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Dec 3, 2016

Vein Raiders is written by S.H. Mansouri.

Vein Raiders was first published in The Machinery - A Literary Collection

S.H. Mansouri lives in southern California with the love of his life, Cymphonee. After receiving his B.S. in biology from the University of California, Riverside, he worked as laboratory technician on projects ranging from blood-borne pathogens to malaria research and prevention. He's been published in Acidic Fiction, The Manor House Podcast, The Dead Oaks Podcast, Cirsova Magazine, Best Horror Shorts, 2015, From the Dragon Lord's Library, L0W L1f3 cyberpunk Magazine and more. He writes fiction full-time from a fly-infested patio and hopes to finish his first novel, Children of a Fallen Sky, before the end of the year.


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Nov 26, 2016

The White Elephant is written by Hillary Fotino.

 

Hillary Fotino is a game designer that writes stories in her free time. You can find more of her stories at worldswoven.wordpress.com. It updates 5 days a week.

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Nov 19, 2016

Starlight by Eric S Fomley.


Starlight was originally published in The Flash Fiction Press


Eric Fomley lives in a small town in Indiana where he works as a facility manager for a large retail company. In his spare time, he enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy stories, tinkering with his own stories, and playing more than a small dose of fantasy video games. You can catch a lot of his ramblings and future publications by following him on twitter @PrinceGrimdark.

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Nov 12, 2016

The Visitors is written by Mileva Anastasiadou.
It was previously published by Maudlin House in June.

Mileva Anastasiadou is a neurologist, living and working in Athens, Greece. Her work can be found in Ofi press magazine, Infective Ink, the Molotov Cocktail, Foliate Oak, HFC journal, Down in the Dirt, Minus paper, Massacre, Pendora, Maudlin house, Menacing Hedge, Scarlet Leaf Review, Nebula Rift, Idler, Litterateur online and soon in Midnight Circus, AntipodeanSF, Big Echo:Critical SF, the Ham, Blood and Thunder:Musings on the Art of Medicine, Hindered Souls, Sick Lit, the Potomac, Front Porch Review, Jellyfish Review and the Fear of Monkeys.
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Nov 4, 2016

An Eveningstar in the Jungle by Stefan Budansew.

Stefan Budansew has been storyteller his entire life, however he only started writing the stories down in 2013. Initially encouraged by Nanowrimo, Stefan published his first short novel in 2015, and has several other works in progress.  Look for Stefan to appear this fall in an upcoming anthology of Urban Fantasy thrillers, along with a few other authors who have appeared on the 600 Second Saga.  Stefan has a love of science fiction, old-school tabletop gaming and video games.  He also assists with the 600 Second Saga podcast and encourages others to share all the stories which they keep inside.


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Oct 31, 2016

Bloody Sherri by Tamara Hecht.

Bloody Sherri is based on the Monsterville series.

Tamara Hecht is an author and monster movie enthusiast.  She has just published her second book in a children’s series called Monsterville.  Tamara loves nature, video games, ghost stories, and learning about other cultures.  She would like to encourage people to write the books they wish existed.

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Monsterville - Book 1
Monsterville - Book 2

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Oct 28, 2016

The Woman and the Wolf by Mariah Avix.


Mariah Avix is the creator of 600 Second Saga.
Mariah writes magical tales of how technology will change our world, and technologically laced tales of magic, that probably isn’t real.
She is currently working on a series of novellas about shapeshifters who fight wildfires, a trilogy about a woman who refuses to admit that she has the M word (magic), and endless flash fiction.
Her novel Dangerous Metal is available in audiobook and ebook.

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Oct 21, 2016

Popcorn Bargain is written by J. E. Bates.

J.E. Bates is a lifelong communicant of science fiction, fantasy, horror and other mind sugar and screen candy. He's lived in California, Finland and many worlds in between. He can be found at @jeebates Twitter or Blog.

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Oct 14, 2016

A Hairy Situation is written by Marissa LaPorte

Marissa LaPorte is a 19-year-old student currently attending Grand Valley State University. She recently returned from studying abroad in England. LaPorte has been selected as a winner and a finalist for many flash fiction and short story contests held on the writing website Figment.com and she was a runner-up the “Letter’s About Literature Contest" held in Lansing, Michigan. LaPorte has most recently been published in the "Hedge Apple" of Hagerstown Community College, "Serendipity" of Bay De Noc Community College, Literative.com, and she will be published in The Flash Fiction Press in September.

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Oct 7, 2016

No One Likes the Grimm Reaper by Kim Letendre.

Kim has lived in Canada all her life, in Montreal for most of it, but moved to Ontario in 2011 and am now a university student in Toronto, studying immunology and animal physiology. Kim speaks both French and English and writes in both languages. One of her French short stories has been adapted into a segment of a play presented by the Théâtre Français de Toronto in 2014. She bakes and does fencing in her spare time and also enjoys reading all types of books but especially fantasy and adventure. Kim has a deep love for anything Alice in Wonderland and mythology, two topics that are not even slightly related. 

Read more (in French!) on Amazon

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Sep 30, 2016

Like Bad Spray Paint is written by JW Troemner

JW Troemner was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States, where she lives with her partner in a house full of pets. Most days she can be found gazing longingly at sinkholes and abandoned buildings. You can find out more about Rosario and her new best friend in Mark of the Dragon, the first book in the Urban Dragon series.

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Sep 23, 2016

A Meditation is written by Mariah Avix.

Read more about Heather and her transformation in Oak Stream Hollow. Out now in ebook and audiobook.


Mariah Avix is the creator of 600 Second Saga. A space for developing authors to explore the realms of science fiction and fantasy in 10 minutes or less every week.


Mariah writes magical tales of how technology will change our world, and technologically laced tales of magic, that probably isn’t real.


She is currently working on a series of novellas about shapeshifters who fight wildfires, a trilogy about a woman who refuses to admit that she has the M word (magic), and endless flash fiction.


When she’s not writing she walks along the rivers and parks throughout her city looking for inspiration.

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Sep 16, 2016

Moscow on Neptune is written by Stefan Budansew.


Stefan Budansew has been storyteller his entire life, however he only started writing the stories down in 2013. Initially encouraged by Nanowrimo, Stefan published his first short novel in 2015, and has several other works in progress.  Look for Stefan to appear this fall in an upcoming anthology of Urban Fantasy thrillers, along with a few other authors who have appeared on the 600 Second Saga. Stefan has a love of science fiction, old-school tabletop gaming and video games. He also assists with the 600 Second Saga podcast and encourages others to share all the stories which they keep inside.

https://stefanbudansew.wordpress.com/



Works: Immersion (2015 - Amazon, Kindle)

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Sep 9, 2016

Discovery is written by Mariah Avix.

Dangerous Metal by Mariah Avix is now available for on Audible, iBooks, Amazon, and more.


Mariah Avix is the creator of 600 Second Saga. A space for developing authors to explore the realms of science fiction and fantasy in 10 minutes or less every week.
Mariah writes magical tales of how technology will change our world, and technologically laced tales of magic, that probably isn’t real.
She is currently working on a series of novellas about shapeshifters who fight wildfires, a trilogy about a woman who refuses to admit that she has the M word (magic), and endless flash fiction.
When she’s not writing she walks along the rivers and parks throughout her city looking for inspiration.

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Sep 2, 2016

Mysterious Ways was written by Kate Rauner.

Kate writes science fiction novels and science-inspired poetry. She’s also a retired engineer and Cold War Warrior (honestly, that's what Congress called them) because she worked in America's nuclear weapons complex. Much to her surprise, she has a second, unpaid career as a volunteer firefighter. She left the beautiful but crowded Front Range of Colorado to live on the edge of New Mexico's Gila National Forest with her husband, cats, llamas, and dog. She’s well on her way to achieving her life-goal of becoming an eccentric old woman.

Read more from Kate about Mars with the Colonization series.

This story was inspired by the Dark Lady on Mars.

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Aug 26, 2016

Earth Children are from Venus and Treborians are from Mars is written by Sharolyn G Brown.

Read more about Roxal and Lauren in The Heaviness of Knowing

You can learn more about Sharolyn G Brown.

Sharolyn was almost 30 years old before she realized what she wanted to do when she grew up. Write. A life-long science fiction and fantasy fan, it took some time before she realized that other people may also be entertained by all of the characters in her head.

So, she gave them stories and started putting them in books. Her first novel, The Heaviness of Knowing, is currently available on Amazon.

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Aug 19, 2016

Franklin’s Version of the Origins of Tag is by John Collings.
Read more about Tag in Tag: A Cautionary Tale

John Collings has traveled the world and has taken the wisdom he has collected from various cultures and placed it in his novels. He has found that satire is the best way to impart this knowledge due to its lasting effect with the reader. It is his goal to open up discussion about what he perceives is wrong with the world in the hopes that we can come together to fix it. Tag: A Cautionary Tale is the follow-up to his debut novel, Hell, and God, and Nuns with Rulers.

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Aug 12, 2016

An Axe is written by Mariah Avix.

You can learn more about Mariah Avix at 600 Second Saga.

Thank you so much to all of the listeners.

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Aug 5, 2016

Great-great-great Grandpa Tangle Starembers was written by Efran Myles and is a Legend of Lord Randall Castle story.

Efran Myles is the pen name used by Christian author Beth Durkee for her YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi works. Durkee is a self-taught story-teller. She learned from listening to stories until she was old enough to read them and then reading stories until she knew how to competently compose them. A mother of two adults and an ex-military wife, the award-winning author now resides in a distraction-free small town where she happily dreams of stories to relay to readers. Find more information about Beth Durkee, aka Efran Myles, at www.bethdurkee.me, or at her author pages on AmazonSmashwords, and Goodreads.

 


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Jul 29, 2016

Remediation is a Dangerous Metal story by Mariah Avix.

Dangerous Metal is a cyberpunk thriller available now on Amazon, iBooks, Audible and more.

Eva is happy to get her life back to normal, or as normal as it can for a woman who had half her brain replaced by a computer implant of her own making. Then Ernie, the ex who put a hole in her skull, shows up for dinner with her parents.

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Jul 22, 2016

Upon an Eveningstar is written by Stefan Budansew.

You can learn more about Stefan at his blog https://stefanbudansew.wordpress.com/. You can support him by purchasing Immersion on Amazon, Kindle.

Stefan Budansew has been storyteller his entire life, however he only started writing the stories down in 2013. Initially encouraged by Nanowrimo, Stefan published his first short novel in 2015, and has several other works in progress. He also assists with the 600 Second Saga podcast and encourages others to share all the stories which they keep inside. Stefan has a love of science fiction, old-school tabletop gaming and video games.

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Jul 15, 2016

This was You Sunk My Battleship…Again! by Elise Abram
Read more about Alice Mable in I Was, Am, Will Be Alice by Elise Abram.

Elise Abram is high school teacher of English and Computer Studies, former archaeologist, editor, publisher, award winning author, avid reader of literary and science fiction, and student of the human condition. Everything she does, watches, reads and hears is fodder for her writing. She is passionate about writing and language, cooking, and ABC’s Once Upon A Time. In her spare time she experiments with paleo cookery, knits badly, and writes. She also bakes. Most of the time it doesn’t burn. Her family doesn’t seem to mind.
Find more at eliseabram.com.

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Jul 8, 2016

An Apple Tree is written by Katelyn Moose.

Listen to season 1 episode 6, An Ill-fated Scarf for more about Ann.

Katelyn writes YA fantasy and is currently working on a deep sea adventure novel as well as a magical series featuring a trio of diverse heroines.  She lives with her husband, two energetic boys and one crazy cat.  She reads every chance she gets and still amazes people with her ability to read and walk at the same time.

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Jul 1, 2016

A Puzzle Piece is written by Mariah Avix.

You can learn more at 600 Second Saga.

A Puzzle Piece is a prelude to Thieves. You can download it for free on iBooks, Amazon or wherever fine ebooks are found. You can also purchase the audiobook on Audible or iTunes.

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Jun 24, 2016

The Battle of the Dragons at the Inlet is written by Jane B. Night.

If you’d like to read more about Uleric and the Lunar Dragons then grab a copy of Secrets of Arach Innis.  Currently free on Kindle Unlimited.

You can learn more about Jane B. Night at her webpage. Read more work by Jane at Amazon, on Twitter, or at Goodreads

Jane lives in Ohio with her twins. She is an avid reader and a hobbyist gamer.

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