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John Stephen Thompson

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Thompson, John Steven 1830933Title: Fiction Writer

Company: Thompson Books

Location: Kirkfield, ON, Canada

A retired microbiologist, Mr. Thompson was inspired to pick up the pen after traveling to Kosova with his wife. From that experience, he wrote his first novel “The Aftermath.” In 2005, he published his fathers’ World War II memoir “Bomber Crew.” Despite pursuing a career in microbiology, Mr. Thompson showed early leanings to the literary world, practicing his humorist style in high school essays. In addition, writing is in his blood, as his father was a newspaper editor while his grandfather was a magazine editor. Read the rest of this entry »

Wanda Thompson

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Wanda Thompson 1567092Title: Proprietor, Author, Editor

Company: WPT Communications

Location: Alberta, Canada

Wanda P. Thompson has been a writer all her life. While she worked in other capacities, taxi driver, chef, secretary, waitress and school bus driver, her passion was always publishing her work. Ms. Thompson published her first article in a newspaper in 1985. Over the years, she has gained a reputation as an author and editor who write books, screenplays and articles, and who will provide editing services to other writers. Ms. Thompson’s works include:”Brian: A New Beginning,” “1924 Wembley Rodeo,” based on her grandfather’s involvement in the rodeo, “The Mighty Transformer,” “Beyond the Sunset,” “The Adventures of Princess Jasmine, and “Joy in the Journey.”  Ms. Thompson likes challenges. If there is something that she would like to do or accomplish, she learns how to do it. She takes opportunities and uses them as stepping stones. All of these skills have helped her in her career as an author. Recognized for her work, Ms. Thompson’s book “Brian: A New Beginning,” was a two-time nominee at the Global eBook Awards. She also won various literary awards throughout her 29-year career. She attributes her success to her perseverance, wanting to make a difference and using challenges as stepping stones to succeed. In the coming years, Ms. Thompson will be a better-known writer, and be speaking to groups to help people find their potential. Read the rest of this entry »