600 Second Saga

S1.26 Moscow on Neptune


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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S1.25 Discovery

Discovery 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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S1.24 Mysterious Ways

Mysterious Ways 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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S1.23 Earth Children are from Venus and Treborians are from Mars

Earth Children are from Venus and Treborians are from Mars 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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October!

Fall is coming! (I promise, even if it is hot and sticky right now.) With fall comes Halloween. I’m working on getting ready for October episodes and am looking for Halloween themed stories.

October suggestions

  • Ghosts falling in love
  • Werewolf puppies trick or treating
  • Secret lives of jack-o-lanterns


My piece has a werewolf, a witch, and a vampire. Not that they’d be recognizable as that compared with modern versions, but hopefully a bit of a more old-fashioned tale. But old-fashioned doesn’t mean horror!

I’m a great horror wimp, so, please, nothing that would give me nightmares. I’m still recovering from Dangerous Metal and real life. Though the nightmares of the later may last a while longer still.

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1.22 Franklin’s Version of the Origins of Tag

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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S1.21 An Axe

An Axe is written by Mariah Avix.

An Axe is a Smoke Jumper story. Look for Faye’s novella, Summer Solace, in the spring.

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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S1.20 Great-great-great Grandpa Tangle Starembers

Great-great-great Grandpa Tangle Starembers 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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S1.19 Remediation

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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