It’s one month until the August 6 release of the mass-market paperback edition of Worldshaper, Book 1 in my Worldshapers series from DAW Books, and two months until the September 10 release of Master of …
The first review of Master of the World, Book 2 in my Worldshapers series, is from Publishers Weekly, and it’s a good one (not starred, like the review for Book 1, Worldshaper, but still great): …
My 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 …
I’ve known about this for a while, obviously, but it just became official today with the sending out of a press release by the library. Which I humbly (or, possibly not-so-humbly) copy below: SPL announces …
My podcast, The Worldshapers (“Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process”) is a finalist for this year’s Aurora Awards (honouring the best in Canadian science fiction and fantasy), in the Best …
At the end of April, Regina Lyric Musical Theatre presented my fantastical play-with-music, The Music Shoppe, in four performances at the Shumiatcher Theatre in the MacKenzie Art Gallery. The response was fabulous–people loved it, gave it standing ovations, …
Belated Saturday Special from the Vaults: Sonnet Sonnet
Delayed once more by festive cheer,
I make my first post of the year!
How serious are you, my poet friend,
About the craft to which your heart aspires?
Do your words borrow pain, and seek to lend
Unto the world the vision it requires?
Do you object to light verse as a waste
Of energy best spent on grander things?
Do you desire to scale the heights and taste
The clear, sweet air where lofty language rings?
To don poetic glory like a bonnet,
My friend, I think that you should write a sonnet.
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