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Funded and coming soon: Shapers of Worlds Volume II

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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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Read the first four chapters of Blue Fire!

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You can now read the first four chapters of my latest young-adult epic fantasy, Blue Fire! And, of course, you can buy the book, too, at any of these fine places: Shadowpaw Press | Amazon.ca | Amazon.com | Chapters/Indigo | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound | Kobo | Apple | GooglePlay Here’s the description again, to whet your appetite: From the author of the acclaimed fantasy trilogy The Masks of Agyrima, published …

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Shapers of Worlds anthology now available in print as well as ebook!

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The Shapers of Worlds anthology, featuring 18 stories by authors who appeared on my podcast (hosted as Edward Willett), The Worldshapers, during the first year, and successfully Kickstarted back in March, is now available in both print and ebook formats! Some links: Shadowpaw Press | The Fantastic Worlds of Edward Willett | Kobo | Chapters/Indigo | Apple Books | Google Play | Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | Barnes & Noble Here’s the blurb: Within these pages lie …

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My latest book: Blue Fire

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My new epic young-adult fantasy novel Blue Fire is now available in both ebook and print formats! Here are some purchase links. Get your copy today! (Hint: I make the most money if you order it directly from Shadowpaw Press.) Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | Kobo | Google Play …

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Now available: The Moonlit World

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September 15, 2020, was the release date for The Moonlit World, Book 3 in my Worldshapers series (written as Edward Willett) from DAW Books. Have you got your copy yet? It’s available in both trade paperback and electronic format. Here are some places you can buy it online: Amazon U.S. | Amazon Canada | Indigo| Barnes & Noble | Penguin Random House | Indiebound Read an …

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New ebook editions of my Shards of Excalibur YA fantasy series

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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 With the bankruptcy of Coteau Books, all rights to my young-adult fantasy series The Shards of Excaliburreverted to me–which has allowed me to put out brand-new ebook versions under the auspices of Shadowpaw Press, with new print …

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

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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 (written as Edward Willett). 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 …

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Master of the World longlisted for Sunburst Award in YA fiction

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I’m pleased to announce that Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books (written as Edward Willett), 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 …

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I’m the new writer-in-residence for the Saskatoon Public Library

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I’ve known about this for a while, obviously, but it just became official today with the sending out of a press release by the library. Which I humbly (or, possibly not-so-humbly) copy below. (I would have liked to have mentioned the Masks of Aygrima trilogy in it, but you can’t list everything, and the E.C. …

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The Worldshapers podcast an Aurora Award finalist for Best Fan Related work

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The podcast I host (as Edward Willett), 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 …

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