Writing has always been a passion of Peter's but for too many years he
squelched every opportunity he had to do it. In 1996 he decided to
change careers and became a Technical Writer and has been writing ever
His first novel The Crown Prince of Canada was written in 72 hours
at the Great Canadian Winter Novel Writing Marathon, a fundraiser
developed by his long time friend Martin Avery.
His second book, Malinki the Medic was written from notes provided
by his dad about his father's life as a boy in the Second World War
thrust into a Russian POW camp at the tender age of 14.
Canuck GI: The Peculiar Life of a Canadian Soldier is a first hand
account of Peter's life starting as an immature high school student
who enters the Canadian Army to become a man and finds himself in a
surreal world not like anything he has ever seen before.
Peter's first love is writing but he has enjoyed some success as an
actor as well. His love of travel has found him working in Abu Dhabi
in the United Arab Emirates, returning to North America to act in the
odd film and writing novels in his spare time.
"The fun of living in the Middle East is the opportunity it provides
to our five kids to visit another part of the world."
Peter has also used his expertise in writing technical documentation
by developing Simple Simon's Guides. These guides are designed to cut
through the mountain of information available in this information age
and provide the reader with only what they need to know to become
effective in the program.
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Sara Maple has a comfortable life - the only child of a wealthy family - a best friend who does everything she asks - and the admiration of most of her schoolmates. Unfortunately, her temper and "indestructible" attitude quickly place her in a very precarious position.
"The Maple Express" is a powerful novel that captures the author's take on the miracle of the human mind. "The Maple Express" delves into the actions and consequences of a young girl who has never had to take responsibility for her actions before. The story brings the reader into a world where Sara's determination to find her way off the train sends her on an emotional trip that bonds her to her new friends and changes her life forever.
Both young and old readers will love the emotional journey Sara Maple takes them on as she deciphers the obstacles that confront her. Sara's story ends with a surprise twist and leaves the reader with a sense of discovery about his or her own humanity.
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