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New book: Blue Fire

Shadowpaw Press has just released the ebook of my young adult fantasy novel Blue Fire! A print version will follow in a few weeks. Here are some purchase links, with more to come. Get your copy today! (Hint: I make the most money if you order it directly from Shadowpaw Press.) Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | …

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Now available: The Moonlit World

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

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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You can now order the ebook version of the Shapers of Worlds anthology

The ebook version of the Shapers of Worlds anthology, featuring 18 stories by authors who appeared on my podcast, The Worldshapers, during the first year, and successfully Kickstarted back in March, is now available in various places. Specifically: Shadowpaw Press | The Fantastic Worlds of Edward Willett | Kobo | Chapters/Indigo | Apple Books | Google Play | Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | Barnes & Noble The print book is due out November 17. Once more, here’s …

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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 (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

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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Publishers Weekly & Booklist praise Master of the World

Master of the World, my next Edward Willett novel, second in my Worldshapers series for DAW Books, is getting some nice reviews leading up to its release on September 10. The first review was from Publishers Weekly, and it’s a good one (not starred, like the review for Book 1, Worldshaper, but still great): “In 2018’s Worldshaper, Shawna Keys discovered …

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My Edward Willett novel Worldshaper long-listed for Sunburst Award for best young-adult novel

My Edward Willett-bylined 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 much like Masks, it’s YA-friendly.) I’m very pleased! The full press release listing all the long-listed …

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

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

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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