Status: Chapter 11 of "The Drustone" uploaded. (5 days ago)

WilsonGill

Name Harold Wilson
Location Montreal
Member Since Sep 13, 2012
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My name is Harold Wilson. No I am not related! Born in England, I emigrated to Canada when I was twenty-two to take up a teaching position. During my teaching career  I developed a highly successful approach to the teaching of chemistry (P.S.Chem.), published articles in various journals, and co-authored a book - The Role of Solvents in Chemical Reactions ( Not exactly a best seller). Tired of always writing in scientific style (impersonal) I joined a writing group.   Initially I attempted a series of memoirs meant for family consumption(Oh Henry!). Encouraged by the response of group members,I self-published these short stories.I have since written six novels, without ever attempting to publish. 
      1. The Drustone - A humorous  "Historical Fiction" unlike any other.
      2. End of the Line- The tragic story of an English family who emigrated to Canada in the 1920s
      3. Myrite - A political satire
      4. A Tanner Each Way
      5. The Chiron Conspiracy. 
      6. Inheritance - a teenage romance set in England during the swinging sixties.

The completed version of "Inheritance" is now available on WP but will soon be removed for revision. 
 The serialization of "End of the Line" is almost complete. 
4 and 5, stories featuring an inept village policeman,  have been accepted for publication.

Works

The Drustone

The Drustone

Historical Fiction #767
11 parts / 22 pages, updated Apr 18, 2014G
"Antiquities of Furness", first published in 1769 purports to give the definitive History of this region of England from the Stone Age to the middle of the eightee... read more
333 reads votes 70 comments 74
End of the Line

End of the Line

37 parts / 95 pages, updated Feb 21, 2014PGCompleted
During her last years my cousin Anne devoted a great deal of time to researching family history. On her death I inherited a black box file bearing the name , William Bens... read more
9,276 reads votes 362 comments 240
The Geese are Getting Fat

The Geese are Getting Fat

3 pages, updated Dec 04, 2013GCompleted
Another humorous short story involving the three schoolboys Rev, P.C. and Henry. These boys along with their fun-loving Uncle are the main characters in the soon to be uploaded novel "The Drustone."
35 reads votes 6 comments 7
Fancy Dress

Fancy Dress

3 pages, updated Jun 24, 2013Completed
I have written several short stories relating the misadventures of three young boys who lived in Northern England in the years just after the end of WWII. Throughout the sto... read more
73 reads votes 5 comments 10
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