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Elizabeth Hopkinson

The Legend of the Bradford Boar

Published Oct 9, 2019 · 927 words (4 minutes) · 155 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 · 248 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) · 420 views

Classic Science Fiction first person POV artificial intelligence spaceship retelling arthurian

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 · 531 views

Fantasy Humor Strange flash retelling mythology

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 · 1144 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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