The Calamity release is just two weeks away! Check my events calendar for full details on the Calamity tour. I hope to see many of you at the signings. Here’s a quick summary of the tour:
Tuesday, February 16: Orem
Wednesday, February 17: Seattle
Friday, February 19: Denver
Saturday, February 20: Philadelphia
Monday, February 22: Chicago
Tuesday, February 23: Milwaukee
Wednesday, February 24: Houston
Thursday, February 25: Austin
Friday, February 26: San Antonio
I also had the privilege to be a guest on the Functional Nerds Podcast a few days ago. You can give it a listen here.
In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Writing and World Building for Role Playing Games, where Dan and Howard were joined for the day by Michelle Lyons-McFarland, Monica Valentinelli, and Shanna Germain. Their discussion centers around how worldbuilding for roleplaying games, and especially the manner in which the world is presented, differs from worldbuilding for novels. We don’t talk about rule sets or physics simulations. We’re after the things that players want and need to read in order to immerse themselves in the setting, and get “in fiction.”
Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread posts for Words of Radiance, a tentative expedition to observe a chasmfiend chrysalis and gather information ended in an unexpected Parshendi sighting and a collapsing bridge. This week, in Chapter 69, there’s one day to make it back through the chasms to the warcamp before the next highstorm hits.
My assistant Adam is working on updating the Twitter posts archive for February.
On Monday night we had a very successful release party for the newest Mistborn novel, The Bands of Mourning. It’s now available worldwide in print, audio, and ebook, and you can find links to where to get it in the tabs at the upper right of the post. If you have already read Shadows of Read the full article…
Tonight is the night! The official launch party for The Bands of Mourning starts tonight at 10:00 pm at the BYU Bookstore. Don’t forget to swing by and get your number before 8:00 so you don’t lose your place in line (bring an ID and your proof of purchase). Just to give you another quick Read the full article…
At 12:00 a.m. on January 26th, I will be doing the world’s first and only signing for The Bands of Mourning. In past years some readers have enjoyed camping out at the bookstore to get a low-numbered copy. But at the Shadows of Self release for various reasons, we tried something new: a digital line. The Read the full article…
It’s quickly approaching book release time again! The Bands of Mourning, the new Mistborn book, comes out in roughly two weeks on January 26th. (January 28th in the UK/Ireland/Australia/New Zealand.) Sample chapters can be read on Tor’s site. Be aware, they contain spoilers for the previous books! Because of the extensive tour I did for Read the full article…