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Deborah L. Davitt

The Archmage's Invitation

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 997 words (4 minutes) · 10 views

Fantasy magic Economics

When an archmage offers you an invitation . . . you say yes.

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Charlotte Platt

Off Kilter

Updated Nov 18, 2019 · 22,404 words (82 minutes) · 1 like · 135 views

Fantasy magic swearing Elemental magic fishpeople

Off Kilter is a new fantasy serialization, based in the same universe as Sacrament, in which we follow Walter - a seer who is eternally tired - as he is told by the earth to protect Richard - a Thale boy with a knack for getting into trouble. This will be updating fortnightly and is free to my subscribers.

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Laura Blackwell

Nonpareil

Published Nov 6, 2019 · 4,550 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 85 views

Horror magic Canada Cake eco fiction

After her husband's death, Maisie is scraping by selling homemade jam and baking wedding cakes. Surely her culinary talent and a little bit of folk magic will see her through, even with the most eccentric of clients. Even when the eccentric client is marrying the boorish son of the wealthy family Maisie's husband used to work for. Yes, surely that will work out all right. This story was an honorable mention for Best Horror of the Year, Vol. 11.

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Claire Humphrey

Eldritch Brown Houses

Published Nov 3, 2019 · 3,133 words (12 minutes) · 62 views

Fantasy Romance lesbian magic Lovecraft Witchcraft thanksgiving

Paige works as a docent in a historical house in Salem. She's about to close up the house for the season and return to her lonely dorm for a Thanksgiving estranged from her family, when Maya Wu arrives: bristly, familiar, and convinced that there's magic somewhere here if only she can find it.

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S. N. Arly

Non-Binding

Updated Oct 31, 2019 · 7,099 words (26 minutes) · 304 views

Fantasy magic Mythological creatures Angst with a happy ending Ethnocentrism Ethnophobia

Adric is a teen vampire living in the Midwest. When things go wrong at home, he moves in with family and tries to put himself back together. With the help of a Romani girl with an unusual magic, he just might be able to restore his balance and sense of self.

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This trip was interesting because my sleeping arrangement didn’t workout, so for a week I slept on a random dorm mattress, and used my camera bag as a pillow.
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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 139 views

Fantasy Horror Sorrow Monsters father and son Grief magic fatherhood Family loss parenting tragedy memory obsession death

Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Wendy Nikel

One Who Does Not Sleep

Published Oct 7, 2019 · 3,048 words (12 minutes) · 68 views

Classic Fantasy Historical magic young adult coffee

When a bag of magical beans goes missing, a girl tasked with waking the city must confront the being she most fears.

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This shot was taken in the medieval Turku Castle, Finland. A group of Chinese tourists suddenly stormed the entrance as I were taking a couple of shots of the courtyard. Interesting though, this made the shot much better, as they appear to be very ghost-like, thanks to a long exposure. The visitors now became the Castle Ghosts in my photo.
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S. N. Arly

Accidental Magic - Sneaking Off

Updated Sep 26, 2019 · 6,321 words (23 minutes) · 63 views

Fantasy magic young adult werewolf Young Adult Fantasy

Laura is a thirteen-year-old girl who spends the summer before starting magic preparatory school trying to learn some magic, make some friends, and figure out what exactly happened to her parents. * * This is an excerpt from Accidental Magic, the first book in a series I started after my writers’ group pointed out that my default writing voice was particularly suited to the young adult fantasy genre. Accidental Magic should be out some time in late 2020.

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Fiction Series: Complete 27 Chapters

S. N. Arly

Something Familiar - Chapter 8-34

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 43,414 words (158 minutes)

Fantasy Witchcraft contemporary Shape-shifter magic young adult teen urban fantasy Paris

The continued adventure of a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. Chapters 1-7 are available for free - https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2151-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapters-1-7 Chapters 8-34 are available for purchase or free for subscribers.

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S. N. Arly

Something Familiar - Chapters 1-7

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 9,498 words (35 minutes) · 972 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. These are the first few chapters of a novella that came out in late May 2019. If you enjoy these chapters and want to read the rest, you can find it here: https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2533-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapter-8-34 , free to subscribers and $3.00 for everyone else.

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For the best music: https://www.youtube.com/pausyworld