William J Monihan


I was born in SanFrancisco, raised in Redwood City. I attended Our Lady of Mt Carmel Grammar School, Salesian Junior Seminary, and graduated from Sequoia Union High School. I joined the Army served nearly three years in Germany and honorably discharged.
I worked in radio as a disc jockey, a national radio host, TV (SNL), and some film work for nearly forty years. I retired and moved to Paris. After two and a half years I left and returned to America. I currently reside in the Northwest.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
It's glass top and L shaped.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in San Francisco, but when I was two years old my family moved to the suburbs in Redwood City. My family was very dysfunctional. My father was an alcoholic, while my mother had a character disorder. In spite of their issues they were very religious so they sent us to a Catholic school, where nuns picked up where my parents left off. I can't speak for my sisters (I had no brothers), but this unbalanced view of reality certainly fueled my curiosity for another point of view.
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Journeys from the Viewing Pool
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,220. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They were an essence within the wellspring of Life. Iliana felt that their Essence needed a Broader Spectrum of Light. Noadiah wanted to research, to see if the "Light" would affect their Essence. She reassured him they were in love and she'd return. Alone and lost he sought help from a monk. Later he met Joshua, who suggested a different path. This is the story of his Journeys to find his Iliana

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