The cautionary tale of Buddy Best, Hollywood hack. . . .
Daily blog from an amnesiac bartender in Pittsburgh. Posts about his customer, his views on life, and strange dreams that hint at a previous life. Arched story with an endgame. . . .
An experimental novel combining crass commercialism, reader response, and time-tested themes like love, fear, and desperation. . . .
The Khandroma Project is the personal, interactive and ever-evolving portfolio of Khandroma. The Khandroma Project has it all from experimental/hybrid fiction to poetry to stream-of-consciousness writing. Come on in, kick off your shoes, grab a cup of tea and get comfy! Comments, feedback, and constructive criticism are encouraged at The Khandroma Project where dialogue is nurtured. Art is a conversation; . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
The idea of the London Churches project is to visit every church in the City of London – plus a few extra – and use the visits as the basis of an online work. This isn’t a blog, and it certainly isn’t a historical or architectural guide. It’s a work of hyperfiction, but derived from real places, real experiences, real . . .
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 detective story taken out of time and space. The greatest monster in history and his accomplice must solve the riddle of a series of murders and why they are back . . . in downtown LA! . . .
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. . . .
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. . . .
Treasured Vulva tells the story of an unnamed man who lives with a woman. He keeps a secret online journal where he writes weekly about his life including his dreams, abuses, and habits. Dark and oddly offbeat, Treasured Vulva is teeming with themes and stirs questions about the nature of devotion, pain, love, and reality. . . .
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Jul 11, 2010: "She needed a story that others could slip into, a story that would overflow its sentences, a story like love."
Metafiction is a hard thing to do right. It’s easy to lose your reader in experimental nonsense or lugubrious faux-Borges prose. When the metafictional conceit is a commentary on the financial reality and dynamics of online fiction, it has even more of a chance to appear crass and ill-tempered. The percentage of low-quality attempts in this genre only make the exceptional [more . . .]