Category: Other Books

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2021/02/24/kickstarter-for-shapers-of-worlds-volume-ii-launches-march-9/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/10/15/a-new-ya-fantasy-novel-blue-fire/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/09/17/now-available-the-moonlit-world/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/06/21/new-ebook-release-from-the-street-to-the-stars-andy-nebula-interstellar-rock-star-book-1/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/06/08/master-of-the-world-longlisted-for-sunburst-award-for-ya-fiction/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/03/01/now-live-a-kickstarter-campaign-to-fund-an-anthology-of-bestselling-science-fiction-and-fantasy-authors/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2020/03/01/master-of-the-world-shortlisted-for-saskatchewan-book-award/

Worldshaper long-listed for Sunburst Award for best young-adult fantasy or science-fiction novel

My novel Worldshaper (DAW Books) has been long-listed for this years Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, in the Young Adult Fiction category. (A bit of a surprise since it wasn’t published as YA, but it’s YA-friendly.) I’m very pleased! The full press release listing all the long-listed works is below–congratulations to everyone! …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2019/06/17/worldshaper-long-listed-for-sunburst-award-for-best-young-adult-fantasy-or-science-fiction-novel/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2019/06/09/re-release-of-my-earlier-award-winning-young-adult-fantasy-spirit-singer/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shardsofexcalibur.com/2019/02/23/cover-art-for-master-of-the-world-book-2-in-my-new-adult-fantasy-series-worldshapers/

Load more