Wanker Crosses the Pond – Chapter 1

Coming to America by Alan Wills I awake with a start, not remembering where I am. A pair of red lips are by my cheek whispering something in my ear but my mind is slow to comprehend “….said I think you should cover your wife.” As the flight attendants lips move away, they are smiling … Continue reading Wanker Crosses the Pond – Chapter 1

Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 3

Athletes and Growing Pains It’s a short bike ride down Low Hall Lane from our road, past the war time allotments where neighbors still grow vegetables, to the green playing fields and swings of St. James Park.  To the left of the park is the smelly ugliness of the city dump, a sad place where … Continue reading Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 3

Confessions of a Wanker – Book 2, Chapter 42

The Dreaded Miss Heathcliff When I arrive at the store, at five-thirty P.M, I see Danny at his workbench; head slumped down over a typewriter. I know Miss Heathcliff is running him ragged.  He has been looking very tired and very pale lately. “You asleep on the bloody job Danny?” “I ain’t feeling so ‘ot, … Continue reading Confessions of a Wanker – Book 2, Chapter 42

Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Based on a true story of a boy’s coming of age in London’s East End   Chapter 2     Living in Two Worlds Me best mate Dave lives four houses up on our side, and Danny Silver, who’s a bit of a wanker, lives opposite him.  Everyone knows everyone’s business in our … Continue reading Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 2

Looking Back Through Generations

How soundly he sleeps – this sixteen year old teenager. In a minute or two the alarm will ring its head off, announcing four A.M.  He will awake with a start, and still feel very tired. This is a normal feeling for him. This boy works eight hours every week day as an apprentice, learning … Continue reading Looking Back Through Generations

Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 1

by Alan Wills Based on a true story of a boy’s coming of age in London’s East End Wanker: British Slang 1.  An endearing term between mates 2. A Con-Man or Jerk 3. Masturbator  This auto-biographical novel is shockingly explicit, very real, and filled with humor. Readers will pass through the tough Cockney East End … Continue reading Confessions of a Wanker – Book 1, Chapter 1

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Welcome to Authors Preview WRITINGS:  Contribute your Writings to showcase your short story, poem, or chapter of your book – and receive feedback from readers of Authors Preview.   AUTHORS:  Enjoy reading a brief biography of the contributing authors.  HOW-TO SUBMIT:  To contribute your Writings, select and complete the Submission Form.   ALAN’S BLOG:  the … Continue reading Home Page

Valentine’s Day Potluck

Valentine’s Day Pot Luck Brunch for Writers: The Writing Group of Woodland Hills, CA, plus some members of California Writers Club – San Fernando Valley Chapter. The famous Life Style writing coach, Bernard Selling, center in the visor, spoke about adding “Internal Thoughts and Feelings” to improve any story, for which he received a prize. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Potluck

Calabasas Fire June 4, 2016

  We want you to know we are OK now – and our house was spared from the fire. Yesterday at 4:10 PM June 4, 2016 our electricity went off for a couple minutes – and then came back on.  A few blocks away an SUV ran into a power pole, knocking off the transformer causing … Continue reading Calabasas Fire June 4, 2016