Jocelyn Cole (aka Jocelyn Actual) writes speculative fiction, from fairy-tale-inspired fantasy to medium-hard science fiction (6.6 on the Mohs scale). She has never once got lost in the forest, and you can certainly rely on her being fully human and not enchanted in any way at all. Learn more about Jocelyn and her work at If you're afraid to visit a site called, you should go read somebody else.

Current projects are all interconnected fantasy stories set in a world called The Mirrorwood.

THE SECRET OF MIRRORWOOD is an ongoing novel about a girl from the real world who gets sucked into this dark fairyland on Halloween. Chapters are posted twice a week.

The other stories are all TALES FROM MIRRORWOOD, and are fairy tale retellings with a little twist.

Up now:
Ashes, Ashes ✔️
Sister of Swans ✔️
Silver in the Water ✔️
The Forever Dance ✔️
Pearl and Diamond 〰️

Everything posted here is copyrighted, and dragons will roast anyone who tries to steal, plagiarize, or copy it. Seriously, this isn't rocket science.
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JocelynActual JocelynActual Oct 03, 2019 03:19PM
I've just completed The Forever Dance, my retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale. Enjoy!
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Stories by Jocelyn Cole Actual
Pearl & Diamond (Tales from Mirrorwood #5) by JocelynActual
Pearl & Diamond (Tales from Mirror...
Girl meets boy. Girl loses boy. Girl has to fight to reclaim boy from evil faerie queen, or they both die.
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The Secret of Mirrorwood by JocelynActual
The Secret of Mirrorwood
Rhodes and her outcast friends meet a brother and sister who are REAL outcasts...cast out of fairyland for th...
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Ashes, Ashes (Tales from Mirrorwood #1) by JocelynActual
Ashes, Ashes (Tales from Mirrorwoo...
A poor girl named Cindrelle toils like a servant on her family estate. Then an invitation to the Harvest Ball...
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