600 Second Saga

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….
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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…
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S2.18 Walls of Nigeria

Walls of Nigeria by Jeremy Szal Originally published in Nature. Jeremy Szal was born in 1995 in the outback of Australia and was raised by wild dingoes. His science-fiction and fantasy work has appeared in Nature, Abyss & Apex, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Tor.com, The Drabblecast, and has been translated into multiple languages. He is the fiction editor for Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa where he’s worked with authors such as George R. R. Martin, William Gibson, and Joe R. Lansdale. He’s completed…
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S2.17 Distance

Distance by Soar Distance was narrated by Soar Soar is an international poet and storyteller living in Berlin, author of four books on the themes of love, human values, life and positive thinking. Currently a new book and a vinyl are in development, under the project “Poetry-in-Motion”, by ©Soar. The author is a member of the Society of Authors (UK), Poets&Writers (USA) and collaborates with international magazines in Germany, Italy, UK, Romania and the US (Decanto The Poetry Magazine, Enigma,…
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2.16 Basilisk on a Yellow Field

Basilisk on a Yellow Field by Jon Cronshaw Jon Cronshaw is a UK-based science fiction and fantasy author. He has published three short story collections, Host, The Gibson Continuum, and Her Name Was Red. His debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland is out now. He has a PhD in the history of art and has seen his writing published in regional and national newspapers across the UK, including the Metro and Guardian. He’s an ex-gamer, a guide dog owner, a voracious reader, and a certified…
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S2.15 State of the Union

State of the Union by Michael Haynes Originally published in Space and Time magazine in 2016 Michael Haynes lives in Central Ohio where he helps keep IT systems running for a large corporation during the day and puts his characters through the wringer by night. An ardent short story reader and writer, Michael has had stories appear in periodicals such as Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Daily Science Fiction and his work has also appeared in anthologies…
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S2.14 Siren of the Void

Siren of the Void by M L Moos M L Moos writes YA fantasy and is currently working on a magical trilogy featuring three young heroines and an undersea treasure hunt adventure. To learn more, go to her Facebook page. She lives in Washington with her husband, two boys and one country cat with a cougar alter ego. When she’s not writing or reading, she’s either baking, volunteering at her church or watching Jane Austen movies to make up for…
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S2.13 Letting Go

Letting Go by Alex Shvartsman Letting Go originally appeared in Daily Science Fiction Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 90 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy’s Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction and was a two-time finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction (2015 and 2017). He is the editor of the Unidentified…
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