John Wilson

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Location: Lantzville, BC, Canada

A lifelong passion for history and a fascination with the past—WWI in particular—have led to over 40 historical novels and non-fiction books for kids, teens and adults.

Monday, December 08, 2014

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With the writing students at Vanier in Moose Jaw.
Okay, it's grey and there's a rainfall warning on the island, but it's 50 degrees warmer than when I arrived in Saskatchewan a week ago!
Despite the cold, it was a great tour in Regina and Moose Jaw, Toronto before that, and southern Ontario before that, with brief interspersed stops in Vancouver and Victoria—promoting this years' books: Broken Arrow, Wings of War, Graves of Ice, Bones and the new edition of And in the Morning.
I've only been home for two weeks out of the last eight, but I have given 60 presentations at 32 venues (schools, libraries and conferences) to approximately 6,000 kids. Hopefully that will fill a few Christmas stockings.
Thanks to Orca Publishing for their support and to Tim Horton's for having a outlet on every block in Ontario when I only had 20 minutes between schools.
Bring on the warm rain and the eggnog!