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Mr. Wilson followed in his parentís footsteps and became an avid reader and writer.


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Mr. Wilson was born in Biggar, Saskatchewan on August 31, 1938, but raised in Whalley’s Corner, Surrey, British Columbia. Mr. Wilson is married with three children and four grandchildren.

At a very young age, Mr. Wilson followed in his parent’s footsteps and became an avid reader. As a child, his two sisters and five brothers watched their parents tap out stories on an old portable Underwood typewriter. He envied their patience as they wrote and rewrote, typing page after page. Weaver and Isabel Lucy Wilson never became well-known authors, but they were certainly my inspiration.

It wasn’t until his wife, Sarah, purchased their first computer in 1994 that Mr. Wilson became determined to follow his parents and become a writer. Mr. Wilson entered the Surrey Creative Writing Program and began his first attempts at writing. By the time he received his certificate, Mr. Wilson had had numerous articles about growing up in Whalley’s Corner published in the Vancouver Sun, Pioneer News and the Salt’n Paper.

What the young people accomplished in Hungary in 1956 always fascinated him. He had read numerous non-fiction accounts of what took place and decided to write his novel, A Reluctant Revolutionary published by iUniverse in 2007.

The author's second novel Realms of Flimenia Jeremy’s Journey was published by iUniverse in 2008.

Jeremy Striker’s plan to disobey his mother and join his friend on a trip to Disneyland leads to a survival adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. His many hours of living in the fantasy world of his computer game gives him the strength to overcome everything nature throws his way, but to save himself, he first must save the imaginary characters in the game.





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