Warrior of Light

Tim Matthias has only ever known the peace of the South, but that peace is shattered when a group of mysterious creatures destroys his home. In search of answers, Tim discovers the poisoned wastelands of the North, where the Dark Lord Zadinn Kanas rules over all. It is here that Tim joins forces with a band of freedom fighters on a quest to find the Army of Kah’lash, a mythical force destined to serve those in need. At the same time, Tim must learn to use the magic of the Lifesource, for he is the Warrior of Light. As Tim struggles to accept his destiny, those around him must battle their way across the North, seeking a means to wage one last, desperate stand against Zadinn and his armies …

“An epic journey worth taking.” – Kirkus Reviews

“The scenery is vivid … the battles are ferocious … a thrill to read.” – Vandimag

“Heart-stopping … I’m eager to see what else comes from the pen of William Heinzen.” – Danielle Lincoln Hanna, author of Mailboat

…and introducing the sequel, “City of Darkness”, now available on Amazon! Get your copy today!

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Upcoming Events 

iMagicon: April 26-28, 2019 (Minot, ND)

I will be in serving on panels and selling in artist’s alley at iMagicon in Minot, ND! This is my favorite convention each year. Dates are April 26-28. To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Bis-Con: May 4, 2019 (Bismarck, ND)

I will be serving as a panelist as well as a vendor at Bismarck’s third annual comic convention, Bis-Con, in Bismarck, ND on May 4th. To find out more about the convention, visit their Facebook page here.

Florida SuperCon: July 4-7, 2019 (Miami, FL)

I will be in Miami, FL, for Florida SuperCon from July 4-7. I will have a table in artist’s alley, with panelist apperances TBD. To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Tampa Bay Comic Convention: August 2-4, 2019 (Tampa, FL)

I will be returning to Tampa Bay Comic Convention for my third year in artist alley on August 2-4, 2019! Panelist appearences TBD. To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

ValleyCon: October 18-20 (Fargo, ND)

Now in its 45th year, ValleyCon is North Dakota’s longest running popular culture convention. I will be attending in artist’s alley and serving as a panelist from Oct 18-20 in Fargo, ND! To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Future Events

I am always interested in hosting future events! If you would like me to host a signing at your book store, or speak to your writing class or book club, contact me!

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