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Creepy stories with full audio production written by Black writers and performed by Black actors. So scary it’ll make you want to leave your night light on.

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Creepy stories with full audio production written by Black writers and performed by Black actors. So scary it’ll make you want to leave your night light on.

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Just what I was looking for...

By Nay-kwa-nah - Feb 05 2020
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Thank you.

Great podcast

By Cheesic23 - Apr 01 2019
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All of the stories are great! The story Blitz was really good. I can’t wait to hear more!

iTunes Ratings

94 Ratings
Average Ratings
86
3
1
2
2

Just what I was looking for...

By Nay-kwa-nah - Feb 05 2020
Read more
Thank you.

Great podcast

By Cheesic23 - Apr 01 2019
Read more
All of the stories are great! The story Blitz was really good. I can’t wait to hear more!
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NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast

Latest release on Sep 20, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 103: Wilson’s Pawn and Loan by Lamar Giles

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What happens when the devil comes to collect on a soul he was promised? This week’s story is from author Lamar Giles. Narrated by Rodney Blu.
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You can find more of Lamar’s work by visiting lamargiles.com.
If you want to pre-order his YA mystery, SPIN, visit https://amzn.to/2u3yebR
To order his YA anthology, Fresh Ink, go to https://amzn.to/2NEmR21
And if you’re like us, and can’t wait to read more of Lamar’s work, why not grab a copy of Fake ID, his YA Thriller? https://amzn.to/2L6x2ep

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Jul 10 2018

56mins

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Rank #2: 203: The Red Line by Steven Payne

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Subways are just creepy. Everybody knows that. But what happens when your train breaks down in the middle of a tunnel?

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NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Feb 07 2019

44mins

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Rank #3: 104: The Stiffening by Nicole Sconiers

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What happens when intergenerational trauma becomes physical?

You can follow Nicole on her blog.
Buy her book, Escape From Beckyville, or read her work in Sycorax’s Daughters.

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Jul 17 2018

47mins

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Rank #4: 114: South Central Rain by Sean Demory

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Zombies that whisper. Memories that haunt. Sean Demory gives us a zombie story with so many feels.

Check out Sean's publishing company: Pine Float Press
Read Slow Boat to Fast City
Read or listen to The Ballad of Black Tom
Read or listen to Lovecraft Country

Buy Victor LaValle's Destroyer, Issue #1 or read for free via ComiXology

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.

Sep 25 2018

51mins

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Rank #5: 209: The Scars of Eliza Gray by Evan Davis

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What happens when a haunted house isn't just a house after all?

Also, learn what really creeps out author Evan Davis and host Tonia Thompson.

Narration by Georgia McKenzie. Audio Production by Jen Zink.

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Jul 11 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #6: Bonus Episode! Stories of Love and Revenge

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Remember, tweet with hashtag #HiddenLove to win a Pretty Deadly print from Good For Her.

For more of Monique's work, follow her on Twitter @MoniqueDesir or on Facebook. She also blogs.

You can also buy her books:
Forbidden (urban fantasy for adults)
Moonstruck (middle grade dark fantasy)

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Jul 13 2018

26mins

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Rank #7: 202: The Deacons’ Girl by Jennifer Harris

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NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

This episode produced by Jen Zink. 

Narration provided by ChaChanna Simpson. 

Story edits by Tonia Thompson.

Jan 10 2019

58mins

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Rank #8: Melody Cooper Interview

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This week, we talk to Melody Cooper about her award-winning script, how to build a screenwriting career, and what Black horror means to her.

Dec 07 2018

45mins

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Rank #9: 201: Blitz by C.J. Silver

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What happens when man's best friend protects you....even in death?

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Dec 13 2018

33mins

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Rank #10: Blacklore: Slenderman

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Blacklore stories are creepypasta written by Black writers from a Black perspective. We kick this new patron-only series off with a Slenderman story.

If you like this story, or our True Frights episode from a couple of weeks ago, you’ll want to become a patron so you can keep getting new stories like these.


NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.

Oct 12 2018

8mins

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Rank #11: 111: Sweet Justice by Kenesha Williams

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“Sweet Justice” was previously published in Black Magic Women: Terrifying Tales by Scary Sisters.

You can learn more about Kenesha Williams on Amazon and by checking out Black Girl Magic Lit Mag.

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Sep 04 2018

25mins

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Rank #12: True Frights: The Unknown Presence

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In this episode, we kick off the horror holiday month and share a creepy true story. What would you do if you knew you weren’t alone, and had no way of knowing who--or what--was with you and what they wanted?

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.

Oct 02 2018

17mins

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Rank #13: 109: The Power by Linda D. Addison

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Nothing good can come of two girls playing with conjure magic. This week's episode comes to us from Linda D. Addison, who tells us what it means to have power in your blood without respecting it.

Linda D. Addison is an award-winning author of four collections, including How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend, and the first African-American recipient of the HWA Bram Stoker Award®. Her story, “The Power” was originally published in the 2004 anthology Dark Dreams.

Addison is a co-editor of Sycorax’s Daughters (Cedar Grove Publishing), an anthology of horror fiction/poetry by African-American women. You can catch her work in the anthologies Dark Voices (Lycan Valley Press), Cosmic Underground (Cedar Grove Publishing), Scary Out There (Simon Schuster), and The Beauty of Death (Independent Legions Publishing). Her site: www.lindaaddisonpoet.com.

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Aug 21 2018

47mins

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Rank #14: 113: Unwanteds by Aigner Wilson

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Can technology haunt a house? You'll find out in Unwanteds.

Visit Aigner's blog, or read her published work: Mythcreants & The Five-2

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.

Sep 18 2018

37mins

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Rank #15: See You at the Crossroads — Audio Drama

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For our season finale, we present a full-cast production audio drama inspired by our creator's favorite show: The Twilight Zone.

NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are always appreciated.

Cast:

Ruby: Cherrae Stuart
Troy: Patrick Bazile
Mama Buford: Chachanna Simpson
Sheila: Jen Zink
Evan: Hollis Monroe
Miranda: Brea Grant
Diane (Nurse Manager): Stephanie Malia Morris
Martha (Nurse): Dionne Obeso
Sacrificial Parent: DC
Older TJ: Raiden Thompson
Baron Samedi/Narrator: Tonia Thompson

Audio production by Jen Zink and Tonia Thompson

Oct 31 2018

46mins

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