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New Aurora Award Storybundle includes my novel Marseguro

A new Storybundle has just gone live featuring winners of (and finalists for) Canada's Aurora Award for best Canadian science fiction and fantasy. It's curated by Douglas Smith, so I'm going to let him explain it in the guest post below... The Aurora Award Bundle #2 Curated by Douglas Smith How would you like to own, at an incredible bargain, ten books that readers like yourself have already voted to be the best examples of speculative fiction published in Canada? Well, here's your chance. I'm once again curating an ebook bundle for StoryBundle.com that contains more winners and finalists for Canada's premier speculative fiction award, the Aurora Award. The Auroras are awarded annually by the Canadian Science ...

Posted by Edward Willett at 8:20, July 5th, 2017 under Blog, Books, Writing and Editing | Comment now »

Door into Faerie a finalist for the 2017 Aurora Award for Best Young Adult Novel!

I’m honoured that Door into Faerie has been shortlisted or a 2017 Aurora Award (for the best Canadian science fiction and fantasy) in the Young Adult category. This is the second Shards of Excalibur book to be a finalist for the YA award: Twist of the Blade was also shortlisted. Other titles on the final ballot include Day of the Demon by Randy McCharles (CreateSpace), Heir to the Sky by Amanda Sun (Harlequin Teen), Icarus Down by James Bow (Scholastic Canada), Mik Murdonch: Crisis of Consience by Michel Plested (Evil Alter Ego Press), and The Wizard Killer – Season One by Adam Dreece (ADZO Publishing). Any Canadian citizen or permanent resident can vote ...

Posted by Edward Willett at 18:19, May 28th, 2017 under Blog, Books, Writing and Editing | Comment now »

Montreal WorldCon Day…um, what day is it again?

And so the World Science Fiction Convention in Montreal winds down. We were at the convention centre at 10 a.m. for me to give a reading with Alison Sinclair and Heidi Lampietti...but the only person to show up was there to hear Heidi, and Heidi, it turned out, had to stay in the dealers' room because she had no one to look after her table there. So after waiting a few minutes, we adjourned. And that was pretty much it for me, con-wise, except for saying good-bye to people. (Typically what happens is you say good-bye to someone, and then you end up seeing them half a dozen more ...

Posted by Edward Willett at 22:25, August 10th, 2009 under Blog | Comment now »