73 episodes

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!

Ink and Ash: A Short Story Podcast Shawn Ennis

    • Fiction
    • 4.8 • 104 Ratings

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!

    "The Horla," by Guy de Maupassant

    "The Horla," by Guy de Maupassant

    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 http://inkandashpod.com!
     
    Find the show on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
    Promo Music:
    Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-monday
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    “The Horla”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Dark Piano And Cello by MusicLFiles
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8899-dark-piano-and-cello
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
     
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    "Naboth's Vineyard," by E.F. Benson

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

    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 show on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
    Promo Music:
    Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-monday
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    “Naboth’s Vineyard”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Haunted House by Alexander Nakarada
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4738-haunted-house
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
     
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

    • 36 min
    "The Witness for the Prosecution," by Agatha Christie

    "The Witness for the Prosecution," by Agatha Christie

    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 Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
    Promo Music:
    Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-monday
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    A Moment with the Searchlight Recipe Book:
    Wealthy Life  by Rafael Krux
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5411-wealthy-life
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://www.orchestralis.net/
     
     
    “The Witness for the Prosecution”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Bumbling In The Dark by Steven OBrien
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/10011-bumbling-in-the-dark
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://www.steven-obrien.net
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

    • 47 min
    "Empire of the Necromancers," by Clark Ashton Smith

    "Empire of the Necromancers," by Clark Ashton Smith

    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 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 Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
    Promo Music:
    Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-monday
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
    Review Music: “Lovely Piano,” by Kevin MacLeod
     
    “Empire of the Necromancers”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Oppressive Gloom by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4174-oppressive-gloom
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

    • 29 min
    "All Gold Canyon," by Jack London

    "All Gold Canyon," by Jack London

    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 at http://inkandashpod.com!
     
    Find the show on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
    Promo Music:
    Cheery Monday by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3495-cheery-monday
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
    Review Music:
    Sunny Morning by MusicLFiles
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/7813-sunny-morning
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles
     
     
     
    “All Gold Canyon”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Campfire by Frank Schroeter
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9346-campfire
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frank.schroeter.52
     
     
    Sound Effects:
     
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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

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

    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 Bierce
    36:13 – 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 Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @inkandashpod!
     
    Check out the YouTube channel here!
     
    Credits:
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod


    Review Music:
    Shiny Happy Children [Full version] by MusicLFiles
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9819-shiny-happy-children-full-version
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles
     
     
    “Soldier’s Home”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/
     
     
    “A Horseman in the Sky”
     
    Intro/Outro/In-Story Music:
    The Zone by Sascha Ende
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/270-the-zone
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://www.sascha-ende.de
     
    Sound Effects:
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
     
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

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Wonderful voice

The host makes the stories come alive.Great selection

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Love!

Love this show! This is great to listen to while I’m filing and shelving at work!

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Wonderful!

Expressive voice, short and informative author introductions and the stories selected are worth listening to again and again.

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