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Featured December 23, 2019

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Renee Carter Hall

An Older World

Published Dec 10, 2019 · 1,974 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes · 525 views

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Submerged in grief, Jakob the toymaker spends every evening carving a life-sized horse for his late daughter. But when the horse begins to show signs of life, Jakob finds there may be a place in this world for him just yet. (Audio Available)

Renee Carter Hall’s work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Andromeda Spaceways, Daily Science Fiction, and many more.

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In the rural areas of Yunnan, China, children play and enjoy playing with the simplest of things including this wooden bulldozer - something they might have never seen before.
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Irene Radford

Den of Iniquity

Published Mar 10, 2019 · 3,156 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 392 views

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Lilith is one of those characters that is so multifaceted she can appear anywhere.

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Renee Carter Hall

Nativity

Published Dec 11, 2018 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 524 views

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All young Sophie wants is a place to belong and be loved. It just may not be the place one would expect...

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Featured December 25, 2018

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Renee Carter Hall

The Gingerbread Reindeer

Published Dec 4, 2018 · 3,067 words (12 minutes) · 3 likes · 865 views

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As Christmas draws to a close, enjoy a tale where Santa‘s reindeer moonlight as defenders of the universe, and a child‘s gingerbread cookie holds unexpected powers. West Virginia based author Renee Carter Hall has published numerous books and short stories, and specializes in fantasy and science fiction for adults who never quite grew up.

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Andrew Shaffer

The Christmas Snitch

Published Dec 4, 2018 · 305 words (2 minutes) · 1042 views

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A short parody of "The Elf on the Shelf," originally published in my holiday collection "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like F*ck This" (2018, 8th Circle Press).

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Renee Carter Hall

Hellhound

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,104 words (15 minutes) · 495 views

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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.

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