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.
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by @BrandSanderson - yesterday
As if we needed any further evidence, @TheDanWells, you are an absolute class act. Thanks for being the person you… https://t.co/XXajFlCxXt
Adam here. A lot has happened this week. The @kickstarter for the board game based on The Reckoners was successfull… https://t.co/1VS66NXn2T
by @BrandSanderson - 4 days ago
The Kickstarter that @NauvooGames started today for the Reckoners board game is already 73% funded. Wow.
The wait is over! The Kickstarter for the cooperative board game based on The Reckoners is live. Check it out!
by @BrandSanderson - 5 days ago
The Reckoners board game, The Way of Kings VR Experience + Update - 4 days ago
Adam here. If you’ve been following Brandon’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you will know that it’s been quite the exciting week for us here at Dragonsteel Headquarters. For those who haven’t, here’s a quick rundown. In a previous post we showed you you a bit about the cooperative board game from Nauvoo Games based on Read the full article...
Tweets February 2018 - 4 days ago
BrandSanderson Fri Feb 02Brandon has offered explanations for the Safehand before (which you can read at the link below) but this answer–whi… link BrandSanderson Fri Feb 02In a few minutes I will begin my journey to Colorado Springs for the Superstars Writing Seminar. You can see full d… link BrandSanderson Fri Feb 02Salt Lake Airport Read the full article...
New Writing Excuses Episode + Updates - 11 days ago
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Villain, Antagonist, Obstacle, Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard breakdown (you guessed it) villains, antagonists, and obstacles. What’s the difference between villains and antagonists? How is an obstacle character different from those other two? How are they alike? And most importantly, how can we use this information Read the full article...
Awards Season 2018 - 13 days ago
Hey, all. It’s awards nomination season again! As is tradition, I’d like to do a quick post highlighting what I have that is eligible for the various awards in sf/f. As always, I request that you nominate based on work, not author. If you are eligible to nominate, and truly think one of the works Read the full article...
Announcing the Oathbringer Reread + Updates - 17 days ago
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Protagonists Who Aren’t Sympathetic, Brandon, Valynne, Dan, and Howard discuss protagonists who, per writer intent, do not engender audience sympathy. Alice Arneson and Lyndsey Luther of Tor.com announced their new reread series for Oathbringer. This week they introduce themselves but next week they’ll launch into the Read the full article...