As some of you may know, the Royal Podcast of Oz has presented a special podcast on May 15th every year since it debuted in 2009.
The first year, we invited Oz fans to record their favorite passages
from the Oz books, but the next three years we recorded an L. Frank Baum
short story with individual voices for each character. (These have been
"Aunt Phroney's Boy," "Tik-Tok and the Nome King," and "The Littlest
This year, I'm considering something a little different. The first installment of an audio dramatization of The Enchanted Island of Yew, tentatively titled Prince Marvel.
I've been considering how to approach an adaptation for years, and this
would be quite different from being just an audio book. (Two versions
of which can be obtained for free through Uvula Audio and Librivox.) We'd be starting the story a bit later than the book does. Those who have read the book can probably guess why.
Thoughts? Maybe you want to do a voice? Or an idea for a different story entirely? (The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman from Little Wizard Stories of Oz is my second choice.)