Author readings from Balticon 51, featuring Nobilis Reed, Jennifer Povey, and a chapter of Starsigns by our very own Head Chef!
It’s our (belated) Birthday Bash! Erin and A. F. bring you three Stoke the Fire stories based on prompt 13- Where did the corn go? One of them is from a brand-new Word Chef!
“Fly-By Corn Thieves” by K. L. Koster
“A Series of Blog Posts on the Conundrum of the Corn” by David “Doc Blue” Wendt
“Corn Mother” by Scott Roche
Did we mention this episode would have cake? While A. F. heads out for that, the Grillmistress serves up a heaping helping of Botched Recipes. Keep your ears peeled for one of the best Grillmistress laughing fits ever.
Prompt #12 will be closing at the end of September, so get your stories in for the cheese prompt ASAP! Also, Mystery Meal requests will be picking up on Facebook and Twitter soon, so keep your eyes peeled for that.
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The Disaster Kitchen is back and recovering from our hectic summer. More importantly, our staff is returning! Grillmistress Erin is back behind the mic, and along with A. F., bringing you some Stoke the Fire stories!
These are for Prompt #12: Write a story featuring some kind of mystic cheese.
"Al Fredo and the Cheese of Doom" by Scott Roche
"A Transformative Experience" by Erin Kazmark
"Morning Tragedy" by Val Griswold-Ford
We follow it up with a Mystery Meal. That's right, we're finally getting those going again! This time, we destroy a scene from The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Just A. F. again, hopefully the last time before our third anniversary on August 1!
A. F. brings you a Main Ingredient story from J. K. Miles.
A LITTLE TINKERING
Meander has tried four times to stop this bloody war. He's wandered the time stream, but every attempt has failed. If this fifth plan doesn't work, he may have to give up altogether.
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Music- Rynos Theme
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
We’re still on a short kitchen staff, so it’s just A. F. today. Our Head Chef brings you two new Stoke the Fire stories, based on prompt #11.
The empanadas you just took out of the oven have exploded, and something alive is emerging.
We give you
“Grow-Dee” by Brayzin Narstirius
“The Magic of the Kitchen” by James Silverstein
We hope to be back to our usual quality and content come August and our third anniversary. Thanks for bearing with us while we’re recovering from the kitchen disaster in the Disaster Kitchen.
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Erin and A. F. were panelists at Balticon 51! Here's a discussion on writing specifically for audio, also featuring Paul E. Cooley, Veronica Giguere, P. C. Haring, and Steve Lubs.
The Melting Potcast's first ever live show, at Balticon 51! Erin and A. F. go about their usual antics with no possibility of edits.
Start off with a Main Ingredient story by Julayne Hughes-- The Nast Pasty, based on prompt #11: THe empanadas you just took out of the oven exploded, and something alive is emerging!
Follow that up with an all-live Mystery Meal, read for once by the Head Chef! We destroy Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss!
And we took suggestions for last minute What Boils My Pot!
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The Pot cast crew introduces a brand new Word Chef in his first Main Ingredient story:
Her Evening Chair by Heath Howell
Melissa takes an evening to explore beyond her senses.
Follow it up with a Food Critic segment about Comorbid by Lorelei Logsdon, and then a What Boils My Pot segment where Erin rants about the physical trait shopping list.
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A. F. actually got invited to be on this panel when someone couldn't show! Dirty scenes of literature are turned into madlibs with the audience's help. NSFW or small children!
It is April Fool's Day, and there is plenty of foolishness going on in the Disaster Kitchen! Erin and Theo kick us off with some Botched Recipes sure to tickle your innards.
Follow that up with A Little Seasoning from Balticon 50, with A. F. interviewing Lauren Scribe Harris.
We close with a new Mystery Meal featuring a scene from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Get out your calendars for this one, folks.
Prompt #11 is now closed, so we're introducing prompt #13:
Where did the corn go?
The only limit is your imagination.
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