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The Word Count

Welcome to the #WordCountPodcast!

Free flash fiction, based on a monthly prompt host R. B. Wood publishes on his site (


Feb 25, 2019

Welcome to episode 83 of the #WordCountPodcast!

HOST: R. B. Wood      Show Notes:

This month, we have four stories from out intrepid authors, who I lovingly call the Word Count Irregulars. Starting in March, I'll be featuring one of our irregulars per month with a new segment called "12...

Jan 27, 2019

Welcome to the start of SEASON 9 of the #WordCountPodcast!

Host: R. B. Wood   Show Notes:

We hope that you all enjoyed your holiday season, I know we enjoyed our time away--yet that burn of creativity flared up after the New Year and here we go with a new season!

The theme for this season...

Oct 31, 2018

Welcome to the 8th Halloween Special of the #WordCountPodcast!

Our prompt:

HOST: R.B. Wood   Show Notes:

Guests this week:

Bill Kirton "The Ball" and "Halloween"

***NOTE: "The Ball" is performed by Bill, but was written by Dutch author Anneke Klein***

Maria Haskins – “Big...

Sep 26, 2018

Episode 80 of the Word Count Podcast explores three stories based on this prompt:

HOST: R. B. Wood      SHOW NOTES:


Eden Baylee "Final Ride"

Bill Kirton - "School Bus"

Maria Haskins – “The Monster Hunter's Last...

Aug 20, 2018

Four stories inspired by the picture below and The Smile Factory by Todd Keisling.

Host: R. B. Wood (with commentary by Porno Batman)

Show Notes:


Eden Baylee "Life is sweet"

Bill Kirton - "It's All Relative"

Maria Haskins – “Fräulein Maria”

Special Guest:...