Current Projects
Skyward final proofread
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Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds final proofread
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Secret Project second draft
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Skyward 2 first draft
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Random House Mega Vault Contest + Updates

Below I have info on a contest that’s Steelheart-related (sorry, for the US and Canada only). But first some updates. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers chapter breakdowns—what determines our chapter breaks? How do we handle POV shifts, scene/sequel balance, and other considerations when we’re carving our stories into chapters? My assistant Peter has Read the full article…



ALCATRAZ 2 Audiobook, Trailers + Updates

In the most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode, Howard, Mary, and I talk about writing the omniscient viewpoint. (Dan wasn’t there; he was off saving his son from ninjas or something like that.) The newest ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation discusses my use of prison names, the setting, and Bastille. And I’m very pleased Read the full article…


Mistborn & Stormlight gamer bags + Updates

In the most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode, Dan, Mary, Howard, and I talk about characters who do dumb things. There are a lot of traps that writers fall into involving this, and we talk about how to avoid them. InkWing has a limited number of Mistborn- and Stormlight-themed gamer bags for sale. They’re also Read the full article…




Name Auction Coming, Music + Updates

Want your name to appear as a character in the Stormlight Archive? There’s going to be an auction for just that starting on Wednesday to benefit the Life, the Universe, & Everything (LTUE) symposium. I’ll post more details when the auction begins. This year’s LTUE hosted the recording of a number of episodes of the Read the full article…





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