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Sydney Signing + Updates

Sydney Signing + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses continues our discussion of Mary Robinette Kowal’s outline of a middle-grade novel she planned back in 2003. At twenty-five minutes it’s a lot longer than our typical episode, but if you’re wondering about outlining, a listen will be worth your while. My assistant has put up another of my…

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Moiraine vs. Kelsier, Gen Con Indy, Interview + Updates

Moiraine vs. Kelsier, Gen Con Indy, Interview + Updates If you missed it on Twitter or Facebook, here’s the link to my Suvudu Cage Match writeup of Moiraine vs. Kelsier. Don’t expect an epic battle. I don’t have the time to spare to write something like that in this case. Instead, I played it very tongue-in-cheek. I flipped a…

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Alternate ALCATRAZ Chapters + Updates

Alternate ALCATRAZ Chapters + Updates The most recent ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation talks about why I shifted the book from third person to first person. My assistant has also uploaded the third person versions of the first two chapters, which you can compare with the published versions. I’ve spent all day recording new episodes of the Writing…

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Sanderson’s Second Law + Updates

Sanderson’s Second Law + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers more on fauna and flora. Check it out. My assistant Peter has uploaded a new Twitter posts archive and the final chapter of my abandoned 2001 novel MYTHWALKER. He’s also put up my Sanderson’s Second Law article, which was first printed in the June 2011 issue of LEADING EDGE SCIENCE FICTION…

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First Draft Finished + Updates

First Draft Finished + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses episode is titled “Help, I Can’t End My Book!” This is the final podcast of this season for Howard, Mary, Dan, and me. Check it out. There’s a new chapter of my abandoned 2001 novel MYTHWALKER up. My assistant has put up a new Twitter posts collection that includes my…

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Mistborn Adventure Game Out Now + Updates

Mistborn Adventure Game Out Now + Updates My assistant has uploaded another chapter of my abandoned 2001 novel MYTHWALKER. He also put up a new Twitter posts archive. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode features Mary, Dan, Howard, and I talking about character foils. Give it a listen. The biggest news for this week is that the long-awaited Mistborn…

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Official NaNoWriMo Pep Talk + Updates

Official NaNoWriMo Pep Talk + Updates My assistant Peter has uploaded a new Twitter posts collection and another MYTHWALKER chapter. This is a novel that I abandoned back in 2001, but I cannibalized the parts that were working into WARBREAKER when I started writing that. This chapter contains the first scene that another scene in…

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Mistborn & Stormlight gamer bags + Updates

Mistborn & Stormlight gamer bags + Updates In the most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode, Dan, Mary, Howard, and I talk about characters who do dumb things. There are a lot of traps that writers fall into involving this, and we talk about how to avoid them. InkWing has a limited number of Mistborn- and…

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New Wheel of Time Great Hunt

New Wheel of Time Great Hunt Well, I’m off on my tour. The THE ALLOY OF LAW release party was a blast, even though the bookstore was a little light on copies. We managed to get everyone a book, I think. So huzzah, and forward. One of the things I announced yesterday on Twitter and…

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