TALE TELLERS

The Secret Hearth is an artist collective nestled in the wet woodlands of Appalachia. We seek to inspire and entertain the imaginations of our audience through various fantasy works, strange and dark. We produce podcasts, interactive fiction, graphic novels, and tabletop role-playing systems.


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MADELYN

Our ranger, primary artist and illustrator, accomplished voice actress, and a dedicated lizard mother. Her hobbies include racing snails, making pancakes, digesting media from the 1980s, basking in the sun, reading dark children books out loud at odd hours, and wandering the Crystal Woods. Her favorite series of novels is the Edge Chronicles.

@madelynvango on Instagram


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ZACHARIAH

Our cleric, general game master, novice alchemist, word smith, and purveyor of liminal spaces. He enjoys tea, crying over fictional characters, candles, building masks, the scent of basements, and laying in sensory deprivation tanks. His favorite tome is the Codex Serephinianus.

@warlockhemlock on Twitter

@warlockhemlock on Instagram


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PATRICK

Our druid, composer, podcast editor, and diviner. He enjoys playing guitar, climbing mountains, story telling, and rock hopping. If you would like to hear more of his music, fill a human skull with acorns and shake it into the night. His favorite fiction is the Dark Tower Series.

@reginaldprime on Twitter

@sir_reginald_prime on Instagram


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JUSTIN

Our rogue, RPG expert, master character actor, and resident moonshiner. His middle name is a direction. He enjoys tossing tomahawks with deadly precision, strumming mandolins, advocating proper beard health, and singing shanties. Once Justin truly begins, there is no man nor god which can stop him. His most preferred tale is The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath.

@thesafehatch on Twitter


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JOSH

Our bard, crafter, book binder, maker of fine talismans, and orater of old works. He relishes in singing to and speaking poetry to the trees deep within the Appalachian forest. His most favored manuscript is Seek The Throat From Which We Sing. He is currently lost in the desert. May the Ether guide him safely home.

@forestsword on Instagram

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