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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!

Ink and Ash: A Short Story Podcast Shawn Ennis

    • Fiction
    • 4.8 • 101 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 Judge's House," by Bram Stoker

    "The Judge's House," by Bram Stoker

    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,” by Kevin MacLeod


    Review Music:
    Teller of the Tales by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4467-teller-of-the-tales
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    “The Judge’s House”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Headless Horseman by Alexander Nakarada
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/6740-headless-horseman
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/
     
    In-Story Music:
    Long note One by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3992-long-note-one
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    Sound Effects:
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 

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

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

    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 show on YouTube!
     
    Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!
     
    Email: syypodcast@gmail.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/inkandashpod
    Twitter: @inkandashpod
    Instagram: @inkandashpod
    Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
     
    Review Music:
    Midnight Tale by Kevin MacLeod
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4710-midnight-tale
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://incompetech.com
     
     
    “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    The Dark Way (World of Warcaft inspired) by Radion Nechaev
    Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9756-the-dark-way-world-of-warcaft-inspired
    License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
    Artist website: https://radion-nechaev.ru
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Livestream for the Cure Special: "Click Clack the Rattlebag," by Neil Gaiman + Lovecraft, de Maupassant, and Bloch!

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

    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!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Livestream For the Cure Special: "The Black Cat" & "The Tell-Tale Heart," by Edgar Allan Poe and "Gabriel-Ernest" by SAKI

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

    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 time!
     
    Become a patron of Ink and Ash!
     
    The 5th annual Livestream for the Cure airs from Wednesday, May 19th through Sunday, May 23rd on twitch.tv/livestreamforthecure – don’t miss it!
     
    Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!
     
    Email: syypodcast@gmail.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/InkandAshPod
    Twitter: @ InkandAshPod
    Instagram: @ InkandAshPod
     
    Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod

    • 1 hr 8 min
    "The Corpse Nephew," by Taft McConkie and "The Man in the Moon," by L. Frank Baum

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

    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. Frank Baum
    23:20 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time!
     
    Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours!
     
    Taft McConkie’s website
     
    “The Mud Bird,” by Heidi and Taft McConkie
     
    “A Kidnapped Santa Claus,” by L. Frank Baum
     
    Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!
     
    Email: syypodcast@gmail.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast
    Twitter: @syypodcast
    Instagram: @syypodcast
     
    Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod


    “The Corpse Nephew”
     
    Intro/Outro Music: Fantasy Theme  by Rafael Krux
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5427-fantasy-theme-
    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
     
    Sound Effects:
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
     
    “The Man in the Moon”
     
    Intro/Outro Music: One Step Closer  by Rafael Krux
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5420-one-step-closer-
    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
     
    Sound Effects:
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 

    • 24 min
    "The Hanging Stranger," by Phillip K. Dick

    "The Hanging Stranger," by Phillip K. Dick

    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: syypodcast@gmail.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast
    Twitter: @syypodcast
    Instagram: @syypodcast
     
    Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!
     
    Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod


     
    “The Hanging Stranger”
     
    Intro/Outro Music:
    Sings In The Fields  by Rafael Krux
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5302-sings-in-the-fields-
    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
     
    Sound Effects:
     
    All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

colleen33333 ,

Wonderful voice

The host makes the stories come alive.Great selection

Claudia Cook ,

Love!

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

Rj Texas ,

Wonderful!

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

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