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The Weekend Write-In

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The Weekend Write-In is a dedicated group of writers who each week draft and share flash fiction stories 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.

32 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Season 3: Episode 4 In Memorandum

July 30th, 2022

22:40

This episode is a tribute to a long-time contributor to the Weekend Write-In, Christine Larsen. Christine passed away in June from lung cancer. In this episode we share some of our favourite stories by Christine, …

Episode 3: Celebrating Tevun-Krus Magazine's 100th Issue

May 8th, 2022

33:51

Wattpad's sci-fi ezine, Tevun-Krus, has published its 100th issue this month. We here at the Weekend Write-In Podcast are excited to share five of the stories featured in this landmark issue as read by the authors …

Season 3, Episode 2: Live reading

March 31st, 2022

36:40

What are the best toppings for a hot dog? What is the history of concrete shoes? What do you call a fake noodle? The answers to these questions and …

Episode 1c: Rebooted

March 4th, 2022

21:12

The Weekend Write-In Podcast presents part 'C' of three parts of the first episode of season three. Three stories and a critique by the peanut gallery await you. 

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Episode 1b: Rebooted

February 18th, 2022

16:56

Another episode so soon? Just two quick stories, a poem and a critique to get you through the doldrums of February. 

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Episode 1a: Rebooted

February 4th, 2022

20:20

Søvn Drake and John Nedwill are back to kick off a third season of the Weekend Write-In Podcast. They decided to reboot the old format with new …

Episode 11: The Holiday Episode–Stuffed With Friends And Family

December 3rd, 2021

28:24

Between Søvn overeating at her American Thanksgiving and John's Irish family's pouring too many drinks, come listen to some holiday flash fiction as …

Episode 10: Halloween Campfire Stories

October 30th, 2021

23:52

Against his better judgement, John agrees to go camping with Søvn where they encounter flash fiction writers armed with spooky stories for your Halloween enjoyment. 

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Episode 9: Saving The Ship From Certain Doom: How To Write Good Science Fiction

September 30th, 2021

38:45

The Weekend Write-In Podcast celebrates turning two alongside the Wattpad science fiction profile Ooorah which turns 10 this month! Ooorah's captain …

Episode 8: Comments From The Critics

September 2nd, 2021

51:39

Tom Walborn and Joyce Holt join John and Søvn in a general critique session. Listen along as they read and review one another's stories.

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Episode 7: Escape

July 1st, 2021

28:27

Søvn has finally got John right where she wants him. Under her tyranny he manages to co-produce a seven-story podcast episodes about his dream. Escape! [cue evil laughter]

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Episode 6: Adventures on Earth-F

June 4th, 2021

58:02

Søvn and John set down their martinis and interview Jason Greenfield, mastermind behind the Earth-F Project. Come hear seven stories about reimagined …

Episode 5: Flash Fiction Live

May 6th, 2021

33:21

In this episode, authors Joyce Holt, Mike Miller, and Tom Walborn join John and Søvn and assist one another reading their stories. We hope you enjoy …

Episode 4: April Fools

April 1st, 2021

30:38

While John Nedwill and Søvn Drake try to pull a fast one on each other, seven Weekend Write-In authors share their stories. In honor of April Fools …

Episode 3: Madness

March 5th, 2021

37:52

John Nedwill and Søvn Drake bring you madness and a touch of surrealism for the month of March. With a record eight full-length stories plus three …

Episode 2: Not In Love

February 5th, 2021

27:38

As the pandemic wears on, John Nedwill and Søvn Drake mentally deteriorate but still manage to bring you a smorgasbord of stories read by the authors themselves. Originally slated to be a romance episode, the characters …

Episode 1: A Mythical New Year

January 1st, 2021

36:22

Welcome to the first episode of Season 2 of The Weekend Write-In Podcast! Our writers have brought you six stories of mythical proportions capped by an interview with @The_Bookshop's Berengaria DiRossi from Wattpad with …

Episode 14: Something For The Holidays

December 4th, 2020

30:53

This final episode of Season 1 of The Weekend Write-In Podcast features a fun cast of characters and a wide-variety of stories to listen to as you celebrate where and whatever you want. We have hangovers, family …

Episode 13: Halloween Tales

October 29th, 2020

32:22

This Halloween edition of the Weekend Write-In podcast has it all. You will be delighted by phantoms, campfire-style ghost stories, haunted houses, humor, and horror. We have some new voices from authors you haven't …

Episode 12: A Sci-Fi Celebration

October 1st, 2020

40:17

To celebrate one year of podcasting, the Weekend Write-In interviews special guests from Wattpad’s # 1 science fiction and longest running ezine, Members of Tevun-Krus join us to celebrate their 10-year anniversary on …

Episode 11; Stories With A Twist

September 3rd, 2020

42:09

In this episode, John Nedwill and Søvn Drake interview authors Mike Miller (authormsmiller), Paul Westley, and Tom Walborn to explore the delight of …

Episode 10: Good and Evil

August 6th, 2020

44:04

In this episode of the Weekend Write-In podcast, we will explore the topic of creating characters in flash fiction with authors Joyce Holt, Tom …

Episode 9: Fast and Furious

July 2nd, 2020

38:39

In this episode we will discuss flash fiction with some of the weekend write-in regulars: Tom Walborn, Joyce Holt, and Christine Larsen. Then we …

Episode 8: Going Too Far

June 4th, 2020

31:15

John Nedwill and Søvn Drake pass the time during quarantine considering dirty limericks and the merit of breaking and entering. And along the way you …

Episode 7: Too Close

April 30th, 2020

33:29

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 …

Special Episode: COVID-19 and Wattpad Writers

April 11th, 2020

39:05

In this special episode we interview two prominent Wattpad writers, Jinn Tiole and Berengaria di Rossi, and discuss how the world pandemic has affect …

Episode Six: Not Funny

April 2nd, 2020

29:55

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 …

Episode 5: Renewal

March 6th, 2020

29:30

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 …

Episode 4: A Frenzy of February Feelings

February 6th, 2020

30:29

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 …

Episode Three: Morning, Music, Memories, Mystics, and Mayhem

January 3rd, 2020

27:49

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 …

Episode Two: A Festive Feast of Six Stories

December 6th, 2019

28:29

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 …

Episode One: Five Writers Five Years

November 2nd, 2019

20:41

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 …

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