Season 1 Episode 67
ON THE DAY YOU SPEND FOREVER WITH YOUR DOG
by Adam R. Shannon
What if a physicist had to put their beloved dog to sleep? What if they already had theories about time travel? What if they wanted to just one more day with their pet?
About This Episode
Adam R. Shannon is a career firefighter and paramedic, as well as a fiction writer, aspiring cook, and steadfast companion of dogs. He and his wife live in Virginia, where they preside over the furry whirlwinds of two resident canines as well as visiting foster dogs. His work has appeared in Compelling Science Fiction, Every Day Fiction, the anthology Behind the Mask, and elsewhere. He’s a graduate of Clarion West 2017.
This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Rumination," "Wounded," "Loss," "Pensif," and "Dark Walk," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com. Other sounds in this podcast provided by the Free Sound Project. Find out more at www.freesound.org
Our narrator for this episode is Erica Hastings. Erica works as a Review Analyst by day, an action/comedy writer by night, and a voice actor on weekends and holidays. For the last ten years, she has lived in Ottawa, Ontario, where she also runs a free brainstorming and story critique session at the Ottawa Writer’s Circle. Her biggest project is her serial novel that she publishes to https://theotherkindofroommate.com/ in which there is also longing for a loved one, but that loved one is coffee.
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