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Existential Terror and Breakfast by Rev. Fitz

An existential serial with cereal.

Existential Terror and Breakfast follows the dreary, listless life of Malcolm Steadman. It concerns not the exciting, life affirming moments of his life, but rather the tedious, boring moments that are interrupted by epiphanies both bleak and terrible without warning when he fails to busy himself. It concerns the moments that make breakfast too profound to eat. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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 . . .

A complete series.
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Boskeopolis Stories by J. J. W. Mezun

Rhymin' & Stealin'

Boskeopolis is an obscure city-state in the Verdazul archipelago in Orange Ocean–or, as other countries call it, the Pacific Ocean. It’s notable for its persistent violation o’ the laws o’ physics, biology, & economics—though, to be fair, real life doesn’t obey that last 1, either. As such, any inconsistencies within these stories should be blamed on glitches, for I’m ’fraid . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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Cirno and Purple Steve by 21stcenturydigitalboy

The story of Cirno Excalibur, who found a pole in his back yard, got struck by weird lightning, and went with his new talking pole to go fight the demons. . . .

An abandoned novel.
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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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EXISTENTIAL TERROR AND BREAKFAST

Extra Dark Roast

By Shaeor, author of Chosen Shackles

Jun 18, 2018: This review was done as part of a swap.

The first thing I would say is that Existential Terror and Breakfast is a strong departure from the YA tropes that generally pervade web fiction.

Malcolm Steadman is absolutely front and center of a small cast, here. Punctuations are counted down over the course of the story to add ambient pressure and a sense of direction. But this story may lack the urgency [more . . .]

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