Denver, Colorado is known for many things: it’s a growing, thriving mid-sized city with a vital arts community and music scene. There are some pretty good restaurants if you know where to look, and the rents are (relatively) cheap. What Denver doesn’t have is the world (and sometimes galaxy) at-stake, super-hero daring-do that happens in the bigger cities along . . .
The Starwalker is a starship with an experimental star-stepping drive. Designed to use the gravity wells of stars to fold space, she can travel between star systems faster than FTL. That is, if they can get it to work. She is run by a sophisticated AI who doesn’t always follow her programming. She has only just been born, and . . .
The intense, complicated, intriguing, journal of a noble lady. . . .
Bad Influences concerns the devastating spread of a fatal pandemic flu virus. The story is set exactly thirteen years from now – the posts and comments will go up in real time, on the same dates and at the same moments that the characters will post them in 2026. The story is told simultaneously from the viewpoint of four major . . .
Sythyry is a fairly young immortal, a maker of enchanted clothing and other modern conveniences in the city of Vheshrame, the city’s ambassador to the dreadful monster Vae, the patron noble of a household full of misfits called Castle Wrong, and a diary-keeper. After the death of the last of zir college friends, Sythyry decides to go on vacation in . . .
The daily diary of Guy Goodguy who lives in the world of Thegame. His life and surroundings are governed by the rules of past and present video games which allows the author to poke fun at an entire form of entertainment that has featured prominently in his life. Follow Guy as he is sent on a generic quest, to . . .
Morgan lives in a world where the dead walk around and the living run like hell . . . or hide. This is his journal as he starts from day one of the apocalypse. . . .
A communications specialist in the year 2185 is marooned in deep space by his ship’s assistant (a transgenic fish/humanoid). Stranded just outside the horizon of a supermassive black hole, he begins to send messages back to record his actions and observations. A radio astronomer in present-day Antarctica is listening. Something terrible is about to happen. . . .
Wayne Robertson is an astrophysicist at a radio telescope array in Antarctica who intercepts a series of transmissions from over half a billion light years away, and 176 years into the future. It is through these transmissions that he discovers the existence of Maxim Akihiko Broussad, a deranged genetic hybrid named Spegg, and a wealth of new technology that will . . .
Dragomir’s just a normal guy with a normal job as a normal guard in a . . . castle. Unfortunately, nothing else about his life is normal, and he struggles to keep afloat while a fantasy world full of mad kings, vicious elephants, scheming politicians, bloodthirsty one-year-olds and secretive rats burbles around him. Also, his diary smiles. Cheerfully! Join Dragomir as he . . .
After her herbalist mother’s death, middle aged Ms. Angelica Boron sells her family farm. She moves to St. Louis, Missouri and is immersed in a world of steam autos, Datamancer computers, and a blue haired tinker. Readers can interact with Angelica, becoming part of the story, as she explores alchemy, occult mysteries, and the missing half of her attic. . . .
Psycho Gecko is not your normal punk with superpowers. He is every bit the crazy, violent, and comedic supervillain that you read about in comic books. He doesn’t want to conquer the world. He’d much rather conquer a hot dog eating contest, except he’d cheat by lacing his opponents’ wieners with ghost pepper. He wouldn’t even have the courtesy to . . .
The Fabulous Cornwall Sisters: Quick-tempered, childish, and self-absorbed, Lacy Cornwall is an exotic dancer with a heart of gold. Whether it’s arguing with her sister Thea or holding a sex-toy party with her stripper friends (Shadowcat, Li’l Bit, Bianca, and Freaky Frieda), you can bet that Lacy’s in the center of the action, having a ball. Dorothea (Thea) . . .
Nov 16, 2008: This story is told in blog format, and, true-to-blog format, the author tends to regularly go off on tangents. Sometimes these tangents begin in the middle of a sentence, which is where things get problematic. I found myself wondering what the point was of several different sub-sections of the story, which isn’t good for reader continuity.
Another problem with this story is the liberal use of the ever-controversial hyperlinks through-out the blog. I found myself feeling as though I had to [more . . .]
Feb 10, 2011: Adrian’s Undead Diary. I found this site after watching the new zombie sieries on television and joining the fan site on Facebook. I am not much of a reader but from the very first entry on, I was hooked. It is written like a diary where a man named Adrian Ring enters diary entries into his laptop after a zombie apocalypse. More than just another "Zombie Horror" story. We ride along and see the emotional, physical, mental and warfare side of surviving in the Zombie Apocalypse. New characters are introduced [more . . .]