The Backstory Podcast is a collection of fictional short backstories of fictional serial killers and real serial killers. They will be more elaborate stories of the blog posts from the blog The Backstory at www.ellewriting.com as well as further information to the real life serial killers.
The Cask of Amontillado
Revenge comes in many shapes and sizes. For this man, it just so happened to be by burying his frienemy alive 😈
A Dream Within a Dream
Are we real? Is anything we’re experiencing real life? Or are we but a figment of someone’s imagination? Do we feel? Do we truly dream? What is reality? In this poem by Edgar Allan Poe, he poses the same questions. But truly, are we real, or is this imaginary?
The Conqueror Worm
We are but put on this earth to die, are we not? Rot and decay is what helps this planet thrive, and we are nothing but food for the soil once we perish.
The Masque of the Red Death
What happens when you ignore a plague?
Just take a look around; we're living it. Of all the pieces by Edgar Allan Poe that speak to present events, The Masque of the Red Death is the most accurate there is when it comes to ignorance within the wealthy. Never heard the story? Click the play button and give it a listen. You might seem some similarities in today's world.
A terse poem by Edgar Allan Poe. A little lighter than the two from last week.
Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."