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Earthcast by Koryos

The earth here changes things.

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 . . .

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Flocked by Ryan Watt

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, . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Tales of the Big Bad Wolf – Queen of Swans by SgL

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 . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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The Exiles Ever After by A.H. Gilreath

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 . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Between Death and Dreams by Connor M. Perry

Tales Fantastic hosts the web-serial Between Death and Dreams—a cross between Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” and the Second Punic War, with a few similarities to Gene Wolfe’s “Soldier in the Mist”. Tales Fantastic also has supplementary short stories and articles involving sword, historical fiction, fantasy, and many stories involving swords. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekdays.
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Aethereal Engines by Jason H. Abbott

Stories of Imaginative and Speculative Fiction

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. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated weekly.
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Crossed Genres by Bart Leib and Kay Holt

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 . . .

An online magazine of fiction, updated monthly.
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Supernatural Fairy Tales Blogazine by Dorlana Vann

Fairy Tale inspired paranormal short stories by Dorlana Vann and guest writers. . . .

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Catherine by Clarice Schwarz

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 . . .

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Brass Automaton by Mark Gardner & D. Paul Angel

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? . . .

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EARTHCAST

Wonderful

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Sep 27, 2015: Wow! This is an exceptional piece of fantasy writing, evoking awe, wonder, beauty, horror, sorrow, and mystery. I was captivated from the first paragraph. The writing is very descriptive, yet flows so beautifully I was never tempted to skim. I loved being in the innocent mind of the awakened golem, and the more cynical and selfish strigoi’s point of view makes an effective foil. This mismatched pair venture through a wondrous but cruel and dangerous world, based on East European folk tales and history. Beyond this, I cannot add much [more . . .]

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EARTHCAST

Read this if you like your fantasy stories mysterious and a little dark.

By lifesharpener, author of Man of Last Millennium

Jul 6, 2015: Earthcast is a phenomenal piece of writing, with a fascinating intertwining of fantasy elements from various sources, predominantly Eastern European folklore (Romanian), Hebrew mysticism, and some more modern fantasy themes that I have seen before in Japanese culture (but am unsure of their origin).

A manufactured clay golem (female) with free will and a strigoi (female) that gave it to her, Earthcast switches constantly between the perspectives of these two female leads.

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