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How To Avoid Death On A Daily Basis by mooderino

It looks like a game. It feels like a game. It isn't a game.

What if you really were transported to a fantasy world and expected to kill monsters to survive? No special abilities, no OP weapons, no status screen to boost your stats. Never mind finding the dragon’s treasure or defeating the Demon Lord, you only need to worry about one thing—how to stay alive. . . .

A serialized novel, updating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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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 . . .

A complete series.
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Insightful Ape by Nicholas Perilli

The words and experiences of an oft-disembodied ape head.

A disembodied ape head has traveled his world for some time, having very many experiences. One such experience occurs when he finds himself in an old junkyard, and is subjected to a viewing of his life by a sentient, vintage television set. Present becomes past for the floating ape head, and an eclectic tale of family, blood magic, truth & . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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Boskeopolis Stories by J. J. W. Mezun

Rhymin' & Stealin'

Boskeopolis is an obscure city-state in the Verdazul archipelago in Orange Ocean–or, as other countries call it, the Pacific Ocean. It’s notable for its persistent violation o’ the laws o’ physics, biology, & economics—though, to be fair, real life doesn’t obey that last 1, either. As such, any inconsistencies within these stories should be blamed on glitches, for I’m ’fraid . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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Worris Smelton by D.D.

The misadventures of a sleazy, formerly rich protagonist trying to regain the wealthy status he once had. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes monthly.
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HOW TO AVOID DEATH ON A DAILY BASIS

The Cynic’s Progress

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Dec 14, 2016: Sometimes, you just feel like reading something light and fun. This fits the bill.

We have a grouchy, cynical unreliable narrator, who is a great source of sardonic humour. He’s not as useless as he thinks he is, as in his quest to survive he finds himself becoming the reluctant leader of a group of misfits, who ironically bring out the best in each other. Not only do they survive, they bring themselves to the attention of the powers that be [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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