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North of Reality by Uel Aramchek

North of Reality is an explorable fiction space updated three times a week that covers a wide variety of unusual topics, from Rubik’s cube-based theology to the anatomy of wishing wells. Each piece within can either be read as an independent work, or as part of a larger cosmology. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated thrice weekly.
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The Slush Pile by Hal Matthews

The Slush Pile is a weekly short-fiction blog run by Hal Matthews that runs the gamut of speculative fiction. Updated every Wednesday, the stories can range in focus from power-armored paladins looking for love at the edge of space, to boys getting high with the monsters in their closets. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Fabled Hearts by SnowyMystic

We have talking rocks

A collection of stories that range from silly to serious. Adventurers will travel through strange lands, filled with stranger denizens, indeed the adventurers in many cases will themselves be curious beings unknown to you. Sometimes you will encounter a more familiar form, only to pull back the hood and see that actually, that elf had goat eyes. It will . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated twice weekly.
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Dark Icon Original Fiction by Dark Icon

All of us, even the world itself, began in darkness.

Original works of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. Ten years of novels, short stories, and serial fiction. All free. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Inconsistent Pacing by Peritract

A collection of short stories and flash fiction. The stories tend to be dark, a blend of fantasy and horror. Topics include withered queens, tardy angels, and crawling things. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Lailani Stories by Caelonna

cultures clash in a world were not all who look human actually are. . . .

A collection of stories.
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.fictions. by ljones by Laura Jones

Vignettes which blur the distinction between what is most definitely fiction and what is less convincingly false. . . .

A collection of stories.
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Nomesque Fiction by Naomi Kramer

Because life wasn't odd enough

A collection of (mostly) serial short stories, in several genres. Mostly light-hearted, primarily humorous, with a touch of the paranormal and fantastical. . . .

A collection of stories.
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The Guide to Moral Living in Examples by Greg X. Graves

The Guide to Moral Living in Examples is an ever-growing collection of speculative fiction pieces designed to illustrate solutions to common moral dilemmas, such as what to do if the occupants of your cemetery form a tenants’ union or if a demon takes up residence on your couch. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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All Kinds of Things Kill by Robert R. Best

“All Kinds of Things Kill” is a horror anthology that contains 9 stories. The stories are gruesome, frightening, perverse, imaginative, and sick; in other words, they have all the elements that go into making a horror anthology a good one. So turn the lights off, grab a blanket, and get ready to enjoy some chilling tales. . . .

A collection of stories.
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Tales From A Thousand Worlds by Qorvus

Through the ruins of a fallen empire, a minotaur travels across a dying world, seeking the long roads back to his own world. A gentleman-adventurer and his trusty companions explore an alternate-Earth steampunk world wherein immortals rule and the creatures of myth dwell. A wild hill tribe sword maiden and a civilised one-time assassin of the cities seek . . .

A collection of stories.
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Tales from the Oddside by Al Bruno III

Enter a world of uneasy laughter and ridiculous nightmares

An collection of stories with humor, horror and things that are just too darn hard to classify. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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DARK ICON ORIGINAL FICTION

A Mixture of Things

By Jim Zoetewey, editor, author of The Legion of Nothing

Sep 13, 2008: The Dark Icon Original Fiction web site contains a wide variety of stories set in different and interesting worlds. I only spent a significant amount of time with two.

I read all (so far) of the on-going web serial "Court of the Abominatrix" and a couple stories from the "Magekiller" series of short stories.

From what I’ve seen so far, I’m reminded of the science fiction/fantasy found in pulp magazines. The strongest [more . . .]

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DENHAM'S DENTIFRICE

Web Fiction Sketch Comedy

By revfitz, author of Existential Terror and Breakfast

Jun 24, 2017: Denham’s Dentrifice is totally anachronistic and overly silly. The constant irreverent humor is either a product of stubborn integrity or of a particularly productive form of madness. If these things sounded more like a warning to you than odd praise, turn back now! There is nothing here for you. If, however, the idea of Monty Python’s Flying Circus put to pen and prose sounds appealing, god’s speed, you just found your new home.

Denham’s Dentrifice is written by Phineas Clockword, and [more . . .]

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