More Than a Story

Original short stories, and a little more!

A Podcast of Short Stories

Original short stories for your entertainment, with original music and audio effects to add to the experience. Listen after the story to hear the takeaway idea and leave feeling optimistic, inspired, and just… great! The goal here is simple: to fill your day with something good. I hope you enjoy these stories, and I hope they fill your day with optimism, belief, joy, love, and a little fun!

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The Latest Episode & Short Story

  • The Machine
    (SCI-FI) – Barry’s normal morning routine is quickly steered off course by an impossible scene. Cars are blocking his path on the highway, but it isn’t the normal traffic. These cars are all empty—running, and placed in drive, but empty. Soon, Barry finds himself on a search for answers—fueled by the persistence of his closest friend, Rachel—and what they find is beyond what either expects…

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Most Popular Episodes & Stories

In Bloom is an original short story from the podcast, More Than A Story. It is strongly inspired by the show, Doctor Who.

In Bloom

(SCI-FI) – A planet in darkness, flower people starving from lack of sunlight, and a dark myth nearly as old as he was. John must face down against these monumental forces while reclaiming his true identity, a title and reputation he’d walked away from 118 years ago. This is a Doctor Who fan-fiction story without […]

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(SCIENCE FICTION) – RICK thought he could leave it all behind, all the fighting, the war, the violence. Yet, in the peaceful and serene Sequoia National Forest, an ancient war, and a secret technology of world-ending proportions draw Rick back into a life of conflict. Soon, he’s forced to make a choice:  stand by his convictions and leave the […]

Hidden Treasures - Always Be Yourself

Hidden Treasures

(MYSTERY/DRAMA) – KATIE, upon returning from her mother’s funeral, finds a letter in the mail from her mother. In the letter is a treasure map full of riddles, but the treasure will not end up being what Katie imagines… it’ll be so much more! Enjoy this feel-good story!

Ripples is a science fiction short story written by derek rudolph henig for More Than A Story podcast.

Ripples: Part 1

(SCIENCE FICTION) – TAYLOR is going about her usual routine in the morning when she sees something. It’s something out of the ordinary, but something she can’t quite describe or understand. From that moment on, her precious routine, and her entire worldview will be challenged. How would you react if you could see glimpses into your […]

The Missing Sheriff

(WESTERN) – PARKER lives in a small forgettable town, existing behind the scenes, and, like the other six residents, ignoring the long-abandoned Sheriff’s station. This is all about to change when three bandits ride into their small world and force a break in their comfortable routines.

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