Announcing the Table of Contents for Shapers of Worlds!

Can I have a drumroll, please? Here’s the complete Table of Contents (though not necessarily the final order) for the Shapers of Worlds anthology, successfully Kickstarted earlier this year, featuring original fiction and reprints from authors who were guests during the first year of my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, now undergoing final editing and …

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Master of the World now in mass-market paperback!

Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series from DAW books, is now available in mass-market paperback, for just $7.99 US/$10.99 CDN, from your favorite bookseller. You know you want it! Amazon U.S. | Amazon Canada | Indigo | Barnes & Noble | Penguin Random House | Indiebound Longlisted for The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in the Young Adult Fiction category. …

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Literary Titan calls Worldshaper “a mesmerizing story”

There’s a great new review of Worldshaper from Literary Titan, which gives it four out of four stars. Some highlights: “Worldshaper by Edward Willett is an exciting supernatural adventure story that builds on a unique premise to deliver a mesmerizing story…one of the most unique setups to a story that I’ve read this year…we get to …

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Read the prologue and first two chapters of The Moonlit World

The Moonlit World, Book 3 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books, releases in ebook and trade paperback on September 15 (following the mass-market paperback release of the previous book, Master of the World, in August). That means it’s time for a teaser! You can now read the prologue and first two chapters online! (If …

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New ebook editions of The Shards of Excalibur now available!

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 Excalibur reverted …

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Anthology with my short story “Beneath the Pall” now available!

The new anthology My Battery is Low and it is Getting Dark, published by Zombies Need Brains, LLC, is now available, and includes my story, “Beneath the Pall,” which is about…um…a lonely submarine? More or less? Zombies Need Brains, run by my fellow DAW Books author Joshua Palmatier, has Kickstarted several anthologies over the past …

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New 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. You can download the ebook version directly from Shadowpaw Press: From the Street to the Stars (Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star, Book 1) Amazon.com | Amazon.ca …

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Cover art reveal: Star Song, coming soon from Shadowpaw Press

Shapers of Worlds, the Kickstarted anthology featuring work by some of the first-year guests on my podcast, The Worldshapers, will likely be the next Shadowpaw Press title, but I’m also working on others, including a young-adult science fiction novel called Star Song…and here’s the cover art! (Dan O’Driscoll is the artist–he does covers for Bundoran Press, so he …

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The Worldshapers podcast an Aurora Award finalist again for Best Fan Related Work

I’m very pleased to announce that my podcast, The Worldshapers (“Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process”) has, for the second year in a row, been nominated for the Aurora Award for Best Fan Related Work–an award it won last year! (That’s the very nice trophy in the photo.) The Aurora …

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FUNDED: a Kickstarter for an anthology of short fiction from some of today’s top science fiction and fantasy authors

My Kickstarter campaign to fund Shapers of Worlds, an anthology of short stories from some of the authors who were guests my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, in its first year, was a great success, raising $15,700 CDN, well above the original goal of $13,500. As a result, the anthology is full-steam ahead, heading for an August …

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An interview on the W.O.W. podcast

I had a great chat with Darshaun McAway for an episode of his W.O.W. Podcast. That episode goes live September 16, the day after the release of The Moonlit World (the book we talked about), but he’s graciously given permission to post the audio ahead of time…so here it is! Have a listen, and be …

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A podcast I was on and forgot to post!

I was on this great podcast back in April, and I don’t think I posted anything about it. In fact, I forgot about it until today (I think maybe a coronavirus ate my brain). I really enjoyed it. Have a listen!

Get an autographed set of the Shards of Excalibur series for only CDN $49.99!

For a limited time, the complete Shards of Excalibur series is available for just CDN $49.99, autographed by the author! That’s a $25 saving off the list price of $74.75. These are the Coteau Books editions. With the recent demise of Coteau Books, new editions of all five books in the series will be forthcoming from Shadowpaw Press, …

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The return of the Willetts on Wine: A Virtual Winetasting

My wife, Margaret Anne, and I have off and on over the years written a wine column called The Willetts on Wine. The new Regina magazine Toast asked us to resume it, and so we have. Here’s the first one! Having a glass of wine is a very sociable activity, whether it be a drink …

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Master of the World makes Sunburst Award longlist

I’m pleased to announce that Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books, 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 …

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