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.
@SteveKilzer No specific single inspiration. Many partial ones.
by @BrandSanderson - yesterday
RT @awfulagent: Pre-publication film deal for newest @BrandSanderson novella Snapshot
Details on the 2017 @WritingExcuses Retreat scholarship:
by @BrandSanderson - 2 days ago
Been working hard on the Oathbringer 3.0 draft. We'll update the % bar soon. I just got through Part One.
by @BrandSanderson - 8 days ago
The Oathbringer beta read invitations have gone out. Contact @PeterAhlstrom if I previously said you were in the beta but there's no email.
by @BrandSanderson - 13 days ago
Interview with Brandon + Updates - 2 days ago
Brandon, while touring in Italy for his European tour last fall, sat down for a few minutes with Isola Illyon –an online publication known in Italy as a central hub for information on fantasy and gaming– to talk about fantasy, and whatever else came to mind. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Project in Read the full article...
Tweets January 2017 - 2 days ago
BrandSanderson Tue Jan 03Karen just finished reading the applications for Brandon’s BYU class. You can read her wrap-up post here: link BrandSanderson Wed Jan 04Amazing Vin fan art! pic BrandSanderson Wed Jan 04New @WritingExcuses episode plus chapter 11 of @torbooks continuing reread of #Warbreaker link BrandSanderson Thu Jan 05The Oathbringer beta read invitations have gone Read the full article...
New Writing Excuses Episode + Updates - 14 days ago
In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Variations on First Person, Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard spend a few minutes on the administrative stuff before jumping into January’s structural topic, the first person voice, with a discussion of the variations in how that POV is presented. We cover some of the different first person POV Read the full article...
2017 English 318 Application Wrap-Up - 15 days ago
Hi all, Karen here. I’ve just finished reading and evaluating the applications for Brandon’s English 318R class at BYU. For those of you who don’t know, Brandon teaches a creative writing class each winter semester. The lecture portion of the class (English 321R) is open to as many students as can fit into the auditorium, Read the full article...
Tweets December 2016 - 15 days ago
talbs Thu Dec 01@PorterSqBooks do you good folks take suggestions for authors to bring in? Would selfishly love to get @BrandSanderson in town :). PorterSqBooks Thu Dec 01@talbs @BrandSanderson We’d love to have him! Tell him & his publisher he’s got a fan base here. That will help. Thanks! talbs Thu Dec 01@BrandSanderson, any interest Read the full article...
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