Category: Interviews & Publicity

Listen to my new podcast: interviews with top science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process

Something I’ve thought about doing for a long time, I’m now actually doing: I’ve started a podcast, The Worldshapers: Conversation With Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors About the Creative Process. In each hour-long episode, I explore how a particular author began writing science fiction or fantasy, and the go through their creative process, focusing on …

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A list of recent interviews

I haven’t been very good about posting links to the various interviews and other publicity I’ve had recently (more as Edward Willett than as E.C. Blake, but it’s all one and the same). Here, let me remedy that! Interview with McKensie Stewart, The Writer’s Edge, Fisbhowl internet radio network Interview with Kelly Charron From Black …

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My latest novel is science fiction: The Cityborn

My latest novel (my eighth from DAW Books) is The Cityborn, a stand-alone science fiction tale. What’s it about? Glad you asked! Herewith, the blurb, followed by some very nice reviews, and a link to sample chapters and buying opportunities. Two young individuals must uncover the dark secrets of their stratified city in this suspenseful …

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Two recent audio interviews

While I was Guest of Honour at Can-Con in Ottawa last October, I had two great audio interviews, one with Kevin Johns of Write-Along Radio, and one with Derek Newman-Stille of the great Speculating Canada website. To be sure, both were in my persona as Edward Willett more than E.C. Blake, but (if you haven’t …

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I’ll be Author Guest of Honour at Can-Con 2015 in Ottawa!

I’m pleased and honoured to announce that I will be Author Guest of Honour at Can-Con 2015: The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature, in Ottawa October 30 – November 1. Really looking forward to it! The Editor Guest of Honour will be Trevor Quachri, editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, and Professor Cristina Perissinotto from the University …

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Song of the Sword now has its own webpage from Coteau Books

Song of the Sword, first book in my news YA fantasy series written as Edward Willett, now has its official web page on the Coteau Books site. And here it is! You can download a high-res version of the cover or the media release. Feel free to send it to everyone you know. You can …

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Interview with me at Fantasy Faction

There’s a great interview with me (under my other name) at Fantasy Faction, which begins with a discussion of Masks, part of which I’ve excerpted below: Your protagonist, Mara, is an adolescent girl, which makes it seem like it should be aimed at the YA market, but much of the plot is definitely not for …

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Enjoy my guest post at My Shelf Confessions on the writing of Masks

Here’s my guest post for My Shelf Confessions on the writing of Masks. You can read it over there, or you can read it right here! Hi, I’m E.C. Blake, author of Masks, and I have a confession to make: it isn’t at all the book I originally set out to write. I thought it …

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