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Midnight Moonlight by Eren Reverie

Werewolves, Vampires, Faeries and a severe case of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Abigail is not afraid of anything in particular. She’s just . . . afraid. All the time. Of everything and everyone. She weaves wild stories to explain her state of perpetual anxiety to the people around her, preferring they treat it as a joke than treat her as a neurotic freak. It’s a plan that works well enough: with a little help from her . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Wonder City Stories by Jude McLaughlin

Superpowers are the least of their problems...

Wonder City Stories is an ongoing serial that explores gender, race, and sexuality in a richly-populated superhero comic book universe, actively deconstructing the persistent themes of the genre through the eyes of a group of compelling characters who are unusual in that context: women, elderly people, POCs, LGBTQI people, and more. It’s a universe where the equivalent of Superman . . .

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Safe as Houses by Michael Litzky

That was some powerful magic. Sunlight. Who knew?

Imagine a world where the night outside is crawling with vampires but inside your home, life is completely normal. You cook, you wash dishes, you make love—and you ignore the white faces at the window and the teasing, wheedling voices. The story follows two women, Sally and Lavinia, as they try to make a home together in a . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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Rowena’s Page by S. D. Youngren

Mostly-funny short stories about a young woman's life.

Rowena has a mother:     “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—”     “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .

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Prairie Song by Marn and Alyssa

A post-apocalyptic roadtrip across America.

John is a former indentured farmhand, setting out in search of fresh water and an escape from his past. Cody is a traveling bounty hunter and musician, on the run from a debt he can’t repay. Friday is a lounge singer and burlesque dancer, fiercely protective of her friends, seeking adventure. Valerie is an orphan priest, weighed down by responsibility . . .

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Metaworld Chronicles by Wutosama

21st Century Jane Ayre with DnD Magic

Gwen Song awoke in a new world where all that she was familiar with had disappeared and she must begin from zero. A 21st-century tale of an Earth ruled instead by magic, where humanity lives in enclaves shielded from magical beasts and otherworldly beings. Follow Gwen as she struggles to once again rebuild her life in the new world, a . . .

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Suburban Vampires by Lyssa Dering

A web serial about living two lives.

Millennial, post-grad Beckett is already struggling to crawl out of the black pit that is her deteriorating mental health. But now there’s also her ex-best-friend to contend with: a naive, newly-turned vampire who has inserted herself right back into Beckett’s life. . . .

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The Wind and the Horizon by Maggie Derrick

Sequel to the award-winning book, “The Star and the Ocean”, book two of the Starborn Series picks up with May and Em as they make an adventure out of evading the Loyals. But as Em’s past catches up with the girls their desire for freedom, and their relationship with each other will be put to the test. . . .

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Hazel and Holly by Sara C. Snider

Hazel and Holly are two witch sisters trying to find a way to free their mother’s soul trapped by their necromancer father. In need of help, they team up with a pair of warlocks–Hemlock and Hawthorn–and embark on a journey that’s magical and whimsical, humorous and playful, and just a little bit dark. . . .

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Serial Fiction by Kathleen Maher

serial fiction, "James Bond & the Girls of Woodstock"

The story is about an actor who plays James Bond in a (fictional) reboot and his relationship with the sixteen-year-old local girl, Brooke Logan. One summer works as a nanny for his two small children. The next summer, he signs on as James Bond even though he and his exiled wife are divorced. Consequently, Brooke’s mother will serve as the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Ring Around Rosie by Becca Layne

An Island Refuge Novella

Born and bred to become the perfect princess in the Chicago socialite scene, Rosemary’s dream of becoming an artist was cast aside by her demanding family. Until the day when Rosemary had enough. With her trust fund and a car full of belongings, she left her family behind and drove east -as far east as possible- until she found the . . .

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Fickle Fortune by Jeffrey Sabiston

Clarissa and James meet one winter day, and they quickly fall in love and get married. This novel is about James’s relationship with Clarissa, how Clarissa loses James, and how she recovers. In addition to this main plot, there are several subplots. . . .

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SAFE AS HOUSES

Studies Under Pressure

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Aug 4, 2013: I’m not a big fan of vampire literature, especially some of the most recent versions, but I liked Safe As Houses, mostly because it follows some regular, everyday people, rather than undead monsters, as protagonists.

In this world, the vampire disaster seems like it’s been something along the lines of the zombie apocalypse, save for the fact that everything is (more or less) the same during the day. For the most part, we’re following two people, Sally Yan, an athletic, adventurous [more . . .]

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ONE PAGE LOVE STORY

Romantic Flash Fiction

By Wildbow, author of Ward

May 5, 2013: Flash fiction is hard to do well, and romantic flash fiction is harder still. ‘One Page Love Story’ (OPLS) by Rich Walls faces this challenge, writing snippets of 250 or less words as individual installments. There’s no continuous narrative, nor recognizable characters. In many cases, people aren’t even named. A short conversation by a campfire, watching the stars together, a memory of how two people had their first meeting at a coffee shop.

Here’s the challenge; with so few words, flash [more . . .]

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