Now that the podcast of Layliana’s Tale, the first story in The Todalie Stories series is complete, we would like to thank everyone who listened, subscribed and hopefully enjoyed the audiodrama.
The podcast of Layliana’s tale is an abridged version of the upcoming printed copy of the book which will have gorgeous illustrations and an CD and download voucher of the narrative i.e the complete podcast.
It will also be published in audiobook and ebook formats and we also release a copy of the complete musical pieces from the story for anyone who would like to enjoy this as a separate entity as the music had to be edited to fit the podcast.
At this time we are actively seeking a literary agent to help us with this monumental task.
James and Susan Blennerhassett
Published by James Blennerhassett
I am a session bassist and contemporary composer based in Ireland, most of my studio work these days is done from my own studio via Dropbox etc. I am also a member of Derek Ryan's touring band.
I play Double bass and Bass guitar and most recently a derivative of the Chapman Stick, the NS Stick and several other instruments when I must :-)
I have two solo instrumental albums on release called "End of a longer day" and "A small shadow" and my sister Susan and I are currently writing and recording a series of Audiodramas/Books called the The Todalie Stories, a series for kids of all ages including adults that refuse to grow up. comprising Text, Audio & Illustrations (by Vitya Malirsh), inspired by special people, the unseen little folk, and other fantastic creatures that inhabit the woods, streams and lakes on this island .
The stories explore the concept of triumph over adversity and illustrate the importance of inclusiveness, the powerful impact of community spirit, bringing together disparate groups to achieve a common goal in a respectful inclusive space.
The first story (abridged) is available as a Podcast called The Todalie Stories on all good podcast providers and on www.todalie.com.
During lockdown I completed a course in Music Composition for Games in Pulse and Griffith College Dublin, and am currently involved in several exciting writing projects so watch this space!
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