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Renee Carter Hall writes fantasy and science fiction for adults who never quite grew up, with occasional excursions into dark fantasy, poetry, and stories for children and teens. Talking animals slip into her stories whenever they get a chance, and her work has been influenced by storytellers from a range of media, including Steven Spielberg, Ray Bradbury, and Jim Henson. Her most recent book, the anthropomorphic fantasy Huntress, received the 2014 Cóyotl Award for Best Novella. Renee lives in West Virginia with her husband, their cat, and more books than she will ever have time to read.
Published Mar 26, 2018 · 5,892 words (22 minutes) · 260 views
For many years, the snowcat Jiro has been the companion of Korrinth, the emerald mage, but now the mage has begun to forget even simple spells. As they journey to the mages' council, Jiro must struggle to keep his friend safe... and his own secrets hidden.
Published Mar 16, 2018 · 5,491 words (20 minutes) · 196 views
Lauren's been a fan of Terrence Tiger since she was a little girl, and the chance to interview the cartoon star is any fan's dream. But there's more to Terrence than sight gags and pratfalls, and soon there's more to their relationship than either of them expected.
Published Mar 16, 2018 · 3,151 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 188 views
A brother and sister discover a fantasy world full of magic and delight—but every world has its secrets. Are those talking animals really as friendly as they look?
Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,104 words (15 minutes) · 175 views
Chance is a shelter dog with an ominous history he can't quite recall, adopted by a woman who's struggling to escape her own past. When Chance finally remembers who and what he is, he has to face the question of whether he can truly choose to be something different, or if he's destined to be trapped in his old life—and old self—forever.
Published Mar 13, 2018 · 9,486 words (35 minutes) · 191 views
Mina's feline charms win ribbons at the shows, but the titles she's awarded mean nothing to her beyond pleasing her human handler. When he's happy, so is she—until betrayal breaks her world open and leaves her questioning who she really is.