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Dabel Brothers release new WoT images

The Dabel Brothers will be attending NY Comic Con this weekend (Feb 7-8) where they will make at least one announcement related to their production of the WHEEL OF TIME graphic novels.   If you are going to be at NY Comic Con this weekend, be sure to stop by the Dabel Brothers's booth. Their booth number is 1523.   In anticipation of the event, they sent us these sample covers which you can see below. (Click to enlarge) http://www.dragonmount.com/News/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/issue

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wotmania to begin close-down

Mike Mackert, the founder of the massive WHEEL OF TIME fan site His announcement included his reasoning for the shut-down, which is largely personal in nature.   wotmania has been online for over a decade, almost exactly as long as Dragonmount. Below, is an open letter to Mike:   AN OPEN LETTER TO MIKE MACKERT:   Dear Mike,   I was worried right from the beginning. While we talk often enough via email and instant messenger, its only on rare occasions that we actually talk by phone;

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Tor.com hosting WoT re-read

A MEMORY OF LIGHT is expected to probably be published.   Leigh Butler is a long time fan of the series, and one of the primary people behind the "infamous" WoT FAQ. She's also a great writer and has excellent knowledge and insight into the series.   You can read the introductory post here, and expect to see the first commentary begin tomorrow.

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Red Eagle Games signs distribution deal with EA

We received this press release this morning from Red Eagle Games stating that they've signed a deal with Electronic Arts (EA) to distribute all of the WoT video games they plan to produce. RED EAGLE GAMES SIGNS WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH EA PARTNERS   EA Partners Signs on as Distribution Partner for Games Based on Robert Jordan's Fantasy Series The Wheel of Time   Malibu, Calif. – January 15, 2008 – Red Eagle Games today announced they have signed a strategic distribution ag

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Charity contest to get your name in A MEMORY OF LIGHT

Melissa Craib, the founder and webmaster of the popular WoT fansite TarValon.net, has announced that her website, in association with Brandon Sanderson, will be facilitating a contest for which the grand prize will be to have your name and possibly your likeness put into A MEMORY OF LIGHT. Proceeds from the contest will benefit Heifer International, a non-profit organization that helps combat hunger in areas that need it most.   The winners will be announced in April at the first annual Jord

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100 Days Until JordanCon

Age of Legends, LLC is pleased to announce program highlights and guests for the upcoming JordanCon. JordanCon is the first convention dedicated to exploring the late Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time series and his rich, literary legacy. JordanCon will feature appearances this spring by Harriet McDougal, Jordan’s wife and editor of his novels, as well as Brandon Sanderson, the New York Times bestselling author chosen to complete the final novel in Jordan’s epic saga. The convention wil

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Realm of Tar Valon Back Online

We got a message from Realm of Tar Valon regarding the status of their message boards today:       As you've probably noticed by now, our boards have suffered a crash. That crash has been deemed irrecoverable. Since then your Admin team has been working on new boards, and we can now, on our 5th anniversary, announce that they are ready to be populated!   I know quite a few of you are here, so I am asking you to please spread the word, we're doing our best to email people, but without

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Podcast Interview with Brandon Sanderson

Dragonmount's 4th Age Podcast team recently had a chance to interview Brandon Sanderson in this exclusive, first ever, hour-and-a-half long, WoT-only discussion. You can find it here.   In case you're not familiar with it, the 4th Age Podcast is DM's semi-regular podcast where a group of fans sit down and talk about various topics related to the series. We've published almost 50 episodes so far, so be sure to check them out. They make for great listening while you're on the road, at the gym,

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Happy Birthday Brandon Sanderson

Today is Brandon Sanderson's birthday. He's 33, today. (Such a young guy!) What a year he has had! Be sure to drop by his website and wish him a Happy Birthday.   Or..um.. rather, a "Happy Koloss Head Munching Day", as he likes to refer to it.

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Brandon Sanderson re-answers our questions

It has now been one year since Brandon Sanderson was tapped to complete A MEMORY OF LIGHT, ther final novel in The Wheel of Time saga.   To commemorate that, and to show how far he's come in the last year, Brandon offered to re-answer the original questions we sent him when he had been given the job. You can view the original interview here.   You can also click here to read Brandon's blog post regarding this newly updated interview.   You can read the updated interview here.

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New Wheel of Time Jewelry items now available

We have added sixteen (16) new items to our lineup of Wheel of Time jewelry. All of it is now available in our Online Store. The new additions are: Mat Cauthon's Signet Ring (regular sized, small, Silver, and 14k. gold) Mat Cauthon's Signet Ring Earrings (regular sized, small, Silver, and 14k. gold) Great Serpent Earring (Single, Pair, Silver, and 14. gold) Asha'man Dragon cufflinks (Silver, 14k. gold) Way of the Leaf / Avendesora Necklace (Silver, 14k. gold)   These items are in

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LA Times writes about A Memory of Light

The LA Times posted a fascinating article today regarding , and how Brandon Sanderson is working to complete it. You can .   Here's an excerpt where yours truly is quoted. :) [...] "The thing that we haven't seen yet, and whether or not it can be pulled off, is if this book is going to feel like someone else wrote it or as if Robert Jordan wrote it himself," said Denzel. "Our biggest worry is whether or not it's going to have the feel of the rest of the series."   Sanderson empathizes

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JordanCon Program Highlights and Additional Guests Announced

Age of Legends, LLC is pleased to announce program highlights and additional guests for the upcoming JordanCon. JordanCon is the first convention dedicated to exploring the late Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time series and his rich, literary legacy. JordanCon will feature appearances this spring by Harriet McDougal, Jordan’s wife and editor of his novels, as well as Brandon Sanderson, the New York Times bestselling author chosen to complete the final novel in Jordan’s epic saga.   In

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Brandon Sanderson update on A Memory of Light

Brandon Sanderson has reached a milestone in his writing of A Memory of Light. On his blog, he talks openly and honestly about the progress he's made so far, and what he hopes to get done in the near future.   Click here for the link to his original blog post. Or, for your convenience, it is copied here:   I've officially hit 300k words on A Memory of Light. This is an important milestone, and it's probably time to pause and answer a few questions as frankly as I can.   Q1: Does it re

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Red Eagle responds to fan feedback

After receiving a mixed response to the two news articles we posted recently (article #2), Red Eagle Entertainment took the time to directly address some of the issues that fans have brought up. Red Eagle executive Larry Mondragon actually replied in the comments section of those news articles, but we're putting them here in order for more fans to directly see them. If they seem a little out of context, it's simply because we're copy / pasting them here.   I would like to respond to the th

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Red Eagle announces video game studio

Red Eagle has announced the launch of Red Eagle Games, a video game studio intending to produce several Wheel of Time based games. Here's the press release we received:   New Publisher Red Eagle Games Announces Plans for Wheel of Time Games Complete Console Line-Up and MMORPG Based on Robert Jordan’s Fantasy Series in the Works   Los Angeles, Calif.—Nov. 12, 2008— Red Eagle Games is bursting on to the digital-entertainment scene, launching its new Los Angeles based videogame pub

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Interview with Red Eagle Entertainment

Last August, Variety reported that Universal Pictures and Red Eagle Entertainment had acquired the rights to THE EYE OF THE WORLD and intended to adapt it into a major motion picture. At the time, there was been a pretty intense fan reaction to this news: both excited and hesitant. In order to find out what was really going on, and in order to a clear idea of where things were going, we sat down with Rick Selvage from Red Eagle and asked him some questions that were on everyone's mind.   Here

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Brandon Sanderson hits the NYT Bestseller list

Brandon Sanderson's The Hero of Ages novel debuted on the New York Times bestseller list at number 21! This is his first time making the list.   Congratulations, Brandon!   (Now are you ready to go #1 when A MEMORY OF LIGHT comes out???)

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Brandon Sanderson video online

In order to promote The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, Book 3), Tor Books has put out a 3 minute video of Brandon Sanderson talking about his MISTBORN series, as well as A MEMORY OF LIGHT. Check it out.   Also available at: Google Video

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HERO OF AGES released today

Brandon Sanderson's new novel, THE HERO OF AGES is released today to book stores everywhere. If you're looking to see how well Brandon can end a series, this is the book to check out. HERO OF AGES is the third and final novel in the Mistborn trilogy.   To help promote this novel, Brandon is going on a U.S. book tour. Here's where he'll be going. If you live nearby, go and introduce yourself, ask him some questions about A MEMORY OF LIGHT, and tell him you're a Dragonmount visitor!   UT

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Sanderson to Attend Inaugural JordanCon

September 24, 2008- Brandon Sanderson Officially On Guest List for JordanCon     Age of Legends, LLC is pleased to announce Brandon Sanderson to the JordanCon guest list. Last December, Sanderson was announced as the chosen author to finish the final novel in Robert Jordan's bestselling Wheel of Time fantasy series.   Brandon Sanderson received his Bachelor's in English from Brigham Young University and later his Master's from BYU in creative writing. It was during the middle of his gradua

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Dragonmount celebrates 10 years online

"Ten years, Betrayer. Ten years your foul master has wracked the world!"   DM is now 10 years old! September 19, 2008 marks the 10th year anniversary of Dragonmount.com being online. While the look of the website has changed many, many times over the last decade, the spirit of community gathered here continues to be as warm and welcoming as it was in the beginning.   It has sincerely been my pleasure over the last ten years to bring all of you the best WoT coverage possible. There's someth

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Public Robert Jordan event tomorrow night

On the evening of September 18th, there will be an event in Charleston, SC (Robert Jordan's home town) where Michael Livingston, a Citadel professor, will give a talk on RJ and his work. Jordan's legacy Sunday, September 14, 2008 Before his death last year, Charleston author Robert Jordan had a tremendous impact on fantasy writing.   At 7 p.m. Thursday, Citadel assistant professor Michael D. Livingston will discuss "An American Tolkien: Robert Jordan and the Roots of Fantasy" at the Ch

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One year ago today...

One year ago today, our friend Robert Jordan passed away.   One year ago today, Wilson, the "fourth brother of three", left us devestated with the announcement.   One year ago today, the media realized just how big of an announcement that was.   One year ago today, fans across the world, both casual and dedicated, dusted off their old copies of The Eye of the World and started reading again.   One year ago today, new fans heard the news, and were inspired to try out the series.   On

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