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.
My panel at @JordanConInc, "Writing Sequels and Series," is at 4:00 today. If you can't make it, be sure to follow… https://t.co/GIFp9d3FJJ
by @BrandSanderson - 5 hours ago
@BrianTMcClellan Oh! Well, then...
by @BrandSanderson - yesterday
@JHamiltonWMA I usually do some on my way out. But I will try to find a local bookstore and sign some there too.
@BrianTMcClellan I am already on the plane, or I would totally go find some way to deface those.
Salt Lake Airport Simply Books (gate C7) is restocked with signed Sanderson books! I'm off to Atlanta for Jordancon.
New Writing Excuses episode + update - 8 days ago
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Character Nuance, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice talk about characters who have conflict built right into them; characters whose attributes and attitudes might seem to contradict one another; characters who like, y’know… actual people. Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread of Oathbringer, we jump back in Read the full article...
Tweets April 2018 - 8 days ago
BrandSanderson Mon Apr 02This is for those of you who have been asking about a @SubPress edition of Legion: Lies of the Beholder. link BrandSanderson Mon Apr 02“Sazed” by soyabeansoldier. #MistbornMonday link pic BrandSanderson Tue Apr 03I was able to have a quick sit-down with @SyfyWire at Emerald City Comic Con last month where we Read the full article...
Legion: Lies of the Beholder limited edition + Updates - 15 days ago
Adam here. I saw a ton of questions about Subterranean Press doing a limited edition hardcover printing of the final Stephen Leeds book, Legion: Lies of the Beholder, that would match the first two Legion books. In case you missed the announcement that went out earlier this week, Subterranean Press has started taking pre-orders on Read the full article...
Foil Maps + Updates - 23 days ago
Dragonsteel art director Isaac here. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen me post about the maps for the latest Osten Ard books by Tad Williams: The Heart of What Was Lost and The Witchwood Crown. The original trilogy was what hooked me on epic fantasy in the late 80s/early 90s, and the Read the full article...
Weekly Update - one month ago
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Handling a Large Cast, Brandon, Mary, Amal, and Maurice discuss their favorite techniques for managing large casts of characters, and how their processes differ from when writing small casts. What does “large” and “Small” mean? Last week, we looked at foolish oaths, broken oaths, and the Read the full article...