Writers of the Apocalypse

Publisher info

The Writers of the Apocalypse started out as a creative coalition of writers and comic makers that joined together for the common cause of creation. It is not an official publishing house, although its founder Katrina Joyner often pondered if she could survive by going that route.

These days she often wonders how she could make it an official publishing house - however she would want to do it the old fashioned way; by giving authors a huge upfront check. That takes money. So she doesn't ponder very far.

Most things published under the Apocalypse label are issues of Akashik, Heavenly Bride, and 10 Confessions & A Kiss.

Smashwords Interview

Do You Take Submissions?
Yes; if you'd like to be able to say you were published under someone else's label than sure. We'll consider your work. We especially will consider comic books that deal with Native American issues or women surmounting adversity. However, we're not racist or sexist so you can come from any walk of life so long as you have a good story.

We require the store be complete, well rounded, and have indepth characters. Sure we'll consider erotic, but let me tell you we've read a lot of terribly written monstrosities that are called erotica... and wish we could unsee them. We'll only take the best. Period.

Please visit our website for further information.
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The Heavenly Bride Chapter 7
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 7. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
Lhung learns Taus's secret - but at the price of his trust. He abandons her when she needs him the most. Chancing him to be available, 'Na Mei swoops in! Mature warning: some episodes might contain adult content. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color etc.) Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. It reads left to right.
The Page of Cups
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Want to make mead (honey wine), don't know how, find all other texts dry and boring? Spice a little humor into your cup and brew a tasty batch the sarcastic way. Illustrated, illuminated with humor, and informative.
Battle of Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy
Malek was a warrior who lost the war, her lover and her soul all in the same battle. This covers her brief journey from battle, to jail, and finally to disclosure.
Whimsical Words and Dramatic Affairs
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Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Whimsical Words and Dramatic Affairs; A Book of Badly Written Poetry is a small collection of rhymes and creatively-penned thoughts by author (and comic artist) Katrina Joyner. These poems span from the horribly cheesy writings of a 16 year old teenager to the deeply-wounded wails of an abandoned single mother.
Why the Firefly Blinks
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Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Coyote's Daughter is strikingly beautiful, so beautiful braves come from miles around to woo her. But she wants nothing to do with any of them. One day she decides to give the braves a task: the one who can find her missing beads in the forest is the one that will win her for his bride. If they're patient enough to keep looking ...
Cycles of Change
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
An old 2001 student essay about evidence of Global Warming.
Only the Innocent
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Every spring, the people by the forest celebrate their daughters' coming of age. And every spring hunters come from far away to hunt unicorns.
The Future of Powwow Dancing in Native America
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Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Essay » Sociology
A short but comprehensive look at where powwow dancing comes from and where it seems to be going.
Tiptoe Through Time and Space
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Katrina Joyner. Step into the world of wit, humor, and occasional drama.
-ologist at Large
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
(5.00)
Sometimes things that happen in real life are just too funny NOT to put into a comic book collection. This is a collection of possibly but maybe not based on truth little comics from my brief days as an archaeology student.
The Scent of Wild Heather
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Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A park ranger of super soldier descent befriends a mysterious young woman on the run.
Moon Balloon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Very simply, it's a collection of artwork by none other than Katrina Joyner. Years in the making!
10 Confessions & A Kiss Chapter 1
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Series: 10 Confessions & A Kiss, Book 1. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Zoe is a spunky girl. Alexi is her best friend and is always on the watch to keep her from going into "girl mode". Together, they visit a gypsy fortune teller where Zoe gets into a world of trouble. She is cursed by the bracelet of the Princess Zomigod and now has only a year to find her true love - or she dies! This is the first chapter that starts it all.
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 3
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 3. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
A celestial dragon, trapped in a mortal body, struggles with life and friends while being forced to reveal his true identity as a very hungry vampire. Mature warning: some episodes might contain adult content. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color etc.) Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. It reads left to right.
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 2
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
Lhung realizes he must leave the clinic or face his problems. __ Lhung is a dragon trapped in a mortal body. He meets a girl with a secret. Drawn together they forge a friendship that must stand against their world. Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. Adult rating notice: occasional episodes contain adult material. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color or larger).
A Chance Encounter of Two
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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When a dragon's romance is interrupted by a would-be knight, a hilarious adventure ensues.
The Life of Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
A rarely done quick sketch commentary by Katrina "Death" Joyner of the Writers of the Apocalypse regarding random events in her life. They're sloppily drawn, they're funny, and they're (exaggerated) true stories. Maybe you can relate. NOTICE: This book is best read on larger ereaders with larger screens such as the Nook Color or Kindle Fire.
Going Under
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
(4.00)
This is a little 2 page flash fiction manga about a woman, a mermaid, and how they fell in love. It is only 2 pages! so there can be no preview available... and it is for mature audiences only!
A Bright Light Over My Bus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Do you wonder what it’s like to be haunted by things you can’t see? To be terrorized by your own toys? To have no one believe you, not even the people who claim to make it their business to listen? Jennifer White knows. This is the personal, true experience of an alien abductee who didn’t even know she was an abductee – until a researcher made her mad.
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 6
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 6. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 450. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
Lhung finally brings himself to abate his hunger... and suddenly the monster that has terrorized the campus reveals itself. Lhung finds himself in a battle for life and death. Mature warning: some episodes might contain adult content. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color etc.) Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. It reads left to right.
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 4
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 4. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Lhung gets the job and moves on campus at the Academy of Mercy where Taus attends. Why is his friend suddenly avoiding him? Who is this abusive man in Taus's life? Mature warning: some episodes might contain adult content. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color etc.) Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. It reads left to right. Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance
Black Wolf Silver Fox
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Five elves: all of them with a terrible past they'd like to leave behind. At their heart stands Aramina, the Priestess, whose beauty ensnared them all; and their master, who holds their souls and hearts. Against them stands Finnbhear, Aramina's old lover, against orders to kill a prince. Before them, especially Aramina, stands a decision that could change everything.
There's Nothing Romantic About Washing the Dishes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories, most of which are based on true events. All of which show a rare side from science fiction and fantasy writer, Katrina Joyner. Silver Over It Ghost in the Water The Glass of Cappuccino
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 5
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 5. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Romance
Life on campus would be sweet if it weren't for Lhung's growing blood thirst. The beautiful 'Na Mei soon comes to him with a problem - there's another hungry vampire loose on campus and the students are it's prey. Mature warning: some episodes might contain adult content. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color etc.) Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. It reads left to right.
The Heavenly Bride Chapter 1
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Series: The Heavenly Bride Chapter Books, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
Heavenly Bride is a manga-INSPIRED American romance. The first chapter - Lhung is a dragon trapped in a mortal body. He meets a girl who also has a secret. Drawn together they forge a friendship that must stand against their worlds. Adult rating notice: occasional episodes contain adult material. Best read on larger devices (Nook Color or larger).


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  • The Stairway To Nowhere on July 27, 2010

    This was one of the more interesting books I've had the joy of touching upon. More!
  • Jesus The Vampire Slayer on March 06, 2012

    I'm not much on writing reviews, but I can say that this is a very interesting take on things. And an excellent book! Give it a try....
  • Jesus The Vampire Slayer on March 06, 2012

    Excellent! A must read. No. Really.
  • Frog Kiss on March 07, 2012

    This story was excellent: a nice take on the tale of the frog prince. Or princess. Or.. maybe the whole family?