A semi-monthly audio narration of selected Flash Fiction stories from Havok Publishing. We cover genres from science fiction to fantasy, mystery to drama, humor to thriller! Hosted by Magnus Carlssen and written by authors from around the globe, there's a little something for every fiction lover in this podcast!
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Halpin's lonely trip to the nearest neutron star is a survival mission - not just for him, but the entirety of humanity on Earth. Leaving his wife and child behind, he hopes to bring back just an iota of the dying star's energy...if he can survive.
Shebalik loves the beautiful Merula, a talented perfumer - but she has cursed him to only smell one scent forever. A desperate search to find a cure leads him to rediscover love, right under his nose...
Evelyn arrives home after a long workday to find her empty apartment...unusually aromatic...but in a pleasant way! As she notices more and more things out of the ordinary, she begins to wonder...is she actually alone?
Jacob has operated the Anthophilia Inc. recycling machine for many years. Is there a sinister hidden agenda behind the company's operation, or are there side effects from the Recycling Room that Jacob doesn't know about?
A night-time adventure to a secret fishing hole. Closely guarded family secrets. A blossoming romance. It's a perfect combination for something magical to happen!
Starring Madison Brown, Anita Lauren, and Justice Hart.
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The analogies run deep in this atmospheric coming-of-age tale! Sometimes it's good to "get away from it all" for a little while, to do the things and go to the places that truly make your soul happy. It's good to not take life too seriously. After all, that's why we love flash fiction, right?
Remember when 'The Devil Went Down to Georgia'? Well, the good folks in Georgia apparently sent him looking for less competitive residencies. So he moved on...to other planets. Bet you never heard 'Dueling Fintlers' in space before!
It's a tough world out there in vegetable showbiz. Even the famous tubers will do anything to get an edge. When a famous singer's hat gets stolen right before his evening performance, it's up to his best friend to track down the thief - and get a little mashed potato justice.
It's 2120, and mineral mining on the Moon has been handed over to automated, semi-sentient robots. All is going well, until the AI develops a taste for rock music and moustaches. Next thing you know, it's a one-way trip to the stars. Good thing there's a fail-safe built in.
...or is there?
Skip to 1:30 to get straight to the story!
In this Lovecraftian-inspired adventure, a first-time raver attends an exclusive event in an epic new oceanside location, and experiences things he never thought possible. Or did he? Sometimes it's hard to tell...
Skip to 1:28 to get straight to the story!
A modern twist on a classic fairytale! Cinderella has a lot more on her mind these days, with her college degree to finish and small business to start. Even Prince Charming needs a little help in the etiquette department. Don't worry - the fairies have gone high-tech, but there's nothing a little good old-fashioned magic can't fix...
Skip ahead to 1:34 to get right to the story!
It's not easy to be the King...of the Underworld! It's especially infuriating when your three-headed dog, Cerberus, runs away - again - and wanders into the Land of the Living. Specifically, New York. At Christmas time. It's every devil's worst nightmare.
Story starts at 1:28!
"Old Fashioned" isn't a bad thing, right? That's what Otto tries to convince his would-be girlfriend, Jenna. Unfortunately for Otto, it's not that simple...
Skip to the head of the line at 1:30 to get right to the story!