Tag: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cover art reveal: Twist of the Blade

Song of the Sword will be out next month…but at Coteau Books they’re already hard at work on Twist of the Blade. And here’s the cover art! Twist of the Blade will be out in the fall, so if you like Song of the Sword, you won’t have long to wait for the exciting second …

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