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The Final Ascent by Ian Creasey (audio)

Clarkesworld Magazine

This episode features "The Final Ascent" written by Ian Creasey. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/creasey_02_19 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

1hr 13mins

28 Feb 2019

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StarShipSofa No 542 Ian Creasey

StarShipSofa

Patreon support now standing at 417 – last week 416 Help us get to 500 Patreon Supporters.Main Fiction: "The Language of Flowers" by Ian CreaseyThis story originally appeared in Analog (May 2016)Ian Creasey lives in Yorkshire, England. He has published seventy-odd short stories in magazines and anthologies."The Language ofFlowers" originally appeared in Analog (May 2016). "The Language of Flowers" is a sequel to "Ormonde and Chase", which was podcasted on StarShipSofa in episode 533, April 2018. But don't worry if you didn't catch the previous story, as this one does work as a standalone.Narrated by: Matt DoveyMatt Dovey is very tall and very English and most likely drinking a cup of tea right now. He has a scar on his arm that he can’t remember getting, but a terrible darkness floods his mind when he considers it. He now lives in a quiet market town in rural England with his wife and three children, and despite being a writer, he still hasn’t found the right words to properly express the delight and joy he finds in this wonderful arrangement.His surname rhymes with “Dopey”, but any other similarities to the dwarf are purely coincidental. He is the Golden Pen winner for Writers of the Future Volume 32 (2016), was shortlisted for the James White Award in 2016, and has fiction out and forthcoming all over the place; you can keep up with it at mattdovey.com, or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

46mins

20 Jun 2018

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StarShipSofa No 533 Ian Creasey

StarShipSofa

Patreon support now standing at 407 – last week 405 Help us get to 500 Patreon Supporters.Main Fiction: "Ormonde and Chase" by Ian Creasey This story originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction (June 2014)Ian Creasey lives in Yorkshire, England. He has published seventy-odd short stories, several of which have previously been podcasted at StarShipSofa. His last appearance in StarShipSofa was "The Odour of Sanctity" in episode 514, December 2017.Narrated by: Matt DoveyMatt Dovey is very tall and very English and most likely drinking a cup of tea right now. He has a scar on his arm that he can’t remember getting, but a terrible darkness floods his mind when he considers it. He now lives in a quiet market town in rural England with his wife and three children, and despite being a writer, he still hasn’t found the right words to properly express the delight and joy he finds in this wonderful arrangement.His surname rhymes with “Dopey”, but any other similarities to the dwarf are purely coincidental. He is the Golden Pen winner for Writers of the Future Volume 32 (2016), was shortlisted for the James White Award in 2016, and has fiction out and forthcoming all over the place; you can keep up with it at mattdovey.com, or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

54mins

18 Apr 2018

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StarShipSofa No 514 Ian McDonald and Ian Creasey

StarShipSofa

Support StarShipSofa at Patreon for AD free showsInterview: Ian McDonald, author of River of Gods, The Dervish House, Luna: New Moon, Luna: Wolf Moon, with Jeremy Szal Main Fiction: "The Odour of Sanctity" by Ian CreaseyOriginally published in Asimov'sIan Creasey lives in Yorkshire, England. He has published seventy-odd short stories in various magazines and anthologies. On his website, iancreasey.com, he has a page for each story explaining the backgrounds, and his page for this story describes how it was inspired by J.G. Ballard. This is Ian's fifth appearance at StarShipSofa,Narrated by: Dani DalyDani is an assistant editor of the YA speculative fiction podcast Cast of Wonders, and narrating stories is just one of the things she loves to do. She's a retired roller derby player and current hobbyist soap maker, for instance. She rants on twitter as @danooli_dani, if that's your thing. She hails from crowded Long Island, but looks forward to living in the middle of nowhere someday.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 36mins

6 Dec 2017

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StarShipSofa No 371 Ian Creasey/Ian Whates

StarShipSofa

Coming Up…Show Sponsor: Octagon TechnologyShort Fiction: The Piratical Sabbital, by Ian WhatesYou’re good, you know that? Well yes, I do realise that’s what you’re paid to be.No, really, I wasn’t being a smart-ass… sorry. I just never realised it was going to be this realistic.Ian Whates lives in a quiet Cambridgeshire village with his partner, Helen, Honey, a manic cocker spaniel, and Calvin, a tailless black cat. He currently has two published novel series: the Noise books (space opera with a twist) via Solaris, and the City of 100 Rows trilogy (urban fantasy with steampunk overtones and SF underpinning) via Angry Robot. Some 60 of his short stories have appeared in various venues, two of which were shortlisted for BSFA Awards, while his work has received honourable mentions in Years Best anthologies. Most recently his fiction featured in Galaxy’s Edge #10...Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

52mins

20 Jan 2015

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StarShipSofa No 317 Ian Creasey and Anaea Lay

StarShipSofa

Coming up… People with wings!Short Fiction: “On Moonlit Wings” by Anaea Lay 04:00Anaea Lay lives in Madison, Wisconsin where she sells Real Estate under a different name, writes, cooks, plays board games, spoils her cat, runs the Strange Horizons podcast, and plots to take over the world. Her work has appeared in places such as Lightspeed, Nightmare, Apex and Daily Science Fiction.  You can find her online at anaealay.comInterview: David Bradshaw 12:00Main Fiction: “Joining the High Flyers” by Ian...Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 50mins

10 Dec 2013

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StarShipSofa No 271 Ian Creasey

StarShipSofa

Coming UpCovering the Sofa: StarShipSofa Stories Vol 1 by SkeetFact: Science Fiction Movie Soundtracks by David Raiklen 05:50Main Fiction: How I Lost Eleven Stone and Found Love by Ian Creasey Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

50mins

8 Jan 2013

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Page 4: The Edge Of The Map by Ian Creasey

The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine

In the near-future, where a steadily growing network of nano-cameras keep watch over almost everything, a reporter wants one last chance to get an old-fashioned scoop.  So she heads to the last blind spot in the world, before the nano-cam network achieves 100% coverage.  But just what exactly is waiting for her there?Also, Rish and Big introduce to you the newest (shameless and always unsuccessful) promotional contest.  It's the Name That Quote Contest!Special thanks to Emma Dubery for narrating today's story.

59mins

22 Jul 2009