Author Bio



William Long

William Long is a retired businessman based in N. Ireland. With a long and varied career in sales and marketing, running a business designing and promoting branded goods for high profile companies such as Coca Cola. One of his creations is the internationally famous Five Nations Rugby Championship tie, now regarded as a collector’s item.

In the 1960s he worked for Union Carbide, Toronto, which he left to explore the rest of Canada. He contracted to deliver a Volkswagen Beetle to a client in Vancouver, driving alone 3,500 miles to British Columbia. After working there for several months, he teamed up with two others to see more of the country and the USA.

Another drive, involved 2,500 miles from Los Angeles to Miami Port, Florida, to deliver a Toyota Landcruiser for movie producer, George Englund, who was shooting ‘Dark of the Sun’ in Jamaica. After enjoying a spell in Nassau, Bahamas, it was back to Toronto, before returning to N. Ireland.

It was a two-year adventure he sees as a future writing project,

He continued his travels with an interest in ancient cultures, exploring Mexico, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Spain among others, including nearer home, Newgrange in Ireland. Combined with his interests in aviation and space, along with the possibility of other dimensions and new worlds, he created the idea of a series known as ‘The Timecrack Adventures’.

The first two books Timecrack and Copanatec, can be found at BookBaby

He continues to write stories through his blogs which can be seen on the website.