I’ve heard so much about T Kingfisher (aka Ursula Vernon) that I started feeling foolish I hadn’t read anything of hers yet. So I had to move her to the top of my cozy TBR, and I’m glad I did. A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking stars Mona, an apprentice baker who works at her … More Cozy Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking
Fleet Mac Wood knew arguing with pack goats was futile. The ranger lived with three of the beasts. He told them daily not to eat his tent, not to chew his boots, and not to wander into the mountains where bigger animals—or worse things—would eat them. He corralled them. They leapt the fence. Hobbling was … More Cozy Flash: “The Problem with Pack Goats”
Grandmother sits on the floor of her ruined house wearing only her nightshirt when I find her the morning after the shockstorm. It has taken me half the night to climb to the little village at the edge of the cold, clear mountain lake, where a handful of elderly villagers stubbornly cling to their traditional … More Cozy Flash: “Iai, Iai, Mele (Listen, Listen, Child)”
Ebook preorders for Rakehell, our sibling magazine of swashbuckling adventure, are now open! Rakehell #1 arrives worldwide July 1st and will also be available in paperback. (Amazon doesn’t allow paperback preorders, sorry!) The issue is jam-packed with thrilling tales from six up-and-coming adventure fiction writers. Scroll down for more info or click here to preorder! … More Rakehell Preorders Are Here!
The road rose ahead of Sanya and the sun was blissfully warm on her face. Birds trilled from the banks of pine trees around her. In the clear air, as the mountain path twisted, she caught glimpses of the mighty Erech river, crashing far below her through its steep-sided valley. Sanya began to sing for … More Cozy Flash: “The Price of Crossing”
I just finished a novel that fits so perfectly into cozy fantasy I can’t believe it took me this long to discover it. At Amberleaf Fair by Phyllis Ann Karr is a short novel published by Ace in the mid-eighties. As far as I know, it hasn’t been reprinted, but it doesn’t cost too much … More A Forgotten Cozy: “At Amberleaf Fair”
On a good day, Bluet could fluff his fur out until he was wider than he was tall. Tonight an unseasonable rain had slicked him down to nothing. He kept his paws tucked in his armpits as he darted between the shelter of blooming cherry trees. The path hugged the bank of a sloshing stream, … More Cozy Flash: “Up by the Gryphon”
The girl found the little man in a meadow near the pine forest not too far from her home, where she had been picking blue cornflowers. She had seen a small glint when a passing cloud moved past the sun, and when she knelt down, there he was. At first she thought he was a … More Cozy Flash: “The Little Soldier”
Hello, cozy authors! Wyngraf is temporarily closing to flash fiction submissions. Thanks to last month’s magazine release and our work on Rakehell #1, we’ve fallen behind on reading and replying to flash entries, so we’re taking a little time to catch up. We expect to open up again fairly soon, probably by July. Every story … More Temporarily Closing to Flash Submissions
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