JM Williams

JM Williams


Author, Historian, Teacher, Veteran. JM Williams is the author of Call of the Guardian, The Nightingale, A Storm in New London, and many other works. He has a particular fondness for action, enjoying stories that start fast and never lose their momentum. His influences derive more from visual media than literature and include Terry Pratchett, Sam Raimi, Joss Whedon, and the police procedural TV genre. Williams has had more than thirty short fiction pieces published in a wide range of magazines and anthologies including Left Hand Publishers’s Beautiful Lies Painful Truths Anthology, and Bards and Sages’s Great Tome of Magicians, Necromancers, and Mystics and has also earned two Honorable Mentions in the Writers of the Future Contest and was the winner of Fiction Vortex’s 2017 Winter StoryVerse Contest. Williams currently lives in Korea with his wife and an unmentionable number of cats.

  • Books

    Discworld, Sword of Truth, Heir to the Empire, Lord of the Rings, Sapiens

  • Film

    Deadpool 2, The Shape of Water, Star Wars, Aliens, Lady in the Water, Willow, Black Hawk Down

  • Shows

    Ghost in the Shell, Firefly, Black Sails, Hercules/Xena, The Expanse, Vikings

  • Music

    Anything in its place, but most often American Rock and Korean Hiphop

  • Games

    Magic: the Gathering, Mass Effect, Deus Ex, Borderlands, Chrono Trigger, Table Top RPGs, Dominion (card game)
  • Characters

    Odric Master Tactician, The City Watch, Ivar the Boneless, Detective Joe Miller, Commander Shepard, Motoko Kusanagi