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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In July, my daughter in Oregon will have a booth selling her artwork and coloring books at a large local fair featuring local artisans. She's asked me to join her at the booth, and put my books out f...
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Stories by Joyce Holt
Sasquatch and Sea Serpent by joyceholt
Sasquatch and Sea Serpent
Folklore from the coasts of Oregon and Washington, spun into flash fiction and short stories
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.
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