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Jan 21, 2017

Make Arnos Great Again by Eddie D. Moore

Eddie D. Moore travels extensively for work, and he spends much of that time listening to audio books. The rest of the time is spent dreaming of stories to write and he spends the weekends writing them. His stories have been published by Jouth Webzine, The Flash Fiction Press, Every Day Fiction, Theme of Absence, Flash Fiction Magazine, and Adventure Worlds. Find more on his blog: https://eddiedmoore.wordpress.com/.

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Jan 14, 2017

Immortal Storm by Ethan Hedman.

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Ethan Hedman is a speculative fiction writer from Cutler Bay, Florida who has been jotting ideas down for years and has only recently begun to share his stories with the world.

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Jan 7, 2017

The Screaming of the Fish by Vincent W. Sakowski.

Vincent W. Sakowski is a writer, musician, dramatist and more. He is the author of the anti-epic novel of the surreal: SOME THINGS ARE BETTER LEFT UNPLUGGED, and the Wonderland Award nominated short fiction collection: MISADVENTURES IN A THUMBNAIL UNIVERSE. Vincent lives in Saskatoon, SK, Canada, and is at work on his latest novel.

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Dec 31, 2016

String-Driven Thing by Vaughan Stanger

String-Driven Thing was originally published in Nature Futures.

Formerly an astronomer and more recently a research project manager in the aerospace and defense industry, Vaughan Stanger now writes SF and fantasy fiction for a living. His stories have appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex, Postscripts, Nature Futures and Interzone, amongst other noted magazines and anthologies. Like most writers, he’s working on a novel—and has been for many years. He also loves cats, thus further conforming to the cliché. Plus he’s still holding out for that holiday on the Moon he was promised in the dim and distant past. You can follow his writing adventures at http://www.vaughanstanger.com or @VaughanStanger.

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Dec 24, 2016

Kathy’s Dream by Mileva Anastasiadou.

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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Dec 17, 2016

The Wand by Jordan Altman.

Jordan Altman is a Geologist who has work from the Land of the Midnight Sun to the Canadian Shield. Recently taking up creative writing, his adventures within reality are now being matched by those of his imagination.

Jordan's novella The Shaman's Carving is available on Amazon.

Elia is tired of her life as a peasant, the young girl seeks adventure and fame. With her best friend, the Baron’s son, in tow, the children enter the forbidden ruins where a gift of magic awaits to be discovered. For hidden deep in the mysterious ancient city sits a totem, a magical carving that will change the lives of all those within the Barony of Riverhill forever. Yet, stalking the children lurks a creature with a dark purpose. A choice lays before Elia, to let sleeping dogs lie or to pursue the mystic arts of becoming a wizard in Shamanism.

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Dec 10, 2016

Gray Walls is written by Kyriakos Chalkopoulos

Kyriakos studied in England, the University of Essex, and has a degree in Philosophy. He works as a seminar organizer for the municipality of the city of Thessaloníki, in Greece. Seminars created include ancient and enlightenment philosophy, literature and computer 3d modeling.
   Published in a number of Greek periodicals and newspapers, he also has a collection of stories- titled Chrysalis- printed since October of 2015, from local literary publishers Anatypon.

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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.


https://stefanbudansew.wordpress.com/



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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 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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