STATE OF THE
SANDERSON

Every December
Brandon updates
readers on the state
of each of his projects.

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Cytonic Final Proofread 100%
Wax & Wayne Book 4 (Mistborn 7) Draft 2.0 100%
Skyward Four Pre Writing 33%
Evershore (Skyward Novella 3) Final Draft 100%

Skyward 3 Update, New Socks + Kickstarter Update!

Skyward 3 Update, New Socks + Kickstarter Update! All right. Brandon here with our Weekly Update. The third book of the Skyward series, I have finished the 4th draft and immediately started the next draft, last draft, the 5.0. And I’m about 30% through that draft. The goal is to turn that in the 31st…

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Skyward 3 Update + Mini-Hardcover Question

Skyward 3 Update + Mini-Hardcover Question Hey, this is Brandon. Time for our Weekly-ish Update. I am still working on Skyward 3. We came up with a name. It’s going to be announced eventually. We’re going to let the publisher do it. I’m working through the 4.0. And I am 10,000 words away from the…

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Skyward 3 Has a Title. But I Can’t Tell You Yet

Skyward 3 Has a Title. But I Can’t Tell You Yet Hey, Brandon here. Weekly Update. I am still working on Skyward book 3, which we just named. But I can’t tell you what the name is yet because the publisher wants to do publicity. It’s not going to be Nowhere. I’d warned you guys…

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Skyward Draft 3.0 is done + Kickstarter Update

Skyward Draft 3.0 is done + Kickstarter Update Hey, Brandon here. I want to start a new thing on my YouTube channel, which is periodically giving you updates on the books I’m writing. This should happen every other week, sometimes every week. We’ll call it the Weekly Update. It may not actually be every week.…

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My Work Life Balance as a Writer

My Work Life Balance as a Writer (Video at bottom.) I am a big proponent of a good balance in life. And this can be hard to do as a writer. Because a lot of you who want to write professionally, by necessity, have to have another job. When I took this class back in…

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State of the Sanderson 2020

State of the Sanderson 2020 Welcome to my yearly wrap-up. In this essay, I’ll talk about projects recently released, ones upcoming, and ones in limbo. It’s usually a very long post, so feel free to jump to the section that interests you most using the following handy set of links. Introduction Part One: Mainframe Announcements…

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Rhythm of War is Out!

Rhythm of War is Out! Adam here. I know it’s a bit weird to be just seeing a post about Rhythm of War being released. But between the frantic preparations (including a hard drive failing at the worst possible time) and the holiday, a post was something that I kept pushing off in wake of…

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Dawnshard is Out!

Dawnshard is Out! Dawnshard is Out! Adam here. The long-anticipated novella is finally out today! For those of you who haven’t been following Brandon on social media, or this summer’s past Kickstarter for the 10th-anniversary edition of The Way of Kings, then this will probably be a very happy surprise for you. If you’re preparing…

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