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It’s Only Another End of the World by Mike Spivak

Horror, Lovercraft and Cheeseburgers

This story is a dark comedy of a man trying to save the world while grappling with his sanity and looking for a good cheeseburger before the world ends and everybody he knows dies. This is a tragedy where a grieving man is taken to all sorts of fantastical places and given everything he wishes for by an ancient . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Contrarion by Antonshine

One man bucks the 'total death' trend

What happens if the wrong person survives the Apocalypse? Not someone brave, heroic, or even trying to survive that hard? Just someone with a tenous grip on reality, trying to find enough creamed corn and peanut butter to make it through the day? Here’s your chance to find out. Presented herein are the journal entires of one Carson Ira . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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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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flesh phantoms by Alan P. Scott

cynical biped

The stories here are short (some very short) and are mostly sf – that is, speculative fiction: fantasies, myths, science fiction, slipstream . . . all the flavors of fabulation except, I hope, for the mundane. Many were written with the audience of the Usenet newsgroup talk.bizarre in mind, back when text was the thing. —APS . . .

A collection of stories.
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Oktober by Vak Beacon

Oktober is a labyrinthine, psychological road novel that blurs the line betweens reality and fantasy. Each chapter is divided into four sections, each of the sections is a journal entry written by one of the main characters. Thus, each chapter is told four times over, from each character’s point of view. The characters openly invite the readers into their minds, . . .

A complete novel.
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Oh God the Rapture Is Burning by DJay32

You can survive the zombies, but you can't survive the apocalypse.

Dateline: Alternate history of Earth, Harold Camping’s 2011 “Rapture” prediction comes horribly true. From May 21st until October 21st, the sky turns red and portals open up sporadically on Earth to a surreal universe referred to as Xanadu. Cats become spidercats, ducks grow in size, the undead rise as everyone expected, and a creature roams who is best described simply . . .

A complete novel.
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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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FLESH PHANTOMS

Interesting collection of short stories

By Linda Schoales, editor

Feb 19, 2009: “Flesh Phantoms” is a collection of short stories written by one author. Some of them are very short, more like story fragments or the author’s thoughts, while others are a more conventional length. They’re all interesting, sometimes bordering on brilliant. The tone varies between whimsical and sardonic, but there’s almost always a touch of wry wit lurking in the background, as well as some serious thought and social commentary.

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CONTRARION

Great Potential… Exceptional First-Person Narrative

By Scott Scherr, author of Don't Feed The Dark

Jun 1, 2016: Contrarian starts with the disconnected ramblings of Carson Cotterill, a man who “lived past the end of the world”. From what I’ve gleamed so far from the few journal entries that are currently available, there appears to have been some sort of alien invasion which has affected the people and the planet in very unusual ways.

Carson is in conflict with forces that are at work across the planet and within himself.

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