critchat

A sarcastic writing and critique podcast that accepts listener submissions.

015: A Fresh Start

May 3, 2021

A reading of “Sense of Scale” by MeatballMassacre.


014: Zombie Pigeons

Mar 8, 2021

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


013: Call for Submissions: “Negative Space”

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

Feb 8, 2021

A reading of “Thunder” by kilozombie.


011: Excess Violence

Feb 1, 2021

A reading of “Excess” by Shain.


010: Tangled Up

Dec 28, 2020

Some villagers hang around in today’s episode.


009: Loitering At Death’s Door

Jan 25, 2020

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


008: Breathtaking

Dec 29, 2019

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


007: Any% No Context

Dec 8, 2019

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


006: Call for Submissions: “Return”

Nov 23, 2019

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


005: Idealizing Ideas

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

Sep 2, 2019

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


003: A Sneeze of Surprise

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

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.