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by Author Walter G. Meyer~

 

 


About Walter

Walter G. Meyer started his writing career early, winning a short story contest when he was in 4th grade. He later wrote for the elementary school and went on to be one of the editors of the his high school paper and began his professional career in ninth grade, freelancing for the local newspaper in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. At Penn State how worked for The Daily Collegian and after graduating he started freelancing for some local media including the now defunct Pittsburgh Press Magazine and Pittsburgher Magazine.

 

His work has also appeared in numerous other newspapers and magazines including Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Pittsburgh, Orange Coast, the Orange County Register and Westways. He has co-written two published nonfiction books-- Going for the Green: Selling in the 21st Century, a how-to book in the form of a novel which teaches corporate sales people the proper way to sell and Day is Ending: a doctor’s love shattered by Alzheimer’s disease, a true story of devotion in the face of hardship which was optioned to possibly be a television movie and another script he wrote is under optioxcn-- Trailblazing, the true story of the first openly gay high coach in the US.

 

A play which he co-wrote, GAM3RS, has been produced in New York to rave reviews and also received a great reception in performances at MIT and elsewhere and has now being made into a web series.

 

Mr. Meyer’s novel Rounding Third was published just before the teen bullying crisis started making the news and he received numerous requests to write about the topic for newspapers including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and San Diego Union-Tribune and to speak around the country at libraries and community centers and colleges including Arizona State, Penn State, San Diego State, West Virginia, and SUNY-Jamestown. He is certified by the national nonprofit “No Bully” to conduct anti-bullying interventions in schools.

 

He is currently at work on Triple Play, the sequel to Rounding Third, and on a nonfiction book, The Good from the Grief: kindness and generosity in the aftermath of September 11.


You can learn more about him and read some of his work at waltergmeyer.com.


 
6/1/15
 
 
 
 
Walter G. Meyer is a freelance writer and the author of the gay novel, Rounding Third.