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My essay on Terry Pratchett + Updates

My essay on Terry Pratchett + Updates On Saturday Tor.com posted an essay of mine entitled “Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Might Be The Highest Form of Literature on the Planet.” I’ve mentioned my love of Terry Pratchett a few times on the blog before, but in this essay I lay out my whole case. Michael Whelan…

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Stormlight Videos + Updates

Stormlight Videos + Updates This past weekend I had a great time at JordanCon. Next year‘s Author Guest of Honor will be Patrick Rothfuss, with Artist Guest of Honor Larry Elmore. It should be awesome. While I was there I signed a number of books for two booksellers, The Missing Volume and Basement Books. They each…

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Reddit AMA + Updates

Reddit AMA + Updates I’m doing a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) right now at /r/fantasy. Ask away. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode talks about narrative rhythm. Here’s the penultimate video of me writing the Rysn interlude from WORDS OF RADIANCE, the next Stormlight book. Next week I’ll put up the conclusion and the sped-up version with everything…

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A MEMORY OF LIGHT ebook + Updates

A MEMORY OF LIGHT ebook + Updates A few random pieces of catch-up news for today. The ebook for A MEMORY OF LIGHT came out this week, if you didn’t notice. You can find it at the usual vendors. This week the Writing Excuses podcast has another brainstorming episode, where I come up with a concept…

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WITHOUT A SUMMER + Updates

WITHOUT A SUMMER + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is called “Fake It Till You Make It” and in it Mary, Dan, Howard, and I talk about the things we do or have done to feel professional. Also, as I mentioned earlier this week, Writing Excuses has been nominated once again for the…

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Podcasts, STEELHEART & THE RITHMATIST Covers, Writing Video

Podcasts, STEELHEART & THE RITHMATIST Covers, Writing Video A couple new podcast episodes for you. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is an in-depth discussion of “Deus ex Nauseum,” Howard’s bonus story at the end of Schlock Mercenary: Emperor Pius Dei. Also, on the Farland’s Authors Advisory Conference Calls, artists Isaac Stewart and Ben McSweeney (whose work has appeared…

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Stormlight 2 Video + Writing Excuses

Stormlight 2 Video + Writing Excuses In this week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode, Robison Wells joins us once again to talk about abnormal psychology. There are a lot of depths there to plumb for characterization, so check it out. My assistant has uploaded another Twitter posts archive. And there’s a new video up of me writing WORDS…

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Writing Excuses & Writing Video

Writing Excuses & Writing Video Just a quick update today. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is another brainstorming episode. This time Mary, Dan, and I help Howard brainstorm for a comic. Though apparently the end result was a failure! Check it out. I’ve also uploaded another video of me writing WORDS OF RADIANCE, the sequel to…

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Writing Excuses & Stormlight Archive writing video

Writing Excuses & Stormlight Archive writing video Just a quick post today. The newest Writing Excuses podcast episode is another where we sat down with Dan’s brother Robison Wells. This time we talked about writing and personal health. Give it a listen. For the fifth of my Stormlight Archive volume two writing videos, we were able to…

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