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William C. Pennington

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William C. Pennington was born in Ankara, Turkey, to an Air Force father and mother. He grew up in Turkey, California, Holland, and Florida. When his third-grade teacher, Miss Jenkins, asked him on the first day in class where his hometown was, he answered he didn't have a hometown. So it was. The world was Will's hometown. When he later gave his heart to the Navy, Will continued traveling his hometown, serving for twenty-seven years at military bases around the globe. His world-wise youth and service gave him insight into cultures most people encounter only in books and documentaries.

Calling upon his well-traveled background, Will writes of the peoples he lived among and the places he calls home. He maintains a writer's blog, Writers Envy,
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On the Road with My Old Man

As often happens, the poem I had in mind began one way and ended another. Or maybe I should say, I added parts I had not known would naturally follow what my subconscious mind knew belonged there. I’ve listened to a lot of Bob Dylan lately and have used his words and music to stir my own emotions and creativity. I’ve wanted to move out of the realm of concrete thought and infuse my writing with

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" My debut novel, Honey Ko, is available today for free download!

What do Sailors do on liberty in the Philippines? Tom Nelson falls in love with Aida,
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" Today only (31 August) my debut novel, Honey Ko, is free to download from Amazon.

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"If you pick up a book published 100 years ago you'll immediately notice a huge difference from a modern novel you'll read today. Perhaps it's because an elaborate description was much more important in a time when people could truly relax with a b..." Read more of this blog post »
" Perfectly said! I trust my reader to fill in the details from her own imagination. All I need do is give a general description, and she'll do the rest ...more "
Gods They Had Never Known by J.S. Helms
"When I review Christian books specifically, or specifically Christian books, I usually add one star for Jesus (or my mom, if she's the one who handed it off to me and it was particularly bad). With Gods They Had Never Known, I'm suspending that rule." Read more of this review »
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"A sailors love story is a confused tangled mess until he realizes that it was in front of him all along. He finds not just love but his past. This is a romance with some thought and done in-depth research behind it"
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