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The Smell Collector by David Hill Burns

The story of a man whose only meaningful contact with the world is through smells, who is slowly working his way out of his mother’s basement out into the wide world of people and relationships. The Smell Collector tells the story of Jim Bronson and Marie Bellman. Jim has a hobby. He collects smells. Marie happens to have the . . .

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A Bad Idea by Billy Higgins Peery

Anne’s got a problem — there’s a corpse in her bedroom. Dealing with both a criminal record and a chip on her shoulder, she’s doing her best to stay out of jail. Sure, she’s making dangerous weaponry, hanging out with criminals, buying drugs, crashing weddings . . .  I forgot where I was going with this. . . .

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How to Build a Career and Find Happiness During a Recession by Anonymous

A Tragi-Comic Novel of Unemployment, Underemployment, Wall Street, Main Street and other Matters that Seemed to Matter at the Time

This is a comic novel about graduating from college into a recession. It’s meant to appeal to fans of Catch-22. I’m now a professional journalist and published non-fiction author, but I wrote this novel during a period of underemployment following college graduation. I managed to get it in the door with two publishers, but both gave me the same . . .

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THE SMELL COLLECTOR

Ha ha – Something Special

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Jan 18, 2014: Jim has a hobby, and he’s very good at it. But sometimes it leads to problems.

"I have been banned from the shoe and boot repair shop. The owner, a Mr. Young-soo Kim, objected to my close range sniff of his person (ginger, garlic, and leather). His words were “You no sniff around here no more. I break your nose!” It’s difficult for me to understand humor, but I think that perhaps he was being jovial with me. I’ll come back [more . . .]

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A BAD IDEA

Reading A Bad Idea is, well, a great idea

By Marn, author of Deep, Blue, Bottomless

Nov 14, 2015: The first thing that you need to know about A Bad Idea is that it’s laugh out loud funny. Unlike a lot of other superhero web serials that are out there, it mixes dark comedy in with genuine moments of tension and gravitas, and it does it well. I never felt like the humor was interfering with my ability to appreciate the less lighthearted moments in the story, or vice versa. I also really, really liked that it was able to joke about the characters’ sexualities and religions without making [more . . .]

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