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Dave Wickenden grabs life by the reins and doesn't let go. Before joining the Canadian Fire Service, he served in the Canadian Armed Forces. He's as comfortable with a rocket launcher as with a fire hose. His protagonists often find themselves enlisted as rescuers and crisis managers. Like them, Dave has knelt beside dead bodies. Using CPR and a defibrillator, he has saved six lives.

At home in Canada, Dave loves to cook, read and draw. He ran his own home-based art business, creating highly detailed wood-and-paper burnings, a technique called "pyrography." One of his pictures of former Prime Minister Jean Chretien graces the walls of Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

Dave and his wife Gina are parents to three boys and three grandsons. His two youngest
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Dave Wickenden I am currently working on two sequels. The first will follow IN DEFENSE OF INNOCENCE while the other will follow my third and as yet, unpublished…moreI am currently working on two sequels. The first will follow IN DEFENSE OF INNOCENCE while the other will follow my third and as yet, unpublished story, MAD DOG which deals with a group of friends in 1975 in my own hometown of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.(less)
Dave Wickenden I try to have a least two projects. If nothing is happening with one, I switch to the other. Sometimes you need a break. don't worry, your…moreI try to have a least two projects. If nothing is happening with one, I switch to the other. Sometimes you need a break. don't worry, your subconscious is working on getting you beyond the stumbling block that you were having trouble with and it will work it out. But there is no reason to sit around and do nothing.
There is always social media, blogging, outlining - if you do that (I don't) researching or reading (Never forget reading)
There is always a lot to do if you get yourself stuck. You may find inspiration anywhere.
Don't give up!
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Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?

Hi, I’m Dave Wickenden and I am 56 yrs old.

Fiona: Where are you from?

I hail from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

Fiona: A little about your self (ie, your education, family life, etc.).

I’m a retired Deputy Fire Chief with 31 years of service. I am married with three sons and three grandsons (we... Read more of this blog post »
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