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  • Endless Wonder | ONC 2020
    196 38 11

    Twenty-two year old, Grace Bailey has always heard legends from her Grandma. Myths about other universes. One in particular, where one can hold a candle and cup . . . a person can go into another dimension. She tries to recall these tales at her grandma's wake. The next day, Grace wakes up in an alternate universe...

  • When In Rome #ONC 2020 [COMPLETED]
    771 137 19

    Zach and Liv are two archaeologists who adore ancient Rome. They study it, excavate it, theorize and gush about it. But now, they must live it...for one year. If they manage to live like ancient Romans for just one year, all their financial troubles will be over and they will be able to make all their dreams come true...

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  • Undone || #ONC2020
    523 117 11

    Maisie has been lying to the world for years. In fact, she helps others lie, too. It's part of her work; people come to the tower, asking her to plant fake memories into their minds for them to relive and remember. All she asks for, in return, is for them to let her keep one of their memories. So, when someone offer...

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  • The Boarding House Horror
    147 29 20

    Young Inspector Visser of the shorthanded Municipal Police investigates a death at a boarding house on Pluvierstraat. As he grudgingly concludes that the death is murder by poison, he must contend with a motley group of suspects. Which is the killer? The blind woman? The practical jokester? The Italian ex-convict? The...

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  • High Stakes - Open Novella Contest III
    515 42 16

    What game would you play, if your soul was on the line? Years ago, Anna sold her soul to the Devil to save her sister's life, and she thought the deal was done. Turns out the Devil has other ideas. A fire at a convention means a number of geeks have unexpectedly died, and some of them have had the nerve to challenge t...

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  • Trouble in Paradise
    217 50 9

    "In which she takes a challenge against Aphrodite." • Kaira Shah is a girl with a no-nonsense attitude and a freshly broken heart. After her first ever heartbreak, she announces to the Gods above that she would never fall in love; ever again. But that's not the trouble here, the trouble is the fact that Aphrodite take...

  • All's Fair in Love and Baking | ONC 2020
    383 42 19

    *To ONC judges: the 20K word mark occurs at the end of Chapter 18.* Teagan has always been known as a traditional baker. She loves baking sweets and almost all of her specialties are loaded with butter. People flock from all over town to visit her bakery, Creative Confections. Her goal to become the best baker in tow...

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  • Minion
    1.1K 221 11

    Minion is a regular guy: he's got a wife, a kid going to college, and an app ruined his career as a henchman. Being a villain's sidekick used to be a good job: risky, sure, but well-paying and with top-notch life insurance. But Henchr has brought the tech revolution to the supervillain business. Now it's uncertain sch...

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  • Super Freak (ON HOLD)
    2.4K 348 9

    "Suits are just security theatre." "Suits make you believable." "I can make me believable." ~~~~~ Chandler Chase remembers a lot of things about her mother: the way her chin would jut out; how she felt about responsibility; how much she despised the superheroes of Atlas City. After a terrorist attack leaves Chandler's...

  • A Smile For God (ONC 2020)
    51 6 2

    The world broke, and all it took was a question. The planet of Farpoint has descended into a holy war with sides defined by their answer to an all-important question "When God looks upon his creation, what does he feel?" The answers range from joy, to fear, to disgust, but regardless of the answer the result is the s...

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  • What's Left of Us
    391 91 8

    Robert sees himself as the Marty McFly of his own story. That is cool, the perfect protagonist, and friends with an eccentric scientist. When his employer becomes convinced she can send him into the future, he's prepared to put on a show and go back to sweeping the cluttered lab. Never in his wildest dreams did he pre...

  • Demon's Kiss [18+]
    135 17 3

    𝐄𝐚𝐫𝐥 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐡𝐢𝐯𝐞 had lost everything; his family, his rank, and his pride. All of the servants had already left his side, save for one butler who is the most loyal to the Phantomhive family. A mere pawn, Queen Victoria had him completely in the palm of her hand. Every move he made would be under her com...

  • Distortion ✔️
    9.6K 1.2K 23

    When Ariella discovers a peculiar clinic offering to replace memories, she has to decide whether she should face the reality of her abusive relationship or simply forget it. → ❉ ← Ariella's relationship with her boyfriend is a rollercoaster. When it's good, it's great...

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  • Trouble Sires Three Children [ONC 2020]
    99 16 10

    Christine was just a small-town psychic detective telling fortunes and helping the police locate missing persons when world-renowned archeologist Charles Debois appeared with an unusual job offer-join his team as a psychic archeologist. The catch, she had to keep her talents a secret. Now she finds herself chasing aft...

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  • Rose
    74 16 4

    It's summertime!!! Alexa swimming with Rose in the lake near their house. She enjoys herself and starts to dive in while Rose just floating around. When Alexa's body comes up for air, she feels the chill in the air. The snow is falling and covering the ground! She looked back to tell this impossible event but Rose's b...

  • Beneath This Lonely Ground [ ONC2020 ]
    268 93 15

    "We shouldn't dig here." "Why...not?" "Because what's buried here is not what you think it is." • • • • • • • • • • • • [ inspired by prompt #54 and #4 of the Open Novella Contest 2020 | ONC2020 LONGLIST ] Taylor Sloan has spent the last decade digging up priceless treasures, uncovering lost empires, and discovering...

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  • Lost In Time | ✓
    1K 244 26

    "I'm far away from home, I think." These four teenagers are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. They have been sent back in time to see the world for how it was. To see the struggles and truth of common people just like them. They'll have to survive the harsh reality of the times. Coping with their own flaws...

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  • The Man Comes Around | Open Novella Contest '20
    326 86 12

    Hell is rising up. There's an angel in disguise. More than half the world's population is gone. Carver is in for a ride.

  • The Magic Thief
    1K 116 15

    Featured on @YASciFantasy Quests and Queens reading list ONC First Round Qualifier On the soot covered streets of Kulay-abo, Tala is hellbent on snatching her first bit of magic. With it, she can finally become a member of an elite group of Magic thieves known as the Dark Prophets. One problem. The coven she's searc...

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  • STIMULI
    456 87 20

    Sylia is a country set in the future. Residents of Sylia have insignificant control over their lives. Their lives are controlled by the government; through the implantation of a chip into their bodies at birth. This chip contributes to a perfectly organized society. Everything is foreordained, which lessens uniquene...

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  • The Dreamers [ONC2020] | ✓
    5.7K 554 12

    * ONC 2020 AMBASSADOR'S PICK * * ONC 2020 LONG LIST * * HIDDEN GEMS * Sean has a problem: his dreams come to life. It causes him enough trouble that he moves across the country to start fresh at Everwood Institute. But as his repetitive dreams become more vivid, he wonders if anything he sees is real, and if the black...

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  • вęℓę✔
    1.6K 283 17

    🤰🏾 "𝘐'𝘷𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘢 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘶𝘯𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘨𝘯𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘶𝘯𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘥. 𝘏𝘦𝘳𝘦'𝘴 𝘪𝘵!" 🤱🏾 Unedited. Completed.

    Completed   Mature
  • Journey To Love
    41.2K 2.2K 21

    Promt 4:"We regret to inform you that you have been engaged.We wish you the best of luck with your new spouse. **************** Aditya singh a billionaire;cold and ruthless for people but loves his family.His soul resides in his family Naina Rai a sweet and bubbly girl,loves her family and an independent woman. What w...

  • The Fine Print
    6K 494 9

    An ancient mythical wish granting creature. A princess, who turns into a handsome vagabond/ vigilante and fights for justice. A prince, with no clue of his royal blood, and is in constant need of being saved. Two wishes with unexpected side-effects. Will justice be served? Will love conquer all? A hilarious love st...

    Mature
  • The Supernatural Escape
    69 8 4

    (Part of the Open Novella Contest) Monsters, Vampires, Werewolves, Pyromancers, the further realm, this is what the world has come to. Athena Mathers a regular human with skills to be a trained monster assassin first finds out that she was genetically conceived to save the world from monsters. Her brother, Cory's disa...

  • Cry | ONC 2020
    71 22 2

    It's 1980 in a small town named Ostton. Only the millionaires can afford one of the big mansions that form the town, so young people leave to come back years later when they have already made a fortune. It was clear from a start that the town wasn't normal. People who don't know their neighbors, cover their windows an...

  • Greensea |Formerly Kin Sage|
    580 65 9

    One sleepy magick-user + one increasingly bad day = a recipe for disaster, or, as is the case for the inhabitants of the Eridan, one very hopeless last hope. All Simon Elmswitch wanted was a nap, not to go on some ill-fated adventure with Celes Nim, World-Seer extraordinaire, in order to save the Eridan from a threat...

  • Funny Business
    583 91 8

    [ New Adult Romance ] Embry has high hopes for her senior year at Smithfield College. She has the work ethic, the grades, and she's landed a financial planning internship at the prestigious Beckett Wealth Management, a leader in the financial services industry in the Providence, Rhode Island region. Her personal life...

  • Shade
    546 120 20

    Kit Marra is a nomad, directionless and free-spirited. After leaving Burning Man Festival with her latest fling, she finds a temporary home on an old ranch modified into an artist's commune. Soon after her arrival, Kit begins to see troubling visions of the ranch's dark past and the carefree inhabitants take on dark a...

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  • Fighting for You (Open Novella 2020) [Completed]
    1.1K 314 26

    [ONC Ambassador's Picks] Days before the first Battle of the Somme, John Wilson, a young soldier stuck in his brother's shadow, meets the enigmatic Charlie Robinson. Cast out from the friendships of their fellow soldiers for unpopular views, they form a close bond straightaway; one that they vow the war will never des...

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