Thursday, June 21, 2018 7:06:01 AM
Our friends at the Wheel of Time Spoilers podcast have a new project in the works: Mistborn Spoilers.  Following the same format, Patrick and Seth scrutinize Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn series—one chapter at a time—and discuss all the nitty-gritty details, backstories, foreshadowing, and wonders that make up this fantastic series.   The first three episodes focused on the background information needed to comprehend the world, the Lord Ruler, and the current life of the...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 7:03:01 PM
As announced last month, PBS will be hosting a new series called “The Great American Read.”  Through a national survey, they identified the best 100 books.  PBS states:   Quote THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers...
Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:07:56 PM
It’s time for another author interview!  I’m very pleased to be able to have J.S. Fields with us.  J.S. is the author of the Ardulum Series, with the third book, Third Don, being released June 4, 2018.  J.S. is an author, an artist, and a scientist, with a special interest in wood spalting.   Q: Thank you for taking the time to talk with me, J.S.  Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Thank you for having me! I’m a professor, parent, professional sculptor, and...
Friday, May 4, 2018 6:47:01 AM
Most Wheel of Time fans know that Robert Jordan, besides being an avid writer, was an avid reader.  On the lastest episode of Wheel of Time Spoilers, Wilson Grooms—Jordan's relative—stated that Jordan was reading one book a day.  This led his personal library to reach over 10,000 books.   And that collection will soon be available for purchase from Mr. K’s Used Books, CDs, DVDs and More:   Quote Starting the first weekend in May, Mr....
Monday, April 30, 2018 12:23:07 AM
Our friends at Wheel of Time Spoilers reached their milestone 100th episode while attending JordanCon 10.  To celebrate this prestigious event, Seth and Patrick sat down with Jason Denzel, Brad Kane, and Wilson Grooms.   To listen to Episode 100, click here!   This episode, recorded live at JordanCon, delved into many topics.  Most importantly being the current status of The Wheel of Time television show.  During the Team Jordan panel at JordanCon, Jason...
Friday, April 27, 2018 12:07:02 PM
This year marked the 10th anniversary of JordanCon.  It's truly amazing that the dedication and loyalty of so many Wheel of Time lovers has turned this convention with a modest beginning into a yearly pilgrimage for many fans.  The depth of love from all the people involved--from the staff, to the volunteers, to the attendees--is a testament to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series.   To celebrate the milestone of ten amazing years, during the opening ceremonies,...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:45:00 PM
This year’s JordanCon was epic in proportion, first because it was the tenth year of the convention (according to Jennifer Liang, everyone thought the first JordanCon would be the last JordanCon), and second because this year marks the 20th anniversary of Dragonmount.   Arriving Thursday night was like coming home to a group of very good friends.  After checking into my hotel room around midnight, I headed down to the lobby and promptly began deep, philosophical...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:44:00 AM
This summer, PBS is hosting an eight-part series dedicated to discovering America's favorite books.  A list of 100 books have been selected, and the PBS series will focus on narrowing down these top picks to select one winner.   Naturally, The Wheel of Time series is included on this list.   The first episode—which premieres May 22nd—will consist of a two-hour introduction, highlighting each of the 100 books, and what they have contributed to American...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:24:00 PM
It wouldn’t be JordanCon without a new, Wheel of Time related costume.  The convention starts tomorrow, so in preparation, I made myself an Asha’man coat.  I’ve been wanting one forever—some of you might remember when I posted this picture of what I envisioned a female Asha’man coat to be like.      JordanCon 10, plus Dragonmount’s 20-year anniversary, seemed like the best time to make my dream a reality.   First, I started with this...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 7:06:00 PM
Dragonmount’s Ebony Adomanis, who is also the director's assistant/manager of the World of Wheel of Time track at JordanCon, recently had the opportunity to sit down with Seth and Patrick, the voices of the podcast Wheel of Time Spoilers.  This interview shows a lot of the behind the scenes intricacies that make Wheel of Time Spoilers such an enjoyable, and engaging, podcast!   Ebony: Thank you for visiting Dragonmount. Please introduce yourselves for our readers who...
Friday, April 13, 2018 7:07:25 PM
Only a week to go until JordanCon!  The convention, dedicated to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series, takes place April 20th through the 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia. I’m very excited to see many of the authors this year, including Aaron-Michael Hall, the award-winning author of The Rise of Nazil series.   Q: Welcome Aaron-Michael! Your tag line says you are a writer of “diverse epic fantasy and science fantasy with an edge.” What does it mean to have an edge in your...
Monday, April 9, 2018 9:42:08 PM
JordanCon is just around the corner!  The convention, dedicated to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series, takes place April 20th through the 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia.  This year, there are many authors that write across the large spectrum of speculative fiction.  But Sargon Donabed started with academic non-fiction focusing on folklore before starting to write his fantasy novels.  He also has a PhD in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations and is currently working on a MS in...
Friday, April 6, 2018 8:48:14 PM
We are almost there!  JordanCon, the convention dedicated to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series, takes place April 20th through the 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia.  Just two weeks away!  Today’s interview is with Paige L. Christie, author of the acclaimed The Legacies of Arnan series.   Q: Welcome, Paige!  How does your love of other cultures—specifically Middle Eastern and North African—shape The Legacies of Arnan series? This is such a great question! In this...
Monday, April 2, 2018 7:08:01 PM
JordanCon is fast approaching.  The convention, dedicated to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series, takes place April 20th through the 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia.  In preparation for the convention, I wanted to highlight a few of the authors who will be attending this year.  Today’s author is Gerald L. Coleman, a sci-fi/fantasy author, poet, philosopher, and theologian.    Q: Welcome, Gerald.  Can you start by explaining how all your writings connect?  Is there a thin ...
Friday, March 30, 2018 8:00:02 PM
JordanCon is only a few weeks away.  The convention, dedicated to Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time series, takes place April 20th through the 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia.  There are many new guest authors who will be visiting the convention for the very first time.  I wanted to introduce a few of them before we get to see them in person.  Today’s author is Tom Fallwell, an indie sci-fi/fantasy writer who gets his inspiration from decades of playing Dungeons and...