4/15/2020
We’ve got a special Flashback for you tonight. A trip down memory lane with our late founding host, Larry Santoro. A dark and feverish tale of biting hunger both written and performed in the rich mahogany tones of the man himself, all the way back on August 3, 2012. Enjoy! Coming Up Lawrence Santoro’s So Many Tiny Mouths as read by Lawrence Santoro (originally aired on Episode 30): 00:03:22 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode...

Duration:00:47:57

Tales to Terrify 428 STOKERS Owl Goingback S. Qiouyi Lu

4/10/2020
Welcome to Episode 428. To cap off our lead up to the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards, we have a tale for you from this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Owl Goingback. A cautionary tale about the fragile line between piety and greed. Then, we learn about the lengths to which a mother will go to preserve a part of her dead child. Coming Up Welcome & Stoker Awards Update: 00:01:06 Owl Goingback’s Tacachale as read by Drew Sebesteny: 00:04:12 S. Qiouyi Lu’s Vector as read by Emily Strand:...

Duration:00:52:31

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 150 Brian Evenson

4/8/2020
We’re headed back to November 28, 2014 for this week’s Flashback. A tale about finding your place after tragedy and the blind trust of children. Stay safe out there! Coming Up Brian Evenson’s Grottor as read by Steven Thomas Howell (originally aired on Episode 150): 00:02:20 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 150 (November 28, 2014) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @ Facebook Nebulus @...

Duration:00:42:50

Tales to Terrify 427 STOKERS Gwendolyn Kiste Tim Waggoner

4/3/2020
Welcome to Episode 427 and part two of the 2019 Bram Stoker Award nominees. We gain a new perspective on a classic tale from a victim you probably thought you knew. Then, we hear from a woman convinced she’s spreading madness (if only people would believe her). Coming Up The 2019 Bram Stoker Awards update: 00:01:11 Gwendolyn Kiste’s The Eight People Who Murdered Me (Excerpt from Lucy Westenra’s Diary) as read by Nikolle Doolin: 00:03:47 Tim Waggoner’s A Touch of Madness as read by Amy...

Duration:01:14:15

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 5 Kim Newman

4/1/2020
Welcome to another flashback. This time we’re digging deep into our past – way back to February 2012. A chilling little tale about an unexpected connection between past and present, predator and prey. Coming Up Kim Newman’s Is There Anybody There as read by Kim Lakin-Smith (originally aired on Episode 5): 00:02:03 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 5 (February 10, 2012) Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus...

Duration:00:57:36

Tales to Terrify 426 STOKERS Greg Chapman Jess Landry

3/27/2020
Welcome to Episode 426 and part one of the 2019 Bram Stoker Award nominated stories. Tonight we’ll hear a tale about a life that’s saved by a dead man and one about the lasting power of memory between sisters. Coming Up Good evening: 00:01:06 Greg Chapman’s The Book of Last Words as read by JK Shepler: 00:04:06 Jess Landry’s Bury Me in Tar and Twine as read by Meredith McNeill: 00:32:56 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! 2019 Bram Stoker Awards Greg...

Duration:01:00:53

Tales to Terrify [Flashback] 16 Christopher Fowler

3/26/2020
Time for another flashback, Children of the Night. This time we’re headed all the way back to April 27, 2012. This is for any of you who're feeling trapped inside, isolated or alone. Thanks to Associate Editor Julie Zelman for the recommendation! Coming Up Christopher Fowler’s The 11th Day as read by Kim Lakin-Smith (originally aired on Episode 16): 00:02:39 Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Full Episode: Tales to Terrify Episode 16 (April 27, 2012) Original...

Duration:01:04:07

Tales to Terrify BONUS Interview with John Palisano

3/25/2020
Welcome to a special bonus episode where we sit down for a conversation with Horror Writers Association President, John Palisano. Pertinent Links Love what you hear? Support us on Patreon! Horror Writers Association The Bram Stoker Awards StokerCon 2020 John Palisano John Palisano @ Twitter John Palisano @ Facebook Original Score by Jared Robinson/Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus @ Facebook Nebulus @ Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:37:08