Current Projects
Mystery Project
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Oathbringer (Stormlight 3) release
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Legion 3 first draft
100 %
The Apocalypse Guard 2nd 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…


My JordanCon Schedule + Updates

This weekend I’ll be at JordanCon in Atlanta. My schedule is below, and the full schedule is here. Guests of Honor this year are Seanan McGuire (a.k.a. Mira Grant) and Michael Whelan. Team Jordan will also be participating. Stormlight/Mistborn/Rithmatist artists Isaac Stewart and Ben McSweeney will also be there. They have a panel with Michael Read the full article…



Brandon Sanderson Newsletter for September 2012

In this newsletter: Introduction Brandon’s new novella, Legion, is out now! A new Sanderson on the way A Memory of Light is Done A Memory of Light book tour Stormlight Two progress Two YA books to be released next year INTRODUCTION Hi, all! Brandon here, writing my own newsletter this time instead of having my 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…


Fantasy Magazine interview with Leigh Butler + Updates

Leigh Butler interviewed me for Fantasy Magazine. The interview talks about THE ALLOY OF LAW, the Stormlight Archive, the Wheel of Time, THE RITHMATIST, and rules of magic among other topics. It’s fairly extensive, so check it out. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode features Patrick Rothfuss’s assistant Valerie Dowbenko and my assistant Peter Ahlstrom. Read the full article…



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