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Brandon updates
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Italy! Lucca Comics & Games Festival This Weekend

Italy! Lucca Comics & Games Festival This Weekend I’ve mentioned this a few times, and you’ve seen this if you check my upcoming events page, but today through Monday I’m at the Lucca Comics & Games Festival in Lucca, Italy. I’ll be doing a lot of panels and signings, so I hope to see many of you there!…

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Warbreaker prologue reread + Writing Excuses on Elemental Drama

Warbreaker prologue reread + Writing Excuses on Elemental Drama In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Elemental Drama as a Sub-Genre, the Writing Excuses crew turns their focus on elemental drama. This can be tricky as it’s basically “character change,” and a great many stories use character change in some way—it’s almost ubiquitous. In this episode…

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Review of Goldenhand on Goodreads

Review of Goldenhand on Goodreads Goldenhand   Garth Nix (Note: For an explanation of my Goodreads policy, please see here.) For Writers The Short Version Rating Notes Bias Notes Anyone who hasn’t read Sabriel, the beginning of the Old Kingdom books by Garth Nix, is missing out. I consider reading it, during the years I was trying…

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Final 2016 Sanderson Lecture + Updates

Final 2016 Sanderson Lecture + Updates Brandon’s assistant Adam here. Due to the overwhelming number of people who request for Brandon to work on Oathbringer (Stormlight 3) and nothing else, I asked Brandon if he wouldn’t mind if I took the weekly update posts off his plate to give him more time to devote to the enormous…

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Utah Humanities Book Festival in Ogden on Saturday

Utah Humanities Book Festival in Ogden on Saturday As it says on my events page, tomorrow I will be attending the Utah Humanities Book Festival in Ogden, Utah. I would love to see you there this weekend, but if you can’t make it that’s okay. The greatest compliment you can give me is to read my books. My…

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Review of Ink and Ashes on Goodreads

Review of Ink and Ashes on Goodreads Ink and Ashes   Valynne E. Maetani (Note: For an explanation of my Goodreads policy, please see here.) For Writers The Short Version Rating Notes Bias Notes This excellent YA book sits carefully nestled between several genres. The packaging lists it as a thriller, and that’s not a bad…

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Alcatraz: The Big Reveal

Alcatraz: The Big Reveal Any of you who haven’t read the Evil Librarians series might want to duck out here, because I’m going to talk about the big reveal at the end of the fifth novel. This is a post that’s been brewing since 2006, so I’m eager to talk about it—but anyone who has read stories…

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