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Cytonic 1st Proofread 100%
Wax & Wayne Book 4 (Mistborn 7) 72%
ReDawn (Skyward Novella 2) Draft 3.0 100%
Evershore (Skyward Novella 3) Draft 1.0 50%

Friday’s the day!

Worldbuilders hit its goal, so we’re going to give this write-a-thon thing a try. I’ve settled on this Friday, January 17th, from 2:00 p.m. Mountain time until 7:00 p.m.

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Signing on Saturday at the Sandy Costco!

Signing on Saturday at the Sandy Costco! Sorry for the late notice on this—my assistants have been busy getting a book ready. Tomorrow at noon I’m signing in the Salt Lake City area, at the Costco in Sandy. This probably won’t be a good venue for me to do a reading and group Q&A, but…

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My Class Starts Today

My Class Starts Today For those who aren’t aware, I teach a course entitled “How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy” at Brigham Young University. The course is focused on the nuts and bolts of having a writing career. Characterization, worldbuilding, plotting, and publication. In previous years, a graduate student recorded my lectures as a…

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Words of Radiance preview chapters & Shallan art

Words of Radiance preview chapters & Shallan art Just dropping in to say that the first preview chapters of Words of Radiance are now up on This is the prologue and first two chapters. More preview chapters will follow in the coming weeks. There’s also a post about the Shallan endpapers that Michael Whelan painted for the book. Plus you can…

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Last-Minute Holiday Items

Last-Minute Holiday Items It’s too late to have things shipped in time for Christmas from the store, but you can send gift certificates. These are sent by email to whoever you want to receive one, and you can buy them here. The Sugarhouse Barnes & Noble has signed copies of The Rithmatist, Steelheart, The Way of Kings, and all three of my Wheel…

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Worldbuilders Hey, all. As the holiday season is here, I wanted to give a shout-out to Worldbuilders, Pat Rothfuss’s yearly, F&SF-themed charity drive. Pat puts a great deal of work into the charity, and I love how it brings the community together to do something great. The charity he supports (Heifer International) is quite worthy, and…

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Words of Radiance is done! + Signing in Orem Saturday

Words of Radiance is done! + Signing in Orem Saturday First off, keep in mind that the shipping deadline for signed books and other nifty things is tomorrow! Look here for more details. I’m also appearing at the Orem Library Holiday Author Extravaganza tomorrow morning; see my events calendar. For those who missed my posts on social media…

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Signing at Hill AFB (Today!), Idaho Falls, Pocatello

Signing at Hill AFB (Today!), Idaho Falls, Pocatello This (long) weekend I have three signings for you. Today at Hill Air Force Base (military ID required to get on base—sorry for the short notice!), Idaho Falls on Saturday, and Pocatello on Monday. Details are below. I’ll sign any book I wrote that you bring, and…

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