But What About the Mouse?

The Night Before Christmas, one of the world’s most popular Santa Claus stories, prominently mentions a mouse in its opening sentence… but leaves it at that. Not satisfied with that ever-so-brief reference, cherylone decided to add some backstory to this holiday classic, and A Christmas Mice Story was born. We hope you enjoy this special…

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Evil Thoughts

Some of my favorite stories are very short- one needn’t create a novel to prompt a reader to think, escape, or react! Evil Thoughts (alternately titled Could It Be?), by SpanStar, consists of a dialogue between a human and the Ultimate Evil. SpanStar submitted his own recording of the story, so we have the extra…

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Smurf Smuggling

Carolus may be one of HubPages’ newest fiction authors, but he has already written several awesome fiction Hubs. Among them is Smurf Smuggling, a hilarious piece on the illicit and illegal transport and use of Smurfs. As an added bonus, Carolus created this recording of Smurf Smuggling– complete with awesome voices! I love what he’s…

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The Legend of Oomak

Early in September, we had a special two week long Halloween-themed Weekly Topic Inspiration session to prepare for the coming holiday. One of the Hubs shared during those weeks was Scary Halloween Campfire Tales: The Legend of Oomak by RedElf.  It offers a really fun scary story alternative to those fatigued by the typical cliches so…

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Revenge of the Glowing Green Cats

What happens when electron-genetic-construct experiments go terribly, terribly wrong? Paradigmsearch explored this very potentiality in Revenge of the Glowing Green Cats, a short but highly amusing Hub. It was pretty fun to record the podcast version of this short story.  Listen in if you’re on the go! Big props to paradigmsearch for turning a somewhat newsy…

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Once Upon a Childhood: Pirate Gold

I’m a sucker for short, funny stories, so when Hyphenbird shared Once Upon a Childhood: Pirate’s Gold with me, I knew we had to make a podcast of it!  Though she created her own fantastic recording, some technical glitches have prevented me from using it for the time being, so this week’s Fascinating Fiction podcast…

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