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THE WAY OF KINGS Deleted Scene + Updates

THE WAY OF KINGS Deleted Scene + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode with Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, Dan Wells, and me focuses on writing authentic emotion. Give it a listen. Since the ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotations are all posted now, I’m running out of bonus content to show you. If you…

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August Conventions, LEGION & Updates

August Conventions, LEGION & Updates A reminder about the conventions I’ll be attending this month. I’ll be in Indianapolis for Gen Con August 16th through 19th, Albuquerque for Bubonicon the 24th through 26th, and Atlanta for Dragon*Con the 31st through September 3rd. I’ll put up more details and my full schedule as each convention approaches. My novella LEGION comes out from…

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Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo Saturday

Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo Saturday As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Game Den in Provo is going to throw a release event on August 4th (tomorrow) for the Mistborn Adventure Game from Crafty Games, and I will be there signing. Hopefully you called them to preorder a copy—they will only…

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Hugo Voting Deadline Tomorrow + Updates

Hugo Voting Deadline Tomorrow + Updates Somehow I missed announcing that Writing Excuses Season Six was nominated for a Hugo Award in the Best Related Work category. The voting deadline is tomorrow (Tuesday the 31st), and you can vote if you are a supporting or attending member of this year’s World Science Fiction convention in Chicago. Other nominations from the…

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My Chattanooga LibertyCon Schedule This Weekend

My Chattanooga LibertyCon Schedule This Weekend Today I’m flying out to Chattanooga to be Literary Guest of Honor for LibertyCon this weekend. Below is my schedule. See you there! And remember that I’ll be at Gen Con, Bubonicon, and Dragon*Con in August. Date: July 20-22, 2012 Place: LibertyCon 25 Address: The Chattanooga Choo-Choo 1400 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: (800)…

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Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo

Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo The printed version of the Mistborn Adventure Game from Crafty Games has finally shipped, and everyone who preordered should have received their copy by now or should receive it very soon. Gam Den in Provo is going to throw a release event on August 4th for the book, and I…

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Interviews + Updates

Interviews + Updates The most recent ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation covers the penultimate chapter, including the meaning of the name “Rashid” as in the Sands of Rashid. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode with Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and me talks about the villain problem. By that we mean when the hero…

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My Comic-Con Schedule

My Comic-Con Schedule I’m a Special Guest at Comic-Con International in San Diego next week. My schedule is below. I’ll also have a table in Artist’s Alley (#II-10) where I will often hang out (and maybe play some Magic if it’s feasible) when I don’t have a scheduled event. Kara and Isaac from InkWing will be manning…

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M13 Prerelease

M13 Prerelease For those who enjoy hanging out and playing Magic, it looks like I’ll be able to swing going to the prerelease of the new core set this weekend. I’ll be doing it at Epic Puzzles & Games in SLC, like previous prereleases, at midnight on Friday night. No need to sign up this…

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THE HOLLOW CITY Release Party Tonight

THE HOLLOW CITY Release Party Tonight My good friend and Writing Excuses cohost Dan Wells’ new book THE HOLLOW CITY is out today. The release party is tonight at Weller Book Works (the bookstore formerly known as Sam Weller’s, at their new location, which has parking!) in Trolley Square. Mary, Howard, and I are going…

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