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on: October 31, 2018, 10:02:32 PM
PodCastle 546: For the Removal of Unwanted Guests

Rated PG

Previously published by Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre edited by Paula Guran.

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Reply #1 on: October 31, 2018, 10:40:08 PM
A.C. Wise's prose poetry is on full display here.  This story is a great example of Halloween moodiness with the smell of autumn on the wind.

All cat stories start with this statement: “My mother, who was the first cat, told me this...”


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Reply #2 on: November 10, 2018, 07:22:34 PM
I really liked the language in this one, even though some metaphors/comparisons* were a bit cliche.

* I mean stuff like "his eyes were like to glowing embers", which is not from this story, but an example of what kind of term I mean. Sorry, I learned my creative writing terms in a language other than English.


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Reply #3 on: March 30, 2019, 05:01:42 PM
The audio recording quality lost me at first, and the sudden audio effects (with no background, like rain?) took me out of the story a bit, but I'll be darned if I wasn't listening raptly by the end. Well done.