Current Projects
Stormlight 4 & 5 outlining
85 %
Starsight (Skyward 2) 5th draft
100 %
Stormlight 4 rough draft
27 %
MTG: Children of the Nameless release
100 %

Hugo nominations closing tonight + Updates

Adam here. Nominations for the 2019 Hugo Awards close tonight at 11:59 Pacific Daylight Time. A few months ago Brandon wrote short blog about his works that were up for various award eligibility which you can read in full here, but I will give brief bullet points below. Skyward is eligible for various awards, including Read the full article…


State of the Sanderson 2018

Introduction Another year has passed, and Koloss Head Munching Day is upon us again. It’s been a fun year, full of me working on interesting side projects, so expect quite the list of updates in this (very long) post. But first, let me give a hearty thank you to the community of readers that continues Read the full article…


Weekly Update

Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Handling a Large Cast, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice discuss their favorite techniques for managing large casts of characters, and how their processes differ from when writing small casts. What does “large” and “Small” mean? Last week, we looked at foolish oaths, broken oaths, and the Read the full article…





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…


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…



State of the Sanderson 2015

Introduction We are approaching Koloss Head-Munching Day—the day of the year that happens, by utter coincidence, to coincide with my birthday. (December 19th.) I’m turning forty this year, which isn’t as dramatic for me as it might be for some others. From the way I act, people have been joking for the last twenty years Read the full article…


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