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Fiction Series: Ongoing 4 Chapters

S. N. Arly

Something Familiar

Updated Jul 6, 2019 · 5,048 words (19 minutes) · 264 views

Fantasy Witchcraft contemporary Shape-shifter magic young adult teen urban fantasy Paris

Follow a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. This is the first chapter of a new novella.

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Wendy Nikel

Plain Jane Learns to Knit Wormholes

Published May 31, 2019 · 786 words (3 minutes) · 86 views

Humor Science Fiction time travel contemporary

A group of church ladies has a tough decision to make when they accidentally open a portal through time.

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S. N. Arly

The Good Doctor

Published May 8, 2019 · 1,479 words (6 minutes) · 1 like · 98 views

Horror contemporary dark fiction Realistic

For several years one of my jobs involved helping new doctors complete death certificates. I also typed and submitted them for doctors who’d been doing this a while. This story came from some of the conversations we had.

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Featured April 4, 2019

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Kat Otis

To Be Selfish

Published Apr 3, 2019 · 5,507 words (21 minutes) · 9 likes · 452 views

Fantasy contemporary young adult

Megan is the only one in her family who understands why the stars mysteriously align for her mom and sister. But when her sister’s luck abruptly runs out, Megan must uncover the truth about her family’s strange powers. A world traveler, historian, and recovering mathematician, author Kat Otis has had many pieces of short fiction published in Daily Science Fiction, Flash Fiction Online, and more.

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Renee Carter Hall

Moon, June, Raccoon

Published Feb 12, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 3 likes · 173 views

Fantasy Humor Love contemporary anthropomorphic animals

Karen's sick of watching all her friends find true love. Out of desperation, she decides to try casting a love spell -- and winds up attracting a neighborhood raccoon instead. But this furry little matchmaker just won't mind his own business...

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Featured May 9, 2018

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Renee Carter Hall

Foam on the Sea

Published May 11, 2018 · 1,200 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes · 583 views

Fantasy fairy tale contemporary the little mermaid

A creature of the salt, the sand, and the sea, a mysterious woman with mysterious scruples bargains for her life. Or, at least, for a fleeting feeling of home. Renee Carter Hall is an author of many talents, including turns as a novelist, a Pushcart Prize nominee, and an expert in literary chiaroscuro.

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Renee Carter Hall

Swear Not By the Moon

Published Apr 23, 2018 · 1,918 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 305 views

Fantasy contemporary Family werewolves aging

His father taught him what it was to carry the wolf's shape alongside the man's, but that was many years ago, and time is not kind to the faol.

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Renee Carter Hall

Drawn From Memory

Published Mar 16, 2018 · 5,491 words (20 minutes) · 238 views

Fantasy Humor Love Strange contemporary

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.

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Renee Carter Hall

The Claw in Her Heart

Published Mar 16, 2018 · 3,151 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 222 views

Fantasy contemporary Family dark portal fantasy siblings animals

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?

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Renee Carter Hall

Hellhound

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,104 words (15 minutes) · 210 views

Fantasy contemporary anthropomorphic holidays dogs halloween animals

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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