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Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and translator. She writes speculative fiction and poetry, and currently lives just outside Vancouver with a husband, two kids, and a very large black dog. Her work has appeared in Flash Fiction Online, Shimmer, Cast of Wonders, and elsewhere. Find out more on her website, mariahaskins.com, or follow her on Twitter, @mariahaskins.
Published May 10, 2019 · 2,859 words (11 minutes) · 267 views
War is approaching and a woman flees her home with her three daughters. She carries three pieces of gold and three pieces of silver with her, and a heavy secret.
Published May 2, 2019 · 975 words (4 minutes) · 8 likes · 930 views
The howls of wolves echo in the dark night. You wake up in your car filled with blood and glass, a shotgun at the ready. But who are you, and why are you here? Author Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and translator, and her work has appeared in Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and many other fine venues.
Published May 2, 2019 · 991 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 425 views
What happens when you leave home and then, when you and the world have changed, you come back again? Writing this flash story for R.B. Wood's Word Count Podcast later inspired me to write the story "And You Shall Sing to Me a Deeper Song", published in Interzone #280.
Published Apr 10, 2018 · 5,787 words (22 minutes) · 2 likes · 532 views
A woman is trapped all alone on an alien planet with nothing but her pain and her harrowing memories. At least, she thought she was alone...