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Elantris Leatherbound (Official)

Elantris Leatherbound (Official) It’s here, and it’s beautiful! This is the official launch, so feel free to retweet, blog, or otherwise share this post with people you know who are fans of Elantris! I made a little preview post last week, because of shipping deadlines, but here is the official (with pictures) post about the Elantris Leatherbound edition! Below you’ll…

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Mistborn Trade Paperbacks + New York Comic Con Schedule

Mistborn Trade Paperbacks + New York Comic Con Schedule Back in May I mentioned the new trade paperbacks for the Mistborn trilogy that were coming out, starting with the first book. Since then, The Well of Ascension was released in August, and The Hero of Ages came out this week. All three books have gorgeous Sam Weber cover art, and Isaac Stewart…

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June is Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month Readers have been asking if my forthcoming novellas LEGION and THE EMPEROR’S SOUL will be released in audio versions. The answer is that they will be—we have deals made for these, but I’m not sure how quickly the audiobooks will be released compared to the book versions. I’ll let you know when I have more…

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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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ELANTRIS Back in Stock + Sanderson 5-Pack Sale

ELANTRIS Back in Stock + Sanderson 5-Pack Sale On the heels of signed copies of WARBREAKER coming to my online store a couple of weeks ago, signed copies of ELANTRIS are now finally back in stock. I think it’s been over a year—maybe over two—since we ran out of copies and had to pull it…

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June Is (was) Audiobook Month

June Is (was) Audiobook Month Well, here it is the last day of June and I haven’t mentioned audiobooks at all like I was supposed to, and we all know whose fault that was . . . that’s right, my assistant Peter. June is audiobook month! There are lots of audiobook-related posts on Twitter with…

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Updates, THE WAY OF KINGS ARC Giveaway, Tour

Updates, THE WAY OF KINGS ARC Giveaway, Tour In the most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode, Dan and I are joined once more by James Dashner and Julie Wright to talk about “mating plumage”: book covers, titles, and first lines. Again, this episode was recorded at CONduit with the help of Dungeon Crawlers Radio. The…

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Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship applications, updates

Robert Jordan Memorial Scholarship applications, updates The folks over at TarValon.net let me know that applications for next school year’s scholarship are now being accepted. It’s a $500 scholarship open to all undergraduate students attending an accredited college or university, and the recipient is chosen based on their essay on the topic “How I plan…

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Superstars Writing Seminar sessions now available

Superstars Writing Seminar sessions now available A couple of months ago I was one of the presenters at the Superstars writing seminar in Pasadena with Eric Flint, David Farland, Kevin J. Anderson, and Rebecca Moesta. Several people who didn’t get the chance to attend have asked about getting their hands on copies of the sessions…

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Catching Up on Updates

Catching Up on Updates Brandon’s assistant Peter here. He’s hard at work on TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, which you know if you’ve been following on Twitter or Facebook. And I’ve been doing a lot of behind-the-scenes work for the WAY OF KINGS release (the book is being composited as we speak and is due back from…

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New Writing Excuses Episode, Hero of Ages Annotations

New Writing Excuses Episode, Hero of Ages Annotations I’ll be posting another of my long, rambling blog entries later this week, but for today I’ve just got the standard Monday updates. In this week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and I are joined once again by Jessica Day George to discuss writing…

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Michael Whelan Covers + Updates

Michael Whelan Covers + Updates I’ve posted my thoughts on getting a Michael Whelan cover. They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. I’ve always wondered who “They” are, and if—by chance—they’ve never heard of Michael Whelan. Because my experience in life has been very different. Head over to Tor.com to read the…

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Photoshop Contest Winners, Wheel of Time Games, & Updates

Photoshop Contest Winners, Wheel of Time Games, & Updates I’ve got the Photoshop contest winners below, but first the weekly updates. In the most recent MISTBORN 3 annotations I discuss TenSoon’s visit to Urteau and Vin attacking without using Allomancy. This past weekend was BYU’s science fiction/fantasy symposium, Life, the Universe & Everything. This was…

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Updates + Life, the Universe & Everything Schedule

Updates + Life, the Universe & Everything Schedule This week I’ll be the guest of honor at Life, the Universe & Everything, BYU’s annual symposium on science fiction and fantasy. It’s basically a convention with a fancier name (but there will be a few research papers presented), though most conventions aren’t free like LTUE is.…

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Writing Excuses on MP3 CD + Updates

Writing Excuses on MP3 CD + Updates This week’s Writing Excuses podcast is about How to Manage Your Influences—in other words, how to avoid letting other people’s work creep into your own. And if you enjoy listening to me, Howard, and Dan talk about writing, or want to catch up on our previous episodes, seasons…

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Writing Excuses, Annotation, GoodReads

Writing Excuses, Annotation, GoodReads Just a quick and dirty update for today. In this week’s Writing Excuses podcast, the second episode of our new season, Dan, Howard, and I talk about heroism. And in the most recent MISTBORN 3 annotation I talk about eliminating metals. I really am taking questions over at GoodReads. I have…

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Signing in Eagle Mountain + Updates

Signing in Eagle Mountain + Updates This Saturday I will be signing at a recently opened independent bookstore in Eagle Mountain, Utah called Dragons & Fairy Tales Books and Games. It’s not listed on my events page yet, but there is an event listing on Facebook. Since the store is located in such a new…

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Hugo nomination season, GoodReads Q&A, Pat Rothfuss’s Worldbuilders charity drive, Updates

Hugo nomination season, GoodReads Q&A, Pat Rothfuss’s Worldbuilders charity drive, Updates This year’s World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) will be held in Melbourne, Australia from September 2nd through September 6th. Unfortunately, I won’t be in attendance since I’ll be going to Dragon*Con in Atlanta that same weekend. However, every year the members of Worldcon vote…

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