William is an author, a scriptwriter and a nationally syndicated humour columnist. In addition to the 50
newspapers that carry his weekly column, William was the senior writer for Niagara Life Magazine, Forever Young Monthly and Canada's
William has been nominated twice for the prestigious Gemini Award for writing movies for television.
He is the author of ten books of humour including the story of his buck-toothed cat named Malcolm titled Life In The Litterbox. (You don't have to buy the book. In the end, she got the car and he got the cat.)
His tribute to the great Canadian sport of curling was titled Hey! Is That Guy Dead Or Is He The Skip? William claims 5000 curlers bought that book ... and later burned it.
His adventures as a hiker and travel writer were chronicled in Never
Hitchhike On The Road Less Travelled. (Which is just a real bad idea.
No cars, eh?)
He wrote the definitive book on male behavior Guys - Not Real Bright And
Damn Proud Of It!
The memoir about his wee Irish mother Margaret was
initially titled All Humour Needs A Victim And Your Mother Should Come
First! ("I changed the title," says the author, "because even at the age of 91, she could still get a lawyer!")
An endearing and enduring story, Margaret And Me was enthusiastically
endorsed by the Canadian Alzheimer's Society as a 'must read' for anyone
dealing with aging loved ones. The latest edition includes adventures in the
nursing home - "Where There's Humour, There's Always Hope."
The Dog Rules - Damn Near Everything! the story of his unfaithful dog Jake enjoyed 49 straight weeks at number one on everybody's bestseller list including The National Post, The Toronto Star, The Globe And Mail and MACLEAN'S magazine.
Recently William's work was included in the Great Canadian Anthology Of Humour along with 50 of the best humour writers in Canada, from Stephen Leacock to today.