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Katalepsis by HY

A web serial of cosmic horror, urban fantasy, and making friends with strange people

Nightmares and hallucinations have plagued Heather Morell all her life. Diagnosed with schizophrenia as a child after the loss of her twin—a sister who never really existed—now struggling with her mental health at university, Heather teeters on the verge of giving up on life. A chance meeting ends in a revelation: she is not crazy, her visions are all . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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Tattoo by Candace McBride

Magic, murder, and monsters

Though pompous with its modern advancements, Sybar City has always fostered a seedy underbelly stretching back millennia. Glory, a humble scholar with a talent for occult research, is unwillingly thrust into this world of ancient malevolent races and scientific exploitation. A girl with issues, she would just as soon crawl into a bookshelf and never come back out, leaving a . . .

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The Thief of Eyes by Michael McCaskill

When a young boy mysteriously drowns in the middle of the night at a summer camp in the american northwest, it marks the start of a chain of deadly events that threatens the world. Sent in by the clandestine “Choir” organization, Allison Piper and Donna “Don” Kyle must unravel the hidden meaning behind the events before it’s too late. . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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The Dreaming by Tieshaunn Tanner

Knowledge is Freedom

The Dreaming is an Urban Fantasy and Horror story, taking place in the small South England town of Sterlingwood, where old and new dangers lurk, trying to win an old game that is soon to reach its conclusion – and our young protagonists inserts herself into it, not knowing what she’s in for – but no one else knows what . . .

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Fate’s Fool by Justin L. Dew

Jeremiah Owens has finally run out of time. A deal he made with Fate to save the world is over and payment is due. Now he has one last chance to save to world, or lose his soul. An urban fantasy web serial about redemption, necromancy, and averting the apocalypse. . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Blood Moon by Belial Leveler

Chronicles of a Modern Vampire

What happens when the creatures of the night and modern technology meet? Is it true that vampires are masters of seduction and manipulation? Are old legends of creatures such as werewolves, fae, mages and demons true? Follow the adventures of Erika, master vampire and walking social disaster, as she finds her place in a world of darkest night. . . .

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TATTOO

A B-rated horror movie in word form.

By Donna Sirianni, editor

Sep 13, 2008: With all of Glory’s internal griping about how she’s the black sheep of the family and the outcast at school, I was half-expecting something Carrie-esque, especially with the whole date thing. At least I got the blood making an appearance right.

Horror is very hard to write. The foreshadowing has to be just enough that it’s only obvious after the fact. Subtlety is key but this story just doesn’t have it. It’s written like some cheesy horror movie would set up—way [more . . .]

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THE THIEF OF EYES

Well Written Urban Fantasy

By ArtNJ, member

Aug 1, 2018: Many of the best urban fantasies use the device of a special youngster first learning about the hidden world to avoid the dreaded info dump, and this device is used fairly seamlessly here, along with other familiar tweaks, such as the mother and uncle talking about whether to tell the boy they have sheltered the truth. The young boy’s friend mysteriously disappears after he senses something evil; an evil fighting mystic agency is dispatched; we learn about the hidden reality and start to get some some life and death magic-based [more . . .]

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