Raymond Carter Cantrell


A native son of Texas, Raymond Carter Cantrell is the lone child of a computer engineer and an accountant. Growing up in a middle class house in a relatively homogenous suburb his early life could best be described as average. At a young age he did not make a billion dollar website, exhibit extraordinary physical prowess, nor demonstrate the charisma necessary to move millions to tears.

Upon graduation from Texas A&M he took a career in finance which was, for the most part, also average. He did neither well nor poorly, merely going through the motions necessary to collect a paycheck and thereby pay for goods and services which thereby allowed him to continue working said job.

One day in his mid 20’s he left his grey cube and never returned. On a whim he sold everything and began a career as a political consultant, prostituting himself on various street corners for whatever causes and projects people would pay him for. Some of the resulting experiences would later bear influence on his first novel, America in the Fall.

Today Raymond spends his time writing screenplays and producing film projects while living in a cabin just outside of the city. When not working he spends his time learning new skills or encouraging others on their own roads to success. Currently he has ongoing projects too numerous to mention here, but rest assured they are all thoroughly above average in quality.

“The secret to being successful is to just do things.” –Raymond Carter Cantrell

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The Poor Man's Greed
Price: Free! Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A homeless man's prayers are answered when money plucked from a corpse gives him the means to buy his way back into mainstream society. Now he'll face the only obstacle between he and his estranged family: an eccentric billionaire with a twisted philosophy who demands the money be paid back with interest.
America in the Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,560. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Torn apart by a violent racial-political Civil War, America has fractured from a United Republic into an array of half functioning city-states under mixed forms of governance. In the Nation of Texas the onetime Lone Star State has degenerated into a lawless plutocracy, the result of an uneasy truce between the Texas Independents and Tea Party militants.

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