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World building for general fiction.  Including outlines of stories that were intended, but never made it to the page.
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      • Comic Sci-Fi
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      • Satire
      • Surreal Comedy
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      • Alternate History
      • Anthropomorphic Fantasy
      • Arcanepunk
      • Arthurian
      • Assassin
      • Crossworlds/Portals
      • Dragon Fantasy
      • Fairy Tales
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      • Gaslamp
      • General Fantasy
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      • Historical Fantasy
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      • Ancient Orient
      • Cold War
      • Historical Drama
      • Historical Thriller
      • Industrial Revolution
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      • World Wars
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      • Body Snatcher
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      • Limerick
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      • Cursed Objects
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      • Shifters
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      • Space Western
      • Steampunk
      • Utopian
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      • Environmental Thriller
      • Espionage
      • Historical Thriller
      • Legal Thriller
      • Medical Thriller
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      • Political Thriller
      • Psychological Thriller
      • Supernatural Thriller
      • Suspense
      • Techno Thriller
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  1. Goldstein Johnson & Cole (2024 re-write) 5. Lost Soul The Boot

    By Mancunian, in Fiction. 03/03/2024 (Updated: 03/04/2024)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, World Building, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Contemporary Literary, General Fiction World Builder, Family Drama, Slice of Life
    • teen
    • no sex
    • suspense
    • serious
    • modern
    • brothers

    Part of the Lost Soul Series and The Boot World this is Ian and Kevin's story. In the summer of 2011, they move from a rented flat in The Northern Quarter of Manchester to their own house in Prestwich. As couples do they reflect on the past and look forward to the future. Unexpected news changes their lives and gives a glimpse into the past of their friend Manny.

    This re-write of the original story posted in 2022, is more than an edit, added dialogue and description tells the story better and has been achieved with the help of raven1.

    It may help, but it is not essential, to read the other stories in the series.

    • 3 Chapters
    • 4,427 Words
    • 953 Views
    • 28 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  2. The Agean 26. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/16/2023 (Updated: 06/16/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • travel
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • celebrity
    • modern

    The Agean Resort in Las Vegas has finished a major remodeling and upgrade. As part of the grand re-opening, they plan a week of celebration events. Chipper headlines the festivities with his 30th birthday pool party and a concert. The entire Squad attends, and some cause a stir of their own.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,709 Words
    • 4,140 Views
    • 16 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  3. Graduate School 24. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/16/2023 (Updated: 06/16/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • travel
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • politics

    CJ Abelló returns to Georgetown in the fall of 2022 for an advanced degree. During the two years back on the Hilltop, his education is not limited to the classroom; his analytical mind and his ability to articulate complex matters in a way his audience could assimilate the matter helped. He was asked to write articles for professional journals, attend seminars by both liberal and conservative think tanks, and speak at schools and conferences.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,241 Words
    • 4,277 Views
    • 17 Comments
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  4. The District - Summer of '22 Book VIII 22. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/15/2023 (Updated: 06/15/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • politics

    A friend from Mexico visits, a Squad member moves south, a California teen prepares to start his freshman year at Georgetown University, and a local artist delivers a commission. From Cuban food at Abuela’s, to cocktails at The Alex, an excursion to the National Gallery of Art, and brunch at Everhope, the weekend is full of laughs, food, and fine art.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 372 Words
    • 3,177 Views
    • 6 Comments
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  5. The Big Apple - Summer of '22 Book VII 21. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/15/2023 (Updated: 06/15/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • travel
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • modern
    • politics

    A week’s trip to New York City has Owen and CJ mixing business and pleasure. Meetings with high-powered attorneys and financial high-rollers combine with Broadway, Sag Harbor, and Fire Island for a memorable vacation. The couple’s efforts to increase CJ’s name recognition moves forward with TV appearances on multiple networks.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 779 Words
    • 2,518 Views
    • 8 Comments
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  6. The Grand Hotel - Summer of '22 Book V 19. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/14/2023 (Updated: 06/14/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • travel
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • politics

    Another weekend, another out-of-town wedding for CJ and Owen. This time, Liebe comes along. She’ll serve as the flower girl for CJ’s high school classmate, Autumn Dingell. Surrounded by the magnificence of Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel and by Michigan political royalty, CJ reconnects with old friends and meets new people who may play a role in his future

    • 1 Chapters
    • 227 Words
    • 3,042 Views
    • 11 Comments
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  7. Prospect Street - Summer of '22 Book IV 18. C. J. Boomers, Gen Xers, & Millenials

    By Carlos Hazday, in World Building. 06/14/2023 (Updated: 06/14/2023)

    Genres: World Building
    Sub-genres: General Fiction World Builder
    • young adult
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • modern
    • politics

    Brett Davenport and César Abelló convince their Georgetown neighbors to combine their 4th of July celebrations into a block party. With their segment of Prospect Street closed off, children play on the street and adults cross from one house to another undisturbed by traffic. CJ and Owen ensure Carson Sawyer, part of the group being assembled to propel CJ to public office, meets one of the block’s wealthy and connected residents. Liebe has a flashback to the park shooting and a friend from Mexico City visits.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 465 Words
    • 4,277 Views
    • 13 Comments
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