Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
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Starsight (Skyward 2) final proofread
100 %
Stormlight 4 rough draft
73 %
MTG: Children of the Nameless release
100 %


Congrats Ms. Fish! (+ Sample Chapter)

Hearty congratulations go out to Ms. Fish, who has won the Utah Arts Council’s first place award for best YA book. Way to go Fish! This is a very prestigious award, and Janci richly deserves it. She’s an excellent author. Let’s see…in other, less dramatic news, book tour starts this week in Denver! I’ll try Read the full article…


David Farland Workshop

I keep meaning to post info about David Farland’s novel writing workshop, but I keep forgetting. But, let me post it now, finally. Dave is a great author, and has been a lot of help to me in my career. He’s had tons of advice on the business and how to get published–it was while Read the full article…


FAQ: What is your publication story? +Annotation +Quote

First, Annotation: Mistborn Chapter Twenty-Seven Second, Quote Board: “Secret princess princess does not need to see her own bare bleeding chest on a man.” — Fellfrosch (In our RPG campaign last night.) Third, I’ve finished the Mistborn 3 edit! Yay! Now I can finally write something new. Dragonsteel book one, here I come. Finally, as Read the full article…


The Contest + Annotation

Well, today I officially begin the Super Revision Contest 2007. The other competitors are Ms. Fish and EJS, members of my writing group. Last Tuesday we were talking, and realized that we all had a big revision looming that we weren’t looking forward to. (I, having just started to work on another book, really didn’t Read the full article…



Annotation + Notes

First off, here’s your annotation: Chapter Twenty-Two Part One Secondly, a couple of notes from good old SF’dom. First off, it looks like David Eddings’ house burned down in a fire last week. My heart goes out to the guy; I can only imagine what it would be like to lose everything like that. Original Read the full article…


Annotation + Blood Ties

Here’s a new Annotation for you all: Chapter Twenty-one Part Two Thanks to everyone who answered the Survey. I think Sprig is going to take it down this weekend, so if you want to make any comments about the site now would be the time. However, the responses we got were wonderful and helpful, and Read the full article…


On Being Nerds

Yesterday I had diner with Parker, and spent a lot of time with him talking about what it is to be a nerd.  I find the concept interesting for a couple of reasons, which I’ll address in another overly-long rambling essay.  Ready . . . go! It seems to me that, when I was a kid, ‘nerd’ meant Read the full article…


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