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Thought lost forever, EXEUNT ALICE is Lewis Carroll's third and final book detailing the adventures of his "dream-child" Alice.
This edition presents the full text, restored and annotated,... More > with additional material that presents the work in the context of the time and culture it was written in. A metafiction.< Less
Take a closer look at the woman you're with
'Take a closer look at the woman you're with' - Act one.
A metafictional short story with a difference.
This story was created by using feedback that was posted on my blog. An initial idea for the... More > story was laid out and then expanded upon by various ideas posted by my readers, and also by suggestions emailed to the characters themselves! This helped to shape the story into what you now see, so a big thank you to all who contributed.
This is the first act of a three act story that came as a result of taking this approach.
If you like what you read, why not visit the blog and leave some suggestions yourself about what should happen in acts two and three? My blog can be found here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/112883014232552867089/posts,
or alternatively, why not email the characters directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to contact Dave, or email@example.com to contact Lisa. I'm sure they'd both be very happy to hear from you...< Less
Aspiring novelist, Martin Gilhooley, struggles to finish his book whilst wondering whose character he might be.
Voices In My Head
Does a collection of documents found on the body of an old man really point to a conspiracy to overthrow the government or is it merely voices in his head?
Alonzo "Enzo" Cohen has an unusual problem: He doesn't exist. He's a fictional character in a novel called Oceanview, which his friends all tell him is perfectly normal, but the ensuing... More > existential crisis leads him on a tumultuous journey through metafictional hyperspace involving riotous run-ins with the Russian Mafia; the book's insane author, David Vahala; the entire Washington State police force; and a mysterious wise man known only as the Prophet, just to name a few.< Less
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"Though we are but mortals and return to the dust from whence we came, the dust within us is the stuff of stars, and in the end we shall be as stars, as lights held aloft in the black night of... More > the Library."< Less
Restart begins on Zemlya, a planet with millions of people living in the midst of a thriving Renaissance civilization. This comes as a surprise to the colonists sent from Earth to build a city... More > there, as they were expecting to find a natural paradise. Fearful of taking any action that would harm the cultures on the planet below, the officers in command bicker over the best way to deal with the situation.
But one of them has already stolen away from their arguments and landed in the city of Cartagena, the capital of a prosperous republic. His reckless adventures and scholastic eccentricities quickly set in motion a chain of events that force the two civilizations to confront one another on the surface of a world stretching away forever in vast jungles and deserts...
Written as a play, a film script, a series of short stories, encyclopedia entries, interviews, and magazine articles, Restart is not your typical Scifi, and not your typical novel, but a stab in a completely new direction. 22,000 words.< Less
Modern Mythology is a metafiction novel comprised for four parts: modern mythology, a sequel of sorts to Goethe's Faust in the form of poetic screenplay. Small Wood Volumes, a horror tinged... More > bildungsroman set in a small town on the Oregon coast. The Earthman Chronicles, a science fiction jaunt through 1940s Pasadena by way of suburban sprawl, L. Ron Hubbard, Jack Parsons and many more. #, prose and poetry dealing with brain damaged souls, the death of education as an institution, artificial life, and creeping madness. The texts can stand alone or together as a whole.< Less