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Charlotte Platt

Charlotte Platt lurks in the woods beside a river and writes horror and speculative fiction.

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Based in the (very) far north of Scotland I write horror and speculative fiction at the top of the map. I enjoy reading a wide variety of work with a particular soft spot for William Gibson, Neil Gaiman and Pablo Neruda. I plan to be posting speculative or horror stories every fortnight, with occasional literary stories sprinkled in. My interests outside of writing are music, walking by the sea and river, dark comedy and pugs.

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The Warm Cupboard

Published Dec 24, 2019 · 995 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 434 views

Classic Humor cats christmas ghost soft warm

Some sickening Christmas sweetness with a spooky tint because what else do you expect on my page? This is a very soft Christmas ghost story.

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One of my favorite pastimes is taking photos of my cat…

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Holiday Hell

Published Dec 23, 2019 · 475 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 1 view

Fantasy Humor demons hell festive fire fun

A little festive short about demons and Christmas weather. Happy holidays to my subscribers, thank you so much for your support.

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Love Bite

Published Dec 18, 2019 · 968 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 403 views

Fantasy Horror Humor spooky festive friends Love Strange christmas Murder

Two friends lament their love lives in the beautiful city of Paris. Well, Montmartre cemetery to be precise.

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Christmas lights and lamps

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Shiny

Published Dec 11, 2019 · 692 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 341 views

Fantasy Satire magic charity antho mean

Originally featured in Trickster's Treat vol 3 (Amazon link below, help a charity out!) Shiny was my entry for the Envy section. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tricksters-Treats-Seven-Deadly-Sins-ebook/dp/B07XX9SHYS

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Glitter and Gold

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Fiction Series: Ongoing 14 Chapters

Off Kilter

Updated Dec 9, 2019 · 23,871 words (87 minutes) · 1 like · 303 views

Fantasy magic swearing Elemental magic fishpeople

Off Kilter is a new fantasy serialization, based in the same universe as Sacrament, in which we follow Walter - a seer who is eternally tired - as he is told by the earth to protect Richard - a Thale boy with a knack for getting into trouble. This will be updating fortnightly and is free to my subscribers.

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Zom-bees

Published Dec 4, 2019 · 536 words (2 minutes) · 366 views

Fantasy Science Fiction apoca-cute Strange zombies apocalypse bees cute

A short story about rebuilding the world in surprising ways.

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Deans Court beekeeper

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You Can't Disappoint the Stars

Published Nov 27, 2019 · 613 words (3 minutes) · 373 views

Science Fiction Strange work soft

A sci-fi short originally featured on With Painted Words, You Can't Disappoint the Stars is a story of chasing comets and memories.

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Sublime purple night sky

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The Invasion

Published Nov 20, 2019 · 856 words (4 minutes) · 374 views

Fantasy Science Fiction Strange Dragons myth

Some light morning fantasy with a mythological twist, The Invasion is a flash fiction about what to do when you get invaded.

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Wet mountain valley

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Of Mirrors and Music

Published Nov 13, 2019 · 1,246 words (5 minutes) · 409 views

Classic Fantasy Horror Strange music haunting Roommates

A story of moving on and not moving on, and rubbish exes. Originally featured in Silk+Smoke vol 1, a brilliant Scottish zine I highly recommend you check out - https://silkandsmokemag.com/

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Glitter and Cold

Published Nov 6, 2019 · 587 words (3 minutes) · 342 views

Fantasy Horror Strange flash gore soft costume

A little spooky short to round off Halloween season, this is a story about conversations while waiting for a lift.

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More than anything, this photograph was really the result of a series of little accidents. After abandoning a hike halfway through due to lack of sunlight, we subsequently began to make our way back home. As we drove through a long stretch of highway, I made the decision to nap in the back, but before that, for whatever reason, I peered out the window and into the heavens first. At that point, I began screaming like a madman telling everyone to look up. Amazed, we pulled into the next rest stop.