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Fresh New Shorts Podcast

Original short stories by award-winning short fiction writers. New stories weekly! Many stories are found in the eBook — “A Physicist’s Guide to Love” from Amazon. See the [ > ] on PodBean’s left sidebar for more information.

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In The Passage, a photographer reflects on how he got his start at 15 with a heart-breaking photo he didn’t expect from the girl he loved but could never have. It takes place at the beginning of the 1...
May 31, 2020
This episode’s short story, Tender Fruit, resonates today as people make difficult decisions about their small businesses and passions that they’ve pursued. Tender Fruit is by Deepam Susan Wadds. Tend...
May 24, 2020
Tune in this week for a different form of short story. Colleagues and friends remember Jack Jefferson, the Dean of Game Show Hosts. Game shows are America’s story, more than any other medium or genre,...
May 17, 2020
In The Tornado Lovers, a woman credits learning French for saving her life. Her pilgrimage to France is interrupted by a natural phenomena and a pair of young lovers with risky appetites. Get the eboo...
May 10, 2020
This week’s story features a physicist navigating love and lakes in Northern Ontario. As he returns home from working at the Very Large Array, he reflects on the events that brought him his first tele...
May 3, 2020
This week’s story follows a family with high expectations for a special vacation, old guidebooks, and more baggage than what they checked for the flight. The White Gorilla was shortlisted for The Writ...
April 26, 2020
This week’s episode features the short story that won The Writers’ Union of Canada short fiction Competition. It’s also one of the collection’s three stories set in Newfoundland. Like I Was Fire is ab...
April 19, 2020
In this short story, an imaginative girl’s legends of how the world began causes her school to question if there is a problem at home. There may be, but it’s not what the school may think. Get the ebo...
April 12, 2020
How do people react when a spreading, worldwide catastrophe causes people to lose gravity and fall up and off the earth?  Get the ebook "A Physicist's Guide to Love" to read The Falling and 17 other s...
April 5, 2020
In this short story, a physicist navigates marriage with a woman who thinks differently than him. A family holiday weekend explodes with the unlikely catalyst of a mis-translated Welsh word.  Get the ...
April 5, 2020