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The Surprising Life and Death of Diggory Franklin by G.S. Williams

I met a beautiful woman today. Twice. I'm still trying to figure that out. Before it kills me.

Diggory Franklin met a beautiful woman today.  Twice. The first time, she warned him of impending doom and then bestowed the most passionate kiss of his life.  The second time, she had no memory of the first. And that’s really just the start of his problems . . .  . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Mother Of Learning by nobody103

Zorian, a mage in training, only wanted to finish his education in peace. Now he struggles to find answers as he finds himself repeatedly reliving the same month. ‘Groundhog’s day’ style setup in a fantasy world. . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Unknown Transmission by Steve Scearce

A communications specialist in the year 2185 is marooned in deep space by his ship’s assistant (a transgenic fish/humanoid). Stranded just outside the horizon of a supermassive black hole, he begins to send messages back to record his actions and observations. A radio astronomer in present-day Antarctica is listening. Something terrible is about to happen. . . .

A blogfic, with no recent updates.
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Retcontinuum by Shaunn Grulkowski

While time travel isn’t physically possible, science has found a way to record all of your present thoughts, feelings, and experiences over your consciousness at a fixed point in the past. This gives the user the ability to drastically alter their future. The system works using your brain as an analog recording device, but, as Ray Irvine is finding . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Kandy Fangs: Venom by David G Shrock

Non-linear story. Peter Gray takes over his recently departed father’s dream in the restaurant business, but an odd grand-opening gift infects Peter pushing him into the Roseland underground. With the help of two employees, Nine and Tigris (aka Tiger), Peter battles organized crime to discover his future depends on Kandy, a former hired killer. Fleeing a powerful vampire, Kandy . . .

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Caeruleus Aether: Blackbird by G. A. Mehan

Every kingdom has a secret. Every hero, a weakness. Every villain, a master plan.

Sent out with several other Valkyries to investigate a strange anomaly by Brynhildr, Valkyrie Vaeramae follows her strict orders of noninterference. When she experiences what she thinks Brynhildr meant, she fully intends to stay with the world she was assigned to see if it was merely a strange occurrence or something with a bigger impact. But when Ölrún has a . . .

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Jump by Dan Ladle

A physicist invents a time machine but it is stolen by eco-terrorists, who try to annihilate the human race from the spacetime continuum.

A physicist, Michael Cooke, creates a device which can teleport matter. Robert Masterson, a military officer contacts him and offers help to develop the technology. Cooke asks for an assistant, Celia Jones, and the two discover a way to send things through space and time. Masterson tells them he’s bringing together some experts in a number of scientific fields (the . . .

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Juncture by HatfulofBomb

Welcome to the OST

Juncture follows Marc Antony, a rebellious young teenager, as he is thrust into events the scale of which he can’t fathom. He has to learn that everything he thought he knew is limited, and that there are entire worlds and universes of possibility he has yet to uncover. . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Cutler Phiney Stories by Ross K. George

An exploration of moments in history through the eyes of someone who was there. Cutler Phiney visits people involved in singular events, and gives us some insight into the people and their situation. He is an extraordinary figure of history, but not in history. While he has been involved in many important events, he is not recorded in a . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated weekly.
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Carthian Dreams by Daniel Lustig

Three years ago, a group of adventurers set out on a journey to stop an invasion. Instead they stumbled upon a quest to save their world. Now, in the aftermath of those great events, two brothers in spirit will relive the quest that brought them together, and ultimately drove them apart. . . .

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Starwalker by Melanie Edmonds

A ship's log, as told by the ship

The Starwalker is a starship with an experimental star-stepping drive. Designed to use the gravity wells of stars to fold space, she can travel between star systems faster than FTL. That is, if they can get it to work. She is run by a sophisticated AI who doesn’t always follow her programming. She has only just been born, and . . .

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Terra Fabula by Derek Jacobs

A foxen alien attempts to live in a universe that won’t let him die in peace.

Set in the modern era, Terra Fabula follows Jadyn Tzeki, a timeless alien researcher and jack-of-all-trades, and Tarioshi Kitanaka, a century-and-a-half-old mortal kitsune. After a suspicious attack fails to claim their lives, the two, along with Jadyn’s lunatic AI, discover that many strange things have been afoot while he’s been away. . . .

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TIMELY PERSUASION

Time traveller’s diary

By Linda Schoales, editor

Mar 17, 2009: “Timely Persuasion” is the story of a time-traveller figuring out how to use his new-found powers in order to save his sister. After his initial fumbling attempts to determine how his “blinking” works, he becomes determined to change his sister’s past. Things become complicated when he begins meeting other versions of himself.

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THE SURPRISING LIFE AND DEATH OF DIGGORY FRANKLIN

Can’t Think of a Dr. Who Pun

By Unillustrated, author of Citadel

Nov 24, 2014: This is a good story. I know that’s not a very useful description, but it’s something you need to know. It’s got a good, believable romance without being cloying. It’s got mystery/intrigue elements without getting bogged down. The author even manages to use time-travel regularly without turning it into a fix-everything button or rendering his characters idiots to control the story. That last one is extremely rare.

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