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.
Found my way to a very nice LDS chapel in Paris, right near Notre Dame. Surviving jet lag quite well this time.
by @BrandSanderson - 17 hours ago
RT @effetnul: Queuing for Brandon Sanderson's signings at #LaDimensionFantastique https://t.co/75aQoCVEj0
by @BrandSanderson - yesterday
Ready for my signing in Paris! Looks like a nice crowd. Will start in about fifteen min.
@theattoyemd We have had interest. Nothing we can talk about yet.
Hello, Paris. See you tonight at La Dimension Fantastique. Q&A and singing. 6:30-8:00pm.
European tour starts now + Arcanum Unbounded tour next month - 2 days ago
I’m in the process of flying to Paris, where I will have a signing on Saturday. Please see my events page for full details. Here’s a breakdown of my European tour: Paris – Sat Oct 22nd Lucca, Italy – Fri Oct 28th–Tue Nov 1st Barcelona – Thu Nov 3rd–Sat Nov 5th Lisbon – Mon Nov Read the full article...
Warbreaker prologue reread + Writing Excuses on Elemental Drama - 4 days ago
In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Elemental Drama as a Sub-Genre, the Writing Excuses crew turns their focus on elemental drama. This can be tricky as it’s basically “character change,” and a great many stories use character change in some way—it’s almost ubiquitous. In this episode they pick at the ubiquity, and look at Read the full article...
Review of Goldenhand on Goodreads - 10 days ago
Goldenhand Garth Nix (Note: For an explanation of my Goodreads policy, please see here.) For Writers The Short Version Rating Notes Bias Notes Anyone who hasn’t read Sabriel, the beginning of the Old Kingdom books by Garth Nix, is missing out. I consider reading it, during the years I was trying to break in, to Read the full article...
Final 2016 Sanderson Lecture + Updates - 13 days ago
Brandon’s assistant Adam here. Due to the overwhelming number of people who request for Brandon to work on Oathbringer (Stormlight 3) and nothing else, I asked Brandon if he wouldn’t mind if I took the weekly update posts off his plate to give him more time to devote to the enormous writing endeavor that is Read the full article...
Utah Humanities Book Festival in Ogden on Saturday - 16 days ago
As it says on my events page, tomorrow I will be attending the Utah Humanities Book Festival in Ogden, Utah. I would love to see you there this weekend, but if you can’t make it that’s okay. The greatest compliment you can give me is to read my books. My full schedule is below. Saturday, Read the full article...
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