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  • Luke Hampton's Final To-Do List

    Primary Genre: Realistic fiction Word Count: 52,000 Beta Readers: 0

    When Luke Hampton died in a car accident on his way to Junior Prom, he left a list of ten things unfinished. Twenty-five years later, Reese Holland is struggling through her senior year. She finds Luke in her bathroom one morning and he begs her for help with completing his...

    When Luke Hampton died in a car accident on his way to Junior Prom, he left a list of ten things unfinished. Twenty-five years later, Reese Holland is struggling through her senior year. She finds Luke in her bathroom one morning and he begs her for help with completing his final to-do list so he can move on. The two strike up an unlikely friendship, though Reese has no idea how to have a ghostly BFF. With just six weeks before the anniversary of his death, only time will tell if they’ll be able to cross off Luke’s final tasks, allowing him to cross over, or if he’ll be stuck in the in-between forever.

    I'm looking for consistency notes, plot holes, and generally readability. Is the story entertaining? Does it drag in places? Are there boring parts you wanted to skip over?

  • Midnight Manor

    Primary Genre: Humor Word Count: 11,000 Beta Readers: 1

    Eden and her friends attend an exclusive party at the mysterious Midnight Manor, only to find themselves caught up in a survival game. Full of references to creepypastas and other pop culture, it is up to the youtubers to make their way through each puzzle alive.

  • FMN

    Primary Genre: Other fiction Word Count: 60,000 Beta Readers: 1

    Looking for a sensitivity check. Especially on the sexuality parts

  • BoP

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 5,672 Beta Readers: 1

    One thousand years after the apocalypse, the Earth belongs to the Dharmas, a group of high-tech cyborgs with the ability of independent thinking. Organized in a group of cities, every city with its political power and motivations, and always on the verge of war, institutions know as the libraries have...

    One thousand years after the apocalypse, the Earth belongs to the Dharmas, a group of high-tech cyborgs with the ability of independent thinking. Organized in a group of cities, every city with its political power and motivations, and always on the verge of war, institutions know as the libraries have been constructed to deploy agents tasked to infiltrate and gather information of any dangerous group inside or outside of their cities.

    This story centers around the morally conflicted agent of peace, an inquisitive librarian, a renegade agent, and a refugee from another nation and the actions they take that will bring the world closer to another war.

  • Original draft

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 75,000 Beta Readers: 2

    Two teenagers struggle to stay alive against a determined assassin from the future trying to kill them to change their own fate. Both brothers struggle to keep their cool as they survive against high odds.

  • Sunder

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 85,000 Beta Readers: 2

    Sunder, the first-born son of the Chinese Empire, travels through the world in search of "The Elements", a source of unimaginable power. As he travels, he is confronted with the reality of the world, and the dangerous ways that his parents might use the Elements if they do get their...

    Sunder, the first-born son of the Chinese Empire, travels through the world in search of "The Elements", a source of unimaginable power. As he travels, he is confronted with the reality of the world, and the dangerous ways that his parents might use the Elements if they do get their hands on them.

  • Into the Forest, Into the Sea chs 1-8

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 37,000 Beta Readers: 1

    Looking for general interest and character feedback.

    Wren's life seems like a fairy tale. A hard one. She loves her family, but her woodland bound, demon-run island village really sucks. Can she figure out the secrets of the magical barriers of forest and sea in time to stop the demon...

    Looking for general interest and character feedback.

    Wren's life seems like a fairy tale. A hard one. She loves her family, but her woodland bound, demon-run island village really sucks. Can she figure out the secrets of the magical barriers of forest and sea in time to stop the demon before he breaks her spirit and his enchanted prison walls?

  • Project Regenesis

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 76,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Apathy is in their last year of high school, and they have Apathetic Syndrome. This prevents them from feeling most emotions, which is why they are lonely without friends, unable to find common ground with anyone. When Apathy is chosen for Project Regenesis, a global battle to determine whether all...

    Apathy is in their last year of high school, and they have Apathetic Syndrome. This prevents them from feeling most emotions, which is why they are lonely without friends, unable to find common ground with anyone. When Apathy is chosen for Project Regenesis, a global battle to determine whether all emotions are kept, or some of them removed, or all of them removed, Apathy decides to battle to remove all emotions so they would have a chance at finding friends.

    Apathy discovers that the battles are done through debates, and when someone loses a debate, they die. The deaths are caused by self-destructing devices implanted in Candidates’ heads, detonating when their levels of doubt or guilt rise to lethal levels. Apathy has no issue with this, willing to sacrifice the few for the many to ensure the survival of mankind and Earth as well as the accomplishment of their goal to find friends.

    But then they meet Harmony, a free-spirited woman who is a firm believer that humans are at their best with all emotions. With her, Apathy begins to discover why emotions are important as they begin to feel more emotions. Because of this, they begin to feel doubt, and they realize they don’t want to lose Harmony. Thus, Apathy must find a way to overcome their doubt and either join Harmony’s battle or recruit Harmony before they have to face each other and debate to the death.

  • Into the Desert

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 12,000 Beta Readers: 5

    Zilla falls from the sky directly onto a mysterious and roguish hare, with a zipper in the back of her head and no memory of who she is and where she came from. Can she navigate the desert, a dangerous place populated by desperate and powerful creatures? Will she escape...

    Zilla falls from the sky directly onto a mysterious and roguish hare, with a zipper in the back of her head and no memory of who she is and where she came from. Can she navigate the desert, a dangerous place populated by desperate and powerful creatures? Will she escape the clutches of two goddesses of foreordination bent on destroying one another and possibly even existence itself? One thing is for sure. Destiny can be cruel, but Fate is a real bitch.

    Looking for character, flow and story interest feedback.

  • Everything

    Primary Genre: Magical realism Word Count: 17,000 Beta Readers: 1

    The truth. Let me know what you think of it.