Podcast Episode 3. Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains,” Guest Tex Thompson

Author, teacher and Lone Star State original Arianne “Tex” Thompson joins our discussion.

(00:00) A smart house outlasts humanity in Ray Bradbury’s 1950 short story “There Will Come Soft Rains.”
(24:05) Longswords and lockpicks! Poisons and ponies! Tex describes these and other hands-on experiences at the annual Writers in the Field event in Dallas.
(40:55) Spoiler-free recommendations: “Speech Sounds,” Assassin’s Apprentice, Junction

Thanks to Tijana Stojković for reciting the poem by Sara Teasdale.


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