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Skyward release
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Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds release
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Secret Project second draft
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Skyward 2 second draft
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State of the Sanderson 2017

Introduction Welcome and happy Koloss Head Munching Day! It is time for my yearly update on projects! Strap in for a long post. (If you want to compare, here is a link to last year’s post.) It has been a busy month for us, here at Dragonsteel Headquarters. The leatherbound edition of Mistborn 2, which Read the full article…




New Writing Excuses, #FaqFriday Poll Results + Updates

In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Narrative Bumper Pool, with Bill Fawcett and Carrie Patel, Brandon, Mary, Mary Anne, and Wesley talk revision. Revision: it’s when you make a too-short piece longer, or a too-long piece shorter. (It’s also a great many other things, suggesting that this description is a too-short piece in need Read the full article…



FAQFriday voting and weekly update

In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Hybrid Outlining and Discovery Writing, Brandon, Dan, Howard, and Piper answer some questions: what can discovery writers learn from outlining? What can outliners learn from discovery writing? Is there a balance between the two that can serve as a happy, productive place for writers? (Summary of answers: lots, Read the full article…


#FaqFriday voting and weekly update

In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Retrofitting Structure into a First Draft, Brandon, Mary, Mary Anne, and Wesley speak, at least in part, to discovery writers. In this case, talking about how to take a non-outlined work and apply a structure to it in revisions. Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread posts for Warbreaker, Read the full article…


The Brandon Sanderson Humble Book Bundle

For those of you who have been paying attention to my various feeds on my social media channels this won’t come as a surprise, but for those of you who are just seeing this, Humble Bundle has put together a collection which includes many of my shorter works as well as the Graphic Audio edition Read the full article…


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