Author Archives: William W. Walton
Excerpt from The Book of Jake
The figure wore a white robe, which merged with the surrounding light. Its face was that of an older man, but one whose posture was very erect. His long hair and beard were shaggy and unkempt, and he wore a … Continue reading
A Mercy Killing and The Book of Jake published in anthologies.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my story, A Mercy Killing, in Corpus Christi Writers 2019. My story, The Book of Jake, was published in Corpus Christi Writers 2018, An Anthology. Both anthologies are published and edited by … Continue reading
Excerpt from A Mercy Killing
All Agnes had was her husband and her cat. At least she loved Fluffy. She had been married to Walter for forty-two years and had loved him for the first couple of weeks. She thought so anyway, but it had … Continue reading
Excerpt from Mike, from the Mail Room
If only she could know all the little ways that I make her life easier. Like how I wait in my car until her newspaper is delivered very early every morning. I pick it up out of her yard and … Continue reading
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Mike, from the Mail Room published in an anthology of short stories
Folks, I am happy to announce that my short story, Mike, from the Mail Room, has been published in An Honest Lie, Vol. 3: Justifiable Hypocrisy. Thank you for your support of my earlier story, Ozzie the Clown, published last … Continue reading
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I still make my bed because she’d want me to.
On June 17th, I lost my wife, Sharon, to cancer. In the ten months before she died she lost half her body weight, but not an ounce of her faith or courage. Being her care giver was the most difficult task … Continue reading
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Hold on to your hats, folks. My friend and writing collaborator, Joanne Eddy, has finished her first novel, The Call. A few final edits remain, but this is a very polished work. A blend of Polish history and folklore, Tolkienesque … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged epic fantasy, forelore, History of Poland, Joanne Eddy, Poland, Storytelling, The Call, Tolkienesque, werewolf 1 Comment
Ozzie the Clown published in anthology of short stories.
Hello folks, I am happy to announce that my story, Ozzie the Clown, has been published as part of an anthology by Open Heart Press. The anthology is entitled An Honest Lie, Vol. 2: Delusions of Insignificance. I have read the … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged clown, hiding behind a mask, madmen, psychodrama, sexual abuse, short story, tortured soul 3 Comments