Will Allen





Will Allen

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Almost from the day he was born, Will Allen was a writer.

Growing up in Kettering, Ohio, he wrote anything and everything––literally hundreds of songs, poems, and stories, as well as dozens of short movies filmed on an 8mm film camera in those days before VCRs and camcorders. At Ohio University in the late 1970s, he conceived Campus, a comedy radio show, and personally wrote and directed each of the 102 episodes.

Swords for Hire was inspired by William Goldman’s The Princess Bride, one of Will’s favorite books by one of Will’s favorite authors. Other favorites included Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, and Mark Twain.

Will was diagnosed with melanoma, a form of cancer, in the spring of 1978. He fought the disease for two years, but
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Average rating: 3.76 · 108 ratings · 21 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Swords for Hire
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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