Author and cast
Philippa BallantinePhilippa Ballantine- narrator, Puck and Sive
When not podcasting from Koru Studios in Wellington, New Zealand Philippa spends most of her time writing. So far she has had two books published; Weaver’s Web (which she’s turned into a podiobook) and the award-nominated Chasing the Bard (the sequel of which Digital Magic will be out in August this year).
Her Parsec and Sir Julius Vogel nominated show Whispers at the Edge is where she talks about living at the bottom of the world and passes on what she’s found out about writing. She has also had published a variety of articles on her other love, history. Currently she is working on a number of fantasy projects; a series set in New Zealand, a dark and turbulent trilogy as well as a supernatural romp. She has also had a number of roles in other podcast novels, and is enjoying the challenges of voice work.
More can be found out about Pip at The Pen and Sword.
Tee Morris voice of William ShakespeareTee Morris - William Shakespeare
Tee Morris began his writing career with his 2002 historical epic fantasy, MOREVI: The Chronicles of Rafe & Askana. Tee then appeared in Dragon Moon Press’ 2003 release, The Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy. 2004 saw the releases of Billibub Baddings and The Case of The Singing Sword and The Fantasy Writer’s Companion
Tee entered 2005 with an idea, and that idea — podcasting MOREVI — went on to become the first book podcast in its entirety. That experience led to the founding of Podiobooks.com and collaborating with Evo Terra on Podcasting for Dummies.
Along with that title and Legacy of MOREVI: Book One of the Arathellean Wars, Tee’s article “Dear John” appeared in BenBella Books’s Farscape Forever: Sex, Drugs, and Killer Muppets.
In 2006, Tee appears in the podcast anthology VOICES: New Media Fiction (edited by Mur Lafferty), and in BenBella Books’ So Say We All: Collected Thoughts and Opinions of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.
Tee continues to explore podcasting with The Survival Guide to Writing Fantasy, a podcast about the marketing and self-promotional concepts for published and soon-to-be-published authors. He also hosts the companion podcast for Podcasting for Dummies and Speaking of Beer’s “MicroBrewed” with Phil Rossi.
PG Holyfield the voice of AuberonP G Holyfield - Auberon
P.G Holyfield’s love of comparative religion, mythology, mysteries, and role-playing games led him to create the fantasy setting called The Land of Caern. It is a world where the gods live as mortals in order to directly affect events in the world… often with disastrous results. Murder at Avedon Hill is the first work of fiction set in The Land of Caern, a novel that has appeal to both fantasy and mystery lovers alike.
The podcast version of Murder at Avedon Hill began in July 2007; it quickly transitioned from a straight read into an audio drama, with over 30 guests adding their voices to the podcast. MaAH is currently featured in the iTunes Literature store and reached #1 on Podiobooks.com’s 30 Day Subscriber chart in December, 2007.P.G. is also one of the creators/producers of the 2007 Parsec Award nominated The Nanomonkeys podcast, a writing/support podcast for participants of NaNoWriMo. P.G. lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and family..
Chris LesterChris Lester - Mordant
Chris is a self-proclaimed “mad scientist in training.” He has been telling stories for about as long as he can remember, and credits a writing contest in elementary school for introducing him to his muse. Chris is the creator of Metamor City, a fantasy podiobook where magic meets technology is a city of dark wonders.
Trained as a biologist at the University of California-Santa Cruz, he received his master’s degree in 2004 and promptly went out to try to start a career in the middle of the worst job market the American scientific community had seen in half a century. He lives in Detroit with four fellow humans and two large dogs and is now working as a corporate wage slave while looking for new opportunities to use his powers for good.
Chooch- John Shakespeare
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Heather Welliver- Anne Hathaway
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Viv - Mary Shakespeare
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