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Commercial Novel by Anonymous

From desperation, art.

An experimental novel combining crass commercialism, reader response, and time-tested themes like love, fear, and desperation. . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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The Human Camera by Moe McLendon

Why would a man abandon his volition to become a camera? How would cinema change if it recorded feelings as well as sight and sound? “The Human Camera” is a book about how people become machines, and machines become people. It takes place sometime in the early 22nd century, and deals with a man who becomes a cinema camera, . . .

A serialized novel, updating monthly.
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And by Edward Picot

Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with all the important bits removed.

The house was full of packing-cases. Even the pretty lawn at the side was to pack up, stiffly and slowly, through the bare echoing November. The very robin that her father had so often made, with his own hands, more gorgeous than ever; amber and golden; here, at this bed of thyme, began to speak of carrots. The grand inarticulate . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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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 . . .

A complete novel.
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Fate’s Janitors by Keith R Wilson

Mopping Up Madness at a Mental Health Clinic

Fate’s Janitors is a serialized web novel that takes the reader inside the mental health and addiction industry, the people who clean up after fate. A perennial student must complete a counseling internship at an outpatient mental health clinic. His supervisor, a recovering addict, and former outlaw biker, is less than thrilled about having an intern tagging along. The . . .

A complete novel.
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Uncle Buddy’s House by Dan Leo

Love and lust in Hollywood.

The cautionary tale of Buddy Best, Hollywood hack. . . .

A complete novel.
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The Backwards Wheel by Patrick Gear

Chelsea Leigh is dead. Her killer confessed, and was locked up to rot. Nobody knows why he killed her. Well, there I told a little lie. This is the truth: The world really is the way you thought it was when you were very young. It’s strange and impossible, and sometimes it’s horrific. Our minds struggle to imagine . . .

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The Prodigals by Frank Burton

The Prodigals follows the lives of four troubled young men in Manchester – Brian, Howard, Declan and the novel’s anti-hero, Travis McGuiggan. It’s a book about friendship, religion, drinking, cruelty and love. It’s also a book about leaving home and returning. . . .

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Thomas Bleakly: PI by Robert Gryfft

Thomas Bleakly, Private Investigator is batflip insane. Sometimes it works for him, sometimes . . . not so much. One day a beautiful woman hires him to find her father. The catch? She’s a robot. Told from three perspectives, none of them necessarily trustworthy. Watch out for for nonsensical subplots, insane characters, and conspiracies that span whole realities. . . .

An abandoned novel.
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A Perfect Pleasure

By Kathleen Maher, author of Serial Fiction

Nov 28, 2009: Leaving aside for the moment that "Uncle Buddy’s House," offers the most pleasurable and habit-forming dialogue I have ever encountered, the story centers on Buddy Best, a successful director of grade "B" Hollywood movies. His second wife has recently left him for a hilariously affected dramatist and drama teacher, nicknamed, after an especially bad recitation, the Ancient Mariner. Buddy’s house, "the homestead/mance," originally built in 1931 for comedian Joe E. Brown, makes room for Buddy’s grown son, who has found himself suddenly jobless and partnerless; Buddy’s daughter, whom he [more . . .]

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