Will Overby

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Born
in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, The United States
July 23, 1966

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Stephen King, Shirley Jackson, William Faulkner

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December 2011

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Award-winning author and sometime banker Will Overby has spent thirty years in the boardrooms and glass offices of retail banking. Between dodging mergers and drafting policies he publishes novels.

He lives along the Ohio River in western Kentucky where mysteries still abound and the tradition of storytelling is as strong as ever.

A graduate of Indiana University, Will is an avid Hoosiers football fan.

Connect with him on his website, willoverby.com, on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter (@Will_Overby).

Average rating: 3.78 · 153 ratings · 31 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Island

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The Killing Vision

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Moon Shadow

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Drum

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Devil's Catacombs

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I know it’s been a while since I posted any updates, and I apologize. Life has a way of stepping in sometimes and showing you who’s boss.


I’m in the middle of a writing workshop right now, this one on building a career, and I’ve just been accepted into a Publishing Master Class workshop that will be held in Oregon in October. Really excited about that one, as it will be taught by Dean Wesley Smi...

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“Remember to have a little faith. When you die, I believe, God isn't going to ask you what you published. God's going to ask you what you wrote.”
T.M. McNally

Sigrid Undset
“All my days I have longed equally to travel the right road and to take my own errant path.”
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Walt Whitman
“I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.”
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“Next to music, beer was best.”
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“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.”
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