critchat

A sarcastic writing and critique podcast that accepts listener submissions.

021: Abandonment Issues (Crit)

Apr 25, 2022

A reading of “Abandoned” by Trashtalk.


020: Taste the Rainbow (Book Club)

Apr 11, 2022

In today’s episode, awk and Brady grapple with their roles as primary witnesses to “Mawing Rainbows.”


019: Möbius (Call for Subs)

Apr 4, 2022

Send in your response to this prompt for a chance at having your writing read on the show!


018: Tat Hackers (Book Club)

Mar 28, 2022

In today’s episode, awk and Brady dive into the raw bits and bytes of “Data Mine.” They discover magic tattoos, elite hackers, and a crazed axe murderer with a fetish for explosions.


017: Cartomancy (Crit)

Mar 21, 2022

A reading of “Blankbird” by Laura Dalton.


016: Taking Shots (Crit)

Feb 28, 2022

A reading of “Shot for Shot” by Pinkot.


015: A Fresh Start (Crit)

May 3, 2021

A reading of “Sense of Scale” by MeatballMassacre.


014: Zombie Pigeons (Crit)

Mar 8, 2021

A reading of “It’s Always Sunny on Sunday(s)” by BBSpoons.


013: Negative Space (Call for Subs)

Feb 15, 2021

Send in your response to this prompt for a chance at having your writing read on the show!


012: Un-Lightning in a Bottle (Crit)

Feb 8, 2021

A reading of “Thunder” by kilozombie.


011: Excess Violence (Crit)

Feb 1, 2021

A reading of “Excess” by Shain.


010: Tangled Up (Crit)

Dec 28, 2020

Some villagers hang around in today’s episode.


009: Loitering At Death’s Door (Crit)

Jan 25, 2020

In today’s story, a man dies, a rosary is beheld, and fish guts are ruined forever.


008: Breathtaking (Crit)

Dec 29, 2019

Today’s episode features a wholesome story about a ghost and his newfound hobby.


007: Any% No Context (Crit)

Dec 8, 2019

Gratuitous Latin, an incomprehensible plot, and the tragic death of a teacup feature in this first submission to “Return.”


006: Return (Call for Subs)

Nov 23, 2019

Send in your response to this prompt for a chance at having your writing read on the show!


005: Idealizing Ideas (Writing Rants)

Nov 17, 2019

Story ideas get talked about a lot. But do they deserve the attention? Today we’ll chat about idea-focused writers, the obsession with “originality,” and what to do if you don’t have anything to write about.


004: He Who Writes Monsters (Crit)

Sep 2, 2019

Some chat about perspective and monsters and the final submission to “Speechless.”


003: A Sneeze of Surprise (Crit)

Jun 17, 2019

In today’s submission to “Speechless,” a rat’s hoarding obsession gets out of control. As does the length of the introductory paragraph.


002: Signed, The Peasants (Crit)

May 10, 2019

In this first submission to “Speechless,” a king faces the toughest challenge of his entire rule: some really nice penmanship.


001: Introduction

Apr 28, 2019

A short introduction to the podcast and some chatting about the strange aura that envelopes all things writing.