Archive for January, 2007

Death prediction stories wanted for new anthology

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Imagine my delight when this cropped up on my radar screen today: Machine of Death is an upcoming published anthology of short stories edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki !, inspired by this episode of Ryan’s Dinosaur Comics. We are actively soliciting short story submissions for the book. Submissions are free and […]

Tea required to listen to a good audiobook

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

When I think of free audiobooks, I immediately contemplate what sort of tea I’m going to drink as I listen. OK, that’s not really true and is simply my poor attempt at a segue into a way you get some goodies and help support Podiobooks.com. I just ordered another pound of Golden Monkey tea from […]

Successfully giving away a free audiobook – from the author’s point of view

Monday, January 29th, 2007

John Lenahan’s Shadomagic is a quite the rising star on here on Podiobooks.com. The book is currently listed as the Top Rated book on our Charts page and the feedback from listeners is always glowing. And then there is the fact that I’m enjoying the heck out of this free audiobook. He recently emailed this […]

Forever Fifteen

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Podiobooks.com presents Kimberly Steele’s “Forever Fifteen.” Lucy Albert is not your ordinary maladjusted suburban adolescent. Born into the era of the Black Plague in medieval Italy, Lucy is chosen as a mate by the sinister vampire Sebastianus against her will. Struggling to survive in a modern world she cannot identify with, Lucy isn’t looking for […]

“Against The Tide” Now In MP3 Format

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Debbie Hagan’s true story of an embattled law school, originally presented here as an enhanced podcast, is now available in standard MP3 format for maximum software and hardware compatibility! Listen to the book Howard Zinn called “inspiring…”

Podiobooks.com nominated for Beggin’ and Choosin’ Award – 2006

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Podiobooks.com has been nominated as the Best Audiobooks site in the 2006 Beggin’ and Choosin’ Award presented by The Stingy Scholar. The Stingy Scholar is a blog/site dedicated to spreading the word of free educational resources on the web. Podiobooks.com as educational? Well sure. Audio books are used by people all over the world to […]

“In the Service of Samurai” Is Complete!

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Gloria Oliver’s book of zombie ronin can now be enjoyed from start to finish at Podiobooks.com!

“More Sonic Fiction” Is Complete!

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

The second volume of this short fiction anthology edited by Jeffrey Kafer is now available in its entirety at Podiobooks.com! Enjoy seventeen tales from ten authors right now.

Who needs the radio?

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

My family has grown so accustomed to listening to our MP3 players, either as a family or individually, when we get in the car, we rarely turn on the radio. Heck, even the CD player is getting only occasional use (none at all from me, actually). Seems that Sanjay from The Simply Audio blog is […]

Text interview with Bill DeSmedt

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

While I was away on vacation, Jesse from SFF audio let me know that a text interview with Bill DeSmedt, author of Singularity, was recently posted on his site. Jesse has been a great asset to me and has extensive knowledge and chops in the audio world centered on science fiction. His interview with Bill […]