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NEW NOVEL ON ITS WAY

David Rimer and I have just completed our new French and Indian War novel, AMBUSH IN THE ALLEGHENIES, and have sent it off to the publisher. This adventure is set in the primordial wilderness of colonial Pennsylvania. It details the…

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MP3 Download

Hi folks, just a note to let everyone know that my poetry audio book, UNTIL DEATH DO IMPART, is now available as an MP3 download for only $8. To order now, go to http://cdbaby.com/cd/robertson

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THE BUCKTAILS AT THE DEVIL'S DEN Wins Award

THE BUCKTAILS AT THE DEVIL'S DEN has placed as a "Finalist" in the Best Books 2007 Awards sponsored by USABookNews.com. DEVIL'S DEN was entered in the "Fiction & Literature: Young Adult Fiction" category.

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Bucktail Book Special

I'm currently running a Christmas special on the Bucktail novels. I'll send you all 7 books for $75 postpaid. That's HAYFOOT, STRAWFOOT: THE BUCKTAIL RECRUITS, THE BUCKTAILS' SHENANDOAH MARCH, THE BUCKTAILS: PERILS ON THE PENINSULA, THE BUCKTAILS' ANTIETAM TRIALS, THE…

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Don't Give Up!

If you want to be a writer, perseverance is the name of the game. I started freelancing poetry in the early 1970's and got so many rejection slips from magazines that I could have wallpapered my living room with them…

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How Rimer & Robertson Collaborate

A question I'm often asked is how David Rimer and I collaborate when writing our Bucktail novels. First, I need to emphasis that research and historical accuracy are very important to both of us. We always have the history drive…

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My First Poems

As a lad I attended the Bradford Area School District in Bradford, Pennsylvania, and had some excellent teachers who encouraged my creative side. In 9th grade, Mrs. Mary Ann Johnston raved so much about my "Frank Luke" poem that I…

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I Do Presentations

Hi Everyone, I wanted to mention that I'm still doing presentations for schools, library groups, historical societies, scouting groups, and clubs. I do book talks, talks about the history of the Bucktails, talks about freelance writing, and ghost story readings…

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Thanks to Local Merchants

I wanted to take a minute to thank the local merchants who sold books written by David Rimer and me before anyone ever heard of us. Our books are still available at these fine outlets: the Mansfield University Bookstore in…

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Welcome to Author William P. Robertson's Website

July 4, 2007 Thank you for tuning in to my new website where Bucktails battle and waters boil bloody. I began writing in the 1960's, pouring out my feelings in rhymed verse meant to impress my teenage friends and woo…