The earth here changes things. Gabi was dead and buried, but she came back. Came back hungry and ready to taste everything that life never offered her. But as it turns out, even the dead have rules they must obey, and Gabi finds herself in a great deal of trouble when she crosses a witch. To make amends, Gabi’s . . .
Once Upon A Time kingdoms in trouble had to wait for a wandering hero to come along and save the day. But why wait? The Order of Champion now sanctions Guilds to answer the Call when a loved one is kidnapped, a beast attacks, or a curse is placed. The Guild of the Feathers – Sir Cyril the Cygnus, . . .
Elisa, the Queen of Swans, has lived a thousand years. Her brothers, who she was supposed to free from their spell, have gone missing. While the world struggles with recovering from a winter eclipse, a conspiracy slowly unfolds—entangling her life with the elves and humans once more. In this volume, the heroes and anti-heroes from Volume 1, “Red Riding . . .
Ezra Kettle, a baker down on his luck, is banished to the land far below his cloud-bound homeland for a crime he did not exactly commit. (It involved a beanstalk and a human kid with sticky fingers.) He’d rather avoid all the dangers of the human world and unlock the secrets of his family’s recipes on his own. Instead, he . . .
Aethereal Engines is a collection of stories written by Jason H. Abbott. These range in length from flash fiction and short story one-shots, to serialized novellas and excerpts from his larger pieces. Usually updated with new material on Saturdays. . . .
New fantasy/historical fiction short stories every Friday. From an Elf who must pretend to be the Chosen Hero to a self-professed coward to the story of the other nine years of the Trojan War as told by Patroclus, Tales Fantastic strives to bring readers something new to read every Friday. . . .
Crossed Genres is a monthly magazine of science fiction and fantasy. Crossed Genres puts out an issue every month that is free to read online. Each issue has (usually, with a bit of variance) 5 short stories, 1 article and cover art. The final issue of each year is double-sized. Every issue has a unique “theme” which all . . .
Fairy Tale inspired paranormal short stories by Dorlana Vann and guest writers. . . .
Ceridwen sends a metal construct back in time to kill the Huntsman that took pity on Snow White. Can someone intervene on Snow’s behalf? . . .
Catherine felt she had not been given much; no proper family, no looks or skills to speak of, not even the age she needed to make her own decisions. She knew she should have been grateful when her marriage to a wealthy, if rather old, man had been arranged, but instead she ran away. Nothing could have prepared her for . . .
Sep 15, 2013: This is classic high fantasy, in the tradition of early 20th Century classics like Tolkien and Lord Dunsany’s "The King of Elfland’s Daughter". Like them, the author selects certain characters and ideas from traditional fairy tales or myths, and like a musical composer, uses them as a starting point to riff off, expand, and embellish into her own version of a mythical world. The intent is not to spoof or invert the themes, but to explore and expand them, and perhaps, eventually return to them from a completely different [more . . .]
May 28, 2015: When you think of fairy-tales do you think of a group of humans brought together by their curses to help, defend, protect and serve those around them? I do. Now. Ryan Watt has created a fantastic blend of classic fairy-tale, mixed with adventure and mystery and intrigue. Flocked takes apart both well known, and lesser known, fairy-tales and adds a new layer to them as the writer, and then the reader, explore deeper levels to those fairy-tales in this fast paced and exciting adventure about people with curses, [more . . .]