When not writing deeply-researched historical-fantasy novels set in the Dark Ages, I read in many genres, work logic puzzles, draw caricatures, support my local branch of the SCA (a medieval reenactment society), ply the ancient crafts of tablet-weaving and sprang netting, sew Halloween costumes for my grandchildren and period garb for myself, translate Norwegian folk songs into English, and practice on my Celtic harp, fipple flute (recorder), and langeleik (mountain dulcimer).  

Here on Wattpad I post flash fiction in any genre, but leaning mostly into fantasy. One new short-short story every weekend. And every Thursday, I post one chapter in a sci-fi novel, Epitome.

Enjoy!
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joyceholt joyceholt Sep 14, 2018 08:34PM
If you're out wandering after dark, be careful. Be very careful. You never know what kind of creatures you'll meet.Another retold folktale from Wales:https://www.wattpad.com/631195190-spun-again-3...
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Stories by Joyce Holt
Spun Again   3: world-wide by joyceholt
Spun Again 3: world-wide
Retold folklore from around the world
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Spun Again 2: Telemark by joyceholt
Spun Again 2: Telemark
Retold folklore from Telemark, Norway. Main source: Tussar og Trolldom, by Kjetil A. Flatin, with Tov Flatin...
Golden Horseshoe, Golden Harp by joyceholt
Golden Horseshoe, Golden Harp
A tale of love and enchantment from the Norse ballad "Villemann og Magnill"
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