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We are the Just-Us League, a group of friends dedicated to the craft of telling stories.We come from all over the world–America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

With different backgrounds, different styles of writing, and a variety of preferred genres, our fiction ranges from fantasy to sci-fi, from horror to romance, and more.

The one thing we have in common is storytelling. We bonded over our writing, and our love of putting words onto a page to entertain is what makes us truly happy.

We hope you enjoy our works–from short story anthologies to full-length novels. Immerse yourself in the worlds we create and the stories we tell…

Setting in The Great Outdoors
Setting in The Great Outdoors
Please welcome guest poster Louise Ross! Today, Louise is chatting about how the great outdoors influences the settings she writes about. Louise Ross writes fantasy...
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Writing Inspiration in Nature
Writing Inspiration in Nature
I'd like to welcome guest poster Renee Frey! Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series...
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How the Outback led the way back
How the Outback led the way back
Please welcome today's guest poster: Natalie Kelda! Natalie is a Scandinavian native but has called a variety of countries 'home' for the past five years....
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A Fairy Tale Remix
A Fairy Tale Remix
We're excited to introduce our next guest poster! Lynden Wade spends as much time as possible in other worlds to avoid the dirty dishes piling up...
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Guest Post: The Top 5 Challenges of Retelling Snow White
Guest Post: The Top 5 Challenges of Retelling Snow White
Hello, everyone! This is my first time guest-blogging on JL, so let me introduce myself. I’m Tahlia Merrill Kirk, creator and editor of Timeless Tales...
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Fairy Tales: A History
Fairy Tales: A History
Meet today's guest blogger - Renee Frey!  Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series...
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Of Legend and Lore: A Collection of Fairy Tale Retellings

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New life is given to eleven old stories in this second collection of irresistible fairy tale retellings.

Royalty faces magical challenges: a prince uses his powers on a rescue mission and reveals a terrible secret about his people; a king takes drastic measures to save his daughters from a troublesome curse; and a princess befriends an unusual frog.

Mythical creatures can be friend or foe: three brothers face a depressed dragon with a legendary treasure; an ancient crow brings a child’s wishes to life; and one young girl discovers dragons aren’t always the enemy.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes: a miser is in danger of losing everything one cold night; a struggling mirrorsmith meets an invisible recluse; a boy must relive the fairytale based on his ancestor’s life; a child is rejected because of his love of drawing cats; and an evil witch is sealed in a glass coffin.

Be transported to new worlds and enjoy fresh twists on old favorites.

The Dangerous Outdoors!
The Dangerous Outdoors!
The Beauty (and danger) of the Outdoors!   I often go to my family's cabins in the Rocky Mountains during the summer--unplugging from the Internet...
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Book Review: TWIST
Book Review: TWIST
TWIST Book Review We here at the Just-Us League love our urban paranormal stories and supporting Indie writers, so The Faceless series by Australian author...
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TV Series Review: Stranger Things 2
TV Series Review: Stranger Things 2
It's time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee's next review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When...
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Movie Review: Thor – Ragnarok
Movie Review: Thor – Ragnarok
It's time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee's next movie review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night....
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Movie Review: Geostorm
Movie Review: Geostorm
JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee is back with another review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When...
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Fairytale Commentaries for the 21st Century
Fairytale Commentaries for the 21st Century
Nobody can do away with reviews in fairytale celebrations here at JL. For such an occasion, I handpicked several well-known fairytales that have some relevance...
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Setting in The Great Outdoors

Please welcome guest poster Louise Ross! Today, Louise is chatting about how the great outdoors influences the settings she writes about. Louise Ross writes fantasy from the comfort of her own brain, which can sometimes be a very disturbed and/or a very quirky place.        Traditional writing advice …

Writing Inspiration in Nature

I’d like to welcome guest poster Renee Frey! Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series in pre-development. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy for both adults and young adults. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Mike, and their two …

The Dangerous Outdoors!

The Beauty (and danger) of the Outdoors!   I often go to my family’s cabins in the Rocky Mountains during the summer–unplugging from the Internet and enjoying nature inspires my writing. Respecting nature, however, is something to always keep in mind, for people walk into the wild, ready to take …

How the Outback led the way back

Please welcome today’s guest poster: Natalie Kelda! Natalie is a Scandinavian native but has called a variety of countries ‘home’ for the past five years. Although she has been creating stories since before she could read or write, she only recently decided to pursue the life-long dream of becoming a …

A Bit of Magic Blog Tour!

Welcome to the Just-Us League stop on the A Bit of Magic blog tour. Our special guest of honour is Louise Ross!   Louise Ross writes fantasy from the comfort of her own brain, which can sometimes be a very disturbed and/or a very quirky place. Anyone is welcome to …

Book Review: TWIST

TWIST Book Review We here at the Just-Us League love our urban paranormal stories and supporting Indie writers, so The Faceless series by Australian author Rikkaine Thompson is a perfect match.  Twist is the second book in The Faceless series, a YA urban fantasy series about an aspiring animation student …

A Fairy Tale Remix

We’re excited to introduce our next guest poster! Lynden Wade spends as much time as possible in other worlds to avoid the dirty dishes piling up in her home. She enjoys writing stories inspired by fairy tales, legends, and history. She has had two fairy tales and a poem published in …

Cover Reveal: A Bit of Magic

The Just-Us League are proud to announce their next release: A Bit Of Magic, a Collection of a Fairy Tale Retellings. The anthology won’t be released until May 31st, but today we get to release the cover, courtesy of Louis Rakovich at Indigo Forest Designs. The oldest story can be …