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Don’t Write that Book! Notes on Writing “Slay the Dragon”

Random Notes on Writing Slay the Dragon: An Adam Weldon Thriller by William McGinnis  “Don’t write that book! Don’t do it! Something might happen to you!” My Chinese friend knew whereof he spoke. Having lived under Chinese communist rule for 24 years—and then, as a member of the Chinese diaspora, having chafed under its influence

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5 Star Review from Novels Alive

The Description: A police officer is brutally murdered in a “mostly peaceful” Oakland protest. City hall shuts down any serious investigation of the heinous crime. Ex-Navy SEAL Adam Weldon and his cop buddy BC take up the search for the killers only to find themselves hunted, outmatched, and at risk of being killed at any

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Slay the Dragon wins Literary Titan Gold Five Star Award

The Literary Titan Gold Award is bestowed on books that we found to be perfect in their delivery of original content, utilizing fresh themes to convey innovative ideas, and deftly use elegant prose to transform words into expertly written literature. Slay The Dragon by William McGinnis is a compelling thriller novel with

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Ken Streater’s Good Change Podcast Interviews William McGinnis

Pondering Leadership, Writing, and the Beauty of Life’s Voyage a Conversation with William McGinnis In 1975, William “Bill” McGinnis wrote the New York Times Bestseller, “Whitewater Rafting,” which has become the bible of boating wild rivers. After that, Bill created Whitewater Voyages, one of the most successful rafting companies on earth. It was founded on

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Bill featured in CanoeKayak.com Legends of Rafting Article

Legends of Rafting: Bill McGinnis CanoeKayak.com  May 24, 2017 http://www.canoekayak.com/inflatables/legends-rafting-bill-mcginnis/ Interview by Tyler Williams // Portraits by Rommi Linnik Bill McGinnis helped take commercial boating from its crude roots to the polished professionalism it practices today. In 1975, McGinnis wrote Whitewater Rafting, the first source on the techniques of the sport. That same year,

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How to Find the Courage to Raft

December 1, 2001 Sierra Escape - By William McGinnis For people new to rafting, the thought of floating down through the swirling currents and surging, cresting waves of an actual wild river in an inflatable rubber boat composed mainly of thin air no less can be a daunting prospect. Such fears are entirely normal. In

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Rapid Change

March 12, 2001 Fresno Bee, Business Section California's largest rafting company, Whitewater Voyages, has bought Spirit Kings River Whitewater for an undisclosed sum. The purchase enables El Sobrante-based Whitewater Voyages to guide one- and two-day rafting trips on the Kings River in the Sierra and Sequoia national forests east of Fresno. The Kings River is

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Whitewater Grows

March 7, 2001 San Francisco Chronicle - Business Digest Section California's biggest river-rafting company just got bigger. Whitewater Voyages of El Sobrante has purchased Spirit Kings River Whitewater, giving the company access to popular runs on the Kings River in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests east of Fresno. Whitewater Voyages logs 16,000 to 20,000

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Work That Isn’t

Come downstream with whitewater wizard Bill McGinnis. October 1, 1999 MyPrimeTime.com - By Kyle Noone MyPrimeTime.com -- Bill McGinnis spent his college summers putting on far-flung river adventures with friends, his genuine love of the outdoors pushing his spirit to explore. One day he took out an ad in the paper: "River explorer/writer needs people

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