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Tor.com is offering a free download of The Way of Kings

Tor.com is offering a free download of The Way of Kings I have some great news for all the US and Canada readers: in preparation for the Oathbringer release later this year, Tor.com is offering a free download of the ebook edition of The Way of Kings, the first volume of the Stormlight Archive, today and…

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Brian McClellan’s Sins of Empire

Brian McClellan’s Sins of Empire Adam here. Brian McClellan is a favorite with members of team Dragonsteel; you can read previous posts from Isaac and me experience more uncontrollable gushing about The Powder Mage trilogy, specifically The Crimson Campaign and The Autumn Republic. Brian recently released his follow-up to The Powder Mage trilogy with Sins of Empire that builds on the all…

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Weekly Update!

Weekly Update! Adam here. As you can probably imagine, Brandon’s inbox is flooded daily with questions ranging from inquiries about his favorite color to asking how everything in the cosmere ends. For obvious reasons, Brandon can’t answer all of these. What I am going to start doing is to create a weekly poll of questions—hopefully…

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Weekly Update!

Weekly Update! In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Q&A on Viewpoint, Brandon, Piper, Dan, and Howard answer your questions about viewpoint. Here they are! Do you have tips and tricks for making 3rd-person omniscient compelling? How do you make 3rd-person limited compelling? Is it normal to need several drafts to nail down a character’s voice?…

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Snapshot is out!

Snapshot is out! Hey, all! I’ve been deep into revisions on Oathbringer. Turns out, big books don’t just take a long time to write—they take a long time to revise. (Who knew?) Last year during my trip to the United Arab Emirates, I took a break from working on Oathbringer to write a novella, as is my habit…

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Boskone schedule + updates

Boskone schedule + updates Brandon will be in Boston next week for Boskone 54 below is a brief overview of his schedule. You can see all the details, including his future trips, on his Upcoming Events page. Friday My Toughest Book Time: 15:00 – 16:00 Signing Time: 17:00 – 18:00 Saturday Mistborn: House War Game Demo Time: 11:00 – 12:00 Building a…

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MGM options Brandon’s forthcoming novella Snapshot

MGM options Brandon’s forthcoming novella Snapshot Adam here. Yes, you read that right. Snapshot, Brandon’s forthcoming novella, was just optioned by MGM. Broken Road Productions and Entertainment 360 (Office Christmas Party) are to produce. If you’re not familiar with Snapshot, you can find a brief synopsis below. You can use the widget to the right to see preorder…

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Interview with Brandon + Updates

Interview with Brandon + Updates Brandon, while touring in Italy for his European tour last fall, sat down for a few minutes with Isola Illyon –an online publication known in Italy as a central hub for information on fantasy and gaming– to talk about fantasy, and whatever else came to mind. In this week’s new Writing Excuses…

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New Writing Excuses Episode + Updates

New Writing Excuses Episode + Updates In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Variations on First Person, Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard spend a few minutes on the administrative stuff before jumping into January’s structural topic, the first person voice, with a discussion of the variations in how that POV is presented. We cover some of…

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