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My Worldcon Schedule

My Worldcon Schedule Next week I’ll be at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, in Reno. My schedule is below, with a few comments from me interspersed. Worldcon is a great place to meet industry pros, so I’m looking forward to seeing many of you there. Highlights for me this year include the live…

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THE WAY OF KINGS Wins the David Gemmell Legend Award

THE WAY OF KINGS Wins the David Gemmell Legend Award I’ve put up a new WARBREAKER annotation about chapter 55. Plus there’s also a new Writing Excuses episode up on professional organizations. As our cohost Mary Robinette Kowal is also the vice president of SFWA, she has many useful things to say on the topic.…

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Updates + Hugo Voter Packet

Updates + Hugo Voter Packet We’ve got a few more parts of the website working. The percentage bars on the left column are now functional again, and my assistant was able to put up another Twitter posts collection. New annotations and library items will have to wait for later though. There are two new Writing…

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Gemmell Award Nominations + Updates

Gemmell Award Nominations + Updates The short list of six nominees for the David Gemmell Legend Award is out, and for the second year in a row I have two books on the list. Towers of Midnight and The Way of Kings join Brent Weeks’s The Black Prism, Pierre Pevel’s The Alchemist in the Shadows,…

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Writing Excuses Nominated for a Hugo Award

Writing Excuses Nominated for a Hugo Award First off, there’s a new Warbreaker annotation that covers Vasher sneaking into the God King’s palace. It also talks about why one character doesn’t just kill another character. This week’s Writing Excuses episode, season 5 episode 34, covers story bibles. Dan, Howard, and I talk about different ways…

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Reader Polls + Updates

Reader Polls + Updates There have been a couple of reader polls lately that my books did well in. SFFWorld polled its forum members for readers’ favorite books of 2010, and THE WAY OF KINGS came out on top, with TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT in second. In addition, Tor.com held a poll to determine the best…

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For Your Nomination Consideration + Worldcon Deadline

For Your Nomination Consideration + Worldcon Deadline Hugo Award nomination season began this month, so I thought I’d let you know what categories my works are eligible in. If you don’t know what the Hugo Awards are or how nominating and voting works, I also talk about that below. If you want to nominate, the…

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Interviews, Gemmell Award Nominations, Annotation

Interviews, Gemmell Award Nominations, Annotation There are two new interviews with me out there. First is this one at The Fringe, which covers some familiar ground with a few new questions. And then here’s one at Stormblessed, which sheds some new light on details in THE WAY OF KINGS. Both THE WAY OF KINGS and…

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The Great Hunt Update

The Great Hunt Update Hi all, Brandon’s assistant Peter here. He’s off on his tour (Thursday’s stop is in the Chicago area), so he doesn’t have a lot of time to update the blog. He did write one blog post ahead of time, which I’ll post tomorrow probably. And you can keep track of his…

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