An award-winning novelist and screenwriter, William has earned critical accolades throughout his writing journey. He began writing for film after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Florida College of Journalism & Communications. He has earned top screenplay recognition from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Nicholl Fellowship Program and Amazon Studios, and has earned numerous Best Screenplay awards at film festivals throughout the country.
Pivoting to fiction, William’s debut novel, SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER, won the 2019 Rising Star Award from the Women’s Fiction Writers Association, and was published in 2020 by Not A Pipe Publishing.
He is currently querying his second novel, TRIAL BY FIRE, a propulsive suspense thriller set in Manhattan over a single night that springs from an emotional time bomb at the heart of a budding multicultural relationship between two NYU students.
William lives in Seattle with his wife, is a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, the Women’s Fiction Writers Association, the Writers Guild of America Independent Writers Caucus, and has served as a board member of the Northwest Screenwriters Guild. He has an office staff of two rescue cats, Lucy and Linus, a momma and son responsible for keeping an eye on the bird feeder outside (even though they really want to edit).