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Superstars Writing Seminar Panel Schedule, January 13-15

Superstars Writing Seminar Panel Schedule, January 13-15 Here’s the schedule of panels for the next Superstars Writing Seminar, which will be held in Salt Lake City this coming month. As you can see from the list of topics, this three-day seminar is packed with great stuff, no-nonsense and practical material taught by six bestselling authors.…

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Your writing exercises and mine: “I Hate Dragons”

Your writing exercises and mine: “I Hate Dragons” For those who are following along, here’s what I did for my writing exercise. I actually managed to make it something of a self-contained story. If you want to read up on the rules, I posted them here. We did some analysis of other people’s writing on…

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Interviews, Gemmell Award Nominations, Annotation

Interviews, Gemmell Award Nominations, Annotation There are two new interviews with me out there. First is this one at The Fringe, which covers some familiar ground with a few new questions. And then here’s one at Stormblessed, which sheds some new light on details in THE WAY OF KINGS. Both THE WAY OF KINGS and…

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Annotation Warbreaker Chapter Thirty-Five

Annotation Warbreaker Chapter Thirty-Five Vivenna Awakes, Bound by Vasher This chapter—with what happens in the latter part of it—is the most dangerous in the book. Dangerous to me as an author, I mean. I love good plot twists, but I worry about leaving them without proper foreshadowing. I’ve never done something as drastic as I…

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Annotations, Writing Excuses, & Superstars Special

Annotations, Writing Excuses, & Superstars Special The most recent WARBREAKER annotation covers Lightsong’s line, “My dear, did you just try to prove the existence of God with your cleavage?” among other topics. You may notice a bit of a slowdown in annotations from this point forward; weeks where only one annotation gets posted will be…

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Writing Exercise: Dialogue

Writing Exercise: Dialogue Hey, all. If you weren’t watching twitter/facebook, I recently suggested a group writing exercise. I’m reposting here for those who watch only the blog. The next paragraphs have the earlier posts, as I originally wrote them. You guys want to do a writing exercise together? I’ve been wanting to do some dialogue…

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Final holiday shipping deadline

Final holiday shipping deadline Peter here. Brandon’s other assistant Becky wanted me to make one more blog post about signed book shipping. So that books shipped inside the U.S. by Priority Mail may arrive in time for Christmas, all orders must be in by midnight the night of December 12th. Becky will get Brandon to…

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Annotation Warbreaker Chapter Thirty-Three

Annotation Warbreaker Chapter Thirty-Three Vivenna and the Mercenaries Wait in the Safe House after the Lifeless Attack on the Slumlords Why does Jewels bother sewing up Clod? Why fix Lifeless at all? Denth’s answer is a fairly good one, but it could use some more explanation. You see, when one makes a Lifeless, the reason…

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