The Fear on Demand horror podcast is devoted to short tales of terror and suspense fiction in audio form. The horror form works very well with brief, intense tales that deliver a chilling impact. The goal here is provide just that kind of tale, penned by some of the best authors working in the horror genre. We hope you will discover writers you enjoy here and seek out their books, stories and other works of fiction. All tales are intended for mature audiences and listener discretion is advised. Download this horror podcast via the links at right.
Fear on Demand Episode 11 – In The Land of the Blind The Man With One Eye Has No Depth perception by K.R. Helms plus scream queen Jacqui HollandPosted in fear-on-demand-podcast with tags flash fiction, horror, movies on December 8, 2013 by fearondemand
Welcome to Episode 11 of Fear on Demand. This episode features a flash of fear from K.R. Helms from the collect The Postmortem Scrapbook.
Kevin Wright woke up scratching fleas from under his thick leather collar. He was chained to a stone boulder engraved with his name and a couple of dates that didn’t seem to matter a whole lot. The last thing he could remember was that self-righteous lunatic Mike Dunlap going Ruby Ridge inside the factory he used to manage…
In this episode, we also have an interview with Jacqui Holland, who’s been seen on How I Met Your Mother and Desperate Housewives as well as a host of horror films. She’s formed her own production company. Hear about their upcoming slate of films plus her horror acting experiences and her love for The Omen.
Liz eased onto her feet. The sheet, which had wound its way around her foot sometime during the long night’s thrashings, trailed her like a train. She shook it off with impatience, more mindful of her body’s nagging soreness than the ridiculous irony of the image.
He had left before she had awoken. The room was a shambles, his belongings scattered across the floor as if abandoned in hasty disgust…
In this episode, we also have an interview with Jim Towns, co-writer and director of the new film House of Bad. Hear about his love of Universal monster and learn more about the film that blends crime and supernatural horror.
Welcome to Episode 9 of the Fear on Demand Horror Podcast Featuring a short story by Martel Sardina.
Everyone keeps telling me that I need closure where Laura Burke is concerned. Skeletons aren’t meant to be kept in the closet forever. It’s been twenty years since high school.
Twenty years since she broke my heart.
I just about went crazy when I heard that she married someone else not two years later.
I should be over her by now.
Welcome to Episode 8 of the Fear on Demand Horror Podcast Featuring a short story by Brett Williams
Our marriage troubled, a rift had formed between my husband and me for no other reason than an inability to conceive a child. I loved him and wanted no other man. I also wanted a child, a family. But our physician had informed us that our prospects were hopeless.
With several years invested in the marriage and a couple more into the relationship I felt guilty for considering a dissolution of marriage so that I might have the family that I’d always wanted. See, David’s exceptionally low sperm count was the reason for our failed attempts to conceive.
Then, one night while lying awake, staring at the ceiling, a winged creature—a demon of some type with large bat-like wings and muscular body—appeared, frightening me. It seemed surreal. A streetlight cast illumination through the bedroom window, lighting his right side. Was I really awake? Could this be a dream? Before I could cry out or wake David, the creature spoke.
“I can give you the child you desire.”
Welcome to Episode 7 of the Fear on Demand Horror Podcast Featuring a short story by Sidney Williams.
Read by Zachary Brewster Geisz
You probably heard that we acted out of fear, and it’s true. That was part of it. We were scared of Rudy Wayne Roberts. There was never any way to predict what he might do, not when he was in one of his moods, and those could hit without warning.
Read the story in Scars and Candy.
Welcome to Episode 6, a Flash of Fear episode of the Fear on Demand Horror Podcast featuring flash fiction by Amy Grech.
Read by Eleiece Krawiec
Jack had been dead for less than a year when his widow spotted something gray in a corner of the cellar that resembled a heap of dust, but throbbed like the heart of a dying man.
A sudden heart attack claimed him nine short months ago…
She had his body cremated.
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.
Sara passed the heap of dust whenever she brought her filthy clothes over to the washing machine. She couldn’t avoid it. The first time the heap moved, Sara bit her lip and shrugged it off, along with a sudden chill that crept through the open cellar door…
Welcome to Episode 5 of Fear on Demand featuring a short story by Pamela K. Kinney
Read by Sonia Perozi
Obsidian Bay. A perfect name for a place where someone could live whose life had been dark and full of pain. I had moved to this village to make a new life for myself. A year ago I discovered my husband having an affair with a co-worker. My world had shrunk, filling with betrayal and pain, and I’d divorced him. Having won our home in the divorce settlement I hid there, avoiding friends and family. During that year I became a new person, one who found she could paint and bring to life on canvas the interesting faces of people and landscapes. The pain, in short, brought forth a latent talent.