Category: Books

Kickstarter for Shapers of Worlds Volume II launches March 9

Share Button

It’s almost here! 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, launches March 9 at 12 noon CST. Go to the pre-launch page (which will become the project page) to sign up to be notified when it launches. If it funds, Shapers …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2021/02/kickstarter-for-shapers-of-worlds-volume-ii-launches-march-9/

Read the first four chapters of Blue Fire!

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2021/02/read-the-first-four-chapters-of-blue-fire/

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

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2021/01/you-can-now-pre-order-the-ebook-version-of-the-shapers-of-worlds-anthology/

My latest book: Blue Fire

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2020/10/new-book-blue-fire/

Now available: The Moonlit World

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2020/09/now-available-the-moonlit-world/

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

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2020/06/new-ebook-release-from-the-street-to-the-stars-andy-nebula-interstellar-rock-star-book-1/

Master of the World longlisted for Sunburst Award in YA fiction

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2020/06/master-of-the-world-longlisted-for-sunburst-award-in-ya-fiction/

Publishers Weekly & Booklist praise Master of the World

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2019/08/publishers-weekly-booklist-praise-master-of-the-world/

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

Share Button

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2019/06/my-edward-willett-novel-worldshaper-long-listed-for-sunburst-award-for-best-young-adult-novel/

A new, revised edition of my award-winning young adult fantasy, Spirit Singer

Share Button

Through Shadowpaw Press, I’ve released a new, revised edition of Spirit Singer, my young adult fantasy, first published in 2002, that won multiple awards: a Saskatchewan Book Award (the Regina Book Award for best book by a Regina author), an EPPIE Award for best electronically published young adult novel, and a Dream Realm Award (young adult category) for best electronically published …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.ecblake.com/2019/04/a-new-revised-edition-of-my-award-winning-young-adult-fantasy-spirit-singer/