David Speight is a screenwriter and author. His Atlantis Novel series is based on a screenplay he wrote years ago. The author draws heavily on his own life's experience in creating the inner struggles of his main character Aedon.
David grew up in a family where his father and two uncles were ministers. His mother was a private school teacher and principal. His own toil in balancing observation with faith is captured in the characters he creates. His books appeal equally to Christians or non-Christians."
Influences of his favorite movies and books include 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' 'Narnia,' 'Lord of the Rings,' 'Harry Potter,' 'The Great Gatsby,' 'Star Wars,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,' 'The Ten Commandments,' and 'Schindler's List.'