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MYTHWALKER Prologue + Updates

MYTHWALKER Prologue + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers making descriptions serve multiple purposes. This helps keep your descriptive passages from being dry, among other things. Give it a listen. I haven’t mentioned it here yet, but put up chapter five of my new Mistborn book, THE ALLOY OF LAW. There will…

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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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Final WARBREAKER Annotation + Updates

Final WARBREAKER Annotation + Updates On this week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode, Mary, Dan, Howard, and I talk about Orson Scott Card’s M.I.C.E. Quotient. That stands for Milieu, Idea, Character, and Event, and it is a valuable tool for improving your writing. The final WARBREAKER annotation is up. Next week my assistant Peter will start…

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Signing tonight in West Jordan with Peter Orullian

Signing tonight in West Jordan with Peter Orullian Just a quick reminder that I’ll be signing in West Jordan tonight. I’m going to be driving back from Idaho, so if I end up a tiny bit late that will be why. But I shouldn’t be late. I’ll try to bring some of the Elendel Daily…

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Mistborn Adventure Game preorders + Updates

Mistborn Adventure Game preorders + Updates Today’s WARBREAKER annotation covers the epilogue. There’s just one annotation left, folks. The WARBREAKER html version is also now completely uploaded. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast has another of our microcasting episodes. Mary, Howard, Dan, and I fielded questions from people on Twitter and answered them briefly. We discussed…

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Last chance to vote for the Hugos

Last chance to vote for the Hugos The deadline to turn in your filled-out ballots for the Hugo Awards is this Sunday night, July 31st, at midnight Pacific time. I’ve talked about this before, but if you weren’t aware and would like to vote for the Hugos, you can still become a registered member of…

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THE ALLOY OF LAW Signing Tour THE ALLOY OF LAW, my new Mistborn novel set 341 years after the events of THE HERO OF AGES, is coming out on November 8th. If you haven’t been aware, there are preview chapters up at; chapter four just went up today. Below is my U.S. and Canada…

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Australia 2012 visit, Signings + Updates

Australia 2012 visit, Signings + Updates I’ve added some events to my events calendar. First up is a joint signing with Peter Orullian (The Unremembered) in West Jordan on August 4th. I also added three conventions I’ll be going to in Australia in April 2012; there will probably be bookstore signings between these events, but…

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Q&A Recording, T-Shirts & Updates

Q&A Recording, T-Shirts & Updates I had a great time at Polaris in Toronto this past weekend. If you couldn’t be there, you can check out an mp3 of the Q&A session that I did, which @Thesleepingwolf has posted online here. (If you want to download it and can’t figure out which link to use,…

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THE ALLOY OF LAW Sample Chapters

THE ALLOY OF LAW Sample Chapters First a couple of updates. There’s a new Warbreaker annotation up covering chapter 54 (with more about Old Chaps’s background, aside from the usual discussion about the climax), and there’s a new collection of Twitter posts. And the second Writing Excuses podcast episode with Mary Robinette Kowal as an…

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