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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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Ordinary people, signs of special writing

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

Mar 11, 2012: "Special People" features a somewhat interesting premise for superpowers—characters have unusual abilities that very rarely come in handy. Instead of following a Superman or The Hulk, the story follows ordinary people.

I say "somewhat interesting premise" because there’s a reason comic books are about superheroes and not their neighbours—we all know what ordinary life is like, and there’s not much escapism in following an ordinary person whose arms can fall off, or who can make bacon appear in mid-air. Watching them [more . . .]

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