Tag: science fiction

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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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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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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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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Star Song and The Worldshapers shortlisted for Aurora Awards

I’m pleased to announce that I’m a finalist for two Aurora Awards this year. Star Song is a finalist for the Best Young Adult Novel Award, while my podcast, The Worldshapers, is a finalist, for the third time in four years, for Best Fan Related Work. It won the award in 2019. This is the …

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Kickstarter for Shapers of Worlds Volume III succeeded!

Each of the past two years I’ve successfully Kickstarted an anthology featuring authors who were guests of my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, where I talk to other science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process (check out the sidebar for the most recent episodes). Well, I did it again! The Kickstarter for the …

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Read the introduction to Shapers of Worlds Volume II

With Shapers of Worlds Volume II, the second anthology I’ve Kickstarted that features guests from my Aurora Award-winning podcast The Worldshapers, now available everywhere, I thought you might enjoy reading the introduction I wrote for it. Again, Shapers of Worlds Volume II features brand-new stories from Kelley Armstrong, Marie Brennan, Garth Nix, Candas Jane Dorsey, …

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Now available: Shapers of Worlds Volume II

Shapers of Worlds Volume II, the anthology I Kickstarted earlier this year featuring short fiction by authors who were guests during the second year of my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, is now available pretty much everywhere, in ebook, trade paperback, and hardcover. Use this handy universal URL, or order directly from Shadowpaw Press, which …

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