MWG Spotlight: William L. Walker


Name: William L. Walker

Place of birth/hometown: Mobile. Raised in Robertsdale, AL.

MWG member for how many years: this is my second year.

Books published: Under the Raven’s Shadow. Short stories in “Collected Visions In Words” published from the Senior center.

What was your first writing-related gig? Children’s Sunday School newsletter.

Who are your top five favorite authors right now? Jane Austen, Pamela Aiden, Sir Author Conan Doyle, Dashal Hamit, and Robert Morgan.

Where is your favorite place to write?
My office and with a bit of quiet Music.

What books inspired you as a child? Banner in the Sky and The Scarlet Pimpernel.

When did you know you wanted to be a writer and how did it affect your life plans? Very late in life, I’m afraid. It opened up a whole new world for me. It was something I never knew I was capable of doing.

Is there a genre or style of writing that you are afraid to attempt?
Poetry without a doubt.

If you could meet any literary character who would it be? Why? Sir Percy Blakney in The Scarlet Pimpernel or Rhett Butler. They suit the genre of which I am most fond.

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The Mobile Writers Guild is an organization of professional writers and aspiring writers. Many of our members are published through agents and some are self published. Among our members are publishers, writers, aritists and people interested in the craft of writing. We welcome all to join us for our monthly meetings on the first Thursday of the month from September to May at 6 p.m. at the West Regional Library.
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2 Responses to MWG Spotlight: William L. Walker

  1. soap911 says:

    Thank for your answers! I love the idea that you are never too old to start something new!

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