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Sep 17, 2017

EveryChild To A Good Home Should Go by Karlo Yeager Rodriguez.  Read by Tina Connolly.  Featuring an afterword by Karlo Yeager Rodriguez.  #fantasy #tropes #orphans #chosenone #fairygodmother #flashfiction #flashfictionmonth

 

"So, you wished for a child," I said to open up the conversation.  They traded glances before Mr. Bumpkin ventured a nod.

"That would be right, Mizz--" He squinted at my nameplate.

"Merriweather," I said.  "Comma Flavia J.  At your service."

 

Karlo Yeager Rodriguez is originally from the enchanted island of Puerto Rico, but now lives in Baltimore.  He has long since put up his wand, and only works his magic on issues of accessibility at the Ministry of Magic.  The taste of gruel has grown on him, honest!  Find him online at www.alineofink.com  and on Twitter @kjy1066.

Tina Connolly is the author of the Ironskin and Seriously Wicked series, and the collection On The Eyeball Floor and Other Stories.  Her books have been finalists for the Nebula, Norton, and World Fantasy awards.  She co-hosts Escape Pod, runs Toasted Cake, and you can find her at tinaconnolly.com

 

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Sep 9, 2017

Beacon by K.S. O'Neill.  Featuring an afterword by K.S. O'Neill.  Read by J.S. Arquin.  #SciFi #wreckers #aliens #flashfiction #flashfictionmonth

 

"There was a survivor.

Sarah heard Elena calling from across the wreckage, and saw her daughter's lantern waving in the dark and the driving rain.  The sound of the storm's wild surf wafted in from the tip of the Cape a mile away..."

 

K.S. O'Neill's fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Plasma Frequency Magazine, and in the Orthogonal SF anthology "Code".  When he's not writing, he teaches at a small college on the Texas coast.

 

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Sep 2, 2017

And Here's Satan With The Weather by Brandon McNulty.  Featuring an afterword recorded by Brandon McNulty.  Read by J.S. Arquin  #satan #comedy #horror #media #fantasy #flashfiction #flashfictionmonth

The rest of the HON6 news station doesn't share my excitement over today's hundred-and-thirty degree high.  Maybe it has something to do with our busted A/C unit, but...

Brandon McNulty writes from Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania.  He dabbles mostly in horror.  Occasionally he tries to write something sunny, but it always ends up veering hard into darkness.His work has appeared in NewMyths.com, Sci Phi Journal, and Digital Horror Fiction.  He is a 2015 graduate if Taos Toolbox Sci-Fi/Fantasy Workshop.  Find him online at www.brandonmcnulty.com.

And on Twitter @McNultyFiction.

 

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