Creators & Showrunners

Caroline Mincks

Lead Writer / Social Media Manager
Actor / Choreographer

Caroline Mincks is from central Virginia, where they have been acting onstage since the age of five. When they're not pretending to be Claire Saffitz in their own kitchen, they can be found directing children's theatre locally, and they recently tried their hand at voice acting and fell head over heels for it. Caro is the creator of Scary Stories for Modern Minds and the upcoming Seen and Not Heard. They can also be heard on This Planet Needs a Name, Finding Atlas (To Have and To Hold), Reignition Theory, Me, My Demon, and I, Alternative Stories and Fake Realities, and Ad Read. Find Caroline on Twitter @saucymincks.

Evan Tess Murray

Lead Director / Transcriptionist
Writer / Actor / Costuming

Evan Tess Murray has been a podcast creator and voice actor for about five minutes, a writer for about forever, and works as a professional feminist in Portland, Maine when they’re not podcasting. They launched their podcasting career by making everyone cry as Zei in This Planet Needs a Name, and you’ll be able to hear their voice in a few projects currently in production including a cameo role in the upcoming Seen and Not Heard. They genuinely believe in the power of stories to create community, supply comfort, and inspire action, and if you dig down to the bone you’ll find they’re made mostly of hope and defiance. Find Evan on Twitter at @evantessuraea.

Tal Minear

Executive Producer / Lead Sound Design
Actor / Cinematography

Tal is a SoCal based podcaster who cannot be stopped from making things. A Mechanical Engineer by day, they can be found working on audio fiction by night. Tal is the creator of Sidequesting and What Will Be Here?, and enjoys voice acting in other productions, including Novitero, The Path Down, Sector Ø, and Transmission Folklore. They've also guested in Arden, Zoo, Inn Between, and The Pilgrimage Saga, as well as several anthology shows. Tal is the sound designer for Seen and Not Heard and their own podcasts, and they occasionally write for other audio fiction shows, including The One Stars and The Ace Audio Archive. Find Tal on Twitter at @starplanes and at

Episode Guests

Sarah Werner

Episode 2 - Painting the Night

Sarah Rhea Werner is a professional writer and podcaster who loves to help other creators find confidence and success. She is a contributor to Forbes and creator of the Girl In Space and Write Now podcasts. She currently lives in the Midwest with one husband, two rescue cats, and a ceiling full of spiders. Find Sarah at or on Twitter and Instagram at @SarahRheaWerner.

Sawyer Greene

Episode 3 - Writing The Story

Sawyer Greene is a Virginia born and NYC trained actor who can be found in shows such as This Planet Needs a Name, Sidequesting, and Hughes and Mincks: Ghost Detectives. He can be found on Twitter @queer_elf_club, Instagram @vaguely.stressed.flower, and TikTok @queerelfclub.

Alexander Endymion Hernández Díaz

Episode 3 - Writing The Story

Endymion recently showed off an animated short he wrote, drew, and acted in when he was 11, proving that voice acting was always his destiny. He lives on the Canary Islands, where he studies astrophysics and sends pictures of beautiful tropical weather and occasional sand-blasted hellscapes to everyone else in the cast. He was initially unsure how his accent would sound but has since learned that Americans love it. Find him on twitter @endyxanders.


Episode 4 - Borrowing The Book

A. R. OLIVIERI is a writer, actor, director, producer, french fry addict, & podcast creator who resides in Sarah Rhea Werner's brain. Find them on twitter @AROLIVIERI and visit their website