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My podcast, The Worldshapers, is an Aurora Award finalist for Best Fan Related Work!

My podcast, The Worldshapers (“Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process”) is a finalist for this year’s Aurora Awards (honouring the best in Canadian science fiction and fantasy), in the Best Fan Related Work category (a first for me!). Lots of great work nominated in all the categories–check out the complete ballot below, …

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Re-release of my earlier award-winning young-adult fantasy, Spirit Singer

Through Shadowpaw Press, I’ve released a new, revised edition of Spirit Singer, my young adult fantasy, first published in 2002, that won multiple awards: a Saskatchewan Book Award (the Regina Book Award for best book by a Regina author), an EPPIE Award for best electronically published young adult novel, and a Dream Realm Award (young adult category) for best …

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Cover art for Master of the World, Book 2 in my new adult fantasy series, Worldshapers

I’ve turned in the manuscript for Book 2 in my new adult fantasy series Worldshapers to DAW Books (publishers of The Masks of Aygrima), and the cover art is already out and about on bookstore sites everywhere. Pretty cool, huh? Like the art for Worldshaper, Book 1 in the series, it’s by Julia Kolesova. Here’s the description of Master of the …

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All five Shards of Excalibur books now available as audiobooks!

With the release of Door into Faerie, all five of the Shards of Excalibur novels are now available in audiobook format through Audible! All of the books are narrated by the fabulous Elizabeth Klett, who does a great job with voices and accents–I couldn’t be happier with the results. If you’ve never read the books, the audiobooks …

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Latest adult science fiction/fantasy novel, Worldshaper, now available!

Amazon U.S. | Amazon Canada | Indigo | Barnes & Noble | Penguin Random House | Indiebound | Powell’s Buy an autographed copy from my online bookstore! My ninth novel for DAW Books starts off a new adult fantasy/science fiction series called Worldshapers. The artwork is by Juliana Kolesova. “This rollicking secondary-world contemporary fantasy opens with a bang…(the characters) grapple with the ethics of changing the world, the question …

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New short story collection published!

My new short-story collection, Paths to the Stars: Twenty-Two Fantastical Tales of Imagination, has just been released by Shadowpaw Press. The stories in it span my writing career–the oldest is one I wrote at age 19 (or possibly 18, I’m not sure) at Harding University; the newest just came out earlier this year.  They’re roughly …

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Announcing the Edward Willett bookstore!

For a long time I’ve wanted to set up an online store where people can order books directly from me–autographed, of course (except for the ebooks, because I haven’t figured out how to do that, yet). After a not-inconsiderable amount of work, I’m pleased to announce that my very own personal bookstore, The Fantastic Worlds …

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Announcing Shadowpaw Press

Like many authors, I’ve got a few projects that I’d like to get out into the wide world for which I do not have a publisher handy, and so I am turning to my own publishing resources–something far easier to do today than ever before. Rather than simply self-publish, however, I’ve decided to go the …

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Available now: an illustrated collection of science fiction/fantasy poetry!

I Tumble Through the Diamond Dust, my new collection of science fiction and fantasy poetry, officially launched recently, with a great event attending by thirty-five people or so, in the basement of The Artesian on 13th (a former church converted into a theatre). The book was published by Your Nickel’s Worth Press. Here’s the book description: …

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Twist of the Blade audiobook now available!

Twist of the Blade is now available in audiobook format, narrated by the wonderful Elizabeth Klett, who previously narrated Song of the Sword and will be narrating the entire series over the course of this year. Audible reviewer Krista Jasper writes, “Elizabeth Klett does a great job of narration and bringing the characters to life. …

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