University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

William T Lynam

Bill Lynam is a writer and publisher. His latest book is "Steampunk Mashup: A Collection of Victorian Adventures." These short stories take place worldwide. His "Footloose Pilgrims: A Journal of Moped Travels Through Europe" is a coming of age narrative during the middle 1950's. Both on Amazon and Kindle.

Currently he is working on two childrens books: "Bernie, The Flying Squirrel" and "Tommy and Tina, Two Red Foxes Go Traveling." In development is a historical fiction novel based on a Canadian relative who became an officer in the Confederate Army.

Bill taught and wrote text books, short stories, travel, memoir, nonfiction, video scripts and newspaper aricles. He and his wife Maria, live in Prescott, AZ.

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Footloose Pilgrims: A Journal of Moped Travel Through Europe
August 2014
ISBN 9781499066012
Hardcover, 330 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

mo ped moh ped noun 1 A low power lightweight motorized bicycle that can be pedalled Two brothers moped their way into adventures through Europe in the mid 1950 s on 5 a day They meet the natives fight the elements the topography and swear at their machines while getting to their destination Along the way they encounter friends and foes they learn about the high price for running over a farmer s laying hen in Belgium go where no tourist is supposed to go in Italy walk in the night mist with Irish tinkers challenge Franco s Spanish Guardia Civil converse in a language unknown to man while under the influence with Portuguese University students are entertained by recollections of America by a retired Free French aviator cross the Austrian Alps in a howling snowstorm with red hot engines as they daily move into new territory Dick and Bill Lynam s peripatetic journey across Western Europe is filled with observations anecdotal comments reflections on the people and summaries of current and recent history and political events in the countries they visited

Steampunk Mashup: A Collection of Victorian Adventures
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Puyup Publishing
April 2017
ISBN 9780991257409
Paperback, 126 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Steampunk Mashup—Fifteen stories of high adventure during the Victorian era. They include: “Danny,” a Canadian pickpocket with a magic watch and a mission; “The Experiment,” a Boston science newspaper writer covering a Paris conference winds up spying; “Fossicking,” a shanghaied Aussie jumps ship in Los Angeles looking for flotsam, jetsam and lagan, and gets more than he expected; “The Curse,” royalty gets in trouble ignoring a taboo; “The Duello,” a western dust-up resulting in a strange duel; “Twinkle Toes,” an Icelandic lady becomes British royalty by means of an invention; “The Séance,” a ghost buster and a spirit solve a problem. More/less

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