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A Second Look: Fear or Be Feared: Fantasies

A teenage girl climbing Mount Olympus with friends becomes possessed by an ancient Greek god who uses her as an instrument of vengeance.  A young artist pursued by her abusive stepfather is recruited to join a society of people linked … Continue reading

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Books Make Great Gifts

For some traditional reason, after Thanksgiving has come and gone, people commence a search for holiday gifts for family members, relatives, friends, acquaintances, in-laws, outlaws, colleagues, and sometimes total strangers. If you’re looking for fun, sophisticated, lively, intense, flamboyant, and … Continue reading

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Check Out My Patreon Page!

My Patreon page went live in early September 2018, so come on over and have a look. Here’s a link to it: John Walters Creates Fiction and Memoirs. You can also find it by clicking on the icon labeled “Become … Continue reading

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Ride or Pi

Check out this amazing but true story: Samuel Nestor Walters (my son), born in Bangladesh to an American father and Greek mother, educated in Greek-language schools, at age 19 decided to embrace his American heritage and join the U.S. Navy. … Continue reading

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A Second Look: Sunflower: A Novel

A sequel of sorts to The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen:  In early 1970 a new era, the Age of Aquarius, seems to be dawning. Penny, who adopted the name of Sunflower on the way to the Woodstock Music and Arts … Continue reading

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A Second Look: The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen

My second novel:  Sarah Tabitha Jones, a twenty-year-old fascinated by the youth culture of the late 1960s, leaves her middle-class home and wanders to a wilderness commune and then to the Haight/Ashbury in search of truth. On the way she … Continue reading

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A Second Look: America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad

A memoir of my culture shock after living for many years overseas. Here’s the back cover copy:  In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, … Continue reading

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“Escape Strategies” in Aftermath: Explorations of Loss and Grief

Radix Media has recently held book launches on the east and west coasts for its anthology Aftermath: Explorations of Loss and Grief, which contains my short story “Escape Strategies.” It’s a beautifully designed book containing short stories, memoirs, comics, illustrations, … Continue reading

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“Dark Mirrors” in Alien Invasion: Short Stories

I’m pleased to announce that one of my personal favorites among my short stories, “Dark Mirrors,” has just been reprinted in a hardcover anthology with a beautiful embossed cover called Alien Invasion: Short Stories. It’s part of the impressive Gothic … Continue reading

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A Second Look: Dark Mirrors: Dystopian Tales

When it malfunctions, a teacher discovers a microchip implanted within her forehead which was designed to eradicate her free will.  She determines to rescue the orphaned children in her care from a similar fate. In the aftermath of a conflict … Continue reading

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