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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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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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The Nick of Time (and other abrasions) by Al Bruno III

Tales of Paranormal Romance for people that couldn't get dates in high school.

Everything you know is wrong- there are plenty of gods but no afterlife, wizards plot rebellion against eldritch horrors with marketing departments, the Chinese Mafia runs the phone company, every tarot card is a prophesy waiting to happen and most vampires live in trailer parks. Read on to visit a world where every cliche is a parable, every fairy . . .

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The Archive Of Unusual Events by Stable

A collection of the latest global happenings for the aware and discerning subhistorian.

The Archive Of Unusual Events provides the discerning reader with a curated keyhole view of the most interesting Unusual Events happening around us constantly. But why? Where is the Archive now that it has been driven out of Scotland? Who is the Archivist and how do they get their information? Updates are short (usually 200 – 300 words) and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes thrice weekly.
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Special People by Tim Sevenhuysen

Special people have special problems.

Special People is a fiction project about people with special and unusual powers and abilities. But don’t call them superheroes! The stories are action-oriented and humourous, but definitely not what you’d expect from your average “superhero fiction.” From a human cell phone to a man who can conjure bacon out of thin air, these are unique, interesting characters, special . . .

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Hell’s Kitchen Sink by Hell's Kitchen Sink

The world's dark and full of terror.

It’s funny to think that the only reason the Earth is still around is because a ten-thousand year line of people stepped the fuck up. Modern fantasy, martial arts, hospitality, law, quarterly apocalypse, and a world that refuses to die. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Wolf, Owl, & Black Apple by BlakeLocked

Wolf, Owl, & Black Apple is a serialized collection of mystery fiction, inspired by equal parts Sherlock Holmes and Terry Pratchett’s Discworld. It updates every Wednesday and Sunday. The collected stories revolve around long-time friends Juniper Wolf and Noel Lackaday, two orphans from the city-state of Arcanum. Fooled and kidnapped, the two end up stranded in the corrupt resort . . .

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MerStory by CM Alfonso

Adorable adventures of Jason and Aqua, man and mermaid in a mysterious fantasy isle.

A young man thrown into a fantasy world A mermaid with a powerful curiosity A strange romance An ontological mystery With his modern knowledge and her power of song, with both their hard work – Is it enough to prevail against the ancient terrors? Are they strong enough to create civilization? Follow their oddly adorable adventures in this illustrated . . .

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Journey To Odyssey by d.lamb

a space odyssey.

A young man wakes up in a prison after being falsely convicted of a high-profile murder and sentenced to life. It’s not ordinary prison though, he’s in the middle of space on a floating prison called the Labyrinth, and he’s got to escape before it’s time to make way for the next wave of forgotten prisoners. Will he find . . .

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Suzie’s House by Alice Audrey

In desperate need of cash flow, Suzie Hammacker rents out some of the rooms in her remodeled Victorian home in Madison, Wisconsin. One goes to her best friend. One goes to a detective. And one goes to an FBI agent. Everything works great until the renters accidentally bring their work home with them. . . .

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They are Smol by TinyPrancingHorse

In the far future, if you're clever, cuteness can be a weapon.

They are Smol takes place in the near-to-far future, and asks two very simple questions: (1) What if we aren’t alone in the universe? (2) What if the other aliens out there found us absolutely adorable? The They are Smol series, updated weekly, takes place after a disastrous first contact and the subsequent accidental invasion of Earth. Once . . .

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Stonward’s Tales by stonward

"Fate makes roads, but will makes travel."

In a world where creation myths are true, where mountains are sleeping behemoths, and prayers are rationed to avoid the scorn of irritable gods, a traveler named Davi wakes up on the wrong side of the bed. In this land of endless possibility, he tries his best to navigate away from the strange and epic in favor of a little . . .

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THE SMELL COLLECTOR

Ha ha – Something Special

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Jan 18, 2014: Jim has a hobby, and he’s very good at it. But sometimes it leads to problems.

"I have been banned from the shoe and boot repair shop. The owner, a Mr. Young-soo Kim, objected to my close range sniff of his person (ginger, garlic, and leather). His words were “You no sniff around here no more. I break your nose!” It’s difficult for me to understand humor, but I think that perhaps he was being jovial with me. I’ll come back [more . . .]

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ROWENA'S PAGE

Pages and Pages

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Sep 15, 2011: "Rowena’s Page" has short stories in the life of the titular character, going back as far as 2000. So there is quite a lot to read through.

From the chapters I’ve seen, it’s worth reading if you like a slice of life kind of story. Rowena comes across as a very personable real-life sort of character—she has annoying parents, a New Age-believing sister, and an inane job. The chapters are whimsical and fun, without being too heavy. Each one has its [more . . .]

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