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Star Song now available as audiobook

My Aurora- and Saskatchewan Book Award-nominated young adult science fiction novel Star Song is now available in audiobook format, narrated by Amy Cau Nugent. You can find it on Audible, Amazon (here are the Canadian and US links) and Apple Books. Here’s a handy link that also provides options for getting the print and ebook …

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Julie Czerneda and I talk about our latest novels

Enjoy this conversation between Julie Czerneda and me about our latest novels from DAW Books–mine The Tangled Stars and hers To Each This World. This was supposed to be video from start to finish but the gods of the Internet had other ideas, so there’s a long audio-only portion in the middle, but the conversation …

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The Space-Time Continuum: Neologisms

Here’s my latest Space-Time Continuum column from the January 2023 issue of the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s magazine, Freelance. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” —Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass Humpty Dumpty, noted wall-sitter and …

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Announcing Endless Sky Books, my new publishing services company

To start off the new year, I’m officially announcing the launch of my second publishing company, Endless Sky Books. Whereas my first publishing company, Shadowpaw Press, is and always will be a traditional publishing company, one where authors pay nothing to be published and all money I receive is from the sale of books, Endless …

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New omnibus ebook edition of The Shards of Excalibur series

For the first time, you can now buy the entire Shards of Excalibur series in a single omnibus ebook! Just released by Shadowpaw Press, this includes the latest editions of the books, and costs only half as much as buying all five ebooks separately! Available on Amazon (and soon everywhere else) or directly from Shadowpaw Press. …

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Now available: my 12th novel for DAW Books, The Tangled Stars

The Tangled Stars, my far-future humorous space opera from DAW Books, is now available everywhere in ebook and audiobook (narrated by Wayne Mitchell). For an introduction to the main characters, check out “Thibauld’s Tale” in Shapers of Worlds Volume II, the second of the anthologies I’ve Kickstarted featuring authors who were guest on my podcast, …

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Cover of Shapers of Worlds Volume III

Shapers of Worlds Volume III now available!

Shapers of Worlds Volume III, the third anthology I’ve Kickstarted that features science fiction and fantasy by authors who were guests on my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, has now officially been released upon the world. This handy link provides links to many sources of the ebook, paperback, and hardcover: books2read.com/shapersofworlds3 You can also get …

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The Space-Time Continuum: Make Our Garden Grow

This is the latest in my occasional column about writing science fiction and fantasy that appears in the Saskatchewan Writers Guild magazine Freelance. Authors who are regularly interviewed often profess to hate one particular question, the cliché of clichés: “Where do you get your ideas?” (One oft-quoted response to this question is that given by …

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Authors talk about their Shapers of Worlds anthology stories

At When Words Collide 2022, one of the panels I led featured a handful of the many authors whose stories have appeared in the Shapers of Worlds anthologies I Kickstarted (and who have also, of course, all been guests of my podcast, The Worldshapers) and published through Shadowpaw Press. Here’s that panel, featuring Heli Kennedy, …

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An interview with me at When Words Collide 2022

As one of the Guests of Honor at When Words Collide 2022, I was interviewed by Clifford Samuels about my past, present, and future writing career. Enjoy!

Listen to the keynote addresses (including mine) from When Words Collide 2022

Here are the keynote address from the four Guests of Honour at When Worlds Collide 2022, which, unfortunately, is virtual again this year. Besides me (at 58:30), there are addresses by Terry Brooks, Susanna Kearsley, and Hank Phillippi Ryan. Mark Leslie Lefebvre is the moderator. Enjoy!

Enjoy readings by the Guests of Honor (including me) of When Words Collide 2022

As one of the Guests of Honor for When Words Collide 2022, I was given the opportunity to read some of my work alongside fellow GoHs Susanna Kearsley and Terry Brooks (the fourth, Hank Phillippi Ryan, wasn’t able to make this reading). The readings were livestreamed and the recording remains available on YouTube. Listen to …

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