| William is an author, a scriptwriter and a nationally syndicated humour columnist. In addition to the 50 newspapers that carry his weekly column, William is also the senior writer for Canada's Forever Young.
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 read the book. In the end, she got the car and he got the damn cat.)
His tribute to the great Canadian sport of curling was titled Hey! Is That Guy Dead Or Is He The Skip? William claims 5,000 curlers bought that book … and later burned it.
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! (That was changed to Margaret & Me because as the author says: “Even at 91, your mother can still get a lawyer!)
The Dog Rules – Damn Near Everything! the story of his unfaithful dog Jake enjoyed 49 straight weeks at number one on every Canadian bestseller list.
The Legend of Zippy Chippy: Life Lessons From Horse Racing's Most Lovable Loser, William's latest book has taken off like a rocket. Amazon sold out of books the day of the official publication date and a Hollywood movie deal is already in the works. This book is a quirky and hilarious love story between a trainer and a thoroughbred who never quit on their dream to win big someday. And one day they did!
Recently, The Legend of Zippy Chippy was nominated for the $10,000 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award which honors the best book published each year in the United States with a horse racing backdrop.