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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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Perspective Pourri by Jesse Graves

Life, Madness, Murder...and Cats!

This is a story about a girl, her feline friend and the assortment of things they get into. A tale of life, madness, murder and cats along with weird elements and slices of life. A story that’s about people as much as it is about the unusual. Also reality might be not really be at it seems with all . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Room by Jodi Ralston

A weird Lovecraftian fantasy serial

Eryx wakes up in a pitch-black room without memory of who he is or how he got there. Now he has to figure out how to escape the many rooms, and their inhabitants, of the House. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Harbour City by Bryce Hepburn

an online novel and experiment

Harbour City is a humorous film noir-ish story. David is a washed out 28 year old who accidentally fell out of a four story building and landed on an old woman, killing her. Since his life sucks so much, he has a hard time convincing anyone that he didn’t try to commit suicide. The setting is Cape Town, . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Adam Maxwell’s Fiction Lounge by Adam Maxwell

Adam’s subject matter tends towards the surreal or at least the very least weird. His writing has been described in the press as a ‘Chandler-esque hard-boiled cocktail, stirred with equal parts humour, mystery, gut-wrenching realism, and trademark minimalism’, ‘weird, wonderful, twisted and witty’ and even ‘almost Fawlty Towers’ which is, unsurprisingly, one of his favourites. His first book, a collection . . .

A collection of stories.
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Contrarion by Antonshine

One man bucks the 'total death' trend

What happens if the wrong person survives the Apocalypse? Not someone brave, heroic, or even trying to survive that hard? Just someone with a tenous grip on reality, trying to find enough creamed corn and peanut butter to make it through the day? Here’s your chance to find out. Presented herein are the journal entires of one Carson Ira . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Dark Heights by C.D. Miller

A webfiction serial drama that casts uncanny shadows

Strange and terrible things are about to happen in the town of Park Heights. Nothing will be left untouched, no-one will remain unchanged. For Tess Bellamy, who grew up here but could never get away, the coming events will challenge everything she knows about herself, her loved ones, and the people of this town. For Gabriel Majeaux, a world-weary drifter . . .

A serialized novel, updating 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 . . .

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Return of the Orange Virgin by Rob Hunter

Lechery, debauchery, total annihilation, blood and mud―the usual stuff as two prime movers contend for power. Not power to do anything in particular―threaten, coerce, destroy: illuminate a city, tighten the skeins of a siege engine, or wind up the bowels of a child’s clockwork toy―just power to have around. Just in case. Just the familiar, reassuring bulge of potential, there . . .

A complete novel.
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Denham’s Dentifrice by Phineas Clockword

Tales from the Gallery of All

Phineas Clockword’s uncyclopedic Denham’s Dentifrice aiming to answer overly specific questions. What does a vending machine think? What did the late botanist’s nephew inherit? Is there a demon named Jonathan? Who is the Holy Llama President? What is an unbison? How many pillows did I stuff using my belly-button fluff? Are there more nifty questions? Yes. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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flesh phantoms by Alan P. Scott

cynical biped

The stories here are short (some very short) and are mostly sf – that is, speculative fiction: fantasies, myths, science fiction, slipstream . . . all the flavors of fabulation except, I hope, for the mundane. Many were written with the audience of the Usenet newsgroup talk.bizarre in mind, back when text was the thing. —APS . . .

A collection of stories.
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Oktober by Vak Beacon

Oktober is a labyrinthine, psychological road novel that blurs the line betweens reality and fantasy. Each chapter is divided into four sections, each of the sections is a journal entry written by one of the main characters. Thus, each chapter is told four times over, from each character’s point of view. The characters openly invite the readers into their minds, . . .

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FLESH PHANTOMS

Interesting collection of short stories

By Linda Schoales, editor

Feb 19, 2009: “Flesh Phantoms” is a collection of short stories written by one author. Some of them are very short, more like story fragments or the author’s thoughts, while others are a more conventional length. They’re all interesting, sometimes bordering on brilliant. The tone varies between whimsical and sardonic, but there’s almost always a touch of wry wit lurking in the background, as well as some serious thought and social commentary.

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NORTH OF REALITY

Fun Nonsense and Short-short-fiction

By TCC Edwards, author of Far Flung

Mar 22, 2016: North of Reality is a delightfully eccentric collection of short fiction and entries that may have been taken from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

There seem to be two main styles of entries on the blog. Some are self-contained pieces of fiction, like the poignant "Then Before If". These pieces seem to play around with physical and metaphysical concepts, making the reader think deeply about time travel and other such possibilities.

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