Author of the Viral Trilogy (Viral Spark, Viral Fire, and Viral Ember), writing mercenary, and scribbler of short stories. Check out my FB group for writers and readers, "Flash Fiction Phenomenon." Everyone is invited to that party.

Martin McConnell holds a Physics degree from SIUE, and when he isn't writing speculative fiction, he's motivating other authors, stargazing, reading, or playing Kerbal Space Program. He avidly encourages everyone he meets to seize control of their dreams by driving their own plot. You can find him on twitter @ spottedgeckgo, or at his website If you would like to receive updates on the future of this series, or send an email to

Started the Facebook group "Flash Fiction Phenomenon" with the intent to connect readers and writers directly through short, sharable prose and poems. Member of the monthly writing challenge hashtag on twitter ( for details).
  • Opelousas, Louisiana
  • JoinedOctober 5, 2016

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writefarmlive writefarmlive Dec 02, 2016 05:31PM
This one has a hook. 3 minute story to get your creative juices flowing.
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Stories by Martin McConnell
STOLEN by writefarmlive
As if cleaning up people's messes at the bar wasn't bad enough... After bussing tables and sweeping floors un...
Lost Dog by writefarmlive
Lost Dog
I usually write darker stuff, I needed something lighter. A cute piece of flash fiction that is sure to warm...
Try Again by writefarmlive
Try Again
Frustration is going to happen. An incredible short piece of flash fiction we can all relate to.
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