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Wishes & Wizards (Issue 14)

Welcome to this quarter's bumper issue of Indie Bites! It's packed full of eleven exclusive short stories from indie authors on the themes of Wishes & Wizards, plus an interview with indie author Colleen Cowley.

Book cover for Indie Bites issue 12 featuring a hero riding a horse

This issue features the following short fiction:

- Wizards Unwelcome by Adie Hart 

- Deer Teeth by Matthew Hopkins 

- I See You, Witch by Zoe Shakes 

- Ignorance Is Bliss by Josie Jaffrey 

- Hobo Joe's by Redfern Boyd 

- To Grant a Wish by Katherine A. Darling 

- Aloof Stars and Their Distant Answers by Eric de Roulet 

- The Mountain of the Gods by Claire Olivia Golden 

- Regret Is Not for the Weak by Henriette C. Rigel 

- Dishwishing by Ceril N. Domace 

- The Ysidra by Adam McPhee

We have stories in all kinds of subgenres, from cosy to dark, from humorous to bittersweet, and everything else besides.

This is also our longest issue yet, with a total of eleven stories exploring wide-ranging themes from sweet first love to the ethics of magic and war.

In this issue you’ll meet former heroes, scatter-brained wizards, stoic mountaineers, charming princes, dashing treasure hunters, and of course, a variety of wishers both well-intentioned and wicked.

So let’s get wishful. There’s plenty here to sink your teeth into.

Get your copy FREE below.


About our featured author

Author Ceril N Domace

Colleen Cowley writes romantic fantasy in twisted real-world settings with wizards, banter, impressively swoopy coats and women who aren't damsels (distressed or otherwise).

She is the author of the Clandestine Magic trilogy and its fairy tale-inspired companion novella, Into the Bargain, as well as The Opposite of Magic, a standalone contemporary romantic fantasy.

Check out Into The Bargain here.


Get your copy of Indie Bites

To download your FREE copy of Indie Bites Issue 14, just click on the file format you'd like to download. If you read on Apple devices or most e-readers, then you want the EPUB. Otherwise, you might want the PDF.

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You can purchase print copies from Amazon here. We charge only enough to cover print costs, so there's no profit for us.


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If you're an indie author or illustrator who'd like to contribute to one of our upcoming issues, then check out our submissions page here.



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