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Tweets May 8-June 6, 2013


BrandSanderson Wed May 08
Tor.com has an article on the magic in my YA book THE RITHMATIST (that comes out next week!) link

BrandSanderson Wed May 08
The most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode talks about blocking. link

BrandSanderson Wed May 08
Michael Kramer narrated the audiobook for THE RITHMATIST, out next week. Hear the prologue and part of chapter 1 here link

BrandSanderson Thu May 09
Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches chapters 9 and 10, including Kaladin’s first flashback chapter. link

BrandSanderson Mon May 13
On my way to NYC for my signing tomorrow. Excited for the release of The Rithmatist! (Sorry to miss NYC for AMOL.)

BrandSanderson Mon May 13
Also, I DID sign books in the Salt Lake airport before flying out. They have Mistborn One, Mistborn Three, and Towers of Midnight. Gate C6.

PaulJAndrew Mon May 13
taking a page from @BrandSanderson today and listening to some of my favorite Final Fantasy remixes while writing, courtesy of @ocremix

BrandSanderson Mon May 13
@PaulJAndrew @ocremix :)

BrandSanderson Mon May 13
The Book Smugglers interviewed me about writing my YA fantasy THE RITHMATIST, among other things. link

BrandSanderson Mon May 13
This week’s Writing Excuses talks about the culture surrounding the writing community and the conventions we attend. link

BrandSanderson Tue May 14
THE RITHMATIST is out today and I’m signing it tonight in New York. Here’s its origin story, tour details & more: link

BrandSanderson Tue May 14
Signing TONIGHT at Books of Wonder in NYC. You CAN bring your copies of A Memory of Light to get signed! link

BrandSanderson Tue May 14
Tor is giving away (US-only) 10 copies of THE RITHMATIST signed by me and artist Ben McSweeney. Ben’s there tonight! link

BrandSanderson Tue May 14
At Books of Wonder in NYC for The Rithmatist launch party. Going to get going soo. Will read from Stormlight 2. See you there!

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
Philadelphia: Come see me tonight! Children’s Book World in Haverford. link

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
Books of Wonder has copies of THE RITHMATIST that Ben and I signed last night. link Event photos: link

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
Train station stealth signing! NYC’s Penn Station Penn Books, the larger of the two stores, now has a single signed AMOL hardcover!

BrianTMcClellan Wed May 15
@BrandSanderson How long are you in NYC for? I’m getting in late tonight.

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
@BrianTMcClellan Just left, actually

aly_fp Wed May 15
@BrandSanderson come to the mid Manhattan lib and sign!

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
@aly_fp Oh! Sorry. Just left the city. :(

_andres_j_ Wed May 15
finished The Rithmatist by @BrandSanderson , lasted for only 12 hours :( when will the next one be ready?

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
@_andres_j_ Uh… Takes a little longer than 12hrs to finish writing one…

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
Books of Wonder has copies of THE RITHMATIST that Ben and I signed last night. link Event photos: link

iamparag7d Wed May 15
@BrandSanderson Brandon, i hope stormlight 2 is coming soon coz I am about to order (finally) the way of Kings :-)

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
@iamparag7d Soon…ish. Almost done with the first draft.

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
Remember, signing tonight in the Philadelphia area! Children’s Book World. 7pm. Details on my events page. Stormlight 2 reading involved.

Big_Dad_E88 Wed May 15
@BrandSanderson do you get to Baltimore anytime soon?

BrandSanderson Wed May 15
@Big_Dad_E88 Probably not. Was there in Feb. Maybe the fall tour.

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Want to read the prologue of my YA dystopia STEELHEART? link

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Philly Airport Stellar Books (past D gates) has 2 signed AMOL. I slipped a li
ttle something extra in too. Staff was very nice. Say hi for me

vthacker_lv Thu May 16
@BrandSanderson I just checked the Philly airport bookstore! #TooLate #NoMore

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
@vthacker_lv Gone already? Wow. Did you ask the staff if they had simply moved them?

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches chapter 11, Kaladin’s low point. link

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Okay, Denver. You’ve sent endless emails asking why I don’t visit more. I am at the Tattered Cover tonight. 7:00. Details on my events page.

iamparag7d Thu May 16
@BrandSanderson Brandon, is there a summary of wot somewhere so dat I don’t have 2 reread d entire thing before reading d last 4 books? :-)

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
@iamparag7d Encyclopedia WOT has chapter-by-chapter summaries that are very detailed. Wotsummary is more condensed.

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
@iamparag7d However, I don’t suggest either if you haven’t read the books at one point. There is just too much going on.

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Where to read the STEELHEART prologue and where to buy signed copies of THE RITHMATIST. link

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Denver Airport Hudson Booksellers in the B Gates has two Alloy of Law and a Hero of Ages, stealth signed with a small prize inside.

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Also, Denver, I am here! Signing at the Tattered Cover in one hour. Come say hi and hear me read from Stormlight 2.

BrandSanderson Thu May 16
Just a warning. I’m at the Highlands Ranch Tattered Cover, not the one I was at last time. Only just noticed. Should be here until 9 or so.

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
During my books-for-cards campaign I was supposed to send someone a Stingscourger with a book. Let me know if that was you.

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
Omaha, New Orleans, Houston: I’ll be there tonight, Saturday, and Monday (respectively). Details: link

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
Off to Nebraska for today’s signing! Good to be coming home, so to speak, on this tour. 7pm. Barnes and Noble on Oakview Drive, Omaha.

Binary1313 Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson are you coming to Lincoln?

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@Binary1313 Not this time, I am afraid.

MonkeySloth Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson Man, If I would have known you could have taken my Runza giftcard that Chrisa gave me as a cruel joke

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@MonkeySloth Ha. I should see if I can get you a tasty burger one to match.

AJayHall62 Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson Have you signed any books at the Miami Airport?

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@AJayHall62 I did, I believe, but it has been a while. So they are probably gone.

ShaneBOly Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson are you thinking of writing the WoT outrigger stories?

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@ShaneBOly No. Unfortunately, those will need to be left to your imagination.

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
Omaha, New Orleans, Houston: I’ll be there tonight, Saturday, and Monday (respectively). Details: link

gizmosheffield Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson come n do a tour of England I have all ur adult books but realli want stormlight signed would make my year/decade

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@gizmosheffield I should be coming to tour there relatively soon.

unknown Fri May 17
[Deleted tweet; I have no idea what it said. —Peter]

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@TJ206ECS That would be cool to see. Am I coming anywhere near you on tour?

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
For those coming to see me tonight in Omaha, be warned. I am delayed out of Denver. Might be late to the signing.

BobSchroeder7 Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson about how late? Because then I might have time to drive up… Have a safe flight by the way!

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
@BobSchroeder7 It is looking like 45min late, which puts me leaving the signing around 10 or so. But I really can’t say right now.

BrandSanderson Fri May 17
Just landed in Omaha! Hope to make the signing on time. Looking good so far.

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
Rutabaga. pic

GreenBandit2010 Fri May 17
@BrandSanderson Hi, I’m Will. I’ll be moderating your Wheel of Time panel at PHXCC next week. Any topics you want me to focus on or avoid?

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
@GreenBandit2010 Hm. Not off the top of my head.

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
Houston airport (IAH) has signed Gathering Storm and Towers, with a prize inside, at the bookstore up a little ways from Gate C43.

dsimons_123 Sat May 18
@BrandSanderson is that how you spend your time waiting for a flight? :p

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
@dsimons_123 Yup.

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
Okay, New Orleans, I am bleary-eyed but I am here. 1pm. Maple Street Book Shop.

JenDesroches Sat May 18
Finally, FINALLY reading A Memory of Light. Huge kudos to @BrandSanderson. You’ve done a great job wrapping this series up.

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
@JenDesroches It was an honor. Thanks for reading.

danielgrisinger Sat May 18
@BrandSanderson I went to the Hudson Books on B at DIA today. All the brandalized copies were sold. The lady told me she’d had dozens of people stop in in the past 36 hours asking about it. #WellDone

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
@danielgrisinger Wow. That is awesome. They need to order more. :)

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
Okay, Houston, I am here. Event Monday. Hope to see many of you there.

danielmarshal15 Sat May 18
@BrandSanderson don’t suppose your coming to Dallas at some point?

BrandSanderson Sat May 18
@danielmarshal15 Afraid not on this tour. :(

BrandSanderson Mon May 20
Houston! I’m signing tonight. And if you can’t make it, call in now to request a personalization. They will ship. link

BrandSanderson Mon May 20
Signing tonight is in Houston. 7pm. Blue Willow Bookshop.

Schabse Mon May 20
@BrandSanderson In WoA, why didn’t Vin check for the impostor by testing whether people responded to (were aware of) emotional allomancy?

BrandSanderson Mon May 20
@Schabse I believe they talk about it in the book. Might be wrong.

Tyrathect Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson My son & his friend were making a bunch of noise in the garage. I didn’t even know we had chalk. pic

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@Tyrathect Ha! Awesome.

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
Heading to San Jose for tonight’s signing. Details: link

ilovemydanish Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson How do you handle juggling all of your projects at once? Focus on one, or bounce between a few, or something else?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@ilovemydanish A complex juggling act that only gets me into trouble once in a while…

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
Want to read all the Hugo Award-nominated works for $60? Get the Hugo Voter Packet, out now. link

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
I sent out a newsletter last week that includes an update on the writing of WORDS OF RADIANCE. link

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode talks about short story writing. Mary is our expert. link

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
San Francisco airport Compass Books (Gate 70) has signed TGS, TofM, Alloy, Emperor, & Rithmatist (yay!) Small prize inside. Ask for Michael.

CalebMPowers Tue May 21
I just got an email from @BrandSanderson. WHAT NOW!!!

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@CalebMPowers Get a tweet?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
I’ve left a bunch of signed copies of all my books at stores this past week. How to get one here: link

atmikekayes3 Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson Are you coming to the UK?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@atmikekayes3 Soon-ish. Fall or spring.

='http://twitter.com/BrandSanderson/status/336895459966742528'>BrandSanderson Tue May 21
Books I signed on Saturday at the Houston bookstore (Fully Booked, by gate C34) are gone but they found one more gathering storm pb for me.

ThatOneIsh Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson Any chance you could sign something at a slc terminal around June 15? I’ve wanted to hunt one down but never catch it right

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@ThatOneIsh There might be one there on the 15th. But I can’t promise.

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
I’ll be signing in San Jose in two hours. Details here: link Tomorrow, Albuquerque. This weekend, Phoenix Comicon.

tommartell Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson draft tonight after the signing?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@tommartell Lol. Are you local?

tommartell Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson was going to go see Star Trek with @wrapter and some other magicians but I bet I could convince them to draft.

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@tommartell @wrapter Does someone have a cube?

tommartell Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson @wrapter location TBD but looks like cubing is a go. We could do my place in MV or CFB if it is open?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@tommartell @wrapter Any is great with me. Signing done maybe…10?

tommartell Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson @wrapter ok we’ll do one of our apartments at 10. do you have a car or do you need a ride from the bookstore?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@tommartell I have a driver, so I can get there. But a ride back to the hotel would be nice. I would hate to make the driver wait.

lsv Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson @tommartell @wrapter times like this I wish I was back in California.

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@lsv @tommartell @wrapter Whoops. I was in Denver (that is where you are, right?) and completely forgot to let you know.

TheHand Tue May 21
@BrandSanderson Any chance I can buy you a beer after the Albuquerque signing?

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
@TheHand :( I already have plans, I’m afraid.

BrandSanderson Tue May 21
One last reminder. Signing today is in San Jose! 7pm. Hicklebees on Lincoln Ave. See you there. :)

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
Remember folks, signed books in the SF airport by gate 70. Some in the Teen section too. Tonight, I sign in Albuquerque!

frankgonzalezjr Wed May 22
@BrandSanderson I need to hear Stormlight Book 2 updates! How’s it looking? We going to make the October date?

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
@frankgonzalezjr (Insert wince here.) I am working hard but all this touring is slowing me down. Still have a ways to go with the book.

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
Tonight I’m in Albuquerque. This signing is ticketed. Details here: link This weekend, Phoenix Comicon.

Lifeonpurpose1 Wed May 22
@BrandSanderson How about Iowa/Illinois border? There is around 750,000 people in the greater city area. Any plans for a signing there? : )

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
@Lifeonpurpose1 I will try to make it back! No firm dates yet.

kainewynd2 Wed May 22
@BrandSanderson Do you have plans to visit Central New York (Rochester, Syracuse, Albany) sometime in the future? We’d love to see you!

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
@kainewynd2 You know, I keep wanting to go. NYC steals all of the signings from you guys.

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
Albuquerque, I am here! UNM continuing Education Center Auditorium. 7. Event IS ticketed. Details on my events page or call Alamosa Books.

BrandSanderson Wed May 22
I’l read from Stormlight 2 tonight at the Albuquerque signing. Store has TWoK and AMoL hardcovers & many more! See previous post for details

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches the first set of interludes and talks about the search for Hoid. link

LORDHERSKO Thu May 23
@Brandsanderson Hoid is in almost all ur books no?

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
@LORDHERSKO Yes.

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iPosty Thu May 23
@BrandSanderson what’s your plan for #PHXCC ? Will you be around all day Friday? My son’s only goal tomorrow is to meet you!

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
@iPosty I plan to be around all day, but the best way to find me is after one of my panels. I also have a booth.

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
THE RITHMATIST was released in the UK today in trade paperback and ebook. link

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
Newly arrived: Hebrew Mistborn, Spanish Hero of Ages, and two kinds of Legion audiobook. pic

BrandSanderson Thu May 23
Phoenix! I’m here for Comicon. Here is my schedule for today through Sunday: link

BrandSanderson Fri May 24
Phoenix Comicon, my Wheel of Time panel starts in 40 minutes. I’ll be here all weekend. Schedule: link

BrandSanderson Sat May 25
Phoenix Comicon: The Brandon Sanderson Spotlight panel starts in just over an hour. Then afterward a signing. Details link

BrandSanderson Sat May 25
Have been so busy at Phoenix Comicon I haven’t had time to tweet! But I am heading to my spotlight, where I will read various things, now!

PVDDR Sun May 26
Just finished reading “The Way of Kings”… now I can finally start reading for the paper I have due the day I get back home :< Book was pretty good, went through the 1000 pages relatively quickly and recommend it. I hope we don't have to wait too long for book 2

tommartell Sun May 26
@PVDDR lets get to work @BrandSanderson !

BrandSanderson Sun May 26
@tommartell @PVDDR I take no responsibility for late papers. :)

ShelleytheJonas Mon May 27
Why are 800 page paperbacks a thing? @brandsanderson, I am looking at you.

BrandSanderson Mon May 27
@ShelleytheJonas Lol. Most people write to me asking that they be longer…

mathewkaufman Mon May 27
@howardtayler @BrandSanderson After seeing you both at phxcc the excuses ran out. I hammered out my novel outline and am 1200 words in.

BrandSanderson Mon May 27
@mathewkaufman @howardtayler Keep at it!

Dhassing Wed May 22
Every time I think @BrandSanderson can’t come up with a new & amazing magic methodology he does, well done sir #Rithmatist #UpWayTooLate

ThatOneIsh Sun May 26
@Dhassing @BrandSanderson Yeah, I’m just waiting for Brandon Sanderson to have Elantrians take on the Mistborn. They should cross!

BrandSanderson Mon May 27
@ThatOneIsh @Dhassing Someday…

BrandSanderson Mon May 27
Going to start sharing fan art again when I can. Here’s one of Marsh (sent to me awhile ago): link

BrandSanderson Mon May 27
And another one, this is a song called Mistborn (Creature of the Night) link

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
I uploaded all of Ben McSweeney’s illustrations for THE RITHMATIST, including the map, for you audiobook listeners. link

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
Today’s blog post has updates and my Book Expo America schedule for tomorrow and Friday in New York. link

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
Salt Lake Airport Simply Books (gate C6) has Rithmatist in stock! Also, Mistborn, Towers, kings. All signed. All with a prize inside. :)

Blarglesnarf Wed May 29
@BrandSanderson why couldn’t it be tomorrow?!

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@Blarglesnarf They had lots. There will still be some tomorrow, I bet. :)

mikejjennings Wed May 29
@BrandSanderson any in the UK? :)

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@mikejjennings Ha. Not at the moment. Next year, though.

ThomsonMarshall Wed May 29
@BrandSanderson -awh, no prize or signature for me, that’s what you get for living in Canada!

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@ThomsonMarshall Ha. I’ve done these in Canada before. Tough to find my books in bookstores there, though.

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
The newest Writing Excuses podcast episode is called “What THE AVENGERS Did Right.” It has a bunch of spoilers. link

hyrumt Wed May 29
@BrandSanderson Avengers is good. But it’s easy. You should do “What KILL BILL did right” also “What STAR WARS I, II, III did wrong”

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@hyrumt The problem with 1,2,3 is that the red letter media reviews already did it so well…

OccamsDragon Wed May 29
@BrandSanderson did Robert Jordan’s notes mention if Ileyna was reborn, and if so who she was?

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@OccamsDragon I don’t think that was something he wanted people to know. :(

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
Some more fan music sent to me. This one inspired by WOT “Nynaeve”: link

stacylwhitman Wed May 29
@brandsanderson I forget–you at BEA this weekend?

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
@stacylwhitman Yup. Just got in.

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
And some fan art inspired by THE WAY OF KINGS: link

BrandSanderson Wed May 29
Just heard that Jack Vance has passed away. RIP to a brilliant author. link

BrandSanderson Thu May 30
Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches chapter 12, the introduction of Dalinar. link

BrandSanderson Fri May 31
I believe today is the last day to get my Hugo-nominated novella THE EMPEROR’S SOUL for $2.99. link

BrandSanderson Mon Jun 03
Signing tonight at the Provo Library. Free tickets are sold out. There’s a standby line; asking them what that means. link

BrandSanderson Mon Jun 03
Provo Library signing tonight: If you can’t get a seat, I’ll still stay as late as needed for you to get books signed link

BrandSanderson Wed Jun 05
Tor made a book trailer for THE RITHMATIST. Watch it here: link

BrandSanderson Wed Jun 05
Little Orbit, developers of the Mistborn video game, are also involved in this digital TCG/MMO called HEX. link

BrandSanderson Thu Jun 06
Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches the chasmfiend battle. link

BrandSanderson Thu Jun 06
Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens is out today in the UK. Now all four books are on the shelves there! link

BrandSanderson Thu Jun 06
Shawn Speakman has posted an update on the UNFETTERED anthology that includes scenes deleted from A MEMORY OF LIGHT. link

BrandSanderson Thu Jun 06
Goodreads has a giveaway (for US & Canada) of 10 advance reading copies of STEELHEART. link

Brown_Ajah Thu Jun 06
Stayed up way too late reading. Which always makes me think of Alcatraz vs the Evil Librarians. @BrandSanderson

BrandSanderson Thu Jun 06
@Brown_Ajah Mua-Ha-Ha!