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Fiction Series: Complete 5 Chapters

Charlotte Platt

Strange Friends

Updated Oct 23, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 341 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Strange Murder disability abuse

A selection of linked shorts about supernatural beings in a city and their interactions with the humans around them. These stories are stand alone but listed in intended reading order for a larger work. Currently complete but that may change in the future.

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Charlotte Platt

Offering

Published Oct 16, 2019 · 1,382 words (6 minutes) · 135 views

Horror Humor Strange body horror spooky bad dates

A date goes very wrong, until the dashing intervention of a terrifying shadow creature. This is another horror short, which is available in the anthology Trembling With Fear vol 2.

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Charlotte Platt

Swimming Lessons

Published Oct 9, 2019 · 2,020 words (8 minutes) · 126 views

Fantasy Love Strange supernatural spooky soft

Lenny Graham has come back to Heartbreak Hotel (now The Deluxe) for his last intended trip. A chance conversation over tea and grief brings him new friends and surprising revelations.

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Charlotte Platt

A Braiding Friendship

Published Oct 2, 2019 · 1,323 words (5 minutes) · 131 views

Fantasy Historical Strange folklore spooky stranger danger be polite

A companion piece to some of my other Scottish folklore tales, A Braiding Friendship is a story of one unlucky Viking traveler and his unusual evening. This story is based off a mix of Orcadian folklore and locations with as much history as I could reasonably bring in a short word count.

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Charlotte Platt

The Hungry Forest

Published Sep 11, 2019 · 1,817 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 157 views

Fantasy Strange folklore Forests weird not quite a happy ending but almost

What do you do when the wheels of power ignore your plight? Find a way around the wheels, or break them. This story takes inspiration from a few different folklore areas and was originally written as an experiment in side kick stories, which I am not too well versed in.

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I love forests and were long due a trip so we went to Dalby forest in Yorkshire. The mist fell as we arrived and got this beautiful eerie image that reminded us of the forbidden forest in Harry Potter!
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Charlotte Platt

Claim Sanctuary

Published Sep 4, 2019 · 3,099 words (12 minutes) · 155 views

Horror Literary Fiction Strange crime spooky sort of drugs

Originally featured in the marvelous Darkhouse Books "Sanctuary" anthology, this is the tale of some cathedral based breaking and entering and strange friends. Based in Orkney's beautiful St Magnus Cathedral, an earlier version of this short story placed second in the Marjory Linklater Award 2006.

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Charlotte Platt

Leading Light

Published Aug 7, 2019 · 2,089 words (8 minutes) · 185 views

Fantasy Humor Strange magic islands Orkney WW2

In this slightly 'punk, slightly magical tale, a squadron of WW2 female pilots are on a mission to cause nuisance. Inspired by an open call by the wonderful Gallery of Curiosities, this story is a mixture of real WW2 information and magical re-imagination. Extra points for those who can spot the real life parts.

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Charlotte Platt

"Digging" is now included in a podcast!

Published Aug 6, 2019 · 97 words (1 minute) · 137 views

Horror Strange lgbtq podcasts Digging reprint technically

My short story Digging has been made into part of a podcast by the fabulous people over at Monsters Out of The Closet, link below!

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I Am Become
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Charlotte Platt

Island Dig

Published Jul 24, 2019 · 806 words (3 minutes) · 146 views

Horror Strange island digs archeology is a dangerous job at least in my universe

Sneaking out for a cig has never been better for this archeologists, but what happened while he was away?

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Charlotte Platt

Manna from Above

Published Jul 17, 2019 · 1,506 words (6 minutes) · 202 views

Fantasy Strange climate change weird fishpeople in-universe

Manna from Above is a short story about death, rot, and the turning cycles of the natural world. The story is set in the same universe as Sacrament and Off Kilter, though at different timing, and features a favourite character of mine.

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Out to Sea