Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
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Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
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Stormlight 4 rough draft
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MTG: Children of the Nameless release
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Elantris 9.0

You might have noticed a new revision in the book updates box. That’s right–I’m working on my NINTH revision of ELANTRIS. I’m beginning to see why authors get tired of a book by the time it goes to press…. Anyway, each revision makes the book just a little bit smoother. I really don’t have many Read the full article…

Tor Proposal, Part Two

Here’s the second segment of the proposal I turned in to Tor before visiting the offices. If you want to read a little more about my visit, hop over to the Time Waster’s Guide ( This section focuses on sequel opportunities in the ELANTRIS world. We’ll see whatever comes of this–whether or not I ever Read the full article…

Line Edit Done!

Whew! I’m finished with the MISTBORN line edit. Managed to shave 155 pages and 35,000 words–which was just shy of my goal. Overall, I’m happy with the way the book turned out. Initial reactions from readers have all been encouraging, and I’m delivering a copy to my agent tomorrow. We’ll see what he says. I Read the full article…

Tor Proposal, Part One

Okay, so some of you have encouraged me to write about the ‘Fish Fiasco’ here. Well…sorry. I’ve had about enough of that for now. However, I’m committed to bringing you interesting, new content. So, today I think I’ll post part of a proposal I’m working on for Tor. I’m going to send this to them, Read the full article…

Mr. Line Edit

So, for those of you who think being a novelist is all dreams and creativity, let me introduce you to a pal of mine: Mr. Line Edit. What is a line edit, you ask? Well, it’s much like it sounds. You go through your book line by line, sentence by sentence, and try and make Read the full article…

My Brother is Cool

So, welcome to SanderBlog. This little function was completely designed and coded by my brother, so let’s give him a hand. Or, uh, a big cyber-hand. Anyway, this blog will have two main functions: 1) Keep a running log about my writing process and the like. You’ll be able to find out what I’m working Read the full article…

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