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Charlotte Platt

Lifted and Shifted

Published May 6, 2020 · 2,774 words (11 minutes) · 240 views

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Two men and a baby. And a cult. And a brothel. And a knife.

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Beard and Beanie
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Charlotte Platt

Christmas at Aunt Sally's

Published Feb 12, 2020 · 7,038 words (26 minutes) · 346 views

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A story about festive gatherings, new partners and strange family dynamics.

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Charlotte Platt

Actions

Published Jan 29, 2020 · 1,962 words (8 minutes) · 267 views

Fantasy Horror blood fire magic djinn violence Murder witches

A short companion piece of sorts to my previous story "Consequences", Actions is a tale about burning witches and how much trouble that can get you into.

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Featured June 18, 2020

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Maria Haskins

Margaery the Wolf

Published Dec 30, 2019 · 3,932 words (15 minutes) · 11 likes · 907 views

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Once upon a time, in a village deep in the forest, at every birth a midwife would take one look and declare: wolf cub or child. Cubs were expected to attack, and children were expected to endure; such was the order of things. But one girl named Margaery refuses to accept the role she’s been assigned.

Author Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and translator living just outside Vancouver. Her work has appeared in Flash Fiction Online, Shimmer, Cast of Wonders, and many more. Be sure to subscribe to her Weekly 5 recommended stories she publishes every week on Curious Fictions.

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Charlotte Platt

Tin Opener

Published Sep 25, 2019 · 4,081 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 362 views

Fantasy Horror Humor bittersweet revenge cats djinn violence

A familiar mourns his witch and seeks out revenge on the people responsible for her death.

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Charlotte Platt

Car Park

Published May 29, 2019 · 1,705 words (7 minutes) · 564 views

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A freelancer gets interrupted during a job and has to deal with some aggressive competition. This is a little crime short I did for a theme of "bad guys and bad situations" which was of course a lot of fun.

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Featured May 31, 2019

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L.X. Beckett

Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling

Updated May 25, 2019 · 24,735 words (90 minutes) · 3 likes · 1950 views

Science Fiction Medical horror music hopetopia violence climate change cli-fi hopepunk medical

Near-future journalist Drow sees his future crumble before his eyes when an ill-advised story crashes his social standing all around the internet and the world. He becomes desperate — so desperate, that he might just be willing to take part in an eccentric artstorm aficionado's dangerous piece of performance art.

Enjoy our first featured novella this weekend by L.X. Beckett, a Toronto-based writer and editor whose novel Gamechanger, set in the same universe, is now available for pre-order from Tor.

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Charlotte Platt

Consequences

Published Feb 27, 2019 · 2,934 words (11 minutes) · 401 views

Fantasy Horror urban fantasy djinn violence

A tale of a grandmother petitioning a djinn for justice after an attack on her grandchild. This story was shortlisted for the Write to End Violence Against Women Award 2017.

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