the debut novel from
m. l. Winitsky
A Fly on the Wall
The Discovered Journals of Heinz Linge
Valet to Adolph Hitler
In this immersive epistolary novel, M. L. Winitsky brings elements of magical realism and a rarely seen perspective to the rise and fall of Adolph Hitler, and shows us how the underestimated among us can change the course of history.
M. L. Winitsky
M. L. Winitsky is a former university professor, historian, consultant, and researcher for television living in Southern California. His life-long, academically informed fascination with alternate history at last led to writing A Fly on the Wall, the first in his three-volume magic realism epic.
Articles and Observations from M. L. Winitsky
Scrawl On The Wall
Discovering My Process Writing an Alternate History Epic
M. L. Winitsky shares his particular preference in the ongoing “plotting vs. (seat-of-your-)pantsing” debate on approaches to writing fiction.
Alternate History Inspiration
M. L. Winitsky explores the origins of two classics of alternate history by Philip K. Dick (“The Man in the High Castle”) and Philip Roth (“The Plot Against America”).
An Alternate History Epiphany
Author M. L. Winitsky offers a few clues as to the multiple inspirations behind his upcoming epistolary epic A Fly on the Wall.
(A Fly on the Wall is) as thoroughly entertaining and hypnotic as John Kennedy Toole’s cult classic, A Confederacy of Dunces. Almost against my will, I was pulled into Winitsky’s web. Stunning, entertaining, and consummately worthwhile…
– Hugo N. Gerstl
International Bestselling Author of
Scribe, Against All Odds, and The Wrecking Crew
– Roberta Edgar
eight-time vice-president of the Independent Writers of Southern California