Latest Posts

S2.25 In Love is Courage

In Love is Courage by Stacy Bennett Stacy Bennett grew up on the East Coast always knowing she was the ugly duckling in the flock of engineers she called a family. But never did she imagine she’d end up writing fiction. When she wrote her first full story, she thought she only had one story to tell. She soon realized that the rabbit hole ran much deeper. Now she writes everything from flash fiction to full-length titles in the genres…
Read more

S2.24 In the Ruins of Shambhala

In the Ruins of Shambhala by Matthew Rettino Matthew Rettino is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. He resides in Montreal, Quebec, and serves as a managing editor for Scrivener Creative Review. He holds an Master’s in English literature from McGill University, where he wrote a thesis on the relationship between world literature and weird fiction. Read more from Matthew Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes…
Read more

S2.23 Daughter of the Sea

Daughter of the Sea by George Nikolopoulos George Nikolopoulos is a speculative fiction writer and poet from Athens, Greece and a member of Codex Writers’ Group. His short stories have been published in Galaxy’s Edge, Best Vegan SFF 2016, Grievous Angel, and many other magazines and anthologies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. When not writing he is, among other occupations, a father, a husband, a reader, an actor and an engineer. Summer Days, Winter Nights George Nikolopoulos Music…
Read more

S2.22 Morning After

Morning After by Kiley Levinson Kiley Levinson is a young writer currently studying Creative and Professional Writing at Bangor University. She was an editor and contributor to Not Quite Airplanes, an anthology of amateur writing available on Amazon and editor of the booklet for the 2017 Bangor Student Media Showcase. She knows too much about grammar and magic systems, and not enough about how to be an adult or talk to people. Current projects include writing about zombies, fictional universes,…
Read more

Learning new things

I’ve been doing a lot of learning new things lately. My day job has been full of new learning. So much new learning. New programs, new systems, new ideas, new ways of working. I’ve been taking on a new writing strategy and kind of way of thinking and that’s a lot of new learning. I finally bit the bullet and took on a new DAW this weekend and am trying to learn to use that and learn a new way…
Read more

S2.21 The Parasite and the Widow

The Parasite and the Widow by Jeremy Gottwig Jeremy’s recent work has appeared in Nature: Futures, the InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Darkfuse.  He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and young son and is a member of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society Critique Circle. Links: Strange Shuttle @jgottwig Facebook Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes. Save Save

S2.20 Please Wash Your Hands

Please Wash Your Hands by Keith P Graham Keith P. Graham is a Beekeeper, Computer Programmer, Blues Harp Player, and Science Fiction Lover. He has worked for IBM, Verizon, and Lockheed Martin where, among many other things, he wrote a large part of the original EZ-Pass system for automated highways. Keith is the webmaster for one of the largest and oldest Blues Harmonica related sites on the internet: www.jt30.com. He is the author of the ancient Science Fiction site: www.cthreepo.com….
Read more

Brain Capacity: Where are you spending yours?

I’ve had a couple of really good chats with friends this weekend. Thinking about brain capacity, what you spend your brain energy on, wearing it down, and being short on capacity. I kind of having been letting that shift around in my head a little and based on some of those conversations, here are my thoughts. I have several different kinds of brain capacity and different things spend down different buckets. Organizational/details: This is the stuff that is the focused…
Read more

S2.19 Petty Gremlins

Petty Gremlins by Kurt Pankau Kurt Pankau is a software developer in St. Louis, Missouri. Kurt has a weakness for stories about time-travel. His flash fiction has previously appeared in Daily Science Fiction and been produced for Wisconsin Public Radio. Read more from Kurt on Twitter @KurtPankau. Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes. Save

Take a listen and a question

I would encourage you all to check out the #2podsaday campaign. #2PodsADay – Listen More, Listen Indie. Some really interesting podcasts (and I’ll be coming up at some point this month too!) I had a wonderful podcast with Linda at Poetry Ponderings Podcast about the power of poetry, flash fiction, and trusting the reader. Plus a bonus short from the Smoke Jumper World.Poetry Ponderings Podcast: PPP # 012 Deep in the Woods with Mariah Avix Finally a question for you… How…
Read more