About Joseph
Value Speak
Christmas on Mill Street
Why A Website?

About Joseph

Joseph Walker began his professional writing career in 1980 as a staff writer for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, eventually becoming that newspaper’s television and live theater critic.

Doing It Right

Janelle was running late for work, so she just had time for a quick look at herself in the mirror as she was going out the door. What she saw there made her stop dead in her tracks. Her white blouse was — shudder! — wrinkled.

Christmas on Mill Street

Readers will laugh out loud at the adventures and many poignant lessons leading up to Christmas Day and Sam’s eventual duel with Mill Street. Christmas on Mill Street is a delightful and inspirational family gift for this holiday season.

Why a Website?

For years people have been asking me: “Do you have a Web site?” At first this question was met with the same glassy look I usually reserve for my brother-in-law when he starts talking about auto mechanics or plumbing.

The Latest & Greatest

January 22nd, 2015 at 11:19 pm

Nile isn’t a good speechwriter – he’s a great speechwriter. He works in an industry that isn’t really known for elegant syntax and passionate prose. The people with whom he works are super smart, and amazing at being able to figure stuff out. But put them in front of an audience to explain that stuff […]

January 16th, 2015 at 1:48 am

Dee was feisty. Just ask the kids she grew up with in post-World War II Virginia. “I used to fight a lot,” she told me when I interviewed her for a newspaper story a few years ago. “Even though I was one of the shortest kids, I wouldn’t back down from anyone.” For example, she […]

January 9th, 2015 at 2:38 am

I’m a sucker for lists. I see a list on some website – you know, the 25 best this, or the 10 worst that – and I’m on it, pointing and clicking feverishly until I’ve consumed every bit of ordered information. I even have a list about lists. It’s called The Top Three Things I […]

January 2nd, 2015 at 12:15 am

We Walkers are word people. It isn’t just what we do, it’s who we are. Among my five children and their respective spouses we have a poet, an attorney, three journalists, two actors/producers, several students and all manner of writers. We do words – personally and professionally. We write. We talk. We argue. And then […]

December 26th, 2014 at 5:15 am

I hate New Year’s Eve. I really do. I can’t help it. Every New Year’s Eve, my conscience thinks it has to do one of those “Year in Review” numbers on me. And for some reason, it always seems to play like a sports blooper reel. Let’s go to the video tape: – “Here’s Joe […]