Dark Fiction Author William Blackwell

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Infected Rage by William Blackwell
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THE END IS NIGH

About six months in the making, THE END IS NIGH, my latest post-apocalyptic thriller, will be released before Xmas in ebook and paperback. It was a long journey. It’s a long novel, almost 90,000 words. It will be available in … Continue reading

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Black Dawn Cover Reveal

It’s finally here. Or almost. Black Dawn, my newest horror novel, will be released around mid-August (yes, 2016) in ebook for $3.99 and in paperback for $18.95. I’ve painstakingly edited the novel five times myself, my editor Winslow Eliot has … Continue reading

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Life Gets In The Way

According to my 2015 production schedule, Black Dawn, my work in progress, should have been published by now. But, here we are in May, 2016, and it still isn’t done. But, thank God, it’s awfully close.  I have finally completed … Continue reading

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The Dawn of Black Dawn

At long last it’s time. Time for another novel. Black Dawn is taking shape. Many months of note-taking, research and writing in the Dominican Republic and on Prince Edward Island have led to its birth. I’m about 45,000 words into … Continue reading

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The Bittersweet Journey Home

I’m winding down a seven-month stay in the Dominican Republic with mixed emotions. On one hand I am looking forward to returning to life on Prince Edward Island with Mister Stihl (yes forging new paths with the trusty chainsaw will never end), enjoying the beauty … Continue reading

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A writer in the Dominican Republic

It’s been some time, over two months actually, that I’ve written anything at all. I’m not counting emails or Skype messages. And as a writer, that’s not always an easy thing. What’s stopping me, you might ask? Maybe it’s a quote from Henry David … Continue reading

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Mourning the Loss of Canada’s Sons Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo

I was deeply saddened and affected in a way that is difficult to put into words after learning that terrorists had recently murdered Canadian soldiers Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo. To say the least, it brought tears to my eyes … Continue reading

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Gunfight At My Favorite Bar Results in Multiple Deaths

Dominican Republic–A gunfight at La Canita bar in Puerto Plata last Saturday resulted in three dead and five seriously injured, according to local newspaper Diario. As a result of the shoot-out, 15 persons have been detained for questioning and the bar, … Continue reading

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The Walls Within

Walls. What do you think of when you hear that word? Wood walls, plaster walls, brick walls? What about emotional walls, the often deleterious walls that prevent us from moving forward in life and living in the present instead of … Continue reading

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Assaulted Souls III is Now Available

What if the government made it mandatory for you to have a microchip implanted in your brain, telling you it was for your security, for your safety? Would you believe it? Would you take it? What if you learned world powers … Continue reading

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WILLIAM BLACKWELL ON THE APOCALYPSE

Post-apocalyptic fiction fan Kevin O’Neill recently intercepted my break-neck production schedule and interviewed me on Assaulted Souls, genetic modification and the apocalypse. Without any further adieu, here is the abridged interview: O’Neill: In your newly released Assaulted Souls trilogy, you … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF A CONVERSATION

I’ll be the first person to admit that social media has many benefits. It’s great for promotion, has the ability to catapult you to financial success overnight if used properly, and is an excellent way to stay connected with friends, … Continue reading

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Drunk-Dialing Craze Sweeps Across Canada

PEI–In an unprecedented development, thousands of drunk-dialers across the country are calling people everywhere and at all hours of the night. “This is no joke,” PhD Drunk-Dialer Walt Blackman told throngs of reporters gathered outside the Drunk-Dialing Academy of Higher … Continue reading

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How I narrowly survived Hurricane Arthur’s fury

As I write these words, intense winds batter my house and shake the surrounding tree-line violently. It’s easy to downplay Mother Nature’s wrath. “We could use the rain,” I said to a gas station cashier the other day while discussing the … Continue reading

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