Trotter, William R., (Jr.)
TROTTER, William R., (Jr.)
TROTTER, William R., (Jr.). American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Music, Technology, History. Career: First Union National Bank, Charlotte, NC, technical publications editor, 1971-73; World Film Productions, Greensboro, NC, writer and director, 1973-77; City of Greensboro, director of Springfest Arts Festival, 1977- 78; Peaches Records, head buyer in Classical Section, 1978-81; WaldenBooks, Greensboro, bookseller, 1981-83; Platterpus Records, Greensboro, manager, 1983-85; writer and editor, 1985-88; Signal Research Corp., senior writer, 1988-92. Greensboro Sun, associate editor, 1975-81; Northstate Reader, associate editor, book editor, and music editor, 1980-83; North Carolina Independent, contributing editor of "Successful Meetings," 1985-88; Spectator, music editor and feature writer, 1985-88; Carolina Piedmont, contributing editor, 1985-88. Publications: Word Processing, 1974; Life Begins at Forte: The Conductor as Musical Hobo, 1982-83; (with R.W. Newsom) Deadly Kin, 1988; The Civil War in North Carolina, Vol I: Silk Flags and Cold Steel, 1988, Vol II: Bushwhackers!, 1989, Vol III: Iron- clads and Columbiads, 1989; A Frozen Hell: The Story of the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940, 1991; Winter Fire (novel), 1993; Priest of Music: The Life of Dimitri Mitropoulous, 1995; Close Combat, 1996; Microsoft Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far, 1998. Contributor of articles, stories, and reviews to magazines and newspapers. Address: 717 North Church St., Greensboro, NC 27401, U.S.A.