Current Projects
Stormlight 3 first draft
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Shadows of Self proofread
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The Bands of Mourning 2nd draft
100 %
Calamity final draft
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Goodbye, Sir Terry

I woke to the news that Sir Terry Pratchett has passed away. I knew this was coming, but—as with the passing of Robert Jordan almost eight years back—it still hit me like a slap to the face. Many of you know of my fondness for Pratchett’s works. If you aren’t aware, here’s a piece that Read the full article…


Hugo nomination deadline, Shadows for Silence ebook release + Updates

Don’t forget, the deadline to nominate anything for the Hugo Awards (if you’re a member of the 2014, 2015, or 2016 Worldcons) is tomorrow! For more details see my award eligibility post here. My Cosmere novella Shadows for Silence in the Forest of Hell is now out as an independent ebook! If you didn’t already Read the full article…


Brian McClellan’s The Autumn Republic

Isaac here with the promised reminder that The Autumn Republic—the third volume of Brian McClellan’s Powder Mage Trilogy—was released this week. Those of you who enjoy Brandon’s fantasy novels will likely find a lot to sink your teeth into with Brian’s. As we’ve mentioned before, Brian was a student of Brandon’s back in the day Read the full article…



Woven Map Reveal, More McClellan, a Second Staveley, and Legos!

Assistant Isaac here with a cornucopia of cosmopoietic cartographies. (Yes, I searched the dictionary for that second word. I’m pretty sure it has something to do with worldbuilding.) When I started working directly for Brandon, I pretty much finished up all my freelance projects and suddenly had my evenings free again. I had to learn Read the full article…


Brandon Sanderson Newsletter for January 2015

Happy New Year, everyone! Brandon here, thanking you once again for supporting my writing. You’re getting this because you signed up for the newsletter on my website. We send around three or four of these a year. If you’d rather not get the letter, just send a reply asking to unsubscribe. In this newsletter: Introduction Read the full article…


Chapters from the original draft of The Way of Kings in the Altered Perceptions anthology

Earlier this year I told you about an IndieGoGo project to produce an anthology that would contain chapters from my original 2002 version of The Way of Kings (sometimes called Way of Kings Prime). Well, the anthology is finished, and IndieGoGo backers received their ebook copies a few weeks ago. The hardcovers have also been Read the full article…