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S2.28 Between the Particles

Between the Particles by JW Troemner Read Between the Particles JW Troemner was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States. Since then, she’s spent most of her life orbiting around Indianapolis, where she can be often found gazing longingly at caverns and abandoned buildings. Her works include the Urban Dragon series, and more recently, a love letter to fairy tales by the name of Tatter and Shine. Read more from JW Troemner Amazon Website Twitter: @jwtroemner Facebook 600 Second…
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Even if I don’t say it, I’m here

Let me tell you a little about the podcast listener, reader, and audiobook listener I used to be. I didn’t read, I devoured. I would stay up until 11:30 pm and then went “well…I can just get the next book and like read the first chapter” and then it was 3 am and “well, I’m not going to sleep now so I might as well get the next one”…and then go to work and sneak off on every break I…
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S2.27 The Test

The Test by Olga Werby Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia University. She became an accidental science…
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Grief and Loss

I’ve been thinking about grief and loss a lot lately. I’ve experienced a personal loss that hit me really hard, is still hitting me. And I’ve been watching the experiences of grief that are happening around Puerto Rico. It’s different to watch how people respond to grief from a distance. Personally For the most part, people have been incredibly great to me. The appropriate amount of support, the kindnesses that work in the situation. There are a few who aren’t…
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S2.26 When Wind Catches

When Wind Catches by Tori V. Rainn Tori V. Rainn resides in Texas where she collects knives, or anything sharp, and pretends to be a ninja. She’s a music junkie, loves video games, a member of ACFW, and popcorn addict. She’s currently editing a completed fantasy that she’s darn proud of, well, at least until she goes back and rereads it. Other ongoing projects include yet another fantasy, a paranormal novella boiling hot under her fingers, and various short stories….
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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