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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Read the first two chapters of Shadows
A month ago I posted the first chapter of Shadows, the second book in The Masks of Aygrima. Now we’re just about a month from the actual release of the novel, and so, as promised, I’ve posted a second chapter. You can read the first two chapters of Shadows here. Watch for a chance to …
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Book Giveaway Week 4: enter to win any book I’ve written, get download of The Chosen for free!
And so we move on to Week 4 of the Great Book Giveaway of 2014. I had an even dozen entrants last week, each of whom received a free download of my YA ghost story The Haunted Horn. The winner was David, who commented on a post on my E.C. Blake Facebook page. This week, …
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Week 3: Another chance to win a free print book, and a free ebook to all entrants!
And so we plunge ahead to Week 3 of my weekly book giveaway. Same terms for entering: just leave a comment on this blog, or reply to the post I’ll put up on my E.C. Blake fanpage on Facebook or RT one of the Tweets I’ll be posting about the contest on Twitter @AuthorECBlake. Last …
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Book Giveaway Contest Week 2: Everyone’s a winner!
The first week of my new weekly book giveaway contest was relatively successful, but I want to see those numbers rise. So this week there’s a new wrinkle. This week’s winner can select a book, fiction or nonfiction, of his or her choice–and everyone who enters (that’s right, everyone) will receive a coupon allowing them …
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Announcing a new weekly book giveaway contest
So, here’s the thing. In my secret identity as Edward Willett I’ve got a lot of books cluttering up my basement, because every time I have a book published, I get author’s copies, and I’ve also bought up or simply received stock of books going out of print. Lots and lots of books. I don’t …
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Penguin promotional video for Masks hits YouTube!
This just got posted today by the Penguin publicity people (trying saying that three times fast). It was shot when I was at the DAW offices in New York back in January…
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