STATE OF THE
SANDERSON

Every December
Brandon updates
readers on the state
of each of his projects.

EVENTS

See if Brandon is attending an event or signing near you.

LATEST UPDATES

Brandon updates readers on Reddit.

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PROGRESS BARS

Stormlight 4 & 5 Outlining 100%
Starsight Release 100%
Stormlight 4 Rough Draft 90%
MTG: Children of the Nameless Release 100%

Tour with Harriet, Writing Excuses, Stormlight 2 video

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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How to apply for Brandon’s 2018 BYU Class

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Tips on getting accepted into my Creative Writing class at BYU

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Final 2016 Sanderson Lecture + Updates

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Mistborn: House War playtests at Worldcon + Updates

In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, The Element of Humor, we ask, what is the driving force that gets readers to turn pages in a book that is primarily a work of humor? More importantly, how do we as writers get that driver into our books? We cover this, and provide some starting points for writers seeking to improve their humor writing, along with a bunch of neat techniques and a long example for deconstruction.

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National Novel Writing Month Recap

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Preview Chapters, Writing Video, Writing Excuses & Updates

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Friday’s the day!

Worldbuilders hit its goal, so we’re going to give this write-a-thon thing a try. I’ve settled on this Friday, January 17th, from 2:00 p.m. Mountain time until 7:00 p.m.

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Stormlight Videos + Updates

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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Reddit AMA + Updates

Starsight Available on 11-26-19! The highly-anticipated sequel to Skyward. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater SKYWARD NOW AVAILABLE! Brandon’s new young adult novel from Delacorte Books. LEARN MORE Skyward Illustration (C) Charlie Bowater STATE OF THE SANDERSON Every December Brandon updates readers on the state of each of his projects. READ THE LATESTEVENTS See…

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