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Every week you're invited to download a new episode of narrated fiction and poetry to spark your imagination and creativity. Are you a fan of audio books? Then this podcast is a great way to get the same experience while simultaneously exposing yourself to new work from great authors and poets across America - some of whom you might not yet have heard about.
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Most Recent Episode
CWO Episode 203: Shortguns and Smartphones by Patrick Thomas | Fiction (2017)
4 days ago
We all use our phones too much, but where does usage creep into addiction? When we can't watch enough violent videos? Fights? When is enough enough? Unfortunately, we can't delete our memories as easily as we can a video file...
At some point we all have to draw the line, especially when we're the ones behind the lens...
"Shotguns and Smartphones" touches on themes of entertainment addiction, desensitization, and technology.
Told from the perspective of Sam, a recently married young man, "Shotguns and Smartphones" takes place at a baby shower - or on the outskirts of one. Because Sam is one of only three men at the event, he and the mom-to-be's fiance take an ATV ride out into their abundant backwoods property. There they run into someone and things go horribly wrong, while Sam films everything from behind his smartphone...
Patrick Kirk Thomas is a late-twenties author and copywriter out of Naples, Florida. He is currently at work writing and publishing multiple novels on Amazon.
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