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Salt Lake FanXperience This Weekend + Jewelry & Updates

Bondsmith GlyphOathbringer Pendant
The Salt Lake City Comic Con FanXperience starts on Thursday, and I’ll be there this Saturday only. My schedule is at the bottom of the post, but first some updates!

The Brandon Sanderson Store has some new jewelry. One item is the Bondsmith Glyph and another is the Oathbringer Shardblade Pendant.

The most recent episode of the Writing Excuses writing advice show that I do with Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Howard Tayler is on the self-descriptive topic “Coming up with a New Ending Halfway Through.”

Last week I did a live video chat with BookTalk Nation. The recording is below.


Date: Sat, Apr 19, 2014
Time: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m.
Place: Salt Lake City Comic Con FanXPerience
Address: Salt Palace Convention Center
100 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: (385) 468-2222

Brandon will be attending on Saturday only, though the convention begins on Thursday.


12:00 noon–12:45 p.m., North Ballroom Stage
The Brandon & Brandon Show
Brandon Sanderson and Brandon Mull on Fantasy, Writing, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind

1:00–1:45 p.m., North Ballroom Stage
On Writing Fantasy: The Realms of Brandon Sanderson
This will probably include a reading and Q&A.

2:30–4:30 p.m., Deseret Book/Shadow Mountain Booth: #1821 in the Expo Hall
Brandon Sanderson Signing
Books will be available for purchase, and you can also bring your own books.

See the FanXPerience website for details on the large number of other guests in attendance. Event registration required.

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Online Events This Week + Updates

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