Les W Kuzyk

Biography

Testing the waters of writing in a university setting, Les composed a thesis themed on a morals-based world order. Having thus learned of his passion for words and after publishing several non-fiction writings, he now focuses his writing voice on fiction. His recent online short story publication, "A Future History of the Environment", plays out in a near future setting. He has also completed a near future speculative science fiction novel, The Shela Directive, soon to be published and available and is working on a third novel set in the year 2027.

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Books

Tribe 5 Girl
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Annalise speaks with all the confidence of a PhD student defending her homeland security proposal. Council needs decide—to risk their valley on the voice of Kiki the kindergarten girl or keep roving drones loaded with ammunition and wrap straps. Movers, the climate refugees, want valley access while Council needs their social model of an engineered future to succeed.
AlberTa's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
As Albert stood beside Minister Teslo, he thought of that long ago street hockey game ending with his face plant. Severe asthma kept him gasping for breath on that childhood ambulance ride to hospital. Now, as he listened to this Energy of Tomorrow speech at the coal fired power plant he wondered about his gift. Had it been written in his mother’s tear stained eyes or was there much more?
Blown Bridge Valley
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince got an evening call from fellow engineer Brad in America. The climate change crisis had turned Calgary into a crime razed city policed by drones. Brad said the highways close that night so get out now. Vince decided leaving their Calgary home for Brad’s ideal BC valley community best for his teenage daughter’s future. But first they had to make it through the swarm gang infested countryside.
Next Door Data
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Calvin the scientist out tent-camping with family opened his e-car door to a peace shattering din. His inner rage exploded into barely restrained lashing out at the invasive next door trailer. Through an irritating weekend of adaptation he realized campground power generators had awakened his fury over people's non response to climate change. His struggle triggered action never before considered.
Pinatubo Sky
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On foreign contract in Africa, Vince the Calgary oilfield engineer finds his client wants a geoengineering design as the president of Niger campaigns on bringing back a Green Sahara. Driven by his daughter's future, he ingores the risk of being a drone target and takes on political negotiating. Expected to explain climate science to politicians, he becomes immersed in an intense new career.
The Sandbox Theory
Price: Free! Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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What's it really mean to be rich? Sid's grandfather came with nothing; his baby boomer relatives pit lifestyle against Bible and his cousins' lives are scattered all over the map. Business success, treasure in heaven or take it easy man. Family reunion turns to tales of revelation where the past demands resolution. Sid watches children play in their sandbox and finds a wiser investment portfolio.
Amy's Jessica
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Amy travels on a try-it-out fling from her trailer court home to the haunts of her film star Jessica. With her husband's support, she flies to San Francisco to live the life at least for a day of her Hollywood hero. With her two children and homemaker lifestyle in back of mind, she arrives at Jessica's Marriot Hotel. As the day passes, her heart reminds her of what she already does have.

Les W Kuzyk’s tag cloud

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