Fantasy

Episode 14: The Fountain

On today’s show we hear a passage from a young adult fantasy novel, The Fountain, by Suzy Vadori.

After the story, Suzy and I have a great talk about how this story came together, and how she crafted her characters and their relationships to be realistic and meaningful.

You can find The Fountain here: https://www.amazon.com/Fountain-Suzy-Vadori-ebook/dp/B0189N18BY/

Check out all of Suzy’s work here: https://suzyvadori.wordpress.com

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

Creative Edge:  Your Brand, Your Future

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07MXQMK95/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-140415&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_140415_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.comand see what you think.

For those of you who have supported me on Patreon, you’ll find some great bonus material. If you haven’t connected with me on Patreon, you can find me at patreon.com/jasonlavelle, where for only a few dollars a month, you can support the show and let me know that you enjoy it. In return, you will have access to additional stories and discussions, author Q&As, and personal and professional updates from me. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.

Episode 12: Reborn

On today’s show we hear a passage from a dystopian fantasy novel, Reborn, by Jenna Green.

After the story, Jenna and I have a great talk about how this story came together, and how she built this unique world.

You can find Reborn here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07JZKCMLX/

Check out all of Jenna’s work here: https://www.amazon.com/Jenna-Greene/e/B07MFR13KY/

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

Creative Edge:  Your Brand, Your Future

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07MXQMK95/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-140415&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_140415_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.comand see what you think.

For those of you who have supported me on Patreon, you’ll find some great bonus material. If you haven’t connected with me on Patreon, you can find me at patreon.com/jasonlavelle, where for only a few dollars a month, you can support the show and let me know that you enjoy it. In return, you will have access to additional stories and discussions, author Q&As, and personal and professional updates from me. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.

Episode 10: Magpie’s Song

On today’s show we hear a passage from the gritty, urban fantasy novel, Magpie’s Song, by Allison Pang.

After the story, Allison and I have a great talk about how this story came together, and how Allison’s personal struggles have made the story what it is today. There’s so much more to this incredible creative process than I can describe here, so be sure you listen to the interview!

You can find Magpie’s Song here: https://www.amazon.com/Magpies-Song-IronHeart-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B072MNKBYV

Check out Allison’s work here: https://www.heartofthedreaming.com

And her awesome web-comic here: https://sadsausagedogs.com

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

Creative Edge:  Your Brand, Your Future

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07MXQMK95/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-140415&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_140415_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.comand see what you think.

For those of you who have supported me on Patreon, you’ll find some great bonus material. If you haven’t connected with me on Patreon, you can find me at patreon.com/jasonlavelle, where for only a few dollars a month, you can support the show and let me know that you enjoy it. In return, you will have access to additional stories and discussions, author Q&As, and personal and professional updates from me. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.

Episode 7: Worldshaper

On today’s show, author Edward Willett reads us a passage from his fantasy novel, Worldshaper, and I have to say, he does a fantastic job!

After the story, Edward and I talk about fantasy, crafting new worlds, and making characters that are relatable and memorable.

Check out Edward’s work here: https://edwardwillett.com

And try out his podcast: https://theworldshapers.com

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

Creative Edge:  Your Brand, Your Future

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07MXQMK95/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-140415&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_140415_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.comand see what you think.

For those of you who have supported me on Patreon, you’ll find some great bonus material. If you haven’t connected with me on Patreon, you can find me at patreon.com/jasonlavelle, where for only a few dollars a month, you can support the show and let me know that you enjoy it. In return, you will have access to additional stories and discussions, author Q&As, and personal and professional updates from me. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.

Episode 4: Sanctuary of Dehlyn

On today’s show we hear a passage from Sanctuary of Dehlyn, a thrilling fantasy adventure by Kathrin Hutson.

After the story, Kathrin teaches me a little about the world of fantasy, writing different sexes, and her inspiration for The Unclaimed trilogy. We also talk a little about some of our favorite fantasy authors, and how the genre has evolved.

Find Kathrin’s novel, Sanctuary of Dehlyn, here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C43MST6

Check out all Kathrin’s work here: https://www.kathrinhutsonfiction.com

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity, who have been instrumental in helping to get this show off the ground.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07NFBFB45/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-142355&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_142355_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.com and see what you think. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.

Episode 2: The Titan’s Daughter

On today’s show we hear a wonderful story by Daniel Arthur Smith, The Titan’s Daughter, a creative reworking of the Calypso excerpt of Homer’s Odyssey, a series of dreams and faint memories trigger a mysterious longing in a man otherwise content.

After the story, Daniel and I have a great talk about how this story was crafted, and how Daniel’s life as an adventurer has honed his craft and how his experiences give inspiration to his work.

Check out Daniel’s work here: http://www.danielarthursmith.com

And the amazing online magazine, Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned, here: http://canyonsofthedamned.com

Thank you so much to all of you listening, you are the reason I’m doing this, to share my love of story with all of you. If you enjoyed this episode, please click subscribe, so that you can hear another great episode next week. The Raven is sponsored by my friends at Creative Edge publicity.

Look for them on their website at www.creative-edge.services

Creative Edge:  Your Brand, Your Future

If you enjoyed the story reading today, and you’d like to hear more stories narrated by me, check out the Tales From The Canyons Of The Damned on Audible, each issue has four to five great short stories, and they’re all narrated by yours truly. https://www.audible.com/pd/B07MXQMK95/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWU-BK-ACX0-140415&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_140415_pd_us

In addition to narrating stories, I also write them, and I have five full-length novels available now. If you’d like to check out my writing, head on over to my website at www.jnlavelle.comand see what you think.

For those of you who have supported me on Patreon, you’ll find some great bonus material. If you haven’t connected with me on Patreon, you can find me at patreon.com/jasonlavelle, where for only a few dollars a month, you can support the show and let me know that you enjoy it. In return, you will have access to additional stories and discussions, author Q&As, and personal and professional updates from me. Music for this episode was composed and performed by Justin Turner. Thank you again, and I’ll see you next week.