William J. Cook

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William Cook is a Connecticut native transplanted to Oregon in 1989. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, where he received his Master's Degree in Social Work. He spent 37 years as a mental health therapist, and he is now enjoying his retirement with his artist wife.

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A New Venture

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I am delighted to announce that "sticking my toe into narration" has worked. My short story, "Eye of Newt: A Driftwood Mystery" is now available as an audiobook. How very strange to listen to the sample on Amazon and hear my own voice speaking to me! What a hoot!

Here's the link:

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