Current Projects
Mystery Project
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Oathbringer (Stormlight 3) release
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Legion 3 first draft
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The Apocalypse Guard 2nd draft
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Chapters from the original draft of The Way of Kings in the Altered Perceptions anthology

Earlier this year I told you about an IndieGoGo project to produce an anthology that would contain chapters from my original 2002 version of The Way of Kings (sometimes called Way of Kings Prime). Well, the anthology is finished, and IndieGoGo backers received their ebook copies a few weeks ago. The hardcovers have also been Read the full article…



Chapters from the original draft of THE WAY OF KINGS available in anthology to benefit Robison Wells

A lot has been happening this week for me, including Hugo nominations and cover reveals. While all of this is awesome, I’ve been worried about the Altered Perceptions anthology getting lost, and I’d like to take a moment to speak about it. First, I’ll talk about what it is, and then I’ll talk about why Read the full article…


THE RITHMATIST Illustrations, Book Expo America & Updates

The newest Writing Excuses podcast episode is called “What The Avengers Did Right.” It has a bunch of spoilers for that movie and talks about it from the point of view of a writer. I’ve uploaded all of Ben McSweeney’s awesome illustrations for THE RITHMATIST. This includes the map (which isn’t in the ebook right Read the full article…


WITHOUT A SUMMER + Updates

This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is called “Fake It Till You Make It” and in it Mary, Dan, Howard, and I talk about the things we do or have done to feel professional. Also, as I mentioned earlier this week, Writing Excuses has been nominated once again for the Hugo Award for Best Related Read the full article…


2013 Convention Exclusive: Firstborn & Defending Elysium

This year I’ll be going to several conventions—JordanCon, Phoenix Comicon, ConnectiCon, and SpoCon (among others not yet announced). Last year I started doing convention exclusives, which I’d been wanting to do for a while—something to make it worth the effort for people to go out of their way to come see me. This year’s exclusive Read the full article…


Podcasts, STEELHEART & THE RITHMATIST Covers, Writing Video

A couple new podcast episodes for you. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is an in-depth discussion of “Deus ex Nauseum,” Howard’s bonus story at the end of Schlock Mercenary: Emperor Pius Dei. Also, on the Farland’s Authors Advisory Conference Calls, artists Isaac Stewart and Ben McSweeney (whose work has appeared in the Mistborn books, Read the full article…



Writing Excuses & Stormlight Archive writing video

Just a quick post today. The newest Writing Excuses podcast episode is another where we sat down with Dan’s brother Robison Wells. This time we talked about writing and personal health. Give it a listen. For the fifth of my Stormlight Archive volume two writing videos, we were able to get permission to include most Read the full article…


Stormlight writing video & music + Updates

The most recent podcast episode of Writing Excuses features Dan’s brother Robison Wells talking with us about cliffhangers and icebergs—when it’s a good idea to leave people in the dark, and when it’s a bad idea. Check it out. My assistant Peter has uploaded another Twitter posts archive. This one doesn’t have as many spoilers Read the full article…


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