Arendse Lund

Arendse Lund is the winner of the 2021 Staunch Prize for thrillers. Her world building has been called “vividly imagined and genuinely creepy,” which is the highest praise she can imagine. Sometimes she even writes not creepy things. She is currently working on her first novel. You can find her at

A Missing Christmas

The year Father Christmas vanished, the other Holidays gathered together to fashion a replacement. Each volunteered something of themselves in their best approximation of how they remembered the bygone Holiday.  Valentine shrugged off his red ...