Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
85 %
Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
100 %
Stormlight 4 rough draft
23 %
MTG: Children of the Nameless release
100 %


Press Release: Mistborn Movie Option

January 11, 2010 For Immediate Release For Further Information Please Contact Paloppa Pictures: [email protected] Brandon Sanderson: Joshua Bilmes at JABberwocky Literary Agency, 718-392-5985 Paloppa Pictures LLC and Brandon Sanderson are pleased to announce that Paloppa has taken an option on film rights to Sanderson’s NY Times bestselling Mistborn fantasy trilogy. Sanderson is the most successful Read the full article…



Types of Series

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. Because of the excellent discussion we had here about the whole series vs. standalones idea, I thought it would be interesting to delve into the types of series out there and talk a little about how I envision each one. This is kind of off the Read the full article…


The YA Invasion

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. When I was in high school, I spent some time doing service at a local library. For the most part, this meant re-shelving books or looking through the stacks to make certain everything was in order. I remember being asked to shelve a copy of Dragonflight, Read the full article…


Steampunk/Gearpunk

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. Talking about people taking chances with fantasy and pushing the genre in interesting places has me thinking about one of my favorite spec-fic subgenres: Steampunk. I’ve been fascinated by the Steampunk (and its younger cousin gearpunk/springpunk/whatever you want to call it) since my early days enjoying Read the full article…


Guns and Words

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. I can still remember the first fantasy novel I read that used gunpowder. It was one of the Robin McKinley books, The Blue Sword or The Hero and the Crown. I’ve mentioned before in one of these posts just how wrong that felt to me. And Read the full article…


The Journey in Fantasy

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. I think it’s easy to understand why the concept of the journey is so intriguing in fantasy novels. There are few things which separate our modern world from previous eras more than that of distance and travel. To us, all things are close. The other side Read the full article…


The Fantasy Series

This post originally appeared at Borders’ Babel Clash blog. I’m in the middle of an experiment. My newest book, Warbreaker, is a standalone epic fantasy, much as my first book Elantris was. Obviously, I’m not the only one to release standalones in this genre. There’s a grand tradition of it, and some of my personal Read the full article…


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