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Attention, Saskatchewan Teachers, Librarians, and Community Organizations! Invite DriverWorks Ink author-publisher Deana Driver or DriverWorks Ink authors Mary Harelkin Bishop, Janice Howden, or Jane Smith to present to your classroom or group virtually or in person (if safe to do so) through the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild Author Readings Program. Host Organizations pay a nominal fee. Book now!
- Deana Driver is an author of five non-fiction books including Never Leave Your Wingman: Dionne and Graham Warner's Story of Hope and The Sailor and the Christmas Trees: A True Story. She contributed pieces to eight other non-fiction books including two volumes of Flight: Stories of Canadian Aviation, two volumes of Fun On The Farm: True Tales of Farm Life, and Cream Money: Stories of Prairie People.
- Mary Harelkin Bishop is the author of kids' fiction books Tunnels of Time: Moose Jaw Time travel Adventure #1, Skye Bird and the Eagle Feather, Mistasiniy: Buffalo Rubbing Stone, Seeds of Hope: A Prairie Story, and the creative non-fiction children's book Gina's Wheels. She also contributed pieces to Fun On The Farm.
- Janice Howden is the author of the kids' creative non-fiction book Rescued. She also contributed pieces to Cream Money and both Fun On The Farm volumes.
- Jane Smith is the author of the non-fiction picture book Murphy Mondays: The First St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog in a Canadian Emergency Room.
19 of our books are available as e-books
Four of the titles (Tunnels of Time, Flight Volume 1, Flight Volume 2, Skye Bird and the Eagle Feather) are available only from Kobo, Apple, Amazon, and Overdrive.
Four of our books are available as downloadable pdfs. Order Lisa Driver's 3 books as e-book pdfs by contacting the author. Order the script for Santa Claus Wore Green by emailing DriverWorks Ink.
The remaining 11 titles in the photo of our e-books are available from Kobo, Amazon Kindle, Apple, or other e-book retailers. Search the book vendor's site by book title or author name.
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Obituary and news articles about inspiring 9-time cancer survivor Dionne Warner
On February 1, 2021, the remarkable life of Dionne Warner came to an end. Since her first cancer diagnosis in 1995, Dionne chose to be upbeat, positive, and grateful for every moment of every day, and she encouraged all of us to do so too. In a rejuvenating, fun-loving way, Dionne shared these concepts with thousands of people in Canada and around the world. I am honoured to have written and published part of her story in Never Leave Your Wingman - Dionne and Graham Warner's Story of Hope.
My deepest condolences to her wingman, Graham, and their family and many friends. Dionne was much loved and will be sorely missed.
This eloquent obituary was written by Graham and Dionne Warner.
An article in the Regina Leader-Post shares some of Dionne's journey.
An article by CBC Saskatchewan shares part of Dionne's story too.
Fly high and free, Angel D! Thank you for the light you shone in our lives. We will never forget you.
Tunnels of Time - Moose Jaw Time Travel Adventure #1
by Mary Harelkin Bishop
Updated & republished by DriverWorks Ink
Instead of enjoying a school trip to the mountains, thirteen-year-old Andrea has to attend her cousin’s boring wedding in boring Moose Jaw. Then she accidentally falls into one of the mysterious tunnels beneath the city and discovers she’s travelled back in time to the 1920s and those dangerous days of the city's underground. Can Andrea outwit the gangsters who are forcing her to work for them in this frightening world? And can she ever find her way back to her family? This updated and republished first book of the Canadian bestselling children’s adventure series features updated language, shorter chapters for easier reading and read alouds, 12 black and white illustrations, and sections for historical notes, ask the author, and discussion questions.
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Santa Claus Wore Green - a play script for all ages by Georgia Joorisity
A musical Christmas play for schools and community groups. For 14 or more characters, suitable for all ages of performers and audience. Includes songs and song parodies of special interest to anyone who enjoys Santa Claus and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Produced with song permissions.
Keywords: Christmas, Saskatchewan Roughriders, North Pole, John Deere.
Acts: 1 act, 4 scenes. Run time: 30 to 45 minutes
Suitable for actors: age 8+
Read more on our Fiction page.
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Volume 2 of Flight: Stories of Canadian Aviation by Deana J. Driver and Contributors
Cowpies and animal obstacles on the runway, falling aircraft parts, and annoying passengers are among the fascinating true stories in this second volume of the Flight series. A flying bishop, flights into gas well fire zones in Iran, freezing flights in Arctic Canada, and troubles with a French Concorde are told by pilots and other aviation personnel in this second volume celebrating Canada's aviation industry.
Read more on our Non-fiction page.
Order on our Shop page.
Thank you to Creative Saskatchewan
DriverWorks Ink is grateful to Creative Saskatchewan for Book Publishing Production grants supporting Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the Flight series and a 2020-2021 Marketing and Export Development grant.
Congratulations to Bryce Burnett, author of Horses, Dogs and Wives, on his Fourth Place win in the Cowboy Poetry category of the prestigious 2019 Will Rogers Medallion Awards in Fort Worth, Texas! This is Bryce's second win in that competition. His first win was a Third Place in 2015 in Cowboy Poetry and Publishing for his first book, Homegrown and Other Poems.
October 2019: DriverWorks Ink publishing is pleased to introduce Flight: Stories of Canadian Aviation, Vol. 1
by Deana J. Driver and Contributors.
In their own words or with the help of author Deana Driver or other Prairie writers, Western Canadian pilots and aviation enthusiasts share stories of adventure, assistance, humour, tragedy, and success in this salute to the Canadian aviation industry and its people.
If you have a unique, fascinating aviation story to share for the next volume of Flight, contact author-publisher Deana Driver to send in your submission or have her write your story.
Congratulations to Jim Hopson, author of Running the Riders: My Decade as CEO of Canada's Team, on being inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame! The formal induction ceremony took place in Hamilton, Ontario on August 9, 2019.