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Rackham & Crane by Nathan Bruinooge and Phil Chase

A correspondence

This is a serial correspondence between two fictional characters, Benjamin Rackham and Eliot Crane. Their letters are written by Phil and Nate, respectively, who build the narrative by responding to each other’s letters, but do not otherwise communicate or coordinate concerning the plot. In the story so far, a supernatural disaster has befallen Albion (a fictional England), and our . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Coma Imprisonment: Revolutions by Anthony Kim

What if all killers were struck down by a coma?

On August 8th, 2026, all killers are struck down by a coma, never to awake again. From that day forward, killing another human being is unavoidably punished by falling into a coma. The many scourges of the modern world come to a halt as anyone who kills another human being instantly falls into the Coma Imprisonment. All wars . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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No Man An Island by G.S. Williams

Boy meets girl. Fights demons. Faces the devil to save the world. Your basic love story.

Eight friends gather for a reunion vacation, but go missing after a hurricane strikes along their plane’s flight path. While friends and family mourn their loss when the crashed plane is found, the impossible happens: they appear in public claiming to have been in a cave in the mountains. Missing for months, they have no memory of the interval. What . . .

A complete novel.
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Pillars of Faith by Claire Roth

Pillars of Faith follows the story of a woman named Senna who has been forced into the violent life of a monster against her will. Struggling with self loathing, the lack of a home, and inescapable, crushing loneliness, she desperately clings to the shreds of her own humanity. What will change when she finally finds someone to fight for? More . . .

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Ruin Follow by Deadbeat Books

Forgotten are the gods who warred and why the ruin followed

A post apocalyptic serial that explores identity and fixation, told from the perspectives of the denizens of three nations. In the wake of the Rack and Ruin untold species unite to survive in a landscape of extremes. Though the gods are dead, they left behind their fetiches—instruments of obsession and fate. . . .

A series.
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Giant Girl Rampages by Melly Mills

Melly Mills is very tall. Freakishly impossibly tall. Basketball hoops come up to her hips, and most people are only a bit taller than her knees. She looks down on giraffes, and has to bend down to peek into a second-story window. Melly’s parents kept her sheltered view in the middle acres of their family farm until they died . . .

A blogfic, with no recent updates.
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The Beginnings Project by Mark Gardner

The Beginnings Project is a multi-author, multi-site collaborative writing project. More fantasy than science fiction, the story begins as many do: a mysterious old man and a magic coin. Steve begins what he thinks is a tour aboard a fishing trawler, but fate has other plans in store for the young man. Gods, kings, and of course magic are now . . .

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The Puzzle Box by Edward Picot

On her way home for the Christmas holidays, Dora is given a mysterious box by her father. She also discovers that there’s a boy she’s never seen before in the back of the car—but he vanishes when she tries to tell her Dad about him. Then her Dad vanishes too: has he gone to work in London, or has he . . .

A complete novel.
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Demons and Deadlines by Rebekah Webb

Journalism can be Hell - Literally

Demons and Deadlines is a horrific journey through Hell for the story of a lifetime. It goes beyond spine tingling and beyond gore to bring you a tale of what still lurks in the back of your dreams. . . .

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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, . . .

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Perspective Pourri by Jesse Graves

Life, Madness, Murder...and Cats!

This is a story about a girl, her feline friend and the assortment of things they get into. A tale of life, madness, murder and cats along with weird elements and slices of life. A story that’s about people as much as it is about the unusual. Also reality might be not really be at it seems with all . . .

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The Secret Vocab of Secret Melbourne by Nathaniel F. Robinson

Murder, Magic, Melbourne.

Beneath Melbourne exists another world—a world where magicians devour human flesh to fuel their dark magic, murder, lies and racial oppression are in many cases the norm, and where the darker sides of the human psyche are on display for all to see. The city is shrouded in secrecy, and shadows exist within the shadows; every question answered only creates . . .

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THE PUZZLE BOX

Enjoyed It

By Jim Zoetewey, editor, author of The Legion of Nothing

Oct 4, 2008: I should probably make one comment before I write about the story.

I hate flash.

In case you don’t know, flash is a technique for animating on the web. The Puzzle Box uses flash to open every chapter, forcing you to wait while an animation goes by.

It’s not a terrible thing, but, as mentioned, I hate flash and so prominent use of [more . . .]

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RACKHAM & CRANE

If Verne and Wells wrote a round robin…

By Alexander.Hollins, member

Jul 25, 2015: The premise of the serial is one of letters, correspondence, between two characters, each written by a different person, with no other communication between the two. It’s like a giant game of yes, and.

And it works. The pair of authors have a great chemistry going, they seem to know well when to add detail and when to leave something alone for the other to develop. They are investigating a mystery that slowly unfolds for us as they chatter about things [more . . .]

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