Current Projects
The Apocalypse Guard 1st draft
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Oathbringer (Stormlight 3) first pass proofread
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Snapshot novella release
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Arcanum Unbounded release (including Edgedancer)
100 %

Awards season is here!
Mistborn and the Best Series award.

Hello, everyone! I’ve had my nose to the grindstone working on Oathbringer. However, as awards season is upon us again, I’m pausing to do my yearly roundup of what I have that is eligible. I know that to many of you, the science fiction awards (and the occasional drama surrounding them) are of little interest. Read the full article…


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…




Alcatraz is Back!

I’ve been touring around so much lately, I haven’t had a chance to do write about something very important to me. My middle grade fantasy series, Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians, is finally back in print. Huzzah! These goofy books have quite the devoted following, and over the years one of the number one questions 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…


Kansas City this weekend + Updates

Tomorrow I’m off to Kansas City for the ConQuesT convention that starts on Friday. My complete schedule (including a “Play Magic with Brandon” game) down below. Also, copies of the Perfect State/Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell con exclusive double hardcover will be available at the Basement Books booth in the dealers’ hall. 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…



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