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Kickstarter for Shapers of Worlds Volume II funds!

The Kickstarter to fund Shapers of Worlds Volume II, a new anthology featuring writers who were guests during the second year of my podcast, The Worldshapers, has successfully funded, raising a total of CA $16,862, 112% of the goal of $15,000. When it’s published this fall by Shadowpaw Press, Shapers of Worlds Volume II will feature new fiction from Kelley …

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I Read Canadian Day video

February 17 is I Read Canadian Day, and to promote Canadian books and bookstores, a number of children’s authors across the country posted videos drawing attention to that fact and to a local bookstore–as well, of course, as their own books. Here’s the one I did, on the frozen shores of Wascana Lake here in Regina, right …

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A new YA fantasy novel: Blue Fire

Shadowpaw Press has just released the ebook of Blue Fire, a new young adult fantasy, written as by E.C. Blake. (One of my pseudonyms.) A print version will follow in a few weeks. Blue Fire is a revised edition of a novel originally released by the now-defunct Rebelight Publishing as Flames of Nevyana. Here are some purchase links, with …

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Now available: The Moonlit World

September 15 was the release date for The Moonlit World, Book 3 in my adult Worldshapers series from DAW Books. (I say it’s an adult series because that’s how it’s published, but it’s older-teen-friendly: the first two books in the series, Worldshaper and Master of the World, were longlisted for the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of …

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New ebook editions of the Shards of Excalibur series now available

Buy The Shards of Excalibur Ebooks Shadowpaw Press | The Fantastic Worlds of Edward WillettAmazon.com | Amazon.ca | Kobo | Apple Books| Barnes & Noble Buy The Shards of Excalibur Audiobooks Audible.com | Audible.ca | Apple Books The original publisher of The Shards of Excalibur, Coteau Books, has sadly gone out of business. That’s the bad news. The good news is, brand-new editions of The Shards of Excalibur are now in …

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Buy the complete Shards of Excalibur series for only $49.99!

For a limited time, the complete Shards of Excalibur series is available for just CDN $49.99, autographed by the author! That’s a $25 saving off the list price of $74.75. These are the Coteau Books editions. With the recent demise of Coteau Books, new editions of all five books in the series will be forthcoming …

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New ebook release: From the Street to the Stars (Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star, Book 1)

The latest release from my Shadowpaw Press is the completely revised new edition of Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star, Book 1, now titled From the Street to the Stars. Buy it now as an ebook on Amazon.com or Amazon.ca. (I’ll add more links as it shows up in other online stores.) A print version will be forthcoming in due course.  Originally published …

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Master of the World longlisted for Sunburst Award for YA Fiction

I’m pleased to announce that Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books, has been named to the longlist of the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Master of the World is on the list in the Young Adult Fiction category, the same category Worldshaper was longlisted in last year. This puzzles …

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FUNDED: A Kickstarter campaign to fund an anthology of bestselling science fiction and fantasy authors

The Kickstarter campaign to fund Shapers of Worlds, an anthology of short stories from some of the authors who were guests my podcast, The Worldshapers, in its first year, was rousing success–which means this book will become a reality this summer. I’ve always loved talking to other writers about their creative process, so for my podcast, basically, I …

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Master of the World shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Award

Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books, has been shortlisted for the Fiction Award, sponsored by Muslims for Peace and Justice, in this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards. This is the second year I’ve been shortlisted in this category: my short-story collection Paths to the Stars was, too. Master of the World is my ninth book …

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