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 Jan 19, 2019 04:39AM
Watch your step! And watch your greed. Another flash-fiction tale from Telemark:https://www.wattpad.com/683555853-spun-again-2-telemark-veils-of-magic-prompt
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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...
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Excerpts from PERIHELION by joyceholt
Excerpts from PERIHELION
Book 2 in the Phoenix Afire science fiction trilogy, newly published.
Hatchlings by joyceholt
Hatchlings
A menagerie of flash fiction, hatched from ideas of many colors from here, there, and elsewhere: mostly fanta...
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