The Weekend Write-In

The Weekend Write-In

By Weekend Write-In
The Weekend Write-In is a dedicated group writers who each week draft and share a piece of flash fiction of 500 words or less inspired by a one-word prompt. In this podcast series, we share some of these stories as read by the authors themselves.
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Episode 7: Too Close
In this episode Søvn Drake and John Nedwill debate the safety of podcasting during a pandemic before John interviews Søvn about her writing. We then jump into six flash fiction stories in which a mother and her daughter are reunited, a family makes difficult decisions during a flood, trolls fight in the night, parents figure out how to provide for a baby with special needs, a team determines the moon just isn’t far enough, and we find someone to kill your own worst enemy.
33:29
April 30, 2020
Special Episode: COVID-19 and Wattpad Writers
In this special episode we interview two prominent Wattpad writers, Jinn Tiole and Berengaria di Rossi, and discuss how the world pandemic has affect our lives, our writing, and our relationship with Wattpad. 
39:05
April 11, 2020
Episode Six: Not Funny
In this episode, we will interview author Jenni Clarke before finding out what happens when a sharp-dressed man is late. We shall go drinking at an intergalactic bar, venture out onto on thin ice, sentence a criminal with rhymes, and go for a fast drive with werewolves. And finally we shall warn you about what might happen when your spouse is suddenly home all the time.  We may have also included some jokes in an attempt to lighten the mood, even if some people find them Not Funny.
29:55
April 2, 2020
Episode 5: Renewal
In this episode we will interview Christine Larsen from our new live virtual studio before we hear about the almost unbearable love of her life. We will make difficult choices before welcoming an addition to the family, help a right the wrongs of a dead pirate, think about what it might be like to be someone else, struggle with murderous tendencies, hear one story written especially for our podcast theme of renewal.
29:30
March 6, 2020
Episode 4: A Frenzy of February Feelings
In the fourth episode of the Weekend Write-In Podcast we interview our prompt master Paul Westley and learn his secret method of generating our group's weekly prompts. Then, on to six short stories forging for a frenzy of February feelings in which we shall learn why the mathematics professor is so angry, experience the seduction of a life of drugs, wonder if a monk will sacrifice his principles to escape loneliness, feel the irritation of bad company in close quarters, reminisce with Australians about the last big fires, and end with a devilish cupid’s tale in time for Valentine’s day.
30:29
February 6, 2020
Episode Three: Morning, Music, Memories, Mystics, and Mayhem
As we kick off a new decade, we evoke memories, make plans, dream about the future, and sometimes just barely survive the present. In the third episode of the Weekend Write-In Podcast, we will interview author Thomas Walborn and hear six quirky stories read by their authors that span the topics of morning, music, memories, mystics, and mayhem. Happy 2020!
27:49
January 3, 2020
Episode Two: A Festive Feast of Six Stories
In this episode enjoy a winter wonderland, magical machines, wit, humor, and the tales of two pets. These six flash fiction stories were written for the following prompts: fast, touch, sharp, tomorrow, steal, and fit. 
28:29
December 6, 2019
Episode One: Five Writers Five Years
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Weekend Write-In podcast. In this episode, you will learn more about the Weekend Write-In writing group and hear five short stories read by five authors who have participated in the Weekend Write-In since it's inception five years ago in 2014. 
20:41
November 2, 2019