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Edward Willett

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Edward Willett is an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction for both children and adults.

Born in Silver City, New Mexico, Willett lived in Bayard, New Mexico and Lubbock and Tulia, Texas, before moving to Weyburn, Saskatchewan with his family when he was eight years old.

He studied journalism at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, then returned to Weyburn as a reporter/photographer for the weekly Weyburn Review, eventually becoming news editor. In 1988 he moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, as communications officer for the Saskatchewan Science Centre, and in 1993 he became a fulltime freelance writer. He still resides in Regina.

Willett is now the author or co-author of more than 60 books, ranging from computer books
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I was always a huge reader in school--the kid who won the award for reading the most books. I started writing because I wanted to tell stories…more
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I was always a huge reader in school--the kid who won the award for reading the most books. I started writing because I wanted to tell stories that would thrill other people the way the books I loved had thrilled me. Ultimately, that's still what inspires me. I just want to tell exciting, entertaining stories about characters people care about. Hopefully I've succeeded.(less)
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Marseguro (Marseguro, #1)

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The Cityborn

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The Wind

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Lost in Translation

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Song of the Sword (The Shar...

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Kiera Cass

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Terra Insegura

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Genetics Demystified

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Spirit Singer

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My new short-story collection, Paths to the Stars: Twenty-Two Fantastical Tales of Imagination, has just been released by Shadowpaw Press. The stories in it span my writing career–the oldest is one I wrote at age 19 (or possibly 18, I’m not sure) at Harding University; the newest just came out earlier this year.  They’re roughly fifty-fifty young adult and adult stories.


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Song of the Sword Twist of the Blade The Lake in the Clouds Cave Beneath the Sea Door Into Faerie
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"This is a perfectly fun YA novel of the Arthurian Legend's, Lady in the Lake, set right in Saskatchewan's capital city, Regina.
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