A.R. Williams

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
May 2010


On Average, Endings are More important than Beginnings

The most important beginning, and one of the most important parts of story-telling, is the very beginning of the tale. There is a reason for this. If the very beginning of a story fails—the reader stops reading.

Otherwise, endings generally are more important than beginnings.

What do I mean when I talk about endings?

I mean the full scope of story-telling. The macro and the micro. The macro incl...

Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on April 29, 2019 11:49
Average rating: 4.43 · 14 ratings · 4 reviews · 12 distinct works
Sword and Sorcery Sampler

4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Demon Song

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Dragon Brood War (episo...

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Blessed & The Damned

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Duel on Hakkojji Bridge

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wuxia

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultimate Collection: Volume 1

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultimate Collection

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Untamed Sword: A Sword ...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Untamed Sword: A Sword ...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by A.R. Williams…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Conan Chronic...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Bloodstone
A.R. is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

A.R.’s Recent Updates

" When I was submitting to e-zines and magazines, one thing I noticed was that even though fantasy had a lot more opportunities to publish short stories ...more "
A.R. is now friends with RehamB
" The most important beginning, and one of the most important parts of story-telling, is the very beginning of the tale. There is a reason for this. If ...more "
" I’ve recently thought about the types of villains that appear in fantasy novels. After some thought I came up with twelve villains that frequently app ...more "
" Joseph wrote: "Also of crucial importance: Getting into D&D at around the same time. I never actually played all that much, but I got just as much ...more "
" -quote-

If the genre S&S was not officially titled until 1961 by Leiber and Moorcock (who had been writing it till then), yet he who they credit as
...more "
Topics for May-June 2018 Groupreads. Usually, top two topics are accepted. Your help is needed to populate this poll, vote, and revote later. This poll will start with just two options, but please write-in more... and check back frequently to revote ...more

He voted for: Brak the Barbarian Versus the Sorceress (Brak the Barbarian, #2) by John Jakes Brak the Barbarian Versus the Sorceress series by John Jakes
A.R. wants to read
Witch of the Four Winds / When the Idols Walked by John Jakes
Rate this book
Clear rating
A.R. wants to read
Brak the Barbarian / Mark of the Demons by John Jakes
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of A.R.'s books…
Ayn Rand
“[Dean] “My dear fellow, who will let you?”

[Roark] “That’s not the point. The point is, who will stop me?”
Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

80482 Sword & Sorcery: "An earthier sort of fantasy" — 717 members — last activity 2 hours, 59 min ago
Readers, authors, illustrators, and editors aggregate here to discuss Sword & Sorcery books and related media (movies, comics, blogposts, etc.).
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 94861 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more



Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Lucinda Dear A.R,
Thank you for accepting my friendship request! I look forward to reading and discovering your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda


back to top