We have some more fantastic news about Steelheart: it received another nomination for a state book award. This time it’s the Green Mountain Book Award, a readers’ choice award for students in grades 9–12 in Vermont.
In this week’s Writing Excuses episode, Why Should My Characters Fail Spectacularly, we talk about why character failure helps make the middle of your story work and provide some tips about how to use it effectively.
Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread posts for Words of Radiance, we enjoyed Middlefest with Shallan, her family, and a certain someone. This week, in Chapter 46, we return to the bridgemen, and witness some of Kaladin’s turmoil as he attempts to make sense of his duties and desires.
My assistant Adam has updated the Twitter post archive for July.