Category: Books

Two new titles from Shadowpaw Press!

On May 7, I was in Calgary for the joint book launch of the first two titles of the Shadowpaw Press Spring/Summer list, The Downloaded by Robert J. Sawyer and The Traitor’s Son by the late, great Dave Duncan. Both are now available everyhwere, as well as, of course, directly from Shadowpaw Press. Here’s more …

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Shadowpaw Press Crowdfundr succeeds!

It takes money to publish books, and most of that money flows out the door before the book is released and sales begin, so my publishing company, Shadowpaw Press, turned to Crowdfundr to help ensure that the wonderful books we’ll (“we” meaning me and the cat) currently plan to publish in Spring/Summer 2024 list come …

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FUNDED! Kickstarter for Shapers of Worlds Volume V succeeds

This year’s Kickstarter to fund Shapers of Worlds Volume V, the fifth in the series of anthologies featuring science fiction and fantasy by authors who were guests on my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, succeeded, reaching 118% of the $12,000 goal–$14.266. That means this year’s anthology, featuring stories by Brad C. Anderson, Edo van Belkom, J. …

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Available now: Shapers of Worlds Volume IV

Shapers of Worlds Volume IV, the fourth anthology featuring authors who were guests on my podcast, The Worldshapers, is now available everywhere, including directly from Shadowpaw Press. Here’s a handy universal URL with links to multiple sources. When it launched on January 23, it was, for a while, the #1 release on Amazon in Science …

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New books from Shadowpaw Press

My publishing company, Shadowpaw Press, has three great titles coming out in the first two months of 2024, all of them science fiction or fantasy. The first two, The Good Soldier by Nir Yaniv and Shapers of Worlds Volume IV, release on January 23, with The Headmasters by Mark Morton releasing two weeks later, on …

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Soulworm, my debut novel, now available again in a new edition

Soulworm, my first published novel (originally released by Royal Fireworks Press in 1997), is now available in a brand-new, lightly revised edition from Shadowpaw Press Reprise. You can purchase it at one of these links or directly from Shadowpaw Press. Soulworm was shortlisted for Best First Book at the Saskatchewan Book Awards the year it …

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SHAPERS OF WORLDS VOLUME IV fully funded: new supplementary Crowdfundr campaign for illustrations now running!

The Kickstarter campaign for Shapers of Worlds Volume IV for the fourth annual anthology featuring some of the top writers of science fiction and fantasy working today, all of whom were guests on my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, succeeded, topping out at $15,504 (the goal was $12,000). That means the book is a go! Shapers …

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Star Song shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Award

Yesterday, the shortlist for this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards was announced, and I’m pleased to say that my young adult science fiction novel Star Song, previously shortlisted for the Aurora Award for Best Young Adult Novel, is a finalist in the Young Adult Literature Award. This is my eleventh book to be nominated for a Saskatchewan Book Award; …

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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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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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