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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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Improvisational Oblivion by Ron Andrew ODaniels

Short weird Fiction

Short Slice of life fiction and some serial short fiction. Strange and weird. The site also includes video and some occasional video also by the author. All is written as it falls out and published immediately thereafter. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated almost daily.
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Alice and Kev by Robin Burkinshaw

The story of being homeless in The Sims 3

It started as a simple experiment: How would two characters survive being homeless in the Sims 3? This is their story. Alice is a young woman struggling to cope with homelessness and an abusive father. Kev barely knows he has a daughter and yearns for love he can’t reciprocate. . . .

A complete novel.
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253 by Geoff Ryman

Do you sometimes wonder who the strangers around you are?

This novel describes an epic journey from Embankment station, to the Elephant and Castle. There are seven carriages on a Bakerloo Line train, each with 36 seats. A train in which every passenger has a seat will carry 252 people. With the driver, that makes 253. . . .

A complete novel.
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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 London Archaeologist by Rupert Waldron

The credit crunch building slump has caused the number of London archaeological sites to dry up, leaving time on the Archaeologist’s hands to start to notice unsuspected things in the world around him. There are people, groups of people, beings of some sort, living among the general populace, but with something different about them: are they some sort of deity? . . .

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I Woke Up in Pittsburgh by BA Boucher

My name is Sam. I have no memory. I woke up in Pittsburgh.

Daily blog from an amnesiac bartender in Pittsburgh. Listings about his customer, his views on life, and strange dreams that hint at a previous life. Arched story with an endgame. . . .

A blogfic, with no recent updates.
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False Memoir by Katherine Luck

Based on an Untrue Story

False Memoir is an online fictional memoir. Everything about the author and the setting are true. The characters and the plot are fictional. False Memoir was inspired by the furtively fictionalized memoirs of such writers as James Frey (A Million Little Pieces), impossible to verify but desperately journalistic reminiscences like The Night of the Gun by David Carr, and . . .

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GIANT GIRL RAMPAGES

Not so Giant

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Jul 24, 2008: A caveat before I proceed: the authors label this story as "the first blog-novel ever published for middle-graders or teens." I write this review from the view point of a twenty-year old writer who was reading adult level books in elementary school.

Giant Girl Rampages is the blog of a girl who is almost 18 feet tall. I found the writing to be overly simple which wasn’t a surprise, given the authors’ description of Giant Girl Rampages (however, I probably would [more . . .]

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THE SMELL COLLECTOR

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By DanWeatherly, author of The New Devil

Feb 5, 2012: The Smell Collector is an odd bit of fiction.

Its central character, Jim Bronson, is fascinating in all his socially awkward, idiosyncratic glory. As the title would suggest, he collects smells. He’s fascinated with his olfactory sense and seems to devote the majority of his time working out the mysteries in everything he smells and determining the physical and chemical makeups of each scent.

He’s a weird guy. And that makes him [more . . .]

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