Episode 9: Crawl Space of the World by Tim Pratt



Author Tim Pratt's stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories,The Year's Best Fantasy, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and other nice places. He has won the Hugo Award for his short fiction, and he's been a finalist for World Fantasy, Sturgeon, Stoker, Mythopoeic [myth-o-pee-ic], and Nebula Awards. He lives in Berkeley California with his wife, writer Heather Shaw, and their son. For more, visit www.timpratt.org. By day, narrator Andy Chen works as a Fire and Life Safety Officer with the State of California. Fire prevention approval for public school construction projects fills his day with building plans, code books, and marking up drawings. His interest in audio narration began with reading bedtime stories to his son and has blossomed into a full-blown philosophy of what makes a compelling story narration. Namely, to guide the flow and pace of the author's work and not distract the listener with "acting". He find narrating a mentally challenging activity, followed by endless hours of e