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Ink and Ash: A Short Story Podcast

May 29, 2019

This week on the season finale of Stories of Yore and Yours, join Shawn in looking back on the past season and the show’s run thus far, plus a look at what’s coming up, and of course you won’t want to miss Frank R. Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger?” and “The Discourager of Hesitancy”!


Did you miss the Livestream for the Cure segment featuring SYY? Go to at the 11:50:00 mark, and you can still see it! And don’t forget to donate to the cause at!


PATREON PROMOTION: There’s still time to sign up to be a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours! If you sign up before the end of the month, you’ll receive all the merchandise the show produces! (Laptop stickers, magnets, bookmarks) In addition, if we have 15 total patrons by that date, I’ll do at least one live patron-only reading between seasons, plus ALL patrons have access to bonus offseason content, which between seasons two and three will feature “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James!


0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here?

2:03 – “The State of the Show” – Facts, figures and more!

11:05 – Intro to Frank R. Stockton and the first story

13:28 – “The Lady or the Tiger?”

28:54 – Intro to this week’s second story

29:41 – “The Discourager of Hesitancy

43:26 – Afterword/Closing the Show


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Remember our friend Kayla at Get Grimm? She’s put together a huge collaboration episode featuring Jen from Haunted Happenstance, Kate from The Exploress, The Narrator from Mythical, and yours truly reading Russian fairy tales! You’d be well-advised to check that out right here!


Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!




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For a full list of music and sound effect credits here

(Sounds recorded in-studio not credited.)