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S. N. Arly

Something Familiar - Chapter 1

Published May 22, 2019 · 632 words (3 minutes) · 6 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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S. N. Arly

The Good Doctor

Published May 8, 2019 · 1,479 words (6 minutes) · 1 like · 33 views

Horror dark fiction contemporary 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.

This was captured well waiting for the doctor who was busy at the time
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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 · 383 views

Fantasy contemporary young adult

I am Selfish. Every generation of my family has one person like me, who understands that there is power in a good deed done with no expectation of reward.

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Renee Carter Hall

Moon, June, Raccoon

Published Feb 12, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 116 views

Fantasy Humor Love anthropomorphic animals contemporary

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 · 522 views

Fantasy fairy tale contemporary the little mermaid

A bit of contemporary flash fiction inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid."

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Renee Carter Hall

Swear Not By the Moon

Published Apr 23, 2018 · 1,918 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 249 views

Fantasy Family werewolves aging contemporary

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) · 188 views

Fantasy Love Strange Humor 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 · 185 views

Fantasy portal fantasy dark Family siblings animals contemporary

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?

A little girl walking along a path.
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Renee Carter Hall

Hellhound

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,104 words (15 minutes) · 173 views

Fantasy anthropomorphic dogs halloween holidays animals contemporary

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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Renee Carter Hall

The Spirit of Pinetop Inn

Published Mar 9, 2018 · 1,830 words (7 minutes) · 189 views

Fantasy Humor ghosts contemporary

Hoping to improve business at their struggling bed and breakfast, Emma and Tom interview potential ghosts for hire, but finding the right fit is more difficult than they anticipated...

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