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Shard, a world drowned, yet dotted with islands, is set at odds in a war older than memory. One, Lagoon, feels remarkably at peace. With the war far from their shores, they’re free to focus on a greater concern . . . the witch. Imprisoned upon Gabriel’s Tear, a nearby… Read More
In a land of steady habits, where routine pleasure is tantamount to religion, a great taboo is ushered unto the City of Elbrusia. A terrorist attack claims an unprecedented number of lives, and the Zietgest of careless living slowly begins to erode. Eve, a Therapy-bot gone AWOL; Ichijo, a retired… Read More

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Calgary, Alberta. Winter 2020. The city is taken by surprise by a sudden invasion of enemy forces. At first, it is thought to be that only the city is under attack , but quickly it becomes clear that the opposition is everywhere throughout the rest of the country. A longtime… Read More

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"Brilliantly written. Tense, action-packed, and good character building. Looking forward to reading more." Read More

The famous streets of Las Vegas have gone quiet: the crowds of eager visitors replaced by darkness, silence, and dust. When the Visitors arrived, unheralded and unfamiliar, they met with world leaders and held press conferences: assuring everyone of great things to come. But — for some reason — Noah… Read More
Clara Cowherd is not just the world's bestselling author. She's the world's only author - the only author that the world's only publishing firm, Little Brown Penguin, will publish and the only author available for purchase: book after book after book. You can get hold of other books - typewritten… Read More
An assignment for my Popular Fiction Writing class that I was proud of and wanted to share. This is the final version of it, posted in my final portfolio for the class. Read More
'The Revolution Series' tells the story of Exeus Wildfred, a Windlander black sting who fights for Lord Ben Centric’s ludclub in Mentrish. Exeus becomes the national champion in the 2666 season after defeating the champion of Lord John Lawyer’s ludclub—the other ludclub in the capital of Sapagna—and meets Leader Christopher… Read More
It takes team work to flush out prey, in this science fiction detective short story. Read More
Janie Adams is brutally abused for ten years. She finds herself being split into several Altars or personalities to cope. She falls in love with the deeply bitter David Adams, and the two embark on the quest to change the constitution together. Ultimately a story of 'Justice for Janie.' Read More
A young man sits by his campfire high in the mountains and mourns the death of the world. He tells us the story of the world's end, how his father predicted the coming devastation and taught him to survive. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2019

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I'll let it speak for itself. Read More
Eden is a harsh,religious city controlled by a dangerous cult leader named Maxwell who the populace worships as a God. When Maxwell captures Eve to control her father Keegan, Eve must discover the dark side of the city and become the hero of the heretics. But Eve's father has been… Read More
What was, what could be and what might be. Read More

Tags: society, dystopia

Loosely based on the Replicas Album by Gary Numan and Tubeway Army (To avoid confusion, an error in Chapter Publishing has made it appear that Chapters are missing, I assure you that no chapters are missing) Read More
HEADS UP!! This contains some explicit content, such as profanity and sex. "Together, parliament have come to a unanimous vote that the borders will close for an undecided future. It is with the wellbeing and safety of all citizens in mind this decision has been made." - President Flynn, 2021… Read More
The year is 2702. Charlotte Blacksand, a witty sixteen-year-old government orphan, escapes from Earth to start a new life in the domed cities of Tylius. At first, it appears that Charlotte is getting the freedom she has always wanted, but when she finds herself in the midst of a mission… Read More
In defense of Keldo. Read More

Book / Fantasy

May 15, 2019

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Emperor Drumpf bans Queers of all kinds, deporting them all to a chain of deserted islands to die. Read More
It's 2022 and Private Investigator Derek Steele has been hired to find a missing immigrant rights activist in a crumbling American city. What he finds in his search imperils his life and his beliefs. Read More

Tags: crime, dystopia

This a short poem questioning an imperfect world. Read More

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A perfect world. No crime. No hunger. No war. Everyone has a purpose; everyone has a function in society. Everyone is safe from the monsters that terrorized the world hundreds of years ago, those monsters have faded into forgotten taboos. But in a perfect world, what does an imperfect person… Read More
The entire scene slid around me like a well-oiled machine (except, of course, there weren't any well-oiled machines anymore, nor any poorly-oiled ones either). What had five seconds hence been a falsely clean room, adorned in brilliant-white tiles, slotted together to millimetre-perfect parameters, was now a canvas of hurling hues:… Read More

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It's been about 80 years since the war that wiped out everything on the planet. Everything above ground, that is. Bailey was born and raised in Capsule. When her adventure seeking brother embarks on a mission to find life beyond Capsule, Bailey can see no other choice but to leave… Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

February 05, 2019

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In the massive dystopian world known simply as The City, criminals flourish and revolt against each other and the public for their own personal reasons. These fiends are ranked on a government system known as The List, each ranked by taking in every factor in consideration. Vizion, the dominator of… Read More
In defense of Gerald. Read More
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