Evil Podcast: Call for Submissions
by Dan L.
Late on the evening of September 30th I got an e-mail from Dennis Serra
asking if I were willing to send him some of the best Horror stories
from Aphelion's archives to use on his Podcast show. I replied that I
couldn't because I don't have any rights to distribute any work that
has been submitted to Aphelion. Those rights are retained by the
authors and I cann't touch their work beyond the scope of Aphelion. I
told him what I could do is to put the word out to the writers and let
them choose to send him submissions themselves. So here is the text of
Hello Mr. Hollifield,
I wanted to offer you free advertising on my horror fiction podcast,
I searched and did not notice a podcast presence for your magazine. My
name is Dennis Serra; I am the producer and narrator of Evil Podcast.
It is a horror fiction podcast that is receiving great reviews on Apple
Podcasts (ITunes) and other podcast destinations.
I am collecting story submissions for my second season that will be
airing in December and would love to feature stories that have appeared
in your magazine. I know you are busy so let me cut to the chase on
what I am offering and what I am looking for.
I am recording at least six episodes for season two (maximum of twelve
episodes) and need about 3,000 words of horror fiction short stories
for each episode. It can be one story an episode or up to three. I do
not need you to fill all episodes. If interested you can submit as a
few as one story or as many as you want featured. I will credit your
magazine and author in the audio episode and in the show notes
(excellent for SEO).
Credits to the magazine and author can include a short bio and mention
where to find them on social media (websites, Twitter handles, Facebook
I will narrate and produce the story for free if you do not have a
quality recording of the story. My listeners love my creepy tone and
deep voice (see my five star reviews on Apple Podcasts).
Once the podcast episodes are released they will stay on my website and
iTunes (and other podcast directories) while future episodes continue
to be released. Podcast listeners tend to listen to an entire library
of episodes when they find a show they enjoy (affectionately known as
‘Binging’). Your magazine’s name and
information will be heard by Evil Podcast’s current
subscribers upon release of the episode. As Evil Podcast continues to
grow the episode(s) with your story(s) will continual to be discovered
by new listeners and create ongoing free advertising for you.
For season two I need to receive the stories by November 1, 2017. This
will give me enough time to record, edit, and produce the episodes for
the December release.
I am also putting together a special Halloween episode and will need
stories by the end of day October 8, 2017 to be considered for this
special episode. I am gathering about 5,000 words of fiction for this
With any story you submit for consideration please include a quick bio
of the author and any information you want me to include about your
magazine. The bio and magazine information will be recorded on the
episode and placed in the show notes.
I understand there are different types of horror stories. I am open to
almost any sub-genre, but I tend not to record gore or splatter type
If you would like to contribute stories to Evil Podcast please forward
them to me for consideration: MrDennisSerra@yahoo.com as a PDF file.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
Cell: (847) 334 – 6877
Last episode example: Devil's
Where to find the show:
Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Google Play Music, Soundcloud, iHeart Radio,
Tunein, and most places you listen to podcasts.
Submissions notice © 2017 Dennis Serra & Dan
Bio: Dennis Serra is the producer and narrator of
Podcast. It is a horror fiction podcast that is receiving great reviews
on Apple Podcasts (ITunes) and other podcast destinations.
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