Walter Stoffel is a freelance writer and publisher who specializes in human interest memoirs and fiction. His debut dog rescue memoir, Lance: A Spirit Unbroken, has achieved five-star book review status on three continents. His follow-up book, Arthur: The Beginning is a work of historical fiction that describes a young boy's struggle to survive his childhood. Arthur: The Struggle Continues is the
the dramatic continuation of the Arthur series.
The author has a rich work history that includes mental health crisis screening, real estate sales, and doing time both as a GED teacher and substance abuse counselor inside correctional facilities. For several years, he lived and worked in various South American countries. Most unique occupation: chipping excess concrete off the undersides of bridges in Virginia. All his coworkers were wearing prison stripes.
Mr. Stoffel is a member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, Pennwriters and Barbara's Writing Group, a critiquing association.
When not writing, he loves to read, travel, work out, and watch bad movies.
The author has a B.A. in psychology, is a certified mental health screener and is a credentialed alcoholism and drug counselor. He lives in Canadensis, PA with his wife Clara and their rescued dog Heidi, a Chiweenie(?).
Personal accomplishment: after having hip replacement surgery, Walter entered a marathon and finished it—dead last.