Crumbly Writer’s Stories
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“The Catalyst” Series
The chronicles of a young man, as he discovers he’s a catalyst for other people, giving them strange abilities, and drawing strangers to him like moths to a flame. He’s not ready for what happens to him, but slowly adapts, with help from his family and friends. What he does with his many followers, though, is an open question.
An Awkward Awakening (Finished)
A young man, just 17 years old, suddenly finds women mysteriously attracted to him when he visits New Orleans for spring break with his family. He acts as a catalyst to activate strange abilities in them that he doesn’t understand. There are no superheroes or world saving, it’s character and not action based, more an examination of people’s reactions and what is involved in building a movement from the ground up.
Trying To Be Normal (Finished)
Alex, having returned from New Orleans with a whole new life, tries to become just a normal young man as he returns to school. Can he simply blend in for the next 2 months despite having several women following him around? And will his abilities really be invisible to everyone around him?
Reading Book 1 is required before reading this story.
Racing The Clock (Finished)
Alex finds himself with a mission to find as many new followers as he can during the limited time he has left, as he comes to grip with the knowledge that his abilities will likely kill him. Before that happens, he hits the road with his sister and an ex-cop serving as a bodyguard. Along the way, they learn much more about him, about his followers, and about leading a mission when one doesn’t know the way. He needs to connect with enough followers to build a whole new branch on the evolutionary tree, but he only has a limited amount of time to do it, and he has to stay below the radar as he does it.
Reading the previous two books in the series are NOT necessary, although they’d certainly help in understanding the story’s context.
Building a Legacy (Still being written)
Even with time running out, Alex faces life with a new confidence, even as events and those around him change abruptly. Alex feels relieved of the need to ‘save his people’, but he still feel responsible for them, and wants to leave them a strong legacy. But just what will that legacy be? Follow along as he adjusts to new challenges as he struggles to continue, in this, the last book of the "Catalyst" Series.
This volume has run into some problems, so it got sidelined while I focused on "Grappling with Survival". But now that that book is completed, I’ll be returning to this one.
“The Great Death” Series
Another look at the typical post-apocalyptic story genre, this time focusing on what happens before everyone dies. This story focuses on how a random group of individuals manage to maintain ‘love and family’ during a time of widespread death and destruction.
Love and Family During the Great Death (Finished)
A man and his daughter drive into a massive meteor shower that disrupts their lives, but it’s only the beginning. It’s the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. Hopefully it’s not overly negative, with a lot of humor and positive emotions, but there is a lot of death in it.
(Now available as an eBook. Check out Love and Family on smashwords.com.)
Also available as a Trade paperback at Love and Family on lulu.com.
Grappling with Survival (In Progress)
A Post-Apocalyptic world unlike any other. Instead of banding together or fighting each other, here the survivors find a world with few resources, little trust and no desire to intermingle. Fears of disease prevent survivors from reaching out for help. How does society survive if the survivors won’t participate?
A follow-up to “Love and Family During the Great Death”. It’s much less bleak, and reading the first book isn’t strictly necessary, so those who couldn’t handle the first shouldn’t be afraid of this one.
Posted biweekly on Thursdays and again on Saturdays.
Will also be available as a complete eBook shortly (still being formatted).
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