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THE WAY OF KINGS Is Out

THE WAY OF KINGS Is Out It’s out. It’s finally out. I hadn’t expected this day to come for years yet. I had a careful path set up to doing the Stormlight Archive. Writing standalone novels and trilogies for a few more years yet, until I had the reputation both with fans and the publisher…

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It’s Here

It’s Here This post originally appeared on Tor.com. I started writing my first novel when I was fifteen years old. I didn’t have a computer; I had an old, electric typewriter. It would remember your file on a disc, but it was really just a printer with an attached bare-bones word processor. (It had a…

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Play Magic with Brandon at Dragon*Con Updates

Play Magic with Brandon at Dragon*Con Updates Guys, THE WAY OF KINGS comes out tomorrow! Wow. So long spent waiting. Look on Tor.com tomorrow for a cool post about my history working on the book, with pictures of a very early Brandon Sanderson manuscript. Before we do that, though, I want to do some updates…

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Play Magic with Brandon at Dragon*Con

Play Magic with Brandon at Dragon*Con I’ll be hitting Dragon*Con this year near the beginning of my tour, and I’m looking forward to finding some time to hang with readers and relax and play some Magic: The Gathering. As always, I play casual—meaning that I do it more for the fun and interaction than the…

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TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT Is Done

TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT Is Done First let me get to some quick updates. I’ve put up a few WARBREAKER annotations: two on chapter five and one on chapter six. Two new podcast episodes of Writing Excuses have also gone up, recorded live at Dragons & Fairy Tales bookstore. In the first one Dan, Howard, and…

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Last Chance for THE WAY OF KINGS Numbered Copies

Last Chance for THE WAY OF KINGS Numbered Copies [UPDATE: Sam Weller’s is reportedly sold out already. If we make other arrangements, I’ll mention it on Twitter and Facebook. Original post follows.] THE WAY OF KINGS comes out in less than 11 days, about 246 hours from now. At the release day events—the midnight BYU…

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Writing for Charity + Updates

Writing for Charity + Updates On August 21st there will be a writing workshop in South Sandy, Utah whose purpose is to raise money to donate to schoolchildren. Specifically, they hope to donate a book to every child “in at least ten of the lowest socioeconomic populated schools in the state”—at least 6,000 books total.…

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Signed Book Shipping Delays

Signed Book Shipping Delays This post isn’t about the signed & numbered copies of THE WAY OF KINGS from Sam Weller’s, which will go out on schedule. Not surprisingly the demand is not quite as high as it was for THE GATHERING STORM, so if you haven’t ordered yet, you still have a good chance…

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THE WAY OF KINGS Preview Chapters & Contests + Updates

THE WAY OF KINGS Preview Chapters & Contests + Updates THE WAY OF KINGS will be released in less than one month. So it’s time for some more preview chapters, right? As of today, you can read chapters nine and eleven over at Tor.com (registration required). “Wait!” you may say. “What happened to chapters seven,…

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