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Saturday Spanish Fork Costco signing time change

Saturday Spanish Fork Costco signing time change Hey there, everyone who was planning to come to my signing tomorrow—I just found out that it’s going to start an hour earlier than previously announced. So if you can swing it, please try to come at 11:00 a.m. instead of noon. I’ve never done a Costco signing…

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Signing Tonight at the Provo Library + Updates

Signing Tonight at the Provo Library + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses episode talks about prewriting with our guest E.J. Patten, author of RETURN TO EXILE and THE LEGEND THIEF. Check it out. The Tor.com reread of THE WAY OF KINGS has reached chapter 12, covering the introduction of Dalinar and Adolin. I’m signing tonight at the Provo Library, with books sold…

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Brandon Sanderson Newsletter for May 2013

Brandon Sanderson Newsletter for May 2013 In this newsletter: The Rithmatist is out! The Rithmatist Tour Steelheart is coming in September. (Prologue going live Thursday!) Baby Melvin is here, and growing up too quickly Words of Radiance (Stormlight 2) update From Brandon. You’re receiving this because you signed up or sent me fan mail. If…

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Hugo Voter Packet Out Now, Signed THE RITHMATIST + Updates

Hugo Voter Packet Out Now, Signed THE RITHMATIST + Updates A few weeks ago I talked about the Hugo Voter Packet and how for a $60 supporting membership to Worldcon you could get copies of most of the Hugo Award-nominated works. Well, the packet was finally released today, so if you’re already a member go download…

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STEELHEART Prologue + Signed THE RITHMATIST

STEELHEART Prologue + Signed THE RITHMATIST Tor.com’s reread of THE WAY OF KINGS reaches chapter 11 today, which is Kaladin’s low point. My YA dystopia STEELHEART comes out in September. Today the Onion AV Club put up the prologue of the book. Check it out! I’m in the middle of the tour for my YA fantasy THE…

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THE RITHMATIST Out Now

THE RITHMATIST Out Now The Rithmatist is out! Buy it from the links to the right or visit your local bookstore. (In the UK/Australia, the release date is May 23rd.) My book tour starts tonight in New York and continues in Philadelphia, Denver, Omaha, New Orleans, Houston, San Jose, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Provo, and Spanish Fork. For…

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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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THE RITHMATIST Book Tour + Signed Copies

THE RITHMATIST Book Tour + Signed Copies My YA fantasy novel THE RITHMATIST comes out on May 14th in the US/Canada, and May 23rd in UK/Commonwealth countries. (Read the prologue and first five chapters here.) This book tour’s stops are listed at the bottom of this post, and included are a bunch of cities I haven’t…

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Stormlight writing video & music + Updates

Stormlight writing video & music + Updates The most recent podcast episode of Writing Excuses features Dan’s brother Robison Wells talking with us about cliffhangers and icebergs—when it’s a good idea to leave people in the dark, and when it’s a bad idea. Check it out. My assistant Peter has uploaded another Twitter posts archive. This…

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Life, the Universe, & Everything 31 starts today in Provo

Life, the Universe, & Everything 31 starts today in Provo The local symposium (read: convention) on science fiction and fantasy starts today. I was planning to be there, but instead I’m on tour. I’ll be in Vancouver tonight and Toronto tomorrow. But if you’re in Utah, you should check out LTUE! The guest of honor this year…

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