Phil Wheeler


Phil is an old man living in a trailer. He likes to write about things, but his memory is going, so who knows how much longer before his kids put him in a home.

Smashwords Interview

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
So far, they have been all equally un-effective. Ah, the life of a starving artist!
Describe your desk
Messy, with a hint of caos.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
Is there a past! Is there a Future? Is there just the "Here, and Now?" The Greek philosopher, Parmenides, said that what really exists is a unity that is unchangeable. This It has been said that you cannot change the past. We are locked in to whatever has happened; whatever is – is. If you traveled to the past to affect a change, that change would cancel out the attempt to make a change.
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Journal: day 317 It rains every day here. Every now and then it slows to a trickle and the sun peeks through broken clouds for a few moments, but mostly it falls in great torrents of rain; constant, pounding, maddening. I listen to it, day and night, as it falls outside. The sound of it hitting the metal roof is a constant. Ting, ting, ting, it goes day after day and night after night.
Mirror Image
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder
World War II memoirs
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 16 million Americans fought in World War 2; there were 290,000 casualties. The average length of service was 16 months. Many of these men were no more than boys when they went to war – some were not even 18 years old. Yet, they fought, and died, to insure our freedom. Most came home to relative obscurity, but they should not be forgotten. They are Heroes.
I Can't Remember
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
One man's battle with himself & his memory. At least, I think that's what it's about - I can't seem to remember.
How To Philosophize With A Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A semi-autobiographical, somewhat humorous look at the meaning of life; with detours into sex, kids, friends, and German Philosophy.
There's Always A Catch
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One horrible Mother-in-law, one lamp with a Genie in it, three wishes - what could go wrong. Henry knew it was too good to be true. It was!
Willy's Bucket List: The Seven Deadly Sins for Fun And For Profit.
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
At first, Willy was stoic when the doctor told him that he had pancreatic cancer and only six months left to live. But Willy rebelled against his own mind and philosophy, and he made a decision; With the time left to him he would do what he had spent a lifetime denying – he would have some fun! With that thought in his mind Willy's Bucket List was created.
As Time Goes By
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Time travel - the last frontier - is it a puzzle inside a paradox wrapped around the impossible?
Single By Choice
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
One man's search for true love on the internet, and a guy named Pavithra who lives in Suriname
I Am Going To Kill You
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man comes face to face with his killer. How will he handle his own death?
To Sleep, perchance to Dream
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Lieutenant Warner is having bad dreams. Is he injured and alone, or at home with his wife? What is real, and what is a dream? One thing is certain – In space, no one can hear you scream.
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
One man holds the fate of the human race in his hands, all he has to do is make the right choice.
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a failed writer meets an other-world entity who has helped some the greatest writers in history? Meet ELF – that’s capital E capital L capital F – a literary genius named Lu-enodre-rapsonta from the planet Glogenbot; an Electromagnetic Life Force who lives in a tree. Lu-e and Rick join forces to write the great
Cold Fusion
Price: Free! Words: 64,840. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dylan Teague has proven Cold Fusion a reality, and someone else wants it. Can Dylan save his work, protect the woman he loves, and stop a mysterious organization from ruling the world? Travel through the centuries from ancient Japan and aliens with a breeding program, to Egypt and the Pharaoh Khufu, to the the Nazi's and die Glocke, and back to the Japan of today and a Torsion field star ship.

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