Hi! I'm Will. I am a husband, a dad of four, a g-pop to six, and a retired teacher living in Hawley, PA. My storytelling is the stuff of fiction with the exception of one autobiographical short story about my youth. ( If you love baseball, it's a doozie.)
Traditionally I take part in book sales and signings that are annual local events, each an opportunity to raise money for several causes I support including our local library and fire company, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,St. Jude Children's Hospital, Autism Speaks, and PSU's THON that supports cancer research. Please refer to my "events" tab for updates regarding dates, times, and locations.
I have always enjoyed meeting folks, making new friends, and receiving feedback about my tales!
For young and old alike, I Finally Get It transports readers down my own Memory Lane and shares what life was like "back in the day." With a smidge of history and a pinch of humor, this short story is meant to remind readers that goals, once of utmost importance to us, might lose their appeal. New desires arise, and the people we meet throughout our lives stir the pot. Grandparents, parents, siblings, friends, and adversaries make all the difference. (Available via Amazon.)
It's Oakdale's first day of summer vacation, and Twirl the neighborhood squirrel leads you to watch some kids face various temptations. 'Tis a children's book meant to be fun as we watch Twirl scamper and hide, but his most important job is to prompt discussions about good and bad decisions our children could make.
Discover eight fictional tales of adversity and the various types of courage that burn deep within all of us. During our lives we might face such concerns as bullying, health issues, safety, parenting doubts, and physical threats that require us to be strong. This collection of short stories brings to memory our past when each of us has at some point behaved heroically while facing such adversities.
Young Jake McGee’s family and community could not explain his grandfather’s mysterious disappearance, nor could they find him in the hills of Northeast PA after weeks of searching. Rabbit Trails is this young man’s stroll down Memory Lane, remembering the bullying teens endured and explaining his discoveries plus the answers to questions that haunted him as he passed through his adolescence wondering, “What really happened to Gramps?”
From Montana to Washington, D.C., espionage, romance, family, and friendship are the key ingredients in this non-political novel involving our second African-American U.S. President Elijah Rittenhouse, his former college roommate Eli Parks, and Hyun Lee, a beautiful North Korean assassin whose disdain for men makes her task of terminating Eli Parks a pleasure.
I am excited to announce the Sept. 13th arrival of my newest novel, One Act of Kindness! During her youth, Kady McElroy finds herself adopting her family's distrust for Gallagher Wood, the man they think possibly murdered her dad. Kady's story is only part of their sixty-year search for justice and revenge.