Bill and Sandra are a husband/wife writing duo and claim they seldom disagree. They each have a favorite saying about writing:
“To anyone who has ever considered writing, there is only one way—ass in seat.” – Bill
“The strongest drive is neither love nor hate; it is the urge to edit another’s copy.” – Sandra
Bill is an award-winning author with 22 nonfiction books to his credit; 10 written with Sandra. His writing and publishing career spans six decades and his signature writing style is described as sparse, straightforward, and “just the facts, ma’am” journalistic. Books by Bill and Sandra
In the words of Barnaby Conrad, founder of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference: “Bill McGee is no armchair historian … He’s lived what he writes about whether it’s joining the Navy in ’42 at age seventeen simply to get into the fight, or cowboying in the West in the postwar ’40s, or working in broadcasting in the early days of 1950s and ’60s television.”
Sandra’s writing career began in the 1990s as a publicist for the performing arts. In 2000, she joined forces with Bill and to date they have co-authored ten books.
Charles Champlin, the late film critic and arts editor of The Los Angeles Times, wrote: “Though too young to have experienced an era firsthand, Sandra McGee immerses herself in the subject and captures in her writing the essence of the time.”
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