Welcome

You’ve arrived at the hub for the work of William Brust, fantasy author, comic book creator, and conjurer of cheap tricks. What would you like to do?

READ THE BLOG

The Optimists’s Umbrella is a blog about writing, mainly. Also touches on superheroes, philosophy, and other fun stuff.

GET UPDATES ON THE BOOK

Tang of Fate is an epic fantasy novel for kids ages 8-12 and is at the 95% mark as of 10/4/20.

PROCURE YOUR SERVICES

In addition to my creative work, I love to perform fundraising writing for non-profits. Feel free to reach out if you have a project that needs funding. I’ve worked on government grants, private foundation grants, and corporate grants from the research stage through final submission.

ENJOY THE COMIC

Bubblegum-Man is a superhero comic about a man transformed by science into living bubblegum. He fights crime in Atlanta with his friends an immortal Spaniard Captain Road-kill, mad scientist Dr. Den, and the incredible Egg-Man.

WATCH A VIDEO

My Youtube channel is where I post stop-motion videos of action figures and LEGO. Sometimes I do nature videos. Eventually, I’ll get some #AuthorTube videos up.