Alligators and Bumblebees

Once upon a time a writer took a writing job to write on the topic, “Can alligators climb trees?” The writer researched the topic, read scholarly papers by folks who had spent a lifetime studying alligators, looked at alligator anatomy, and dug through news articles about alligator attacks. The conclusion was alligators cannot climb trees.…

We blame the writer

Yesterday a fan (Helen) approached and said, “Well, who is it?” We were slightly confused because, well, we do have a life outside of Restless Shores and the comment could have been referring to several other things. So, we pressed to find out what this fan meant. We’re going to paraphrase what Helen told us…

And it all started with a zombie moose

It’s true. We didn’t just wake up one morning and randomly go “Wow, wouldn’t it be great to do a podcast soap opera!” Restless Shores has its roots in an audiobook named Zombie Moose of West Bath, Maine. The book was funny and popular. We thought it would be a fun project to see if…

Just look at what you’ve done!

Yeah! You! You know who you are! Time to step up and take responsibility for your actions, Bucko. You took a chance on Restless Shores and listened. You left us reviews. You told your friends. You subscribed. You donated. You commented. You followed. You made us a success in under a year by choosing to…

Welcome to

Our newest additions to the Restless Shores neighborhood. Vancouver, Canada; Markham, Ontario; Sarnia; Whitby, Ontario; Deventer, Netherlands; San Sebastian, Puerto Rico; Blackheath, United Kingdom; Bristol, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Plymouth, United Kingdom; Banbury, United Kingdom; Bakersfield, California; Rio Dell, California; Riverside, California; Clearwater, Florida; Palm Bay, Florida; Pooler, Georgia; Plainfield, Illinois; Cherryfield, Maine; Dresden,…

In good company

“Of the 750,000 podcasts available from Apple, DeForge said the only other soap opera she found during a recent search was ‘The Archers,’ a British radio show also available on podcast.” Ray Routhier quoting Traci DeForge in his article, “From a living room in West Bath, a soap opera unfolds for download.” The Archers debuted…

Welcome to

Gelsenkirchen, Germany; Pulheim, Germany; Netanya, Israel; L’hospitalet De Liobregat, Spain; Beysehir, Turkey; Berkeley, California; Carson, California; Chula Vista, California; Golden Gate, Florida; Pensacola, Florida; Lithia Springs, Georgia; Cape Neddick, Maine; Round Pond, Maine; Catonsville, Maryland; Potomac, Maryland; Middleborough, Massachusetts; Shrewsbury, Massachusetts; Buffalo, Minnesota; Eagan, Minnesota; Paradise, Nevada; Ocean Acres, New Jersey; Franklin, North Carolina; Hough,…

And the gifts just keep on coming

Our thanks to Ray Routhier for the Portland Press Herald article, From a living room in West Bath, a soap opera unfolds for download. Mr. Routhier consulted Florida podcast expert, Traci DeForge and included the following “Their download numbers show they have a sustainable record of loyal engagement,” DeForge said about “Restless Shores.” “That’s a…

BOOM! We’re at 49.

You gave us the perfect gift to commemorate our first year. We broke into the top 50 on iTunes last night. Seriously, how did all you fans know what we wanted for the holidays? Thank you so much! The numbers speak for themselves. Every member of the cast and crew of Restless Shores thanks you…