Swordsmaster4JD1BrokenDownCoverWilliam Mangieri writes mostly speculative fiction (that’s science fiction, fantasy and <light> horror), although he also has a detective series with a soft sci-fi element (Detective Jimmy Delaney.)

He completed writing and publishing his first novel (Swordsmaster) in 2019; prior to this, he has honed his skills on short fiction. He has been published in Daily Science Fiction and The Arcanist, and his stories have earned five Honorable Mentions and a Silver Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest (including “Purr Mission”, the starter for his Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series.)



Reaching Out

William Mangieri’s writing has been published on Daily Science Fiction and The Arcanist. His ninety or so short stories and related collections can be found at several online retailers, including, but not limited to:

Want to help me make a go of this writing gig WITHOUT IT COSTING YOU A PENNY? I’m in the Amazon Affiliates program, so any time you click one of the links I provide here to my books on Amazon, and then make a purchase of something like, say, a TV, I get a small percentage of Amazon’s profit. So PLEASE consider using one of my links to get to Amazon before you make that next purchase. Thanx!


or on twitter: @WilliaMangieri

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  1. Good morning,

    Thank you for “A Background Poorly Written” – as a fellow writer, I feel the same way and as such the story struck precisely the right note.

    Best Regards,

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    • Thanx, Andrew – glad it connected with you!
      It took me a while to realize I wasn’t the only writer out there who didn’t know where a story was going until it got there. For me, it’s almost like I’m reading someone else’s tale, and I get to be surprised when I’m hearing it for the first time; it’s a big part of what makes writing fun for me.


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