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State of the Sanderson 2016

Introduction Hello, and welcome! I hope the holiday season is treating you all very well. Around this time each year, I write a blog post called State of the Sanderson. I usually post it on or around my birthday, which happens to be today. (So, happy Koloss Head-Munching Day to you all.) These posts run Read the full article…



State of the Sanderson 2015

Introduction We are approaching Koloss Head-Munching Day—the day of the year that happens, by utter coincidence, to coincide with my birthday. (December 19th.) I’m turning forty this year, which isn’t as dramatic for me as it might be for some others. From the way I act, people have been joking for the last twenty years Read the full article…


State of the Sanderson: December 2014

Introduction Hello, all! I recently turned in Shadows of Self, the new Wax and Wayne Mistborn novel. (And, well, something else too. More on that below.) In addition, tomorrow is December 19th—known with fondness as “Koloss Head-Munching Day.” Also my birthday. (I’ll be 39.) This seemed like a good chance to take a step back Read the full article…




The Wheel of Time Retrospective: TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT: What I Learned

Just a reminder, all. Steelheart—my new novel—is out right now! It hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in the Young Adult category. If you’re curious, you can read about the book here, and listen to a cool audio sample here. For an explanation of my Wheel of Time retrospective, see the previous Read the full article…


The Wheel of Time Retrospective: TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT: Writing Process

Just a reminder, all. Steelheart—my new novel—is out right now! It hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in the Young Adult category. If you’re curious, you can read about the book here, and listen to a cool audio sample here. For an explanation of my Wheel of Time retrospective, see the previous Read the full article…