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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%


THE RITHMATIST Tour Swag Recently I got back from the The Rithmatist tour, so it’s time for me to post some pictures of some of the cool things I saw and some of the neat things you all gave me. I appreciate the time and thought put into the gifts. Take a look at this Steel Inquisitor…

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STEELHEART fan art contest ends tonight + Updates

STEELHEART fan art contest ends tonight + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is entitled “Your First Contract” and it’s about exactly that! We’re not lawyers so don’t consider this to be legal advice, but as a writer you’re a a small business owner who should be thinking about this sort of thing. The STEELHEART…

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My ConnectiCon Schedule

My ConnectiCon Schedule I’m in Connecticut this weekend for ConnectiCon. Below is my schedule! But also, the STEELHEART fanart contest (you can win books!) is still ongoing, with a deadline of Monday. Details here, and the first entries from readers are up here. ConnectiCon, Hartford Place: ConnectiCon Address: Connecticut Convention Center 100 Columbus Boulevard Hartford, CT 06103 Phone: 860-249-6000 Type: Convention…

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Random House Mega Vault Contest + Updates

Random House Mega Vault Contest + Updates Below I have info on a contest that’s Steelheart-related (sorry, for the US and Canada only). But first some updates. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers chapter breakdowns—what determines our chapter breaks? How do we handle POV shifts, scene/sequel balance, and other considerations when we’re carving our stories into…

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Updates for this week

Updates for this week In this week’s Writing Excuses episode, Mary, Dan, Howard, and I talk about Space Opera. Give it a listen. My assistant Peter has uploaded another Twitter posts archive. There will be another one next week; we’re a bit behind. As always, you can follow me on Twitter and Facebook (both have basically the same content) for up-to-the-minute…

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Saturday Spanish Fork Costco signing time change

Saturday Spanish Fork Costco signing time change Hey there, everyone who was planning to come to my signing tomorrow—I just found out that it’s going to start an hour earlier than previously announced. So if you can swing it, please try to come at 11:00 a.m. instead of noon. I’ve never done a Costco signing…

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June is Audiobook Month + Updates

June is Audiobook Month + Updates This week the Writing Excuses podcast has a “project in depth” episode on Mary Robinette Kowal’s novella “Kiss Me Twice,” which was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula last year. Give it a listen, though you’ll probably want to read the novella first. had a couple of The Way of Kings articles last week. First…

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