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Quantum Froth Dispatches

Join host Michael Haspil as he talks about stories, writing craft, and storytelling. The podcast ranges over a broad swath of subjects, from history to conspiracy theories, to pop-culture, and games.  

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Nov 7, 2020

In which I reminisce about the Mass Effect Trilogy, talk about the pending Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the differences between a "bad" ending and just an ending you don't like, and how fumbling an ending can deal a mortal blow to a franchise.

Featuring "Reignite" by Malukah, with permission.


Oct 31, 2020

Just in time for Halloween, I bring you part 2 of a harrowing tale of bloodcurdling horror and the macabre in the Lovecraftian tradition.

This is the conclusion of Operation Eidolon - The first of many UMBRA Case Files.

Ft. The FAT RAT's Monody featuring Laura Brehm


Oct 29, 2020

Just in time for Halloween, I bring you part 1 of a harrowing tale of bloodcurdling horror and the macabre in the Lovecraftian tradition.

Operation Eidolon - One of the first of many UMBRA Case Files.

Ft. The FAT RAT's "Monody" featuring Laura Brehm


Aug 17, 2020

I respond to numerous requests on how to get started writing fiction. Here's some shownotes links:
https://www.thecreativepenn.com/

KDP University on Youtube: https://bit.ly/3kSoNoq

Brandon Sanderson BYU Fiction Course: https://bit.ly/3kMsko6

Stealing Hollywood by A. Sokoloff: https://amzn.to/2E43r6X

Linda Rohrbaugh's 3...


Mar 5, 2020

In which I speak about how to use Tabletop Games and tools to help your writing. This episode was an experiment recorded on an Apple Watch while driving.

Steve Jackson Games = http://www.sjgames.com/

GURPS Lite = http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/lite/

GURPS Bibliography = http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/biblios.html

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