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Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
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Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
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Stormlight 4 rough draft
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MTG: Children of the Nameless release
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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…



Writing Excuses Video + Updates

This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers film considerations, and Mary Robinette Kowal and Dave Wolverton/David Farland join Dan and Howard to discuss the topic. Appropriately, this episode was also filmed by Moses Siregar III of Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing, and the video is up on YouTube. The most recent WARBREAKER annotation covers Siri bullying Read the full article…






Updates, Tor.com Q&A, and Tweets January 6-10

In this week’s Writing Excuses episode, we talk about fulfilling promises to your readers, and we give specific examples from our own stories and others’. The most recent WARBREAKER annotation covers Vivenna’s character arc hitting rock bottom. I also talk about how to give your Breath away one at a time. Tor.com put out an Read the full article…


Tweets January 6-10

BrandSanderson Thu Jan 06First non-Rand viewpoint is Perrin, at about the 38% mark. RJ’s juggling of viewpoints is something I didn’t see until I was older. #wotrr BrandSanderson Thu Jan 06Many a new fantasy writer, fresh off a wot book, plans and plots a huge epic with 20 viewpoints. That can be overwhelming to start. Read the full article…



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