Tag: Blue Fire

New release: Blue Fire by E.C. Blake

Shadowpaw Press has just released the ebook of Blue Fire, a young adult fantasy written as by E.C. Blake. A print version will follow in a few weeks. Blue Fire is a revised edition of a novel originally released by the now-defunct Rebelight Publishing as Flames of Nevyana. Here are some purchase links, with more to …

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Announcing Shadowpaw Press

Like many authors, I’ve got a few projects that I’d like to get out into the wide world for which I do not have a publisher handy, and so I am turning to my own publishing resources–something far easier to do today than ever before. Rather than simply self-publish, however, I’ve decided to go the …

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Cover art reveal: Flames of Nevyana

My next published novel will be Flames of Nevyana, a young adult fantasy published by Rebelight Publishing in Winnipeg, and here’s the cover art. Flames of Nevyana began life as Blue Fire, and was the last novel (for the moment) I’ve written “on spec”: that is, I wrote the whole thing and then tried to sell …

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New publisher Rebelight to bring out my YA fantasy “Blue Fire” in 2015

I’m pleased to announce that new publisher Rebelight, based in Winnipeg, will bring out my YA fantasy (they’re calling it “voltpunk”) Blue Fire in Spring 2015. The picture is me signing the contract. Don’t know how they’ll describe it, but here’s how I described it in my query letter: The Kingdom of the Twelve Cities …

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Blue Fire or bust

Those who have followed my occasional series “The First Sentence I Wrote Today,” a.k.a. on Twitter as TFSIWT, will know that I have been working, interminably, on a young adult fantasy novel called Blue Fire. I’ve written it. I’ve re-written it. I’ve re-re-written it. It first came in at a ridiculous length, so I chopped …

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I’ve been a bad blogger…

…by not posting regularly this week as I did last, but although I was a bad little blogger, I was a good little writer. See, Twist of the Blade, the sequel to Song of the Sword, and the second book in my brand-new YA fantasy series Shards of Excalibur, is in the revision stage. And …

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Twist of the Blade synopsis

I don’t think I’ve posted this; maybe I have, but in that case, well…here it is again. It’s the description of Twist of the Blade, Book 2 of the Shards of Excalibur, as included in Song of the Sword. No time for more this morning since I’m desperately trying to finish revisions to, yes, Twist …

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The first sentence I wrote today…

…for Blue Fire: He came in alone, leaving the guards in the hallway outside, and closed the door gently behind him. Words today: 2,138 Total thus far: 46,788 And, yes, I worked on Magebane, too. Didn’t take any new photos today, but here’s a nice sunset photo from the other day! (All of these photos …

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The first sentence I wrote today…

…for Blue Fire: And then the gate to the inner city opened, and what he saw drove all other thoughts from his head. Words today: 1,998 Total thus far: 44,650 I’m officially past the 200th page of the manuscript, if it were printed in standard manuscript format, which of course it has not been and …

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The first sentence I wrote today…

…for Blue Fire was: The much-diminished caravan of Freefolk Clan Diannan had only been on the road for an hour the next morning when the attack came. Words today: 2,277 Words thus far: 42,652 A good morning’s work. I’m getting close to 200 manuscript pages on this story. I think it’s going to need considerable …

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The first sentence I wrote today…

…for Blue Fire was: Imlinn stood on the Freefolk trail leading north toward City Duodecim and studied the tracks he had found there by the light of the stars. Words today: 2,068 Total thus far: 40,381 Good writing this morning, as a scene I hadn’t even realized I needed came to life and both told …

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The first sentence I wrote today…

…was, once again, for Blue Fire : In the stunned silence that followed, Amlinn stood stock-still for a long moment, then suddenly ran after her grandfather. Words today: 1,514 Total thus far: 38,313 That was first thing this morning; in the afternoon, I did good work on Magebane, but it was, once again, of the …

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