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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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Vacancy by A.K. Caggiano

Do you have a reservation?

Lorelei Fischer just needed a place to stay, and the universe answered her request even if it was a bit by mistake. As she learns the secrets of bizarre bed and breakfast Moonlit Shores Manor and its extraordinary live-in employees, she soon finds out the job she accepted comes with more caveats than she bargained for. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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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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 . . .

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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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TALES OF THE BIG BAD WOLF - QUEEN OF SWANS

Classic High Fantasy

By Fiona Gregory, editor

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 . . .]

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FLOCKED

Birds of a feather…

By J.A. Waters, author of Oceans of Shelter

Mar 5, 2015: Fairy-tales have long stood as simple parables with straightforward outcomes. Someone is the hero, someone is the villain, and a nice happy catch-phrase tells you what to think at the end. Those unyielding tales have been ground up in Flocked, ground up and twisted, blended, and mashed together. The result is a strange world where curses have drawn talented heroes to form the Guild of Feathers. Its members then rush headlong into strange dangers plucked straight from the world’s collective conscious.

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