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Dead Oaks is a horror anthology podcast with new episodes every other Sunday. Alternating between scripted and short story episodes, Dead Oaks features short horror fiction by writers from across the globe.
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Dead Oaks LIVE at Indy Reads Books: "A Brief History/The Dare"
Dead Oaks LIVE at Indy Reads Book!
"A Brief History/The Dare"
This week's episode of Dead Oaks: A Horror Anthology Podcast comes to you as a LIVE recording of a never-before-heard episode, "A Brief History/The Dare."
Recorded on April 30, 2016 at Indy Reads Books in Indianapolis, Indiana, "A Brief History/The Dare" introduces listeners to Amelia Abernathy, Historian for the town of Dead Oaks, who shares some of her own experiences, throwbacks to previous episodes, and a chilling letter written by a young man accepting his fate for a mistake he made years before.
"A Brief History" was written by Christopher Waltz. "The Dare" was adapted from a story written by Eric Valek.
Amelia Abernathy is played by Kim Buckley. Music in this episode is "Creepy," written by Nicholas Critney and performed by Eric Park.
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DEAD OAKS IS OPEN FOR SEASON THREE SUBMISSIONS! Season three of Dead Oaks will begin in September 2017.
Dead Oaks: A Horror Anthology Podcast from BronzeCast Productions is now accepting submissions for our bi-weekly (every two weeks) episodes! Basically, how it works is this: chosen stories will be turned into podcast episodes read either by the author or by a Dead Oaks cast member, depending on the author's preference. However, there are some guidelines. Read them below: Story Submission Guidelines: Dead Oaks stories must be: original, unpublished works of short fiction between 1,500 and 3,000 words submitted in double space, 12 point, sans serif font via Microsoft Word document (or other compatible document) related, in some way of your choosing, to the fictional town of Dead Oaks (more information below) sent via email to email@example.com No cover letter required What is Dead Oaks? In short, Dead Oaks is a small, relatable town of ambiguous location where really, really bad t…
In the latest episode of Dead Oaks, a routine dentist visit doesn't go as planned for Mike, a monster trying to keep his cool long enough to have an aching tooth extracted... “Monster Mike Goes to the Dentist,” was written by Joe Prosit. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney, and “Constricted,” courtesy of Purple Planet. Check back in two weeks for the next episode of Otto’s Story, “Welcome Home.” For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on twitter, @deadoakspodcast. For more from Joe Prosit, visit www.joeprosit.com or find him on twitter, @joeprosit.
The world of horror isn't all blood, guts, and gore! Well, okay, it is. But sometimes the gross stuff is for a good cause. Check out Horror d'Oeuvres: Bite-Sized Tales of Terror, a horror novel including twenty-seven authors and edited by the narrator of Dead Oaks short stories "Skookum Lake" and "I Rarely Get Visitors," Rafael Marmol. Proceeds from Horror d'Oeuvres benefit Scares That Care, a charity associated with the horror community.
To find out more about Horror d'Oeuvres and Scares That Care, read on...
Horror d’Oeuvres: Bite-Sized Tales of Terror is an exquisite array of easily digestible horror micro-fiction from today’s freshest authors. Each tale is a demonic symphony that will peel away the layers of your mind and reduce your soul to a simmering nightmare within seven hundred words or less.
These stories are not for the faint of heart or weak of constitution. Offering an abundant variety of deliciously dark and twisted treats, rea…