Brandon Sanderson is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling fantasy author, who writes for both adults and younger readers. Amongst others, he's known for his Mistborn and Stormlight Archive series, the latter including The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance. He's also completed the final books in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, based on Jordan's notes and material. Sanderson teaches writing at Brigham Young University and lives in Utah.
We were extremely excited to chat to internationally best selling author Brandon Sanderson about his fast-paced adventure for all ages The Rithmatist, about magic, and about writing for Young Adults.
I left some signed copies of Oathbringer at @MurderByTheBook and they will ship!
by @BrandSanderson - 17 hours ago
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by @BrandSanderson - 2 days ago
Houston, my signing at @murderbooks is still going strong. https://t.co/HffjAYE7Xf
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The Way of Kings Chapter 28 (D) - 22 hours ago
This early draft chapter corresponds to the published chapter 28. The first scene here was changed to Adolin’s point of view in the published book, and there are important changes throughout. Dalinar stood with gauntleted hands clasped behind his back, watching two chulls follow their handler, stepping up onto the bridge. The wooden length spanned Read the full article...
Annotation The Way of Kings Chapter 7 - 3 days ago
I’ve taken some visual art classes. I’m terrible at drawing—as you would expect from someone without a lot of experience—but I felt it would be important to know how visual art works and how artists think. Listening to the professors talk was in many ways more useful than the practice itself, though I did enjoy Read the full article...
The Way of Kings Chapter 26 (D) - 5 days ago
This early draft chapter corresponds to chapter 26 in the final book. “I stood in the darkened monastery chamber,” the woman read, standing at the lectern with the tome open before her, “its reaches painted with pools of black where light did not wander. I sat on the floor, thinking of that dark, that Unseen. Read the full article...
Oathbringer is (finally) out! - 6 days ago
Well, the day you’ve been (not so patiently) waiting for has finally arrived. Huzzah! I know that this has been a long wait for many of you as my team and I have been working on this book for about 19 months. We thank you for your patience, and we are so excited for you Read the full article...
The Way of Kings Chapters 23 and 24 (D) - 7 days ago
This early draft chapter corresponds to parts of chapter 24, with a bit that went much earlier, into chapter 12. The first scene here was cut entirely, and included the only on-screen appearance of Dalinar’s head Stormwarden, Elthebar, who is mentioned twice by name in the final book. Toward the bottom you’ll find the end Read the full article...
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