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Rocket Science: The Prequel to Space Juice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Set 1000 years in the future, plus or minus five years accounting for relativity, Rocket Science follows the adventures of a small man who dreams big. Child at heart, curious about the universe, if Chuck Marley spent less time sleeping, he might find his curiosity satisfied. But the thought of becoming a flight attendant does not inspire him. Maybe he should quit studying, roll the quantum dice.
Fight the Dawn: Ugh! Ugh! I'm Dying, You Idiot!
Series: Fight the Dawn. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The first collection of short, weird fiction by Steve Arviso. The stories within are intended for a highly immature, yet generally adult audience. Make of that what you will.
Weltanschauung
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Collection of humorous and absurd short stories to share with the family under the christmas tree.
While Waiting for the Trolley
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
The author recounts a candid conversation with a Philadelphia Eagles fan in uptown Charlotte, while waiting for a streetcar to arrive on a muggy Friday morning. Some unexpected revelations. From ho-hum ordinary to hysterically absurd. 1500 words PG-13-rated. (language)
The Todd Said
Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Todd Said is a collection of really great ideas, writing, observations, and random thoughts by Todd Brabander.
Magic Thingy Rom-Com Triple Feature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Three movies too good to be actual movies. We got a traffic light falling in love with a human woman, a magic box of chocolates full of men (it makes sense in context), and an elevator taking on the patriarchy. Unpredictable, strange, and woke-ish, these pieces are totally unlike their rom-com source material. Except people still fall in love sometimes. Weird love.
The White-Hole Situation
Price: Free! Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's the year 2525 and the world is finally clean. It's the future Star Trek promised, where benevolent computer systems make all our stuff on demand and take us on adventures in outer space, but the universe is large, and there are things out there that even the most advanced AI is ill-equipped to handle, and humans are little help to it. After all, would you ask a cat to do your homework?
The Case of Box 1999
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Mystery
"The Case of Box 1999" is a pseudo-apocalyptic play about the collapse of Western Civilization and its values and expectations of coming of the Savior exercised in absurd, gloomy, and burlesque like fashion of the present day.
Big Lin and Little Lin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Big Lin and Little Lin is a children's story told through the eyes of two brothers who are separated shortly after the death of their parents. The world they move through is peopled with strange talking animals and monsters but their experiences of this world are polar opposites with one brother the victim of exploitation while the other siding with the exploiters.
not porn: definitely not a secret porn folder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The stories contained within range wildly in style, theme and content although they are all tied together by virtue of being unusual and they're at least supposed to be funny. They're also fairly dark, if darkly absurd (but not absurdly dark). From odd twists of logic to longing nostalgia and digital weirdness, there's something in here to puzzle or creep out everyone.