Story Time With Michael Kingswood

The writings and ramblings of Michael Kingswood, Scifi/Fantasy writer.

About the show

Michael Kingswood is a retired submarine officer and a lifelong fan of science fiction and fantasy. He writes novels and shorter stories across the entire spectrum of speculative fiction. Here, he will share audio renditions of his work in serialized form, muse on the business of writing, share things and people he thinks are cool, and occasionally rant about things that annoy him.

So sit back and relax as he tells you a story.

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  • Episode 30: First Blood

    April 16th, 2018  |  24 mins 51 secs
    audiobook, fiction, literature, publishing, writing

    Reading my sword and sorcery short story, First Blood.

  • Episode 29: So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer

    April 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins
    adventure, audiobook, fiction, hunting, literature, publishing, scifi, writing

    Wherein I read my scifi adventure story, So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer.

  • Episode 28: Measuring Up

    April 2nd, 2018  |  31 mins 5 secs
    action, adventure, audiobook, fantasy, fiction, military fantasy, sword and sorcery, writing

    This week I'm reading my sword and sorcery short story, Measuring Up.

  • Episode 27: A Note Of Magic - Part Three

    March 26th, 2018  |  33 mins 58 secs

    Reading the rest of my musically magical novelette, A Note Of Magic.

  • Episode 26: A Note Of Magic - Part Two

    March 19th, 2018  |  25 mins 38 secs
    adventure, audiobook, fantasy, literature, magic, music, publishing, quest, writing

    Reading Part Two of my musically magical novelette, A Note Of Magic

  • Episode 25: A Note Of Magic - Part One

    March 12th, 2018  |  27 mins 27 secs
    adventure, audiobook, fantasy, fiction, literature, magical, music, mystical, writing

    Wherein I read the first part of my fantasy novelette, A Note Of Magic.

  • Episode 24: Brother In Law, Brother In Blood

    March 5th, 2018  |  31 mins 22 secs
    audiobook, fantasy, fiction, humorous, literature, romantic, short story, writing

    This week I'm reading my semi-romantic, kind of humorous fantasy story: Brother In Law, Brother In Blood.

  • Episode 23: Book Pimpage - Hiding Behind The Cowl

    February 26th, 2018  |  14 mins 57 secs
    anthology, fiction, literature, novelette, super hero

    Wherein I discuss an Anthology I participated in a while back, and explain myself. Because it needs explaining.

  • Episode 22: A Chat Before Dinner

    February 19th, 2018  |  19 mins 19 secs
    audiobook, dark humor, horror, literature, michael kingswood, podcast, science fiction, short story, zombie

    Reading my darkly humorous zombie story, A Chat Before Dinner.

  • Episode 21: The Blob On The Rock

    February 5th, 2018  |  38 mins 39 secs
    adventure, alien, audiobook, exobiology, fiction, literature, science fiction, space opera, writing

    In which I read my science fiction short story, The Blob On The Rock.

  • Episode 20: Star Light, Star Bright

    January 30th, 2018  |  16 mins 55 secs
    alien invasion, audiobook, fiction, literature, science fiction, short story, unintended consequences, writing

    A little late on this one. This week I'm reading another short story. This one is science fiction: Star Light, Star Bright.

  • Episode 19: Who Ate My Sock?

    January 22nd, 2018  |  15 mins 39 secs
    audiobook, dark humor, fantasy, horror, literature, michael kingswood, short story

    Reading a dark but funny short story - Who Ate My Sock?

  • Episode 18: The Memory Of Justice

    January 15th, 2018  |  24 mins 5 secs
    crime, fiction, justice, literature, michael kingswood, science fiction, short story

    Reading my short story, The Memory Of Justice.

  • Episode 17: Falling Softly, A Short Story Of Assassination And Betrayal

    January 8th, 2018  |  20 mins 15 secs
    audiobook, fantasy, literature, publishing, short story, writing

    Reading a short story I wrote a few years back. It's a cheerful tale of assassination. Perfect for your listening pleasure.

  • Episode 16: How NOT To Rescue A Damsel In Distress

    January 1st, 2018  |  19 mins 18 secs
    adventure, fantasy, fiction, publishing, romantic, sword and sorcery, writing

    Happy New Year! Time for a short story!

  • Episode 15: Merry Christmas!

    December 25th, 2017  |  52 secs
    christmas, writing

    A quick Christmas message