StarShipSofa No 466 Richard Johnson

December 28, 2016 by Jeremy Szal

Main Fiction: “Taking the High Road” by Richard Johnson

Originally published at

Richard Johnson is an award-winning writer of science fiction having won the Gold Award at the Writers of the Future Competition in 2011 and the Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest in 2012. He has previously appeared on Starship Sofa with his flash fiction A Friend in Need (and you’ve also accepted my Writers of the Future winging story although that hasn’t appeared yet).

His day job as a structural engineer has taken him all over the world from the UK and Dublin to Singapore and Hong Kong.  He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and two young sons.

He blogs at and his previously published short stories can be found at all ebook retailers.

Fact: Science News by J J Campanella

Narrated by: Stephanie Morrris

Stephanie is a professional student, a librarian-in-training, a voracious biblio- and audiophile, and an occasional writer of short stories. She has narrated fiction for Pseudopod, Podcastle, and Cast of Wonders.



  1. Okay, wanted to hear this:

    But you’ve changed podcast providers. Found it here:

    … But I don’t know how to download it. Seems to be streaming only. Any way around that? I want to know how to download that episode.