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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 (


Mar 30, 2020


HOST: R. B. Wood   Show Notes:

What a fitting title for episode 94 in this era of "social distancing."

I hope this note finds you and your families all well and safe. 2020 has been a nightmare so far, hasn't it? I hope the coming months see better times ahead for us all.

Our theme this...

Feb 25, 2020

HOST: R. B. Wood     SHOW NOTES:

Climate change is happening all around us. In recent years, we've seen record temperatures across the planet, significant melting at the poles, the accelerated extinction of many species, and an increase in the violence of major storms.

Nothing epitomizes these...

Jan 31, 2020

Welcome to the start of SEASON 10  episode 92 of the #WordCountPodcast!

HOST: R. B. Wood     SHOW NOTES:

The theme for this season is Animals and we start with new stories all written about this cute little guy (and in some cases, his friends):


Bill Kirton – “It's a Question of Image”


Oct 31, 2019

Murder, Mayhem, and Horror

Welcome to the 9th Halloween Special of the #WordCountPodcast!


A few stories for your listening terror this time around. The theme, along with the picture below, is all about Murder, Mayhem, and Horror. I've just finished the edits on my...

Sep 30, 2019

HOST: R. B. Wood  Show Notes:

Here in New England, the evenings are getting colder and the trees are donning their "technicolor dream-coats."

My favorite season is here. I wanted to select a prompt for our #WordCountIrregulars that would show the transition

And as you know, the theme this...