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Hey there!

William Pauley III here. I write weird stories for adverous readers. This isn't the kind of stuff you'll find in bookstores!

Check it out and see for yourself:

As my friend Gabino Igelsias (author of The Devil Takes You Home) once said, "The beauty of Pauley’s work is that he makes the reader (relatively) comfortable with these fun, weird elements and then injects the narrative with short bursts of deep thinking and questions that cut to the marrow of human nature."

This Substack is a direct feed of all the things crawling around inside my brain. Come on and get weird. Subscribe today!

Why subscribe?

It’s free! All subscribers get access to the weekly newsletter. Never miss an update!

If you’re only interested in becoming a free subscriber (nothing wrong with that at all! Glad to have you!), then you’ll only have access to the first section of the newsletter (published every Sunday) and the audible Storytime! posts (published every Monday).

So, what are you waiting for? Subscribe now!

Why become a paid subscriber?

I used to publish my work traditionally through many (great) indie publishers, but the publishing game has changed so much over the last 15 years that it doesn’t make much financial sense to go that route anymore. This is, it seems, the future of creative writing. By becoming a paid subscriber, you’ll be directly contributing to all of my creative endeavors, and I am beyond grateful for your support!

For those of you interested in becoming a paid subscriber (for a low monthly fee), you’ll not only get the freebie section of the newsletter, but you’ll also have exclusive access to the paid section of the newsletter, which includes bonus content (more personal/transparent content, articles, mini-comics, puzzles, etc — every week is something different).

You’ll also get the audible Storytime! posts (every Monday) as well as access to an experimental project called, Choose Your Own Mindfuck: A Night in Eighth Block Tower where you’ll get to explore the oddities roaming withing the radiation-filled walls of Eighth Block Tower! Choose your own fate in this mind-bending adventure!

Also, paid subscribers have instant access to the entire Doom Fiction catalog! All audiobooks! All PDFs! As well as a slew of exclusive art and articles not available to free subscribers!

You'll have access to all of this:

Thank you, thank you, thank you for your support! I can’t say it enough.

Why become a VIP subscriber?

You would have to be absolutely insane to purchase this.

Let me tell you why…

Being a writer, I write often (duh). I’ve been cracking at it most of my life, and professionally for nearly two decades now. I have a system that works for me. This subscription tier will give you ultimate access to my creative process.

I will share with you not only my daily progress, but also an exclusive look at everything I wrote that day (warts and all!), oh, and any notes from my notebook that may have assisted me during that particular session. 

Total transparency. 

This is the absolute closest you can get to sitting on my lap as I write every day. I totally understand that not everyone is interested in that particular (peculiar) perspective, and that’s more than fine! I’m honestly a little nervous to share these things, but…why the hell not? It could help me be more productive. It could help you, too. Probably. Maybe. I don’t know. Probably not.

Whether I have five writing sessions a week or only two, I promise to show you every bloody bit, no matter how excruciating and embarrassing it may be for me.

Should be a good time!


On second thought, please don’t become a VIP subscriber.

VIP subscribers have instant access to all paid content as well as everything listed here.

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Psychedelic stories for adventurous readers. Proceed with caution.


Writer. Lexington, KY. You don't know me, and you don't know anyone who does.