Tag: Shadowpaw Press

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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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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Shadowpaw Press Reprise open for submissions of previously published work

But even before that, I’m open to submissions for Shadowpaw Press’s Reprise imprint of rights-reverted, previously published books by authors who (like me) may have had novels or nonfiction orphaned by the collapse of one or more publishers, and would be interested in new ebook and print-on-demand editions, to keep the work alive in the …

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Read the first two chapters of my new YA science fiction novel Star Song

Available directly from Shadowpaw Press or get it now from your favorite vendor! Read the first two chapters My newest novel is a young adult science fiction adventure in the style of Robert A. Heinlein and Andre Norton, published by Shadowpaw Press. Let me take you back in time . . . It’s October 1985. I’m 26 years …

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Blue Fire praised by reviewers: “triumph of invention,” “thoroughly enjoyable,” “delightful YA fantasy”

Two new reviews of Blue Fire, my stand-along young-adult fantasy penned as E.C. Blake and published by Shadowpaw Press, came along within twenty-four hours of each other this week, and both were very positive! Aurealis Magazine is a long-running Australian science-fiction magazine. Writing in Issue #141, reviewer Clare Rhoden says, in part: “This novel reads …

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Funded and coming soon: Shapers of Worlds Volume II

The Kickstarter to fund Shapers of Worlds Volume II, a new anthology featuring writers who were guests during the second year of my podcast, The Worldshapers, has successfully funded, raising a total of CA $16,862, 112% of the goal of $15,000. When it’s published this fall by Shadowpaw Press, Shapers of Worlds Volume II will feature new …

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New releases: Right to Know and Falcon’s Egg (the Peregrine Rising space-opera duology)

Right to Know and Falcon’s Egg, which collectively make up my Peregrine Rising space-opera duology, are now available in brand-new ebook editions from Shadowpaw Press for the low, low price of just $3.99 CDN ($2.99 US) each. Both were originally published by Bundoran Press (Right to Know in 2013 and Falcon’s Egg in 2015). The …

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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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Shapers of Worlds in the flesh

Today I received my copies of the Kickstarter backers’ edition of Shapers of Worlds. The book is beautiful! The ebook, again, comes out September 22 from all major retailers, while the commercial print release is November 14. Here are some order links for the ebook version. At the moment, the only place you can pre-order …

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From the Street to the Stars now available in print!

From the Street to the Stars (Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star, Book 1), is now formally available in print, as well as ebook, format! Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star was my first published science fiction (as opposed to fantasy) novel. It appeared in print from Montreal’s Roussan Publishers in 1999. It was named to the Canadian …

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Sneak peek: back cover copy for Shapers of Worlds

Things are moving quickly now for the Shapers of Worlds anthology coming from Shadowpaw Press, which I successfully Kickstarted earlier this year: it features original fiction and reprints from some of the authors who were guests during the first year of The Worldshapers podcast. All stories are edited, the layout is done, the proofreading is …

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Announcing the Table of Contents for Shapers of Worlds!

Can I have a drumroll, please? Here’s the complete Table of Contents (though not necessarily the final order) for the Shapers of Worlds anthology, successfully Kickstarted earlier this year, featuring original fiction and reprints from authors who were guests during the first year of my Aurora Award-winning podcast, The Worldshapers, now undergoing final editing and …

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