StarShipSofa No 580 Floris M. Kleijne and Holly Schofield

March 20, 2019 by Gary Dowell

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Flash Fiction: “Frog Soup” by Floris M. Kleijne

This story originally appeared at Daily Science Fiction (August 2, 2016).
Floris M. Kleijne is the author of over two dozen short stories in Daily Science FictionGalaxy’s EdgeFactor Four, and numerous other publications, He lives in a 200 year old house in the Dutch river district, but does most of his writing on trains. Floris was the first Dutchman to win the prestigious Writers of the Future contest, as well as the first Dutchman to qualify for active membership of the SFWA. He blogs about writing , Real Life™, and atrocious customer service on, where you can also read more of his stories.


Narrated by: Anthony Babington

Anthony Babington is an aspiring voice actor, who looks just slightly off from how he sounds. From his secret volcano lair in Minnesota he narrates podcasts, and leases his soul to corporate America. He has previously recorded for Far Fetched Fables and The Cursed Inn. He can be found on Twitter as @AlephBaker.


Main Fiction: “Generation Gap” by Holly Schofield

This story first appeared in the anthology Lazarus Risen (2016).

Holly Schofield travels through time at the rate of one second per second, oscillating between the alternate realities of city and country life. Her stories have appeared in such publications as Analog, Lightspeed, and Tesseracts, are used in university curricula, and have been translated into several languages. She hopes to save the world through science fiction and homegrown heritage tomatoes. Find her at


Narrated by: Geoffrey Welchman

Geoffrey works in digital media. A former podcaster, he also narrated several stories for Far Fetched Fables. He lives in Baltimore with his wife Betty. You can find him online at


  1. Excellent episode, both stories and narration.

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