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Bill’s new novel, Eye of the Diamond-T, is now available to order on Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble.

Eye of the Diamond T

Essays

Let me say this about that . . .

Writing/Publishing

About the craft . . .

Fiction

Stories and fables . . .

Parenting

I’m generally in favor of it . . .

Poetry

Some of it even rhymes . . .

Everything Else

I put other stuff here . . .

Social Isolation: The Phantom Limb

Social Isolation: The Phantom Limb

I see social isolation all around me. Mainly, it’s among middle-class “nice people” who are very conscious of their possessions and adherence to social norms, and the risk of losing it all at the turn of a card. Maybe not even their own card.... read more

EYE OF THE DIAMOND-T PROMO VIDEO!

Promo Video for Eye of the Diamond-T!     Check out the new promo video for my novel “Eye of the Diamond-T.” It’s got videography by Dan Sorensen and features the song “Devil’s at your Door” by Walkin’ Cane Mark....

How Many Words Don’t You Write Each Day?

I must have commented in a discussion LinkedIn a few months ago. I think that’s why I keep getting notices from new responses to a deceptively simple question: “How man (sic) words do you write each day?” For hundreds or even thousands of posts...

Love and Bullets

Typical conversation around my house a few days a week:   Son: “Does an Uzi shoot .32’s?” Me: “I suppose you could get them rechambered for that, but stock they’re 9mm Luger–most of them. That’s close to a .38. Why would...

EDUCATORS: How Katie Paetz Will Change the World

Katie Paetz wants to make one thing perfectly clear: “No matter where you come from or who you are when you start, that does not determine your outcome.” The throbbing music in the central Phoenix coffee shop accentuates the points she’s making, her...

Careers: Artists’ Greatest Fear

I think a life of destitution as an unknown in service of art isn’t artists’ greatest fear. The greatest fear is to become successful (and famous) for the wrong thing. The thing you didn’t want to become your career. This is the fear of most artists....

Dogs

Dogs are terrific. I miss having a dog. Somehow — eons ago — a few of the wolves that existed at the time decided that humans weren’t so bad. We were generally entertaining, had a steady supply of food and opposable thumbs that helped remove thorns...