Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
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Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
100 %
Stormlight 4 rough draft
47 %
MTG: Children of the Nameless release
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My ConnectiCon Schedule

I’m in Connecticut this weekend for ConnectiCon. Below is my schedule! But also, the STEELHEART fanart contest (you can win books!) is still ongoing, with a deadline of Monday. Details here, and the first entries from readers are up here. ConnectiCon, Hartford Place: ConnectiConAddress: Connecticut Convention Center100 Columbus BoulevardHartford, CT 06103Phone: 860-249-6000Type: Convention Schedule: July Read the full article…


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…


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…


Brandon Sanderson Newsletter for May 2013

In this newsletter: The Rithmatist is out! The Rithmatist Tour Steelheart is coming in September. (Prologue going live Thursday!) Baby Melvin is here, and growing up too quickly Words of Radiance (Stormlight 2) update From Brandon. You’re receiving this because you signed up or sent me fan mail. If you’d prefer not to get emails 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…


YA Novels + AMoL 8:00 Q&A Map + Updates

Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive cover reveal for my YA post-apocalyptic novel STEELHEART that’s coming out from Delacorte in September. Check it out here. Also, Tor.com put up the prologue and first chapter of my YA fantasy THE RITHMATIST that’s coming out in May. Read them here. (Illustrations by Ben McSweeney, who also did the Read the full article…


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