My goal is to create books with complex characters of diverse genders, races and ethnicity, each having the opportunity for self-examination on a deep, personal level while facing realistic life challenges.
The tales are peopled with characters whose details are drawn from personal experience and interactions with people from different backgrounds to understand and respect their physical, cultural and emotional lives. From this, fictional characters are created who stand against prejudice and harassment, promote dignity for everyone, confronting bigotry from sexism, racism, misogyny and religious intolerance and discoverer strength inside when hope fails.
I am a member of the Writers' Union of Canada, representing Canadian authors such as Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje, as well as the Canadian Freelance Guild and the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, where I sit on the Writer's Council.
Diana Tibert wrote an article on her blog about Half Awakened Dreams: Volume II of the Carandir Saga. https://dianetibert.com/2020/10/21/wednesdays-word-david-a-wimsett-presents-half-awakened-dreams/
Dragons Unremembered and Half Awakened Dreams were presented at the 2020 Frankfurt International Book Fair, October 12th through the 18th, 2020. This is the largest show of its kind in the world. Publishers from around the world gathered online this year to seek international rights for translation.
My short story “THE HELL OF IT” was a runner up in the Askance Publishing Winter Short Story Competition. https://askancepublishing.wordpress.com/the-hell-of-it/
In addition fiction, I offer professional writing services for businesses, university and governments providing articles, product reviews, business plans, security plans and more.
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