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Hugo voting deadline, Audible sale + Updates

Hugo voting deadline, Audible sale + Updates Adam here. I just wanted to give all of you a little reminder that the Hugo Award voting deadline is tomorrow (July, 31st). Voting is open to all supporting and attending members of Worldcon 76. If you’re wanting to cast your vote but aren’t a Worlcon member, it’s not…

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Signing near Idaho Falls this weekend + Updates

Signing near Idaho Falls this weekend + Updates Adam here. I have some exciting news for those of you in driving distance of Idaho Falls, Idaho. This Saturday Brandon will be appearing at Iona Days just a few miles away. You can see his full schedule below, as well as on his Upcoming Events page, but it will include…

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New Writing Excuses episode + Update

New Writing Excuses episode + Update Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Characters as Foils, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice talk about foils. A foil is a character who serves as a contrast to another character. The foil might be a sidekick, an antagonist, a romantic interest, or really any other character who gets enough…

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Harassment at FanX

Harassment at FanX All, I don’t normally discuss charged issues on my social media, but I do find harassment at science fiction conventions a topic that is very important to discuss. It is also very relevant to my fans, as conventions are often how they interact with me. Recently, Salt Lake City’s biggest media convention…

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MisCon 32 and BookCon 2018 Schedules

MisCon 32 and BookCon 2018 Schedules Adam here. I wanted to make you aware of Brandon’s travel plans over the next week or so, in case you might be in a position to say hello. Right now he is in Missoula, Montana for MisCon 32 and has several events during the event. You can see an abbreviated…

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Skyward Cover Reveal

Skyward Cover Reveal Hey, all. If you’ve been following along, you know that my next big project is a book series called Skyward. This is my next YA project with Random House (though, like Steelheart, it walks the line between YA and adult–and is being published in my adult line with my other books in…

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New Writing Excuses episode + update

New Writing Excuses episode + update Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Character Nuance, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice talk about characters who have conflict built right into them; characters whose attributes and attitudes might seem to contradict one another; characters who like, y’know… actual people. Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread of Oathbringer, we…

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Legion: Lies of the Beholder limited edition + Updates

Legion: Lies of the Beholder limited edition + Updates Adam here. I saw a ton of questions about Subterranean Press doing a limited edition hardcover printing of the final Stephen Leeds book, Legion: Lies of the Beholder, that would match the first two Legion books. In case you missed the announcement that went out earlier this…

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Foil Maps + Updates

Foil Maps + Updates Dragonsteel art director Isaac here. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen me post about the maps for the latest Osten Ard books by Tad Williams: The Heart of What Was Lost and The Witchwood Crown. The original trilogy was what hooked me on epic fantasy in the late 80s/early…

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Handling a Large Cast, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice discuss their favorite techniques for managing large casts of characters, and how their processes differ from when writing small casts. What does “large” and “Small” mean? Last week, we looked at foolish oaths, broken oaths, and the necessity…

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