Bill Weiss

Biography

I am a Chicago native whose love for writing and story-telling began even before I entered school. Growing up on Dickens Street and roaming streets with names like Shakespeare provided inspirations that inspire my stories even today.

Although my occupation is technical in nature, my passion has always been fiction and poetry. I have several novels in the works, am putting the finishing touches on a shorty story collection, and have written numerous non-fiction feature articles over the years.

In April of 1999, I decided to inspire other authors and aspiring writers by launching my Writerspark, creative writing group at Yahoo Groups.

Smashwords Interview

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I have been telling stories since before kindergarten, and publishing has been a dream of mine since my first trip to a library. Although I have considered mainstream publishing, the e-book revolution and affordable tablets has opened the door to great books that might otherwise have languished on some editor’s slush pile. Independent publishing, although more work for the author, allows greater control over our work and the ability to experiment.
Why have you come to Smashwords?
I learned about Smashwords through the Writing Excuses podcast. the cast seemed pumped about this venue, so I decided to give it a try. So far, the user environment and wealth of helpful tools has me believing they had good reason to be excited.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Bill Weiss online


Series

Books

4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 4,000 creative writing prompt bundle. All 4,000 prompts from the 1,0000 Creative Writing prompts to Unstick Your Brain series in one handy package. Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain will ignite your creativity and end writer's block.
The Last Terminal Entity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,000. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Terminal Entity 55 is the last nanoinfused human. She volunteers to travel 100 years into the past to rescue civilization from its dystopian future, knowing that by doing so she has condemned herself to only one more year of life. When she arrives in 2018 Chicago, a shadowy organization leaves her unable to tell friend from foe. Time becomes her enemy when she discovers her mission was a lie.
1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 4
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 4 puts an end to that. Beware, once you start you won't want to stop.
1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 3
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 3 puts an end to that. Beware, once you start you won't want to stop.
1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 2
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 2 puts an end to that. Beware, once you start you won't want to stop.
1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 1
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain - Volume 1 puts an end to that. Beware, once you start you won't want to stop.

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