Sounds from the Year Between

Sounds from the Year Between

Sounds from the Year Between is the podcast companion to Skullgate Media's biannual anthology series, Tales from the Year Between. You'll hear about the bizarre worlds created for the anthology, explore the lives of odd characters in odd places, hear excerpts from various pieces, and learn more about the contributors and unique processes that make Tales from the Year Between the singular publication that it is.

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July 12, 2021 3 min

Sounds from the Year Between is going on summer break! We'll be back in September with new episodes of Creative Project Hypersleep, Coffee at the Skullgate, and (hopefully) some audio fiction. In the meantime, follow us on twitter @skullgatemedia and sign up for our newsletter at skullgatemedia.com for updates. We've got a lot happening in the next few months. Here's a list of our releases scheduled for the second h...

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In this episode of Creative Project Hypersleep, Reed Reimer talks about "Metaneuma," a steam-punk novel he worked on with his writing partner, Ben, before moving on to other projects. Reed is part of Fable Factory, a multi-media creative collective. The first single from his on-going progressive metal project, Cthulhu Dreamt, is available now at fablefactory.org


Find Reed online:

  • Website: http://www.fablefactory.org
  • Twitter: &...
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    In this episode of Creative Project Hypersleep, Astrid Knight talks about "Taunt," a super-natural YA series she worked on for three years before setting aside. Her novel, "Perception Check" is a fun adventure filled with D&D and queer characters and will be released in January 2022.

    Find Astrid online:
    Website: https://astridknight.com/
    Twitter: @AstridKWrites
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AstridKWrites/

    An...

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with Jim Royce to talk about writing, how he decided he had stories that needed to be told, and the joy of discovering new words.

    Jim's short stories appear in both "Pray, Love, Remember," appears in our weird-fiction anthology, Loathsome Voyages

    You can follow Jim on Twitter as @authorJLRoyc...

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    In this first episode of Creative Project Hypersleep, Chris Durston talks about a "supernatural wrestling horror comedy podcast thing" he planned out but never finished (or actually titled).

    Find Chris online:
    Website: http://www.chrisdurston.com
    Twitter: @chrisdurstonish
    Facebook: ChrisDurstonDoesWords
    Instagram: @ChrisDurstonDoesWords
    TikTok: PindSizedBookReview

    And if you have a creative project that you’ve put into hyp...

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    Announcing a new segment from Sounds From the Year Between -- "Creative Project Hypersleep." For every story you read, for every song you listen to, for every game you play, there are dozens if not hundreds that never see the light of day. This is Creative Project Hypersleep, a series of mini-documentaries from Sounds from the Year Between, the official podcast of Skullgate Media. Each episode an artist digs into their crea...

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with Darius to talk about writing, his experience working with Skullgate Media, and how a sandwich inspired a story.

    Darius's short stories appear in both "Achten Tan: Land of Dust & Bone," and "Under New Suns."

    You can follow Darius on Twitter as @OSTBear.
    Her website is: http://...

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    Hear from a few of our 24 writers about why they are having so much fun being part of the crew of Tales From the Year Volume 3! Six of our writers share their highlights from the world building game, tease their stories, and say thanks to our kickstarter backers.

    If you haven't checked out our campaign on Kickstarter, please do! And as always, find us a skullgatemedia.com or follow us on twitter--@skullgatemedia.

    (The song &#...

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    If you've come to expect a new episode of "Coffee From the Skullgate" every other Wednesday, you may have wondered where the most recent next scintillating conversation with between Chris Van Dyke and one of our authors was. Wonder no longer! Here's a quick update on to why there was no new podcast, as well as a brief update on the Kickstarter and the Trouble with Shutterstock. (Bonus--if you watch the video on YouT...

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with Sarah Parker to talk about writing, theater, and her work with Skullgate Media.

    Sarah's poetry and fiction appear in both "Achten Tan: Land of Dust & Bone," and "Under New Suns."

    You can follow Sarah on Twitter as @isparkit. 
    Her website is: https://sparknsolution.wordpress.co...

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    We interrupt our regular programing to bring you a sneak peak of the trailer for our upcoming Kickstarter campaign to fund Volume 3 of Tales From the Year Between -- Pirates of the Multiverse! The campaign should be live on Monday, May 24th and we'll be sharing the link to back far and wide. But in the meantime, here's a quick teaser to get you excited!

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with ER Hoffer to talk about writing, theater, and her work with Skullgate Media.

    Erin's story, "Harmonies of the Dead" appeared in "Achten Tan: Land of Dust & Bone," Skullgate Media's debut publication.. 

    You can follow Erin on Twitter as @erhoffer. 

    Some of the sources Erin m...

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with Steven Bayer to talk about writing, theater, and his work with Skullgate Media.

    Steven's story, "The Half-Life of Johannes Wandri" appeared in the second volume in "Under New Suns," Skullgate Media's Tales From the Year Between series. 

    You can follow Steve on Twitter as @syl...

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    President, Editor-in-Chief, and infamous Flâneur, Chris Vandyke, again sneaks into the Great Library of Achten Tan and risks the wrath of Chris "Terry" Durston in order to bring you an important update as to future episodes of Tales From the Year Between. What does he have to say? Will he successfully evade the ever watchful Durston? Will reading this description actually take longer than listening to the episode? You'l...

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    Another reading, this time courtesy of Kyle Beers and his entrancingly distressing story 'The Wind in the Leaves'.

    Kyle is an all-around nerd and lover of nerdy things. When not writing, he meditates, hikes, cooks, paints, and spends time with his dogs. He enjoys turning traditional fantasy tropes on their heads. You can find Kyle on Twitter at @KDBAuthor and at his website, kdbeersauthor.wordpress.com.

    Sounds from the Ye...

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    As part of an bi-monthly interview series, President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between Chris Vandyke sits down with Jayme Bean to talk about her upcoming debut novel, "Untouched," as well as her work with Skullgate Media.

    Jayme's story, "An Ocean Between Us" appeared in the second volume in "Under New Suns," Skullgate Media's Tales From the Year Between series. Jayme's novel "...

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    We return to the Great Library to hear another story: this time, it's the beautiful 'Dust Motes'.

    Chapel Orahamm is an illustrator, academic, and author residing in the middle of no-man’s land big sky country. They have a passion for slipstream, romance, LGBTQ+ novels and the odd short story. Straddling the line between grunge and sappy prose, their world can be found online at kavordianlibrary.com. I can personally ...

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    ... in which Sounds from the Year Between may or may not make vague overtures at the possibility of developing a plot.

    Will anything come of it? Who the heck knows. Probably not, we're all busy. But hey, it could be fun.

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    March 30, 2021 55 sec

    In this Episode of Sounds from the Year Between, Skullgate President and Editor-in-Chief of Tales From the Year Between sneaks into the Great Library to bring you a brief explanation as to why there will be no episode of Sounds from the Year Between this week. Which may result in a paradox leading a great disturbance in the space-time continuum and/or the Force, but we'll take our chances.

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    Another jaunt to the Great Library, and this time it's a most esteemed guest: Skullgate Grand Hierophant Chris Vandyke's here to read four of his stories from Achten Tan!

    Chris Vandyke is the founder and president of Skullgate Media, and started Tales from the Year Between because he was bored and it seemed like a good idea at the time. You can see things he writes at cvandyke.com and follow him on Twitter at @aboutrunni...

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