Author Archives: WilliamsP

The Secret Bookstore

Here was one about called The Secret Bookstore, about a character who goes into a book shop and finds a book called The Secret Bookstore in which a character goes into a bookstore only to find himself reading a book he has written … Continue reading

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What does your soul look like?

Extract from Cavedaschi’s The Philosopher on the Soul ( a little tongue in cheek ?) THE SOUL “Draw it for me, then.” No one knew what to do until the Philosopher drew a large circle on the board. “If as … Continue reading

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unwriting and unreading

Is it possible to unwrite and unread a book? My latest story (‘The Secret Bookstore’) explores these issues. Well, I’m not sure ‘explores’ is the word. ‘Unexplores’ perhaps? If a writer writes a book, fits together the words, affixes words … Continue reading

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Lilith

Nearly finished the novel Lilith. Fun. About a man who calls up this ancient demon and gets into all sorts of predicaments because she’s not Eve, she’s not submissive, and he has to learn a few hard lessons about patriarchy. … Continue reading

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The Girl with Too Many Names is now available on Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B6RFC86 From the AUTHOR’S NOTE So dear reader, here it is. The characters tell all. The murderer, if any, is buried and the tragedy is over. No harm … Continue reading

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The Girl with Too Many Names

You know those kind of novels you cannot put down, or stop reading until you have finished? Well Im not trying to flatter myself into thinking  The Girl with Too Many Names is that type of novel. But it WAS … Continue reading

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The Art of Losing Everything

My new story has been published in Subtle Fiction (September 2012) edition. Please take a look! http://subtlefiction.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/paul-williams/ It’s about the flood in Toowoomba, Australia a few years back, where my friends had their whole lives–houses, horses, cars–washed down the river. … Continue reading

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Green Island

‘Green Island’ (Social Alternatives, July 2012) Abrahem, an Iraqi policeman, escapes a bomb blast in Baghdad that kills his daughter, but when his uncle is kidnapped and he is blackmailed and given an ultimatum–stop supporting the American-backed regime or die–he … Continue reading

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Nymphet, Lost City, Spell, The Philosopher now available on Smashwords too

Some readers have expressed frustration at the difficulty of downloading from Kindle onto their devices. You can also download the e-version of these books from Smashwords. The Philosopher: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/180176 Lost City:http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/77743 Nymphet:http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/180031 Spell:http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/180174    

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Bob Mugabe and the Wailers – extract from Lost City

Thank you to all of you buying Lost City! Many have been asking about the extract where the protagonist smashes into Mugabe’s cavalcade… It’s based (as all the events in this book are) on real events, and this was something … Continue reading

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