Category: Song of the Sword

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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