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.
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Where to find Bill Weiss online


Books

Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,680. 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. Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the fourth in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 3. Price: $1.99 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. Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the third in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,650. 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. Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the second in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,750. 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. Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the first in a series of ebooks each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.

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