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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 22: Merin 5

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 22: Merin 5 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin clanked through the hallways of the Kholinar palace, looking for Aredor. He found Renarin instead. The younger son was in…

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Oathbringer Sample Chapters

Oathbringer Sample Chapters Currently the Oathbringer sample chapters are hosted on Tor.com. All of Part One of the book will be available to view on their website, three chapters each week until the book is released. Enjoy!

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Oathbringer Release Party

Oathbringer Release Party Brandon’s assistant Kara here with details for the Oathbringer midnight release party. Further down in the post I’ll outline how to get your signed and numbered copies of the book. VIP Backstage Party Tickets We’ve run out of space at the BYU store, so we’re trying something new this year. BYU is still hosting…

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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 17: Merin 4

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 17: Merin 4 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin stood perched on the side of the stone wall, looking down. Kholinar’s walls were lofty and thick. Their sides smoothed…

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Annotation The Way of Kings Prelude

Annotation The Way of Kings Prelude In classic Sanderson fashion, the beginning of this book was the part to see the biggest edits. I usually start a novel, write from beginning to end, then go back and play heavily with my beginning to better match the tone of the book. Here, one of my big…

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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 12: Merin 3

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 12: Merin 3 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin stood uncomfortably, trying not to blush in embarrassment as the tailor pulled out yet another seasilk cloth—this one red—and draped…

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Salt Lake Comic Con & LDSPPA

Salt Lake Comic Con & LDSPPA Hey, all! Oathbringer’s release feels like it’s just around the corner–some of you may disagree with me on that–and for those of you who are reading the excerpts on Tor.com, you can now read chapters 10–12 on their website. My other project, The Apocalypse Guard, is moving along nicely. I recently finished…

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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 5: Merin 2

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 5: Merin 2 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Three days after the battle, clinging to his horse’s saddle as the ground blurred by below, Merin had cause to regret his oath to Lord Dalenar. Every…

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Robert Jordan Tenth Year Commemoration

Robert Jordan Tenth Year Commemoration It’s been ten years since Robert Jordan died. In some ways, I find this a difficult post to write. I’ve known for years I would want to put something here when this day arrived. At the same time, I’ve always found it a strange thing to remember the day of…

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