Wired magazine has published a "very short story" by Robert Jordan. It's under six words long. Yes, 6 words. Here's the intro to the article:
Here is Robert Jordan's entry: "Heaven falls. Details at eleven."
(Can you believe he came in under 6 words!)
How about you? If you have a 6-word story, share it with us by replying to this news article. What interesting thing can you tell us in only a few words?
Thanks to Mark for sending us the link.
[ Complete Wired ma
Tor Books has announced that the release date for TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT has been pushed back by a few days. The new release date is November 2nd. The reason for this change is in order to give Brandon just a little more time to wrap things up on the book.
[url="http://www.dragonmount.com/News/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/TowersofMidnight_us_hardcover.jpg">After Brandon's deadline, there will be an intense push to get the book copyedited, designed, and printed. Normally this process can take
Red Eagle Games, the company that currently holds the video game and movie rights to the Wheel of Time, announced this evening that they have entered into a partnership with Obsidian Entertainment with the intent of producing high-end electronic role-paying games.
Here's the full press release:
RED EAGLE GAMES SELECTS OBSIDIAN ENTERTAINMENT AS GAME DEVELOPMENT PARTNER
Noted RPG Developer to Assist Red Eagle Games in Building Video Games Based on Robert Jordanâ€™s Fantasy Series â€œTh
Tor Books announced today that the release date for THE GATHERING STORM has been moved up a week. The new on-sale date for the book in the U.S. (and probably everywhere else) is:
Tuesday, OCTOBER 27th
We have confirmed that the unabridged audio book will be available in the U.S. on the release day as well. Previously, we confirmed that the book would be available in the U.K. and Australia on Nov 3. With this new release date, it is highly likely that it will be available on Oct 27th as we
What the Storm Means, the prologue to THE GATHERING STORM is now available on various websites.
Amazon.com (Kindle Format; iPhone, iPod Touch)
Mobipocket (Mobipocket Reader required. Works on Windows, Mac, Linux, Palm OS, Blackberry, and more)
Audible.com (audio version - includes bonus recording of Harriet discussing the making of the book.)
BarnesandNoble.com (Barnes & Noble reader; iPhone; iPod Touch; Mac or PC)
Powell's Books (PDF, users are reporting that th
Tor Books announced today that The Wheel of Time[/i] series, will be initially released as three separate volumes. The first volume will be entitled THE GATHERING STORM and will go on sale October 27, 2009. ()
Here's the press release:
Tor announces The Gathering Storm, Book Twelve of Robert Jordanâ€™s legendary Wheel of TimeÂ® fantasy series
Tor Books is proud to announce the November 3rd, 2009 on-sale date for The Gathering Storm, Book Twelve of The Wheel of Time and the first of th
Tor Books has released the cover art for the upcoming ebook release of The Crossroads of Twilight, the tenth book in the Wheel of Time series. Each month, beginning this past October, Tor will release the next book in the series in a variety of electronic formats. See below for a full list of links to the released books, as well as a schedule of the upcoming releases.
With each eBook, Tor is including brand new artwork for the "cover". A different artist has been selected for each one, givin
First off, why are you reading this when you could be reading your new copy of ToM?
Second, thanks for reading this!
Third, this post will be updated on occasion as more TGs send me their reports. For now, you get to read my report (jemron) of the Event! Be warned: IT IS LONG! Like Loial, I don’t know the meaning of the word “brief.”
Fourth, I’m still a bit bleary-eyed from the release party, and it was a day and a half ago. Some of the details are crisp in my mind, and some are
Tor Books has released the cover art for the upcoming ebook release of Knife of Dreams, the eleventh book in the Wheel of Time series. Each month, beginning this past October, Tor will release the next book in the series in a variety of electronic formats. See below for a full list of links to the released books, as well as a schedule of the upcoming releases.
With each eBook, Tor is including brand new artwork for the "cover". A different artist has been selected for each one, giving the
This is the fifth of our Storm Leader reports we'll be posting throughout the U.S. book tour for
Greetings from Da Frozen North! The signing in Minneapolis drew an impressive crowd of nearly 200 people, the first of whom, Eric, showed up at about 6:00 am after working a night shift.
Eric and Brandon
The event opened with a reading by Brandon from the first chapter of "The Gathering Storm," which was followed by a short Q & A session. In true Wheel of Time tradi
Red Eagle Entertainment, the publishing company behind the New Spring graphic novel, has issued this press release:
Dear Fans of the New Spring Comic:
We hope that you have enjoyed our past issues of Robert Jordan's New Spring
comic series. However, we have some important news to share with you
concerning the future availability of this publication. As you may know, Red
Eagle Entertainment is the publisher of New Spring, and is responsible for the
printing and distribution
James Luckman, part of the Dragonmount staff, was fortunate enough to interview Harriet McDougal this week. The interview has been posted on the Dragonmount forums for you to read. In it, she discusses her relationship with the late Robert Jordan, what's it like working with Brandon Sanderson and why peaches are poisonous in the Wheel of Time universe. She even manages to sneak in a RAFO for us.
Back in March, James also interviewd Maria Simons, who is the continuity editor for the series.
This is the eighth of our Storm Leader reports we'll be posting throughout the U.S. book tour for [/caption]
Other information that we gleaned from dinner included learning that Aviendha is the favorite out of the three in Randâ€™s â€œharem.â€ Hopefully weâ€™ll get to see more of Pevara being awesome, but that could possibly appear in a novella on Brandonâ€™s web page that will fill in some missing holes. But no promises! And one last interesting fact, in order to get the Illianer and Tar
We've put some rare, Wheel of Time memorabilia up for auction to help us fundraise for a new server. The auction includes Wheel of Time track t-shirts and signed programs. If you are interested in obtaining any of these collectables, please check out the auction listing.
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Tor Books revealed to us today the U.S. hardcover artwork for Towers of Midnight, the thirteenth novel in the Wheel of Time series. As with the previous twelve U.S. covers, the artwork was done by Darryl K. Sweet. Here's a look:
Towers of Midnight is being completed by author Brandon Sanderson, based on extenensive notes and recordings left by Robert Jordan. It will be released in the U.S. and worldwide on October 26, 2010.
Darryl K Sweet will also complete the artw
Variety has published a report announcing that Universal Picures has acquired the rights to the Wheel of Time series and intends to create a big-budget live action film. Here are the details below:
Universal spinning "Wheel of Time"
Studio nabs film rights to Robert Jordan book
By SAM THIELMAN
Universal Pictures has acquired film rights to the late Robert Jordan's bestselling "The Wheel of Time" novel series in a seven-figure deal.
Adaptations of the fantasy tomes will beg
After a long and exciting weekend in San Diego, CA, we have some exciting things to report. Robert Jordan was present at the convention, and we had a chance to spend a lot of time with him. Jason (DM Admin) will post an in-depth summary of the weekend on the message boards soon.
But a few things can be confirmed from this weekend for sure:
There will definitely only be two more books in the series. So twelve books total, not including the prequels.
Tor Books has announced that October 26, 2010 will be the release date for Towers of Midnight, the penultimate 13th novel in the Wheel of Time series.
In addition, here's the dust jacket description of the book's plot. Spoilers!
The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark Oneâ€™s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight.
The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age.
Perrin Aybara is now hunted
Tor Books has released the cover art for the upcoming ebook release of LORD OF CHAOS, the sixth book in the Wheel of Time series. Each month, beginning this past October, Tor will release the next book in the series in a variety of electronic formats. See below for a full list of links to the released books, as well as a schedule of the upcoming releases.
With each eBook, Tor is including brand new artwork for the "cover". A different artist has been selected for each one, giving the art tea
I have copy and pasted by review below. But if you pass this link around, please link to:
Well once again, here we are, waiting for the new Robert Jordan book to come out. I think it would be an understatement to say that anticipation amongst fans for Knife of Dreams is really high, and a lot of people are still grumbling after Crossroads of Twilight. Before I get into Knife of Dreams, though, I should remind you that a lot of you didn't agree with my review of Crossroad
Robert Jordan and his wife (and editor) Harriet are in Istanbul, Turkey for the 22nd Annual TUYAP Book Fair. The event began on October 23 and ends on Octocber 31st.
Afterwards, RJ will be doing some sight-seeing in a few other countries but not doing any public appearances. When he returns, he'll be back to work immediately on Knife of Dreams
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Tor Books has released the cover art for the upcoming ebook release of Winter's Heart, the ninth book in the Wheel of Time series. Each month, beginning this past October, Tor will release the next book in the series in a variety of electronic formats. See below for a full list of links to the released books, as well as a schedule of the upcoming releases.
With each eBook, Tor is including brand new artwork for the "cover". A different artist has been selected for each one, giving the art te
Tor Books has sent us the exclusive first look at the cover for THE GATHERING STORM, book 12 of the Wheel of Time series.
The cover art was painted by artist Darryl K. Sweet, who has done the covers for all of the other US WoT novels.
What do you think? (Respectful) comments welcome.
[ Gathering Storm info page ]
There have been several Wheel of Time related interviews to come out this past week. Here's a run down:
Leigh Butler from Tor.com interviews Chuck Dixon and Chase Conley, the writer and artist developing the WoT graphic novels
Brandon Sanderson interview
Another Brandon Sanderson interview
Also, just in case you missed it and are interested, you can now follow us on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/dragonmount. We'll post all our news articles, as well as other interesting and
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