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Featured March 12, 2020

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Premee Mohamed

No One Will Come Back For Us

Published Mar 10, 2020 · 6,890 words (26 minutes) · 9 likes · 875 views

Horror Science Fiction retelling disease

A young journalist is far out of his depth reporting on a mysterious disease in a place he knows nothing about. But he soon learns even the seasoned medical investigation team is facing something unheard of—and maybe even otherworldly.

Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and spec fic writer based in Alberta, Canada. Don’t miss this page-turning companion piece to her new novel, BENEATH THE RISING, available now from Solaris Books.

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R. K. Duncan

The Sweetest Fruit of Summer

Published Mar 10, 2020 · 6,543 words (24 minutes) · 53 views

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A girl from the green valley is taken by the king of the dead lands for a wife and a prophet, and does what she must to make the world better.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Tam-lin

Published Mar 10, 2020 · 1,543 words (6 minutes) · 90 views

Fantasy Romance retelling fairy tale Scotland traditional

My retelling of the Scottish ballad about a brave girl who risks all to rescue the knight she loves from entrhallment to the Fairy Queen.

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We went to Germany for one day to explore some famous instagram photo spots. The first stop was Burg Eltz during sunrise. With no tourists there yet and this amazing fog covering the castle it was like a fairytale.
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Elizabeth Hopkinson

The Legend of the Bradford Boar

Published Oct 9, 2019 · 927 words (4 minutes) · 274 views

Classic Fantasy Historical retelling Yorkshire myths and legends local legend

Discover the Yorkshire legend of the Bradford Boar, retold by Elizabeth Hopkinson. A fearsome boar guards the well. Can anyone defefat it?

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KJ Kabza

Upriver

Published Aug 23, 2019 · 2,403 words (9 minutes) · 1 view

Fantasy retelling dark Afterlife Greek myth hell

After a hard life spent suffering from other peoples' greed, Diana doesn't think an afterlife spent stuck on the banks of the River Acheron is so bad--until she realizes that even here, the greed and suffering goes on. What will Diana do, now that she has nothing left to lose?

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C.L. Holland

Beauty Sleeping

Published Feb 26, 2019 · 982 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 323 views

Fantasy Romance flash retelling fairy tale lgbt+

In this fairy tale retelling, Prince Tristan searches for the truth hidden behind the wall of roses.

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Wendy Nikel

The Astronaut of the Shalott

Published Nov 30, 2018 · 1,858 words (7 minutes) · 525 views

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A woman isolated in space longs for a way to connect with humanity.

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Wendy Nikel

Charybdis

Published Dec 18, 2017 · 557 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 613 views

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The real story of what happened when Odysseus encountered Charybdis.

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Wendy Nikel

A Song to Charm the Beasts

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 1,093 words (4 minutes) · 9 likes · 1283 views

Classic Fantasy western marriage retelling deal with the devil mythology music gender-swapped weird west

In "A Song to Charm the Beasts," Ofira must play the fiddle to save the one she loves in this wild west retelling of a classic myth, full of hope and loss and howling desert wind. Wendy Nikel, short story sorcerer and tea drinker extraordinaire, recently released a time travel novella called "The Continuum," available from World Weaver Press.

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