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Travels of Nillian the Writer by yemors

The Travels of Nillian the Writer is a steampunk-inspired web-serial. It is set in an imaginary world where the technological advancement went a bit different and steam power is the main source of technology. In this world we will follow the travels of Nillian, who is trying to find out what happened to Dr. Biene, the world’s foremost steam . . .

An ongoing scripted series, with new episodes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Evacuate Earth: Race to Survive by Calypso Llewellyn

A story of loss, survival and new beginnings.

Everyone knew the world was ending. For decades the signs had been missed; the rumbles underfoot ignored. But now, everyone knew. The ring of fire was gearing up to explode and nothing could be done to stop it. So when the end came, no one expected it to come from space. . . .

A serialized novel, updating almost daily.
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Point A to Point Z by Ginney Etherton

In today’s world, saturated with fantasy and super-heroes, real-life adventures in foreign places can be even more thrilling. Zak has no idea what he’s in for when he’s allowed to take a short trip to Washington D.C. with his widowed grandmother. But the secretary of state needs them to finish the work that Zak’s diplomat granddad started. Strange cultures and . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Prison Paradise by Vincent Booth

A blog about a serial killer in Hawaii

Prison Paradise follows one man as he moves to Hawaii and becomes a serial killer. The story is told via blog through his daily experiences, flashbacks, and photos (both of the beautiful Hawaiian scenery, and his victims). . . .

An ongoing blogfic, with new posts 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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253 by Geoff Ryman

Do you sometimes wonder who the strangers around you are?

This novel describes an epic journey from Embankment station, to the Elephant and Castle. There are seven carriages on a Bakerloo Line train, each with 36 seats. A train in which every passenger has a seat will carry 252 people. With the driver, that makes 253. . . .

A complete novel.
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Bold Traveler by Scott Salsman

Employees of a New York-based travel magazine enjoy life on the move and in the big city. Bold Traveler takes readers around the world as relationships develop and college grads find their true calling. Updated paragraph-by-paragraph every weekday. . . .

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Cold Ghost by Eva Shandor

Yakuza, Road Trips and Bears, Oh my!

Joel was just a regular ol’ park ranger, minding his own business when Yukihiro, a recently retired assassin for a Tokyo yakuza family, burst through a window and into his life. Now, he’s trapped quite figuratively in a web of deceit and danger that goes beyond the usual ‘hilarious misunderstanding’ and driven straight to ‘running away for dear life’. . . .

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7 cars, 253 characters, and a crash

By Sarah Suleski, editor, author of Sidonie

Jan 24, 2009: Let me start off by saying that 253 is most definitely not going to be for everyone. Its greatest appeal is characterization. There isn’t much of a plot, and what plot there is is decidedly non-linear. Readers looking for continuous action, a central plot, a main character, or really, anything resembling a traditional story, will probably feel a bit lost.

However, for a certain type of reader, this story is like a great big box of presents—open the top and inside [more . . .]

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Get Intimate With A Train Crash

By Robert Rodgers, author of The Last Skull

Apr 13, 2010: Though this work isn’t my cup of tea, it’s still getting four stars from me—for reasons I’ll detail in a moment. First, the basics:

253 is more of a listing than a story, providing very brief snapshots of the 252 passengers of the Bakerloo Line train—plus one driver. The author grants us a bird’s eye view of each character, succinctly describing their appearance, followed by their inner lives, followed by what they are currently doing or thinking. Sometimes, on their own, [more . . .]

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