64 episodes

Onyx Publications presents the Story Discovery Podcast, offering free, narrated short stories, poetry, and flash fiction that appear in Etched Onyx Magazine. More information about the podcast, the magazine, and Onyx Publications can be found at www.onyxpublications.com. Settle in, and enjoy the show.

Story Discovery Podcast [Short Stories | Poetry | Flash Fiction | Audiobook‪]‬ Onyx Publications

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Onyx Publications presents the Story Discovery Podcast, offering free, narrated short stories, poetry, and flash fiction that appear in Etched Onyx Magazine. More information about the podcast, the magazine, and Onyx Publications can be found at www.onyxpublications.com. Settle in, and enjoy the show.

    A Selection of Poems by Charlotte Pruett

    A Selection of Poems by Charlotte Pruett

    Travel through a metaphoric landscape of playgrounds, gardens, and seasons to discover love, loss, and vulnerability. This week's creator and poet, Charlotte Pruett, takes us on a journey into her creative life, discusses writing poetry for generation Z, and does a deep dive into the loamy richness of her poems. If you’d like to read these works or learn more about Charlotte Pruett, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio, poetry, and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 43 min
    A Collection of Poems by Andi Myles

    A Collection of Poems by Andi Myles

    An Italian funeral, undoing choices of the past, the multiverse, and more are manifest through space and time in the poetry of Andi Myles. After she reads her own works, Andi reveals how she coaxes creativity from her fingers (hint, it involves writing prompts) and has a goal of reaching 1000 submission rejections. You’ll also learn of the ways her science writing and life experiences compost, as well as her recommendations for letting inspiration flow. If you’d like to read her poems or learn more about Andi Myles, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 47 min
    What I Remember by Zoe Mize

    What I Remember by Zoe Mize

    Within the earth and beneath our feet lie the flesh and bones, the past, of everyone, of every thing, that has gone before us. Zoe Mize takes us on all too short a journey through the woods of loss with this flash fiction piece. WARNING this story includes references to suicide. During the interview Zoe discusses her penchant for writing personal essays yet prefers writing fiction. She reveals her past connection to Nashville and how her family influenced her writing. We are proud to say that this is Zoe’s first published piece, but it definitely won’t be her last. If you’d like to read this story or learn more about Zoe Mize, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 29 min
    Somewhere (middle of) Nowhere by Keilly Ulery

    Somewhere (middle of) Nowhere by Keilly Ulery

    Find yourself immersed in this story of failures, collisions, and imaginary friends. Failures of mother and daughter to connect, collisions among parents, principals, and spouses, and the solace of imaginary friends (or imaginary lives.) Keilly Ulery’s story explores the protagonist’s faults -- which includes racism, among others -- and dares you not to sympathize. After the reading, Keilly reveals her journey to writing, how her past athletic rigor has helped to create consistency in her approach to writing, and why she thinks it’s important to take on hard to discuss topics. If you’d like to read this story or learn more about Keilly Ulery, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Goddess of Mercy! Quittin' Time in Shanghai by Alle C. Hall

    Goddess of Mercy! Quittin' Time in Shanghai by Alle C. Hall

    A statuette, a yellow teapot, a negotiation, and maybe a swindle, converge in this non-fiction account of a personal journey, battle, and discovery in Shanghai, China. WARNING, this story and interview contain references to incest, eating disorders, alcohol addiction, and thoughts of suicide. Alle C. Hall discusses the genesis for this story and opens up about her traumatic life experiences that led to this account. She reveals the challenge of writing characters from other cultures, even with her experience of international travel and living, as well as her background as a freelance writer, and her award winning debut novel, As Far as You Can Go Before You Have to Come Back. If you’d like to read this story or learn more about Alle C. Hall, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Poetry Selections by Suzanna de Baca

    Poetry Selections by Suzanna de Baca

    Grief and loss hit us all eventually. Prepare yourself for these emotionally packed poems of passing by Suzanna de Baca. Suzanna walks us through each poem and the related experience of grieving. During the interview we explore the difference between writing for business and writing to create, and Suzanna reveals the secrets of how she fits writing into the demands of her work as the CEO of a business publishing company. Hint, boring meets don’t have to be unproductive. If you’d like to read these poems or learn more about Suzanna de Baca, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story material are copyright 2023, all rights reserved.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Kate McDougall?!

The Porch in Nashville is such a great place for writers to develop and hone skills. This podcast is another place to find community among writers. Loved JW and Melissa - excellent hosts!

FlashMarker ,

great podcast for writers!

Very fun way to hear short stories and the authors process and planning with writing! Love it and can’t wait to hear more!

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Becky Hinshaw Interview

I just listened to the Hinshaw story/interview, and I LOVE LOVE LOVED it! Such an interesting story, and the author is very insightful. Love this podcast.

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