Episodes
Plant mystical roots in this reimagining of the Mesopotamian myth of Inanna and the Huluppu Tree.   In tonight’s bedtime story, as you are tending to your garden on the banks of the river, a sapling washes ashore. You plant the unfamiliar tree and admire its qualities, hoping to carve it into a majestic throne once it is full grown. However, you soon find your tree overrun with animals and spirits who seek to make it their home. You enlist your brother’s help to remove your rivals, and he...
Published 10/10/23
Embrace the coziness and folklore of autumn in tonight’s magical bedtime story. In tonight’s story, while the leaves turn and autumn settles around you, you enjoy the fruits of your very own pumpkin patch. As you savor the fall weather and view from your porch, you notice a strange dancing light over the pumpkin patch. Investigating further, you learn that this curious light is, in fact, a wandering spirit looking for a home. Your compassion stirs, and you carve your finest pumpkin into a...
Published 10/03/23
Sail through the cosmos in tonight’s fantasy bedtime story.    In tonight’s story, you are a celestial being: a caretaker to the cosmos. On your nightly sojourn through the stars, you visit the various constellations, performing tune-ups where necessary. When your work is done, and dawn nips at your heels, you return to your cozy nebula to rest until you’re needed again.    If you’re still awake at the end of the story, I’ll guide you through a relaxing meditation and body...
Published 09/26/23
Forge a legendary sword and weave the threads of history in tonight’s Arthurian sleep story.    In tonight’s story, you witness the creation of a powerful sword meant for the new high king of Britain. You oversee its forging, discover its name, and imagine the kind of king who will wield it. You create a magical scabbard, woven with protective enchantments. At last, you meet the king destined to hold Excalibur: Arthur.    If you’re still awake as the story ends, I’ll guide you through a...
Published 09/19/23
Transform yourself and embrace the energy of the wolf in tonight’s folklore-inspired bedtime story – perfect to enjoy as we approach the Autumn Equinox.   In tonight’s story, you are the recipient of a strange fairy bestowal: to take the form of a different animal at each Full Moon. As the day wanes, you reflect on the many forms you’ve taken over the last year, and how much you’ve learned from the experience. You look forward to tonight’s incarnation in your favorite form: that of the...
Published 09/12/23
Walk the halls of a magical bed and breakfast in this Harry Potter-inspired fantasy bedtime story.   In tonight’s story, you are the proprietor of the Witch’s Brew, a humble bed and breakfast in the magical shopping corridor of Surrey Alley. It’s a quiet night at the inn, and most of the patrons who stop in for a bite to eat are other shop-owners from the alley. You catch up with your acquaintances, check in on guests, and savor the slow pace of the off-season.    If you’re still awake as...
Published 09/05/23
Look to the natural world for visions of the future in tonight’s bedtime story, a reworking of an old Czech legend.   In tonight’s story, you are the youngest and wisest child of a tribal chieftain, and you’ve been chosen to succeed him as your people’s ruler. You look to your family, your environment, and the stories of your ancestors to show you the ways of good leadership. Bringing the lessons of the land together, you receive a dazzling vision of the future and embrace your own unique...
Published 08/22/23
Discover the place where lost things go in tonight’s magical bedtime story, featuring thunderstorm sounds.   In tonight’s story, you are searching for a book of stories from your childhood during a thunderstorm. While searching the attic, you come upon a wing of your house you’ve never seen before: The Hall of Lost Things. Here, among your own forgotten objects and artifacts, you find the lost memories of the whole world.   If you’re still awake as the story concludes, I’ll guide you...
Published 08/15/23
Awaken an ancient legend in this fantasy bedtime story. In tonight’s story, you and your newly formed traveling party set off toward the king’s festival. But the road to the capital is winding, and on your way, you’re tempted by side quests. You come to a mysterious place in the forest, where legends speak of a great hero and his sleeping army, who can only be woken by the blowing of a magical horn.   This story is a follow-up to season two’s Tales by the Tavern Fire, and it’s loosely...
Published 08/08/23
Try to catch a glimpse of the legendary Loch Ness monster in tonight’s folklore-inspired bedtime story.   In tonight’s story, you are commissioned to paint a series of landscapes of the legend-steeped shores of Loch Ness. During your stay, strange things keep occurring in and around the Loch – from uncanny lights that shine in the night to unconscious strokes on your canvas depicting a Nessie-like creature. You begin to suspect that something greater than a painting has brought you here to...
Published 08/01/23
Meet with the goddesses of inspiration in tonight’s Greek mythology sleep story.   In tonight’s story, you are a poet in search of inspiration for your next great work. You seek the favor of Calliope, the muse of epic poetry, so you journey to the temple of the muses to meet her. You are granted audience with all her sisters, and you come to understand the true nature of inspiration.   - ✨Pre-order is live for the Sleep & Sorcery...
Published 07/25/23
Find refuge from the summer heat in a magical library, where you can dive into the books themselves, in this fantasy bedtime story.   In this magical sleep story, you take a visit to a sunflower farm. Seeking escape from the afternoon heat, you retreat to a shady grove of trees. Soon, you discover an entrance to an otherworldly library, where the books have the power to transport you to their story worlds. You while away the afternoon by exploring the Hundred Acre Wood, the farm at Green...
Published 07/18/23
Discover new life on your ancestral planet in tonight’s sci-fi sleep story.   In this relaxing bedtime story, you arrive on the surface of your ancestral planet, long thought to be blighted beyond recovery. As you travel the ruins of the ancient civilization, musing on the history and legends of your people, you discover evidence of plant life on the surface. Realizing the planet can once again sustain life, you resolve to lead your people home. - ✨Pre-order is live for the Sleep &...
Published 07/11/23
Study mythical creatures and observe a gryphon’s nest in tonight’s wizard school sleep story.   In tonight’s story, you head out on a magical field trip with your classmates at the school of sorcery. The professor of magical creatures has discovered a nest in the nearby mountains, where gryphon eggs are about to hatch. You hike the highlands, recording your observations of rare magical flora and fauna along the way, then arrive at the eyrie just in time to witness the gryphon hatchlings. As...
Published 07/04/23
Work with the elemental spirits of the forest to untangle answers to your deepest questions in tonight’s folklore-inspired sleep story.   In tonight’s bedtime story, as you ponder an important next step, you seek advice from a colony of rock trolls in the nearby forest. You pose a series of questions to these wise and whimsical practitioners of elemental magic and divination, and you receive vague yet inspiring answers. They give you gifts, and you return home to consider your...
Published 06/27/23
Form a psychic bond with dragon in tonight’s fantasy bedtime story. This story is a follow-up to Season 2’s The Dragon Rider, but you don’t need to have heard that story to enjoy this one.   Tonight, you are the lost heir to a powerful kingdom. You and your bonded dragon, Night, have hidden away in a remote mountain range as you ponder whether and how to claim your throne. As your connection to the dragon deepens, you discover that you have a psychic bond stronger than either of you knew....
Published 06/20/23
The wait is almost over, lovelies! I’m excited to announce that season 3 of Sleep & Sorcery will arrive in your headphones on June 20 - just in time for the Summer Solstice. You’ll fly with dragons again, run with wolves through ancient forests, visit forgotten planets, get a crash course in cryptid care, and so much more. I can’t wait to share these new stories with you.   As summer settles upon us, I’m also working on delivering the final manuscript of my book to the publisher! If...
Published 06/06/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that embrace the magic of travel. This version accompanied by ambient music.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: Magic Lantern: Prague Comes to Life The Steam Train & the Somnambulist Golden Lane: The Alchemist of Prague   - Stories like this are best with headphones! For comfort and security when drifting off to sleep, SleepPhones are the best thing I've found. They won't fall out like earbuds, and they're not bulky...
Published 05/30/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that embrace the magic of travel. This version with no background music or sound effects.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: Magic Lantern: Prague Comes to Life The Steam Train & the Somnambulist Golden Lane: The Alchemist of Prague   - Stories like this are best with headphones! For comfort and security when drifting off to sleep, SleepPhones are the best thing I've found. They won't fall out like earbuds, and...
Published 05/30/23
Hi folks. I have a huge announcement, something I’ve been working on behind the scenes for a little while, and dreaming of my whole life is coming to fruition. Sleep & Sorcery is going to be a BOOK! Sleep & Sorcery: A Collection of Enchanting Bedtime Stories, Rituals & Spells for Meaningful Rest compiles many of your favorite stories, and adds an element of practice. Each story is paired with an exercise, recipe, or ritual to encourage sleep, wellbeing, and reflection. The book...
Published 05/20/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that center around the Arthurian Legend. This version with ambient background music.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: In the Land of the Fisher King The Green Knight’s Game The Book of Merlin   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me keep making original bedtime stories for you. In return, you can qualify for exclusive supporter benefits, like...
Published 05/12/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that center around the Arthurian Legend. This version with no background music or sound effects.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: In the Land of the Fisher King The Green Knight’s Game The Book of Merlin   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me keep making original bedtime stories for you. In return, you can qualify for exclusive supporter...
Published 05/12/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that center around encounters with fantastic beasts, mythical creatures, shapeshifters, and other beings of magic. This version with no background music or sound effects.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: Fairies of the Forest Floor The Dragon Rider The Unicorn’s Blessing   Find the 5+ hour version on YouTube!   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me...
Published 05/02/23
Enjoy a 3-hour mix of immersive stories that center around encounters with fantastic beasts, mythical creatures, shapeshifters, and other beings of magic. Accompanied by ambient music.   Featuring a compilation of stories previously published: Fairies of the Forest Floor The Dragon Rider The Unicorn’s Blessing   Find the 5+ hour version on YouTube!   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me keep making...
Published 05/02/23
Practice spells on the train to the school of sorcery in tonight’s magical bedtime story.   This is the finale of Season 2 of Sleep & Sorcery, and it’s my 50th original sleep story. I’m taking a short break to work on Season 3, but I can’t wait to be back with more. Thank you so much for being a part of the Sleep & Sorcery community.   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me keep making original bedtime...
Published 04/11/23