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Sample Chapters and Partial/Incomplete Works
This category is mostly for Sample Chapters, a great number of which
are maintained on publishers' pages. Any other site that contains part
of a story - usually the first part, but not necessarily - is eligible to
be listed here if it's understood that the complete work will
available on-line at that site. (See also Serial
above.) Your suggestions are solicited.
E-mail the maintainer.
- Baen Books Sample
- Has a variety of sample chapters from the publisher's current production.
[Updated Oct 2001]
- Tabitha Baumander:
Birth of the Goddess (alpinet.net) sample chapter
- (Tabitha Baumander)
Orson Scott Card: Ender's Game (frescopix.com) partial screenplay
- Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald:
- (James D. Macdonald)
- Lisa DuMond: Cold as Hades - A
Darker Alternative (hikeeba.com)
- "Mix with the living and the undead in a space station that isn't
quite as friendly as the name implies..."
- Harold Foster: The
Ozymandias Principles (webcom.net)
- "You are invited to read [excerpts from] The Ozymandias Principles,
a history of the 21st century." (Dr. Harold Foster)
- Dan Gallagher: The
Pleistocene Redemption (paleobook.com) sample chapters 1-13.
- (Dan Gallagher)
- David Hodges, ed.:
The Real Hitch-Hikers Guide to the
- "The RealHHG is a huge database of factual and fictional articles
which appears at S-F/Fantasy conventions to raise money for charity and
entertain people. There are entries from the mundane to the weird, related
to HHG, Star Trek, Red Dwarf, the Discworld, Doctor Who etc or completely
unrelated to anything, anywhere. You can view some sample Guide entries
here, or find links to other S-F/Fantasy sites, but the only way to see
the Guide in action is to check the Guide Diary." Has some amusing sample
entries; the complete work exists on a computer that mostly shows up at
UK science fiction conventions.
and NTL (ntl.com).
(David Hodges, Bj)
[Updated Oct 2001]
- Richard Mills:
The Universal Wu (pcisys.net)
- (Davis Publishing)
- Daniel Keys Moran (kithrup.com):
- Sample chapters from various books.
(Sean Eric Fagan, David Silberstein)
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