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Excerpts from books published by Dymaxicon, a publishing company built by and for authors


How to Make Coffee Before You’ve Had Coffee

Ristretto Roasters’ Spectacularly Simple Guide to Brewing at Home


How To Be an Accidental Pornographer

Sex and terms of service, and why you should care


A couple of months ago my publishing company, Dymaxicon, inked a deal…


Trouble in Paradise

An excerpt from Gabrielle Chavela’s novel, Part of Your World


“What about these blankets over the mirrors?” Javier asked Kristina in a…


The Escalator

A short story by Michael Thompson, from 113 Crickets, an anthology of Silicon Valley-centric fiction and poetry edited by Tobias Mayer.


A Week in the Life of a Scrum Team

Excerpted from The Elements of Scrum by Chris Sims & Hillary Louise Johnson


Heartfelt Emotionalism is the New Hardcore

An excerpt from The People’s Scrum: Agile Ideas for Revolutionary Transformation by Tobias Mayer


My Daughter’s Head

A short story from Nancy Rommelmann’s collection, Transportation


There were no obvious signs at first—more that she was tired, then spacy…


Physical Culture

An excerpt from the novel by Hillary Louise Johnson, originally published by Simon & Schuster in 1989, and reissued by Dymaxicon in 2011.


Gar Pond

A short story by Walt Foreman, from his collection, Beer in the Sun


Stub was house-sitting a radish farm. He knew next to nothing about the owner of the…


Short Fuse

Excerpted from the true crime graphic novel by Lili Ristagno about the Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate murders in 1950s Nebraska.


The Sushi King’s Daughter

An excerpt from the novel by Larry Kronish


Harada stood facing her. She sat tied in the chair, looking back, not lowering her eyes. If…


The Frozen Detective

Meet Ezra Simeon. Excerpted from the crime novel A Detailed Man by David Swinson.


The Birth of a Garden

Excerpted from BeBop Garden by Ricki Grady


Hell Strip. I forget who coined the term, but it caught on, to the dismay of some, because it so…

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