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Literary Spotlight: Drabblecast

Strange stories find eager listeners in this weekly podcast highlighting speculative flash fiction.


A “drabble” is a short story of exactly 100 words. Drabblecast is a 13-year-old weekly audio fiction podcast featuring short, quirky speculative fiction.

Founder and editor Norm Sherman loves the punch and impact of flash fiction, along with brief short stories that deliver in a quick 10-minute read to leave people laughing or crying, “and definitely wanting to share and talk about the piece as original or crazy or funny or interesting,” he explains.

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