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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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The Accidental Highwayman

I blurbed a book! I know, I know. That doesn’t happen very often these days, but Susan, my YA editor at Tor, approached me with a project she is very excited and passionate about: The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp. And after reading it, I have to highly recommend it—Susan has discovered a gem. From Read the full article…


Review of THE WISE MAN’S FEAR

First some updates. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode features Sherrilyn Kenyon talking about how to make your readers fear for your characters. The newest WARBREAKER annotation is on a climactic moment in the Siri/Susebron relationship. And there’s a new batch of Twitter posts up, covering the past month. Review of THE WISE MAN’S FEAR Read the full article…


Gemmell Voting, Wheel of Time Article, Audible Tournament Winner + Updates

Voting has begun for the David Gemmell Legend Award, which I mentioned last week. It will continue through May 31st. Both WARBREAKER and THE GATHERING STORM are among the five nominees, but if you’re struggling to pick one I’d recommend THE GATHERING STORM since I feel it’s more in the spirit of Mr. Gemmell’s work. Read the full article…


THE WAY OF KINGS cover by Michael Whelan, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER book trailer, Fan Sites + Updates

Tor.com has released Michael Whelan’s cover art for THE WAY OF KINGS. They also have sketches and design commentary from Whelan himself. Go check it out. I think the cover is awesome—for more from me on it than that, wait for the blog entry I wrote up for Tor.com to post. I imagine it should Read the full article…


It’s Out!

Warbreaker released today in bookstores everywhere. Note that it might be in the front of the stores—Borders and B&N are both doing promos with the book—so you might not find one in the SF section if you go there. And, as always, the west coast tends to lag a little behind the east coast in Read the full article…




What has Brandon Been Reading?

Just a quick update here, something for those of you who are curious. What’s been on my reading desk lately? Well, beyond a few advance copies of books I’ve been asked to look into for potential cover quotes, I’ve recently read two novels. The first was Terry Pratchett’s REAPER MAN. I’m slowly working my way Read the full article…



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