1973: Listening to Orson Welles' War of the Worlds "Panic Broadcast" melts my teenage brain.
1981: Discovering The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy teaches me that science fiction radio can be more interesting and meaningful than I ever dreamed possible.
I've adapted just about all my short stories as audio dramas, partly because the best visual effects and production values are found on radio, and partly because I am creatively thrifty -- if something works in one media, why can't it work in another?
Why I Hunt Flying Saucers. Possibly my most popular story. Produced by Shoestring Radio Theatre and first broadcast in 2000.
Sticky Wonder Tales. A reading by me and the great horror author David Nickle. Originally recorded for On Spec magazine.
Art by Richard Bartop
21st Century Scientific Romance. An original play written for Shoestring Radio Theatre. Watch for the cameo appearance by the Toronto Public Library!
Robot Reality Check. Based on the story published in Noesis magazine.