Tag Archives: Woodstock

Another 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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen is now on sale!

I have discovered that for some reason (unbeknownst to me) Amazon has drastically marked down the price of the paperback edition of my novel The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen. Pick up a copy quick while it’s on sale! In my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunflower: A Novel by John Walters – Now Available!

“Sunflower”, my third novel, is now available on Amazon in a print edition here, and in an electronic edition here. This is what the back cover copy says: “In early 1970 a new era, the Age of Aquarius, is dawning. … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, On Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies

Last night I watched a wonderful film called “Pirate Radio”.  I had seen it in Greece a few years ago; the European title is “The Boat That Rocked”.  It’s the story of a time in England when it was illegal … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, On Writing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour by David Bianculli

If I had to pick a decade that was germinal for me I would probably not pick the sixties but the seventies.  I was a teen in the sixties, true, but I was a late bloomer.  I didn’t really absorb … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment