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

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 …

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Read the first two chapters of Worldshapers Book 2: Master of the World

Master of the World, Book 2 of my Worldshapers series, doesn’t come out until September, but you can get a sneak peek right now: over on my Edward Willett website, I’ve posted the first two chapters (with the caveat that final copyediting and page proofing has not yet been done, so there might be some differences between these …

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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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New short-story collection Paths to the Stars now available!

My new short-story collection, Paths to the Stars: Twenty-Two Fantastical Tales of Imagination, has just been released by Shadowpaw Press. The stories in it span my writing career–the oldest is one I wrote at age 19 (or possibly 18, I’m not sure) at Harding University; the newest just came out earlier this year.  They’re roughly …

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Book 3 of my OTHER YA fantasy series gets its Amazon page

The Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur series from Coteau Books, written as Edward Willett, now has its Amazon page. Here’s the description: In the third instalment of this modern take on Arthurian legends, Ariane – descendant of none other than the Lady of the Lake herself – is on the …

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Kirkus Reviews likes Twist of the Blade even more than Song of the Sword

The first review of Twist of the Blade, the second book of my Shards of Excalibur series (written as Edward Willett) has shown up, and it’s a good one. Kirkus Reviews says: The sequel to Song of the Sword (2014) improves on its foundation….Willett realistically explores the difficulties Ariane and Wally face and paints Rex Major in such a light that …

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A new teaser for Shadows…

Courtesy of DAW Books, here’s a bit of a teaser for Shadows, sequel to Masks and Book 2 in The Masks of Aygrima… In Masks, Mara Holdfast’s life changed forever. As the daughter of the Autarch’s Master Maskmaker, she had a clearly defined future: working with her father to make the Masks that must be …

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