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The Monster She Wrote Podcast

Aug 9, 2022

WARNING FOR THIS EPISODE: We do discuss sexual assault as it relates to the plot of the story. 

Shudder-to-Think, Pennsylvania, is a dying coal town. People don’t stay around for long because it isn’t safe for those who live there. Friends El and Octavia learn that the hard way when they wake up one evening in a movie theater with no memory of what has happened. Their subsequent quest for understanding leads them to the strange creatures in the deep, dark woods and the even stranger history of their town. 

Recommended in this episode: T. Kingfisher's What Moves the Dead 

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Our social media is @MonsterWrote on Twitter and Instagram. Our email is This episode was produced and researched by Lisa and Mel. Theme music is “Misconception” by Nicolas Gasparini, used with permission.