Elmer Williams, Sr


Elmer Williams always had a knack for writing, but it wasn't until he began work on his first novel, The Girl in the Green Dress, that he really became serious with his talents. The idea for his first novel developed over a period of thirty-four years- years which were also filled with avid involvement in organizations and the task of raising eight children. In addition to writing, Elmer enjoys music, travel, and public speaking. He has always been an active volunteer and member of his Ohio community and now resides near Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and family.


The Girl in the Green Dress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
The author, en route to a meeting in Israel after his wife passed away, spent two days in Paris. Since she was fascinated by European history, he felt a need to write a book, as a tribute to her character. After sixteen years of raising six children, he remarried and the character became a blend of two wives, both God fearing, loyal, and intelligent. This story developed over a period of 28 years.
The Making of a Soldier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.

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