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Anyone out there work for Delta Air Lines?

Anyone out there work for Delta Air Lines? Two big updates for today. The first is related to a tweet I made last night. I’m scheduled to fly to France later this month, and that trip is going to be smack-dab in the middle of working on the last WoT book. I worry that the…

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Writing Excuses Nominated for a Hugo Award

Writing Excuses Nominated for a Hugo Award First off, there’s a new Warbreaker annotation that covers Vasher sneaking into the God King’s palace. It also talks about why one character doesn’t just kill another character. This week’s Writing Excuses episode, season 5 episode 34, covers story bibles. Dan, Howard, and I talk about different ways…

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Stormlight Archive Name Auction Winner, T-Shirts + Updates

Stormlight Archive Name Auction Winner, T-Shirts + Updates Last week I talked about the charity auction to get your name in the next Stormlight Archive book. Well, the auction is now over. The winner is Jason Lynn Pittman, and his winning bid was $1,825, which will go to support Utah’s science fiction and fantasy symposium…

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Updates & Tweets

Updates & Tweets This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode covers e-publishing. This one was recorded at Life, the Universe & Everything, and Tracy Hickman and Dave Wolverton/Farland join Howard and Dan. I was at ConDFW that weekend. There’s a new Twitter posts collection up, covering the first half of this month. And the newest WARBREAKER…

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Reader Polls + Updates

Reader Polls + Updates There have been a couple of reader polls lately that my books did well in. SFFWorld polled its forum members for readers’ favorite books of 2010, and THE WAY OF KINGS came out on top, with TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT in second. In addition, Tor.com held a poll to determine the best…

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Review of THE WISE MAN’S FEAR

Review of THE WISE MAN’S FEAR First some updates. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode features Sherrilyn Kenyon talking about how to make your readers fear for your characters. The newest WARBREAKER annotation is on a climactic moment in the Siri/Susebron relationship. And there’s a new batch of Twitter posts up, covering the past month.…

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French Interview + Updates

French Interview + Updates While I was at the Utopiales convention I sat down for an interview with the great folks at Elbakin.net. (They’re the same ones who gave MISTBORN an award; see pictures in my convention report.) Well, they’ve now posted the interview in French, and it covers a ton of different topics. (There’s…

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Going to Dallas/Fort Worth + Updates

Going to Dallas/Fort Worth + Updates I’ll be a guest of honor at ConDFW this weekend. My convention schedule is below. But first some updates. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode is another of the ones that Dan, Howard, and I recorded at the Superstars Writing Seminar. For this episode, Kevin J. Anderson joins us…

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Another Writing Excuses Video & WARBREAKER Annotation

Another Writing Excuses Video & WARBREAKER Annotation We’ve got another Writing Excuses video up for you. This week’s podcast episode covers using holidays in fantasy and science fiction, and Mary Robinette Kowal and Dave Wolverton/David Farland one again join Dan and Howard to discuss the topic. Moses Siregar III of Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing filmed…

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