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Holiday deadline, Mistborn pumpkin & Updates

Holiday deadline, Mistborn pumpkin & Updates Here’s a really cool Mistborn pumpkin by deviantART member joh-wee. She calls it “Survivor of the Flames.” Be sure to check out the full image and the unlit version. My assistant Becky wanted me to remind international readers that the deadline for ordering books so I can sign them before…

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A MEMORY OF LIGHT names + Updates

A MEMORY OF LIGHT names + Updates I’ve put up another Twitter archive post. And as I continue writing the first draft of A MEMORY OF LIGHT (now up to 75% of my 300,000-word projection), keep your eye on Twitter and Facebook. Each time I come across a spot in the book where I need to insert…

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Fantasy Magazine interview with Leigh Butler + Updates

Fantasy Magazine interview with Leigh Butler + Updates Leigh Butler interviewed me for Fantasy Magazine. The interview talks about THE ALLOY OF LAW, the Stormlight Archive, the Wheel of Time, THE RITHMATIST, and rules of magic among other topics. It’s fairly extensive, so check it out. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode features Patrick Rothfuss’s…

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Mistborn Fan Trailer + Updates

Mistborn Fan Trailer + Updates There’s a new chapter of my unfinished 2001 novel MYTHWALKER up. This is the chapter where things really start to happen. I’ve also uploaded a new collection of Twitter posts. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is another that was recorded at the World Science Fiction Convention this year, and…

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THE ALLOY OF LAW giveaways & ebooks + updates

THE ALLOY OF LAW giveaways & ebooks + updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is another one that was recorded at the World Science Fiction Convention. It features Lauren Beukes and talks about writing other cultures. Check it out. There’s a new MYTHWALKER chapter up. This one introduces Vvenna, who eventually became Vivenna in…

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Updates + ALCATRAZ ebooks in French

Updates + ALCATRAZ ebooks in French At the World Science Fiction Convention in Reno a couple of weeks ago, we recorded a few Writing Excuses podcast episodes. The first one features Patrick Rothfuss, and we discussed suspension of disbelief. Check it out. I’ve put up the third chapter of my unfinished novel MYTHWALKER from ten…

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Reddit IAmA, Signed THE WAY OF KINGS + Updates

Reddit IAmA, Signed THE WAY OF KINGS + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode with Mary, Dan, Howard, and me covers worldbuilding communications technology. The state of communications technology can have a wide-reaching effect on your story, so give it a listen. My assistant has uploaded another chapter of my unfinished and abandoned novel…

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Forum move, ALLOY preview, Worldcon costumes + Updates

Forum move, ALLOY preview, Worldcon costumes + Updates The site that has hosted my forums for years, the Official Time-Waster’s Guide, has now officially gone offline. The front page hadn’t really been updated in years as staff members moved on to other projects, and few areas of the forum were still active, so it’s not…

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