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Free Fiction Friday: Free Book Bonanza

Another terrific giveaway for fantasy fiction. Start a new series, pick up your summer vacation reading, or try a new-to-you author.

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Free Fiction Friday: Scales and Tales

This week’s giveaway has the most awesome name of Scales and Tales. Click on through to scoop up some fabulous fantasy reads.

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Free Fiction Friday: Steadfast

So I found out this week that my flash fiction retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Steadfast Tin Soldier won second place in the Women on Writing Winter 2019 Flash Fiction contest.

The Steadfast Tin Soldier was always one of those fairytales I wanted to retell … with a happy ending. Steadfast is a contemporary retelling with a gender flip (she’s the soldier, he’s the dancer). Even better, it has an unapologetic happy ending.

You can click on through to the contest page to read it, along with the other two terrific stories that placed first and third. If you’re in the mood, you can keep going and read the top ten.

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Free Fiction Friday: Epic Fantasy Book Lovers Box

Each month, Crystal Watanabe curates a fantastic collection of books centering around a genre or a theme. You have a few days left in April to download the Epic Fantasy box.

If you love epic fantasy, you’ll definitely want to check this out. If you want a surprise in your inbox each month, sign up for the virtual book box subscription.

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Free Fiction Friday: Urban Fantasy Series Starters

I don’t have a book in this giveaway, but if you’re looking for a new urban fantasy series to read, you might try here.

Happy Friday and happy reading!

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Free Fiction Friday: The Secret Life of Sleeping Beauty

Sending you over to Cast of  Wonders for my short story The Secret Life of Sleeping Beauty, along with a few other stories that put a new spin on an old tale.

Happy reading (and listening)!

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Free Fiction Friday: The Burden of So Many Roses

Sending you over to Toasted Cake Podcast again for one of my own stories.

I first wrote The Burden of So Many Roses for one of Kazka Press’s monthly contests. The theme for this one was an undelivered Valentine.

I was thrilled when Toasted Cake picked it up for the podcast.

And yes, it’s a Valentine’s Day story, but I think it works if you’re not particularly feeling Valentine’s Day this year.

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