The Snowball Effect by Brandon G. Kroupa
Even the tiniest snowflakes can get a snowball rolling. Sometimes that snowflake isn't so tiny. For Quentin, it's a major life altering event with the sudden passing of his mother. This singular event sets off a chain of events that send his life cascading out of control. Alone and feeling sorry for himself, he recounts his year of hell and concludes one way or another.
The snowball effect has to end.