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), sheepbone flute, and langeleik (mountain dulcimer).  

Here on Wattpad I post flash fiction in any genre, most recently in dramatized history.

Enjoy!
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Stories by Joyce Holt
Fiddle and Fjell: a family saga of Telemark, Norway by joyceholt
Fiddle and Fjell: a family saga of...
A tale of my ancestors in Norway, from 1701 to 1843. Upon a barren framework of names, relationships, place n...
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Flashback: tales from ages past by joyceholt
Flashback: tales from ages past
Glimpses out of the misty reaches of the past: Celtic rebels, a footsore Norman squire, a Roman lost in a hau...
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Crazy Quilt: (memoir) stitching life's tales together any which way by joyceholt
Crazy Quilt: (memoir) stitching li...
This is a patchwork collection of tales from my life. Every word is true!
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