Never too late
Paranormal suspense author launches fiction career after retirement
Today, we sit down with William E. Noland, author of Playing With Fire, the first book in the “Uncommon Bonds” urban fantasy/paranormal suspense series.
Bill, thanks for joining me today on A Writer’s Block. Tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
BILL: I was born in New York City, but raised in Amherst, Massachusetts, where my dad was an English professor at the University of Massachusetts. I now live with my wife in Quincy, Massachusetts, just south of Boston. I got my undergraduate degree in psychology from UMass, and got my MBA from Vanderbilt University. I worked in human resources and financial services, and am lucky to be in a position to have retired early.
Though I’ve dabbled in writing in the past, I only got serious about it when the pandemic shut everything down. Since April of 2020, I’ve written four novels, and have one currently in the works. They’re all part of an urban fantasy series. The first book, Playing with Fire, came out in May 2022, and the second book, Ham…