Mari Ness

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Mari Ness believes in reading, traveling and consuming chocolate in dubiously high quantities. Her work has appeared in Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Uncanny, Daily Science Fiction, Apex, Nightmare, Strange Horizons, Unlikely Story, and more. She can be followed on Twitter at mari_ness, or at her blog at marikness.wordpress.com. She lives in central Florida.

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Huntsman

Published Sep 25, 2020 · 4,980 words (19 minutes) · 6 views

Fantasy fairy tales

A retelling of "The Twelve Huntsmen," originally collected by the Brothers Grimm, about a princess, the prince that abandoned her, the girls who now wear her face, and a clockwork lion.

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Choking on Red Flowers

Published Aug 13, 2020 · 6,973 words (26 minutes) · 4 likes · 170 views

Fantasy Romance like where do they go I dreams contemporary fantasy Slight horror slight romance what happens to dreams after we

At first he thinks the grey girl who appears every night is just a strange dream. But when dream-violence turns to real-life danger, he realizes he’ll need to find out what she wants from him—before it’s too late.

Author Mari Ness lives in central Florida, and her work has appeared in Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Uncanny, and many other fine publications.

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A Convenient Removal

Published Aug 13, 2020 · 3,388 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 61 views

Fantasy Humor contemporary fantasy Slightly morbid humor

An offer to get rid of an inconvenient spouse with complete discretion. Magical - or just a scam?

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The Agreement

Published Dec 20, 2017 · 890 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 555 views

Fantasy Horror

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