Category: Song of the Sword

Feb 15

Song of the Sword now out in audiobook format!

Song of the Sword, Book 1 in The Shards of Excalibur series, is now out in audiobook format (click here to buy!). The rest of the books will be following over the course of the year. The narrator is the talented Elizabeth Klett: Reading books out loud has long been a passion for Elizabeth. She …

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Jun 01

Song of the Sword long-listed for Sunburst Award

I’m excited to announce that Song of the Sword has been long-listed in the young adult category for The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, an annual award celebrating the best in Canadian fantastic literature published during the previous calendar year. The winners receive a cash prize of $1,000 as well as …

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Aug 26

Come meet me at Word on the Street Saskatoon!

I’m really looking forward to being a featured author at Word on the Street in Saskatoon on September 21. I’ll be part of a panel (along with Arthur Slade, Sean Cummings, and Jefferson Smith) called Other Worlds on the Prairies, focusing on writing science fiction and fantasy, which will be (appropriately enough) in the “Brave …

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Aug 17

Great review for Song of the Sword from CanLit for Little Canadians

Helen Kubiw gives Song of the Sword a great review at CanLit for Little Canadians, writing in part: Because Edward Willett ensures that there is a lot of action in Song of the Sword as well as emotional issues of family and trust, it’s a fantasy that will grip teens of both genders…Edward Willett blends the humour with the ethereal fantasy of Song …

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Jul 02

Me, signing

Had a successful signing in Saskatoon at McNally Robinson over the weekend. Here are a couple of photos… Twist of the Blade will be out before long–beginning of September–and there’ll be a more formal launch of the whole series then. I’ll also be at Word on the Street in Saskatoon on September 21 to promote …

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Jun 23

One Song of the Sword signing down, two to go…

I had a great signing of Song of the Sword Chapters Regina on Saturday–lots of people stopped to talk, and sold about a dozen books over the three hours, which is pretty good for these sorts of things. Next Saturday, June 28, I’ll be in Saskatoon, reading and signing at McNally Robinson at 1 p.m., then moving over …

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Jun 07

Signings coming up in Regina and Saskatoon

Song of the Sword is officially out and about in the world! Come buy a copy and get it autographed at one of my upcoming Saskatchewan signings. I’ll be at Chapters Regina (near the Southland Mall) on Saturday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to probably 2 p.m. or so, then a week later, on Saturday, …

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May 14

Song of the Sword is in print!

Got this handsome box of books from Coteau Books yesterday: copies of Song of the Sword, Book 1 of my five-book The Shards of Excalibur series. Book 2, Twist of the Blade, is already written and edited and into the production process–it’s due out September 1. Book 3 will be out a year from now and …

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Apr 09

Read the first chapter of Song of the Sword

You can now read the first chapter of Song of the Sword online! And in a very short time, you’ll be able to buy the book and read the whole thing–the release date is coming up fast. Enjoy!

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Mar 22

Kirkus Reviews calls Song of the Sword “a tight story” with characters who “exhibit honest emotions”

First review I’ve seen of the new version of Song of the Sword is from Kirkus Reviews, which says it’s “a tight story (all the details make sense), and characters exhibit honest emotions,” and adds, “Fantasy references galore should ensure that readers who enjoy fantasy—and Arthurian legend in particular—come away satisfied.“ Read the whole thing. …

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