Thursday, February 15, 2018 4:01:54 AM
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...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 3:00:29 AM
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...
Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:10:12 AM
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...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 3:01:23 AM
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...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 4:37:02 AM
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...
Friday, January 26, 2018 1:07:44 AM
Virtual reality makes the viewer an active participant in the story, allowing them to step into the creator’s imagination and explore their world. You are fully immersed in the experience. And we can’t imagine a better world to enter than that of The Way of Kings. Arcturus has always been fans of the world that Read the full article...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:09:13 AM
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, What Writers Get Wrong, with Aliette de Bodard, Dan, Mary, Aliette, and Howard discuss “What writers get wrong.” This year the third-week episodes will follow this theme and each of the episodes will feature an expert guest who will help us understand what writers get wrong Read the full article...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 3:03:25 AM
BrandSanderson Tue Jan 02Adam here. I just put a new post on Brandon’s website, you should give it a read. (hint: I tell you how you can ema… link BrandSanderson Wed Jan 03Hey writers! We are recording Q&A episodes of @WritingExcuses today, and need your questions about writing charact… link BrandSanderson Thu Jan 04Thank you Read the full article...
Friday, January 12, 2018 2:56:12 AM
Adam here. In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Hero, Protagonist, Main Character, Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard start the new season with a quick discussion exploring the differences between heroes, protagonists, and main characters. Beginning with addressing the question “wait, aren’t they all the same person?” Because that’s the elephant in the room. Or Read the full article...
Saturday, January 6, 2018 5:50:25 AM
BrandSanderson Tue Nov 14Gate C7 Simply Books in the Salt Lake Airport is restocked with signed books–but Oathbringer is nearly sold out. Lots of Edgedancer though. BrandSanderson Fri Dec 01I have two signings today. The first is this afternoon at 12:30 in Leeds at @WstonesLeeds. After which, I will head… link BrandSanderson Fri Dec 01My Read the full article...